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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus via Nashville, Tn  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Nashville, Tn 1508
  2. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Knoxville, Tn 1508 / ...

$48 - $115

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Knoxville, Tn 1508

$40 - $100

2 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Memphis to Knoxville 390.1 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Memphis (MEM) to Knoxville (TYS) MEM - TYS

$257 - $1,172

What companies run services between Memphis, TN, USA and Knoxville, TN, USA?

You can take a bus from Memphis to Knoxville via Nashville, Tn in around 6 h 56 min. Alternatively, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Memphis to Knoxville hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Memphis to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Memphis to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Memphis to Knoxville via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Memphis to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Memphis to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Memphis to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Memphis to Knoxville via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Memphis, Tn to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Knoxville, Tn
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Memphis, Tn to Knoxville, Tn
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Memphis and Knoxville is 562 km. The road distance is 624 km.

The cheapest way to get from Memphis to Knoxville is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Memphis to Knoxville is to fly which takes 5 h 9 min and costs $250 - $1,200.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Memphis, Tn and arriving at Knoxville, Tn. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to get from Memphis to Knoxville, including transfers.