There are 4 ways to get from Knoxville to Memphis by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Knoxville (TYS) to Memphis (MEM) TYS - MEM

$229 - $969

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Bus  •  12 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Knoxville, Tn to Atlanta, Ga 1109 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Memphis, Tn 3861 / ...

$66 - $162

2 alternative options

Bus Megabus  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Knoxville, Tn to Atlanta, Ga 1109 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station to Memphis, TN

$66 - $117

Drive  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Knoxville to Memphis 389.6 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Knoxville to Memphis is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Knoxville to Memphis is to fly which costs $220 - $1,000 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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The distance between Knoxville and Memphis is 351 miles. The road distance is 389.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Knoxville to Memphis, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Knoxville to Memphis. However, there are services departing from Knoxville, Tn and arriving at Memphis, Tn via Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 32 min.

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The nearest airport to Memphis is Memphis (MEM) Airport which is 8.2 miles away. Other nearby airports include Jonesboro (JBR) (58.5 miles), Jackson (MKL) (71.3 miles), Tupelo (TUP) (95.6 miles) and Little Rock (LIT) (127.1 miles).

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  • Distance: 351 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 29 min

What companies run services between Knoxville, TN, USA and Memphis, TN, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Knoxville to Memphis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Knoxville to Memphis via Atlanta, Ga in around 12 h 32 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Knoxville to Memphis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Knoxville to Memphis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Knoxville to Memphis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Knoxville to Memphis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Knoxville to Memphis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Knoxville to Memphis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Knoxville to Memphis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Knoxville to Memphis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Knoxville to Memphis via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
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 Knoxville, Tn to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station to Memphis, TN
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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