There are 6 ways to get from Detroit to Tennessee by plane, bus or car

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  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Knoxville (TYS) DTW - TYS

$257 - $772

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Nashville, Tn 1105

$50 - $140

4 alternative options

Fly to Chattanooga  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Chattanooga (CHA) DTW - CHA

$200 - $974

Fly to Nashville  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Nashville (BNA) DTW - BNA

$140 - $610

Fly to Memphis, line 35 bus  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Memphis (MEM) DTW - MEM
  2. Take the line 35 bus from Bellevue Boulevard at South Parkway to Belz Boulevard at Third Street

$156 - $756

Drive  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Nashville 537.1 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Tennessee is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 9 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Tennessee is to fly which costs $250 - $800 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Tennessee is 488 miles. The road distance is 537.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Detroit to Tennessee, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Nashville, Tn. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 55 min.

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What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Tennessee, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Detroit to Knoxville every 2 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Detroit to Nashville hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $140 and the journey takes 10 h 55 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Detroit to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Detroit to Chattanooga
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Detroit to Chattanooga via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Memphis
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Memphis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Detroit to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Detroit to Chattanooga via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to Memphis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Memphis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to Nashville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to Memphis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Chattanooga via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Chattanooga via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Memphis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Bus operators
MATA Transit
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 Detroit, Mi to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140

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