There are 3 ways to get from Dayton to Great Smoky Mountains National Park by plane, car or bus

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Fly, drive  •  5 h 20 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, drive  •  18 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Columbus, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Winston Salem, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  4. Drive from Asheville, Nc to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$82 - $208

1 alternative option

Drive  •  6 h

  1. Drive from Dayton to Great Smoky Mountains National Park 366 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The distance between Dayton and Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 291 miles. The road distance is 366 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Dayton to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Dayton Airport to Knoxville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 26 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dayton to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 366 miles. It takes approximately 6 h to drive from Dayton to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Dayton Airport to Knoxville Airport.

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There are 1719+ hotels available in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dayton to Dayton Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Dayton to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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  • Distance: 291.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 20 min

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 Columbus, Oh, take the bus to Winston Salem, Nc, take the bus to Asheville, Nc, 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 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Dayton to Knoxville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Dayton to Knoxville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Dayton to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dayton to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Dayton to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 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 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dayton to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Dayton to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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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 Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
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

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