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There are 7 ways to get from Detroit to Tennessee by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Knoxville  •  3h 51m

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

$257 - $772

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  10h 55m

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

$50 - $140

5 alternative options

Fly to Memphis  •  4h 15m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Memphis (MEM) DTW - MEM

$167 - $771

Fly to Nashville  •  4h 37m

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

$134 - $604

Fly to Chattanooga  •  5h 40m

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

$184 - $954

Bus Megabus  •  13h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Indianapolis, IN Detroit
  2. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Nashville, TN

$55 - $116

Drive  •  9h 2m

  1. Drive from Detroit to Nashville 537.1 miles

$50 - $80

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

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Tennessee is to fly which costs $250 - $800 and takes 3h 51m.

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

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

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The best way to get from Detroit to Tennessee without a car is to bus which takes 10h 55m and costs $50 - $140.

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It takes approximately 3h 51m to get from Detroit to Tennessee, including transfers.

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Detroit to Tennessee bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Detroit, Mi station.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Tennessee is to fly which takes 3h 51m and costs $250 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $140 and takes 10h 55m.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Knoxville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 39m.

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Detroit to Tennessee bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Nashville, Tn station.

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Map of how to get from Detroit to Tennessee.
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  • Distance: 488 miles
  • Duration: 3h 51m

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

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Detroit to Knoxville every 3 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Detroit to Nashville 4 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $140 and the journey takes 10h 55m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Detroit to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Detroit to Memphis
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Memphis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Chattanooga
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Detroit to Chattanooga via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Detroit to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Detroit to Memphis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Memphis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Nashville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Chattanooga via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Memphis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Nashville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Chattanooga via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Memphis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Detroit to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
10h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
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Tennessee is 1h behind Detroit. It is currently 11:52 PM in Detroit and 10:52 PM in Tennessee.

Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Tennessee is 537 miles. It takes approximately 9h 2m to drive from Detroit to Tennessee.

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

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Book your Detroit to Tennessee bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 34+ hotels available in Tennessee. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Detroit Airport is to line 261 bus which takes 54m and costs $2.

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