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

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Bus  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Carbondale 4700 / ...

$26 - $65

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 28m

  1. Drive from Nashville to Carbondale 206.9 miles

$20 - $30

Fly to Marion  •  4h 55m

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Marion (MWA) BNA - MWA

$112 - $407

Fly to St. Louis, Amtrak Thruway  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to St. Louis (STL) BNA - STL
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from St. Louis, MO - Amtrak to Carbondale,IL - Amtrak

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The cheapest way to get from Nashville to Carbondale is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Nashville to Carbondale is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 28m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nashville, Tn and arriving at Carbondale. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 30m.

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The distance between Nashville and Carbondale is 173 miles. The road distance is 206.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Nashville to Carbondale without a car is to bus which takes 5h 30m and costs $26 - $65.

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The bus from Nashville, Tn to Carbondale takes 5h 30m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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The best way to get from Nashville to Carbondale is to bus which takes 5h 30m and costs $26 - $65. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $110 - $410 and takes 4h 55m.

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There is no direct flight from Nashville Airport to Marion Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 11m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Nashville to Carbondale.
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  • Distance: 173.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 30m

What companies run services between Nashville, TN, USA and Carbondale, IL, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Nashville to Carbondale 3 times a day. Tickets cost $26 - $65 and the journey takes 5h 30m. Alternatively, Southwest Airlines, Cape Air and three other airlines fly from Nashville to Carbondale every 3 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Nashville to Marion via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Nashville to Marion via Chicago O'Hare, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Nashville to Marion via Charlotte, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Nashville to Marion via Atlanta, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Nashville to Marion via Chicago Midway, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Nashville to Marion via Detroit, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Nashville to Marion via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Nashville to Marion via Atlanta, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Nashville to Marion via Chicago Midway, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Nashville to Marion via Chicago O'Hare, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Nashville to Marion via Detroit, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Nashville to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
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 Carbondale
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from St. Louis, MO - Amtrak to Carbondale,IL - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Nashville to Carbondale is 207 miles. It takes approximately 3h 28m to drive from Nashville to Carbondale.

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American Airlines, Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Nashville Airport to Marion Airport.

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Book your Nashville to Carbondale bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 25+ hotels available in Carbondale. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nashville to Nashville Airport is to line 18 bus which takes 32m and costs $2.

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