There are 7 ways to get from Knoxville to New Orleans by plane, bus, car or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Knoxville to New Orleans  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Knoxville (TYS) to New Orleans (MSY) TYS - MSY

$258 - $684

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Knoxville, Tn to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Mobile, Al
  3. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La

$80 - $197

5 alternative options

Fly Knoxville to Baton Rouge, bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Knoxville (TYS) to Baton Rouge (BTR) TYS - BTR
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La

$261 - $1,027

Fly Knoxville to Gulfport/Biloxi, drive  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Knoxville (TYS) to Gulfport/Biloxi (GPT) TYS - GPT
  2. Drive from Gulfport/Biloxi to New Orleans

$244 - $1,028

Bus to Atlanta, fly to New Orleans  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Knoxville, Tn to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to New Orleans (MSY) ATL - MSY

$110 - $472

Bus, train  •  16 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Knoxville to Atlanta
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station to Birmingham, AL
  3. Take the train from Birmingham Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak

$92 - $219

Drive  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Knoxville to New Orleans 602.5 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Knoxville to New Orleans is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 10 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Knoxville to New Orleans is to fly which costs $250 - $700 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The distance between Knoxville and New Orleans is 550 miles. The road distance is 602.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Knoxville to New Orleans, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Knoxville to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Knoxville, Tn and arriving at New Orleans, La via Atlanta, Ga and Mobile, Al. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 4 min.

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What companies run services between Knoxville, TN, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Knoxville to New Orleans hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Knoxville to New Orleans via Atlanta, Ga and Mobile, Al in around 13 h 4 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Knoxville to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Knoxville to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Knoxville to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Knoxville to Gulfport/Biloxi via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Knoxville to Gulfport/Biloxi via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Knoxville to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Knoxville to New Orleans via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Knoxville to New Orleans via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Knoxville to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Knoxville to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Knoxville to Gulfport/Biloxi via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Knoxville to Gulfport/Biloxi via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Knoxville to Gulfport/Biloxi via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Knoxville to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Knoxville to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Knoxville to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Knoxville to Gulfport/Biloxi via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Atlanta to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Birmingham Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
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 Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Knoxville to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station to Birmingham, AL
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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