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

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Fly  •  8h 21m

  1. Fly from Knoxville (TYS) to Seattle (SEA) TYS - SEA

$289 - $721

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 days 11h

  1. Take the bus from Knoxville, Tn to Cincinnati, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Seattle King Street Station

$332 - $1,004

Bus  •  2 days 22h

  1. Take the bus from Knoxville, Tn to Cincinnati, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Denver, Co
  4. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Portland, Or
  5. Take the bus from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA

$297 - $758

Drive  •  40h 59m

  1. Drive from Knoxville to Seattle 2642.9 miles

$250 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Knoxville to Seattle is to drive which costs $250 - $380 and takes 40h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Knoxville to Seattle is to fly which costs $280 - $750 and takes 8h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Knoxville to Seattle. However, there are services departing from Knoxville, Tn and arriving at Seattle, WA via Cincinnati, Oh, Dayton Trotwood, Oh, Denver, Co and Portland, OR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 22h.

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The distance between Knoxville and Seattle is 2122 miles. The road distance is 2642.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Knoxville to Seattle without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 11h and costs $330 - $1,000.

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It takes approximately 8h 21m to get from Knoxville to Seattle, including transfers.

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Knoxville to Seattle bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Knoxville, Tn station.

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The best way to get from Knoxville to Seattle is to fly which takes 8h 21m and costs $280 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $290 - $800 and takes 2 days 22h.

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There is no direct flight from Knoxville Airport to Seattle Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 29m and has one stopover.

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Knoxville to Seattle bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Seattle, WA station.

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Map of how to get from Knoxville to Seattle.
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  • Distance: 2122.2 miles
  • Duration: 8h 21m

What companies run services between Knoxville, TN, USA and Seattle, WA, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Knoxville to Seattle hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Knoxville to Seattle via Cincinnati, Oh, Dayton Trotwood, Oh, Denver, Co, Portland, Or, and Portland, OR in around 2 days 22h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Knoxville to Seattle via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Knoxville to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Knoxville to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Knoxville to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Knoxville to Seattle via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Knoxville to Seattle via Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Knoxville to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Knoxville to Seattle via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from Knoxville to Seattle via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from Knoxville to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
46h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Bus operators
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 Knoxville, Tn to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $180
Flexible
$210 - $280
Bus from Denver, Co to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
29h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
Boltbus

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Seattle is 3h behind Knoxville. It is currently 1:48 AM in Knoxville and 10:48 PM in Seattle.

Yes, the driving distance between Knoxville to Seattle is 2643 miles. It takes approximately 40h 59m to drive from Knoxville to Seattle.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Knoxville Airport to Seattle Airport.

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There are 666+ hotels available in Seattle. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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

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