There are 5 ways to get from Dayton to Great Smoky Mountains National Park by plane, car, bus or taxi

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Recommended option

Fly from Dayton, drive  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Dayton (DAY) to Knoxville (TYS) DAY - TYS
  2. Drive from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$258 - $1,248

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus, drive  •  15 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Nashville, Tn
  3. Take the bus from Nashville, TN to Chattanooga
  4. Take the Megabus from Chattanooga to Knoxville
  5. Drive from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$76 - $160

3 alternative options

Bus to Covington, fly, drive  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  2. Fly from Covington (CVG) to Knoxville (TYS) CVG - TYS
  3. Drive from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$221 - $1,140

Bus, Megabus, taxi  •  20 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the Megabus from Atlanta GA to Knoxville
  4. Take a taxi from Mountain Grove SB before Majestic Grove to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$293 - $446

Drive  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Dayton to Great Smoky Mountains National Park 366.9 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dayton to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dayton to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is to fly and drive which costs $250 - $1,300 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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The distance between Dayton and Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 291 miles. The road distance is 366.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Dayton to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Dayton, OH, USA and Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN, USA?

There is no direct connection from Dayton to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. However, you can take the taxi to Dayton airport, fly to Knoxville, then take the drive to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Alternatively, you can take the line 2 bus to Dayton Northwest Hub, take the walk to Dayton Trotwood, Oh, take the bus to Cincinnati, Oh, take the walk to 4th at Sycamore-Cincinnati, take the bus to CVG - Donaldson at Loomis - In, take the walk to Covington airport, fly to Knoxville, then take the drive to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dayton to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Dayton to Knoxville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Dayton to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Dayton to Knoxville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Covington to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Covington to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dayton to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Dayton to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Dayton to Knoxville via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Covington to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Covington to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dayton to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Dayton to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Covington to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Covington to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
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 Cincinnati, Oh to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
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
Bus from Atlanta GA to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Mountain Grove SB before Majestic Grove to Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Knoxville Taxi Service
Phone
+1 865 691 1900
Website
knoxvilletaxicab.com

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