There are 4 ways to get from Columbus to Great Smoky Mountains by plane, 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, drive  •  6 h 29 min

  1. CMH - TYS

$199 - $1,015

Cheapest option

Bus, drive  •  16 h 33 min

$71 - $168

2 alternative options

Bus, Megabus, drive  •  15 h 39 min

$79 - $170

Drive  •  7 h 40 min

  1. 424.8 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The distance between Columbus and Great Smoky Mountains is 489 km. The road distance is 680 km.

The cheapest way to get from Columbus to Great Smoky Mountains is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Columbus to Great Smoky Mountains is to fly and drive which takes 6 h 29 min and costs $190 - $1,100.

It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Columbus to Great Smoky Mountains, including transfers.

What companies run services between Columbus, OH, USA and Great Smoky Mountains, TN, USA?

There is no direct connection from Columbus to Great Smoky Mountains. However, you can take the bus to Columbus, OH - Airport, take the walk to Columbus airport, fly to Knoxville, then take the drive to Great Smoky Mountains. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Cincinnati, Oh, take the bus to Nashville, Tn, take the walk to Nashville, TN, take the bus to Chattanooga, take the Megabus to Knoxville, then take the drive to Great Smoky Mountains.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to Knoxville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Nashville, TN to Chattanooga
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
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

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