There are 4 ways to get from Nashville to Bristol by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Bristol, Tn 1508 / ...

$35 - $85

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Nashville to Bristol 293.3 miles

$28 - $45

Fly to Tri-Cities Regional  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Tri-Cities Regional (TRI) BNA - TRI

$231 - $971

Fly to Asheville, drive  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Asheville (AVL) BNA - AVL
  2. Drive from Asheville to Bristol

$185 - $970

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The cheapest way to get from Nashville to Bristol is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nashville to Bristol is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nashville, Tn and arriving at Bristol, Tn. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

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The distance between Nashville and Bristol is 259 miles. The road distance is 293.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Nashville to Bristol without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 55 min and costs $35 - $85.

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The bus from Nashville, Tn to Bristol, Tn takes 7 h 55 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Nashville to Bristol bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Nashville, Tn station.

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The best way to get from Nashville to Bristol is to bus which takes 7 h 55 min and costs $35 - $85. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $230 - $1,000 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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There is no direct flight from Nashville Airport to Tri-Cities Regional Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 9 min and has one stopover.

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Nashville to Bristol bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Bristol, Tn station.

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Map of how to get from Nashville to Bristol.
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  • Distance: 258.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 55 min

What companies run services between Nashville, TN, USA and Bristol, TN, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Nashville to Bristol every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 7 h 55 min. Alternatively, Delta, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines fly from Nashville to Bristol hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Nashville to Tri-Cities Regional via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Nashville to Tri-Cities Regional via Covington, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Tri-Cities Regional via Raleigh/Durham, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Asheville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Nashville to Tri-Cities Regional via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Nashville to Asheville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to Asheville via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
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 Nashville, Tn to Bristol, Tn
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85

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Bristol is 1 h ahead of Nashville. It is currently 12:31 PM in Nashville and 1:31 PM in Bristol.

Yes, the driving distance between Nashville to Bristol is 293 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to drive from Nashville to Bristol.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Nashville Airport to Tri-Cities Regional Airport.

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Book your Nashville to Bristol bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 22+ hotels available in Bristol. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nashville to Nashville Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs $7.

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