There are 2 ways to get from Johnson City to Knoxville by car or bus

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Recommended option

Drive, bus  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Johnson City to Asheville, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Asheville, Nc to Knoxville, Tn 4845

$23 - $49

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Johnson City to Knoxville 106.8 miles

$10 - $16

Questions & Answers

The distance between Johnson City and Knoxville is 91 miles. The road distance is 106.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Johnson City to Knoxville, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Johnson City to Knoxville is 107 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to drive from Johnson City to Knoxville.

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

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Map of how to get from Johnson City to Knoxville.
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  • Distance: 91.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 28 min

What companies run services between Johnson City, TN, USA and Knoxville, TN, USA?

There is no direct connection from Johnson City to Knoxville. However, you can take the drive to Asheville, Nc then take the bus to Knoxville, Tn. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Knoxville.

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
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Bus from Asheville, Nc to Knoxville, Tn
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
$17 - $26
$30 - $40

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