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There are 3 ways to get from Nashville to Johnson City by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  7 h 20 min

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

$30 - $80

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Nashville to Johnson City 286 miles

$28 - $45

Fly  •  5 h 15 min

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

$222 - $967

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The cheapest way to get from Nashville to Johnson City is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nashville to Johnson City is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4 h 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nashville, Tn and arriving at Johnson City, Tn. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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The distance between Nashville and Johnson City is 249 miles. The road distance is 286 miles.

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The best way to get from Nashville to Johnson City without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 20 min and costs $30 - $80.

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The bus from Nashville, Tn to Johnson City, Tn takes 7 h 20 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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The best way to get from Nashville to Johnson City is to bus which takes 7 h 20 min and costs $30 - $80. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $220 - $1,000 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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There is no direct flight from Nashville Airport to Tri-Cities Regional Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Nashville to Johnson City.
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  • Distance: 248.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 20 min

What companies run services between Nashville, TN, USA and Johnson City, TN, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Nashville to Johnson City every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 7 h 20 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines fly from Nashville to Johnson City hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Nashville to Tri-Cities Regional via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Nashville to Tri-Cities Regional via Orlando, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Tri-Cities Regional via Raleigh/Durham, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Nashville to Tri-Cities Regional via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Tri-Cities Regional via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
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 Johnson City, Tn
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80

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Johnson City is 1 h ahead of Nashville. It is currently 5:59 PM in Nashville and 6:59 PM in Johnson City.

Yes, the driving distance between Nashville to Johnson City is 286 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to drive from Nashville to Johnson City.

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

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There are 30+ hotels available in Johnson City. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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

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