There are 6 ways to get from Houston to Knoxville by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Houston  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Knoxville (TYS) IAH - TYS

$316 - $623

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Bus via Texarkana, Ar  •  23 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Texarkana, Ar 6440
  2. Take the bus from Texarkana, Ar to Knoxville, Tn 1508 / ...

$104 - $264

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Fly from Houston Hobby Apt  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Knoxville (TYS) HOU - TYS

$306 - $1,271

Bus  •  21 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Atlanta, Ga 1596 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Knoxville, Tn 1104 / ...

$105 - $260

Train, bus  •  25 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Birmingham Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Nashville, Tn
  4. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Knoxville, Tn

$163 - $437

Drive  •  15 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Knoxville 927.9 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Houston to Knoxville. However, there are services departing from Houston, Tx and arriving at Knoxville, Tn via Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 56 min.

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The distance between Houston and Knoxville is 794 miles. The road distance is 927.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Knoxville without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Houston to Knoxville, including transfers.

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Houston to Knoxville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Houston, Tx station.

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The best way to get from Houston to Knoxville is to fly which takes 4 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 21 h 56 min.

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The quickest flight from Houston Airport to Knoxville Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 9 min.

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Houston to Knoxville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Knoxville, Tn station.

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Knoxville is 1 h ahead of Houston. It is currently 7:15 AM in Houston and 8:15 AM in Knoxville.

Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Knoxville is 928 miles. It takes approximately 15 h 17 min to drive from Houston to Knoxville.

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Map of how to get from Houston to Knoxville.
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  • Distance: 793.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 23 min

What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Knoxville, TN, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Houston to Knoxville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Knoxville via Atlanta, Ga in around 21 h 56 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Houston to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to Knoxville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Knoxville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Birmingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
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 Houston, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Knoxville, Tn
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Houston, Tx to Texarkana, Ar
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Texarkana, Ar to Knoxville, Tn
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Knoxville, Tn
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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

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Book your Houston to Knoxville bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 100+ hotels available in Knoxville. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Houston to Houston Airport is to line 102 bus which takes 50 min and costs .

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