Travel from Knoxville to Chicago

Bus or fly from Knoxville to Chicago?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Knoxville to Chicago hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Knoxville to Chicago via Nashville, TN in around 12 h 15 min.

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How to get from Knoxville to Chicago

ModeDurationPrice
From Knoxville taxi to Knoxville airport, fly to Chicago O'Hare airport, then subway to Chicago.2 h 53 min$282
From Knoxville taxi to Knoxville airport, fly to Chicago Midway airport, then subway to Chicago.4 h 50 min$461
From Knoxville, TN bus to Nashville, TN then bus to Chicago, IL.12 h 15 min$97
From Knoxville, TN bus to Nashville, TN, bus to Carbondale, IL, walk to Carbondale Amtrak, train to Homewood, then train to Van Buren St..14 h 9 min$185
From Knoxville Megabus to Chattanooga then bus to Chicago.15 h 15 min$78
From Knoxville, TN bus to Cincinnati, OH, bus to Indianapolis Amtrak, then train to Chicago Union Station Amtrak.15 h 45 min$155
From Knoxville drive to Chicago.8 h 55 min$64

How long does it take to get from Knoxville to Chicago?

It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to get from Knoxville to Chicago, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between Knoxville and Chicago?

No, there is no direct bus from Knoxville to Chicago. However, there are services departing from Knoxville, TN and arriving at Chicago, IL via Nashville, TN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 15 min.

Operators from Knoxville to Chicago

OperatorPhoneWebsite
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
DeltaDelta
Chicago Transit (CTA)Chicago Transit (CTA)
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Allegiant AirAllegiant Air
Frontier AirlinesFrontier Airlines
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
Metra+1 312-322-6777Metra
Megabus877-462-6342Megabus
Barons BusBarons Bus