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There are 6 ways to get from Memphis to Great Smoky Mountains National Park 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.

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Fly to Knoxville, travel  •  5h 42m

  1. Fly from Memphis (MEM) to Knoxville (TYS) MEM - TYS
  2. Travel from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Fly to Asheville, travel  •  6h 40m

  1. Fly from Memphis (MEM) to Asheville (AVL) MEM - AVL
  2. Travel from Asheville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, travel  •  7h 37m

  1. Fly from Memphis (MEM) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) MEM - GSP
  2. Travel from Greenville/Spartanburg to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Bus, drive, travel  •  17h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Memphis, TN to Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station
  2. Take the bus from Doraville, GA to Greenville, SC
  3. Drive from Greenville, SC to ART Station
  4. Travel from Pisgah View Rd at Canterbury Apartments to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Bus, travel  •  20h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Winston Salem, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  4. Travel from Asheville, Nc to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Bus, train, travel  •  24h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Birmingham, Al
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to Greensboro Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  4. Travel from Asheville, Nc to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Questions & Answers

The distance between Memphis and Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 372 miles.

The best way to get from Memphis to Great Smoky Mountains National Park without a car is to bus and travel which takes 20h 50m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 42m to get from Memphis to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Memphis Airport to Knoxville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 8m and has one stopover.

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 1h ahead of Memphis. It is currently 1:49 PM in Memphis and 2:49 PM in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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

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There are 1723+ hotels available in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Prices start at $119 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Memphis to Memphis Airport is to line 280 bus which takes 23m and costs $2.

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Map of how to get from Memphis to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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  • Distance: 371.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 42m

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

There is no direct connection from Memphis to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. However, you can take the line 280 bus to Airways Blvd@Victoria, take the walk to Memphis airport, fly to Knoxville, then take the travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Alternatively, you can take the line 280 bus to Airways Blvd@Victoria, take the walk to Memphis airport, fly to Asheville, then take the travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Memphis to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Memphis to Knoxville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Memphis to Knoxville via Miami
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Memphis to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Memphis to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Memphis to Greenville/Spartanburg via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Memphis to Greenville/Spartanburg via Miami
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Memphis to Greenville/Spartanburg via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Memphis to Greenville/Spartanburg via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Memphis to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Memphis to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Memphis to Knoxville via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Memphis to Asheville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Memphis to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Memphis to Greenville/Spartanburg via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Memphis to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Memphis to Knoxville via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Memphis to Asheville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Memphis to Greenville/Spartanburg via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Memphis to Greenville/Spartanburg via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Memphis to Knoxville via Valparaiso
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Memphis to Asheville via Orlando Sanford
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
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 Birmingham Intermodal Facility to Greensboro Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
12h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Memphis, TN to Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
megabus.com
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from Doraville, GA to Greenville, SC
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
search.gotobus.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 Memphis, Tn to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Memphis, Tn to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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