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

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Fly to Knoxville  •  3 h 38 min

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

$257 - $772

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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 46 min

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

$200 - $974

Fly to Memphis  •  3 h 56 min

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

$167 - $771

Fly to Nashville  •  4 h 27 min

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

$139 - $609

Drive  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Nashville 537.1 miles

$50 - $80

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Nashville, Tn. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 55 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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The best way to get from Detroit to Tennessee without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min 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 3 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Knoxville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 31 min.

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

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Tennessee is 1 h behind Detroit. It is currently 7:36 PM in Detroit and 6:36 PM in Tennessee.

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

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  • Distance: 488 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

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

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Detroit to Knoxville every 2 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Detroit to Nashville every 30 minutes. 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 35 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 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to Memphis
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Memphis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Detroit to Chattanooga via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to Chattanooga via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to Memphis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Memphis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Nashville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Memphis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Detroit to Memphis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Detroit to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to Nashville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Chattanooga via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Memphis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
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 Detroit, Mi to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140

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United Airlines, American 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 $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Detroit Airport is to line 261 bus which takes 49 min and costs .

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