There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to Gatlinburg by plane, taxi, car or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Knoxville, taxi  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Knoxville (TYS) ORD - TYS
  2. Take a taxi from Knoxville to Gatlinburg

$352 - $665

Cheapest option

Fly to Asheville, drive  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Asheville (AVL) ORD - AVL
  2. Drive from Asheville to Gatlinburg

$150 - $338

3 alternative options

Fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, drive  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) ORD - GSP
  2. Drive from Greenville/Spartanburg to Gatlinburg

$155 - $575

Bus, Megabus, taxi  •  16 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Chattanooga
  2. Take the Megabus from Chattanooga to Knoxville
  3. Take a taxi from Knoxville to Gatlinburg

$249 - $322

Drive  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Gatlinburg 582.8 miles

$55 - $85

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Gatlinburg, TN, USA?

There is no direct connection from Chicago to Gatlinburg. However, you can take the subway to O'Hare, take the walk to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Knoxville, then take the taxi to Gatlinburg. Alternatively, you can take the subway to O'Hare, take the walk to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Asheville, then take the drive to Gatlinburg.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Asheville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Greenville/Spartanburg via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Asheville
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Chattanooga
Ave. Duration
12 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chattanooga to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Knoxville to Gatlinburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Estimated price
$200 - $240
Knoxville Taxi Service
Phone
+1 865 691 1900
Website
knoxvilletaxicab.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and Gatlinburg is 772 km. The road distance is 933 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Gatlinburg is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Chicago to Gatlinburg is to fly and taxi which takes 4 h 24 min and costs $350 - $700.

It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Chicago to Gatlinburg, including transfers.