There are 5 ways to get from Nashville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park by bus, car or plane

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Bus, Megabus, drive  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, TN to Chattanooga
  2. Take the Megabus from Chattanooga to Knoxville
  3. Drive from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$33 - $55

4 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Nashville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park 244.3 miles

$23 - $35

Fly to Knoxville, drive  •  6 h 10 min

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

$181 - $965

Fly to Asheville, drive  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Asheville (AVL) BNA - AVL
  2. Drive from Asheville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$183 - $968

Fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, drive  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) BNA - GSP
  2. Drive from Greenville/Spartanburg to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$170 - $827

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The cheapest way to get from Nashville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nashville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is to drive which takes 4 h 18 min and costs $23 - $35.

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The distance between Nashville and Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 302 km. The road distance is 391 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to get from Nashville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Nashville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. However, you can take the bus to Chattanooga, take the Megabus to Knoxville, 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 Nashville to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Knoxville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Knoxville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Asheville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Nashville to Greenville/Spartanburg via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Greenville/Spartanburg via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Greenville/Spartanburg via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Greenville/Spartanburg via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Nashville to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Asheville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Nashville to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Asheville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to Asheville via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to Greenville/Spartanburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Greenville/Spartanburg via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Nashville to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Nashville, TN to Chattanooga
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chattanooga to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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