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There are 4 ways to get from Knoxville to Santa Claus by car, shuttle, bus or plane

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Drive, shuttle, bus

  1. Drive from Knoxville to Hot Springs, NC
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Hot Springs, NC to Black Bear Resort
  3. Take the bus from Johnson City to Nashville
  4. Take the bus from Nashville to Evansville
  5. Take the bus from Evansville, IN to Dale, IN

Cheapest option

Fly to Louisville, bus

  1. Fly from Knoxville (TYS) to Louisville (SDF)
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Dale, IN

2 alternative options

Drive

  1. Drive from Knoxville to Santa Claus

Fly to Evansville, bus

  1. Fly from Knoxville (TYS) to Evansville (EVV)
  2. Take the bus from Evansville Airport to Dale, IN
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The cheapest way to get from Knoxville to Santa Claus is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Knoxville to Santa Claus is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 22m.

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The distance between Knoxville and Santa Claus is 224 miles. The road distance is 320.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 17h 17m to get from Knoxville to Santa Claus, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Knoxville Airport to Evansville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 32m and has one stopover.

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Santa Claus is 1h behind Knoxville. It is currently 12:18 PM in Knoxville and 11:18 AM in Santa Claus.

Yes, the driving distance between Knoxville to Santa Claus is 320 miles. It takes approximately 5h 22m to drive from Knoxville to Santa Claus.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Knoxville Airport to Evansville Airport.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Santa Claus. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Knoxville to Knoxville Airport is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs $55 - $70.

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Map of how to get from Knoxville to Santa Claus.
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  • Distance: 223.8 miles
  • Duration: 17h 17m

What companies run services between Knoxville, TN, USA and Santa Claus, IN, USA?

There is no direct connection from Knoxville to Santa Claus. However, you can take the drive to Hot Springs, NC, take the shuttle to Black Bear Resort, take the shuttle to Johnson City, take the walk to Johnson City, take the bus to Nashville, take the bus to Evansville, IN, take the bus to Dale, IN, then take the taxi to Santa Claus. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Santa Claus.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Knoxville to Evansville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Knoxville to Evansville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Knoxville to Evansville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Knoxville to Evansville via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Knoxville to Louisville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Knoxville to Louisville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Knoxville to Louisville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Knoxville to Louisville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Knoxville to Louisville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Knoxville to Evansville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Knoxville to Evansville via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Knoxville to Louisville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Knoxville to Louisville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Knoxville to Louisville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Knoxville to Louisville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Knoxville to Louisville via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Knoxville to Louisville via Valparaiso
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Bus operators
Black Bear Resort
Phone
+1-423-725-5988
Website
blackbearresorttn.com
Shuttle from Hot Springs, NC to Black Bear Resort
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$122
Schedules at
blackbearresorttn.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Johnson City to Nashville
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85
Bus from Nashville to Evansville
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $60
Hoosier Ride
Phone
+1 800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Evansville, IN to Dale, IN
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$11 - $17
Bus from Evansville Airport to Dale, IN
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$10 - $15
Bus from Louisville, KY to Dale, IN
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $28
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$14 - $21

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