There are 4 ways to get from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park by taxi, bus, car or plane

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Taxi, bus, Megabus, drive  •  14 h 27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Knoxville to Cincinnati, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Nashville, Tn
  3. Take the bus from Nashville, TN to Chattanooga
  4. Take the Megabus from Chattanooga to Knoxville
  5. Drive from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$164 - $250

3 alternative options

Bus, Megabus, taxi  •  19 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the Megabus from Atlanta GA to Knoxville
  3. Take a taxi from Mountain Grove SB before Majestic Grove to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$331 - $479

Drive  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park 284.2 miles

$27 - $40

Taxi, fly, drive  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Knoxville to Covington
  2. Fly from Covington (CVG) to Knoxville (TYS) CVG - TYS
  3. Drive from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$290 - $1,210

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The cheapest way to get from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 51 min.

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The distance between Knoxville and Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 222 miles. The road distance is 284.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 14 h 27 min to get from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Knoxville, KY, USA and Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN, USA?

There is no direct connection from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. However, you can take the taxi to Cincinnati, Oh, take the bus to Nashville, Tn, take the walk to Nashville, TN, take the bus to Nashville, TN, take the bus to Chattanooga, take the Megabus to Knoxville, then take the drive to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to S Main at Mary Grubbs - In, take the bus to 4th at Sycamore-Cincinnati, take the walk to Cincinnati, Oh, take the bus to Atlanta, Ga, take the walk to Five Points Station, take the subway to Civic Center Station, take the walk to Atlanta GA, take the Megabus to Knoxville, take the walk to Knoxville Station, take the line 41 bus to Mountain Grove SB before Majestic Grove, then take the taxi to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Covington to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Covington to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Covington to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Covington to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Covington to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Covington to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $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 Cincinnati, Oh to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Nashville, TN to Chattanooga
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chattanooga to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta GA to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Knoxville to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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