There are 6 ways to get from Nashville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park by bus, car or plane

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Bus, drive  •  18 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, TN to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Winston Salem, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  4. Drive from Asheville, Nc to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$90 - $184

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Bus, drive via Nashville, Tn  •  18 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, 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. Drive from Asheville, Nc to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$91 - $215

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Nashville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park 242.8 miles

$23 - $35

Fly to Knoxville, drive  •  6 h 1 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 13 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 8 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 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nashville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 16 min.

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The distance between Nashville and Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 189 miles. The road distance is 242.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 18 h 6 min to get from Nashville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Nashville Airport to Knoxville Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 54 min and has one stopover.

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 1 h ahead of Nashville. It is currently 4:46 PM in Nashville and 5:46 PM in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Yes, the driving distance between Nashville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 243 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to drive from Nashville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Nashville Airport to Knoxville Airport.

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There are 1536+ hotels available in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Prices start at $69 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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Map of how to get from Nashville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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  • Distance: 188.6 miles
  • Duration: 18 h 6 min

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 Marta Civic Center Station - Nb, take the walk to Peachtree St Ne @ Ivan Allen Jr Blvd, take the line 40 bus to Peachtree St Ne @ Edgewood Ave Se, take the walk to Atlanta, Ga, take the bus to Winston Salem, Nc, take the bus to Asheville, Nc, then take the drive to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Atlanta, Ga, take the bus to Winston Salem, Nc, take the bus to Asheville, Nc, then take the drive to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Nashville to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Asheville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Nashville to Greenville/Spartanburg via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Nashville to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Knoxville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Nashville to Greenville/Spartanburg via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 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 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Nashville to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Knoxville via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
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, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to Greenville/Spartanburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Greenville/Spartanburg via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Nashville to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Bus operators
Megabus
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 Atlanta, Ga to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70

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