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There are 3 ways to get from Lexington to Great Smoky Mountains National Park by bus, car or plane

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Bus, drive  •  27 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Lexington, KY to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Knoxville, TN
  3. Drive from Knoxville, TN to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$205 - $314

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Lexington to Great Smoky Mountains National Park 230 miles

$22 - $35

Fly, drive  •  5 h 19 min

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

$258 - $999

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The cheapest way to get from Lexington to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lexington to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between Lexington and Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 174 miles. The road distance is 230 miles.

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It takes approximately 27 h 12 min to get from Lexington to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Lexington Airport to Knoxville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 27 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lexington to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 230 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to drive from Lexington to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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Allegiant Air, United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Lexington Airport to Knoxville Airport.

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There are 1889+ hotels available in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lexington to Lexington Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs $30 - $40.

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Map of how to get from Lexington to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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  • Distance: 174.5 miles
  • Duration: 27 h 12 min

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 taxi to Lexington, KY, take the bus to New York, NY, take the bus to Knoxville, TN, then take the drive to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Lexington to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Lexington to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Lexington to Knoxville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Lexington to Knoxville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Lexington to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Lexington to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Lexington to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Lexington to Knoxville via Orlando Sanford
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Bus operators
SkyHorse / Jaguar
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from Lexington, KY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
gotobus.com
NYTN Bus
Website
nytnbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Knoxville, TN
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $200
Schedules at
nytnbus.com

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