There are 4 ways to get from Lexington to Great Smoky Mountains National Park by bus, car, taxi or plane

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Recommended option

Bus, Megabus, drive  •  15 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Lexington, KY to Louisville, KY
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Chattanooga
  3. Take the Megabus from Chattanooga to Knoxville
  4. Drive from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$70 - $105

3 alternative options

Bus, Megabus, taxi  •  18 h

  1. Take the bus from Lexington, Ky to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the Megabus from Atlanta GA to Knoxville
  3. Take a taxi from Mountain Grove SB before Majestic Grove to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$275 - $398

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Lexington to Great Smoky Mountains National Park 230.9 miles

$22 - $35

Fly, drive  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Lexington (LEX) to Knoxville (TYS) LEX - TYS
  2. Drive from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$207 - $1,111

What companies run services between Lexington, KY, USA and Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN, USA?

There is no direct connection from Lexington to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. However, you can take the line 3 bus to Transit Center, take the line 4 bus to Walmart @ Northpark, take the walk to Lexington, KY, take the bus to Louisville, KY, take the walk to Louisville, KY, take the bus to Chattanooga, take the Megabus to Knoxville, then take the drive to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Alternatively, you can take the line 3 bus to Transit Center, take the line 4 bus to Walmart @ Northpark, take the walk to Lexington, Ky, take the bus to Atlanta, Ga, take the walk to Atlanta GA, take the Megabus to Knoxville, take the walk to Knoxville Station, take the line 41 bus to Mountain Grove SB before Majestic Grove, then take the taxi to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Lexington to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Lexington to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Lexington to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Lexington to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Lexington to Knoxville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Lexington to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Chattanooga
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chattanooga to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta GA to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Lexington, Ky to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Other operators
Taxi from Mountain Grove SB before Majestic Grove to Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Knoxville Taxi Service
Phone
+1 865 691 1900
Website
knoxvilletaxicab.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lexington to Great Smoky Mountains National Park?

The distance between Lexington and Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 279 km. The road distance is 369 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lexington to Great Smoky Mountains National Park?

The cheapest way to get from Lexington to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 8 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Lexington to Great Smoky Mountains National Park?

The quickest way to get from Lexington to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is to drive which takes 4 h 8 min and costs $22 - $35.

How long does it take to get from Lexington to Great Smoky Mountains National Park?

It takes approximately 15 h 40 min to get from Lexington to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, including transfers.

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