There are 6 ways to get from Houston to Great Smoky Mountains by plane, car or bus

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 Houston to Knoxville, drive  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Knoxville (TYS) IAH - TYS
  2. Drive from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains

$267 - $563

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus, drive  •  23 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the Megabus from Atlanta GA to Knoxville
  3. Drive from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains

$110 - $243

4 alternative options

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Knoxville, drive  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Knoxville (TYS) HOU - TYS
  2. Drive from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains

$257 - $1,211

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Asheville, drive  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Asheville (AVL) HOU - AVL
  2. Drive from Asheville to Great Smoky Mountains

$259 - $1,313

Fly Houston to Greenville/Spartanburg, drive  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) IAH - GSP
  2. Drive from Greenville/Spartanburg to Great Smoky Mountains

$204 - $623

Drive  •  16 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Great Smoky Mountains 986.2 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Houston to Great Smoky Mountains is to drive which costs $95 - $140 and takes 16 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Great Smoky Mountains is to fly and drive which costs $260 - $600 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The distance between Houston and Great Smoky Mountains is 802 miles. The road distance is 986.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Houston to Great Smoky Mountains, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Great Smoky Mountains, TN, USA?

There is no direct connection from Houston to Great Smoky Mountains. However, you can take the line 102 bus to Bush Iah Terminal C, take the walk to Houston airport, fly to Knoxville, then take the drive to Great Smoky Mountains. Alternatively, you can take the line 040 bus to Hobby Airport, take the walk to Houston Hobby Apt airport, fly to Knoxville, then take the drive to Great Smoky Mountains.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Houston to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Asheville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Houston to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston to Knoxville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Knoxville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Asheville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Houston to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Greenville/Spartanburg via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Greenville/Spartanburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $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 Houston, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200

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