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There are 5 ways to get from New Orleans to Gatlinburg by plane, taxi, car, bus or train

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Fly from New Orleans, taxi  •  5h 59m

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Knoxville (TYS) MSY - TYS
  2. Take a taxi from Knoxville to Gatlinburg

$401 - $857

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Bus, drive  •  22h 27m

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La 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 Gatlinburg

$112 - $265

3 alternative options

Drive to Gulfport/Biloxi, fly, taxi  •  5h 59m

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Gulfport/Biloxi
  2. Fly from Gulfport/Biloxi (GPT) to Knoxville (TYS) GPT - TYS
  3. Take a taxi from Knoxville to Gatlinburg

$477 - $1,751

Train, bus, drive  •  26h 39m

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Greensboro Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  3. Drive from Asheville, Nc to Gatlinburg

$148 - $402

Drive  •  10h 49m

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Gatlinburg 643.4 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Gatlinburg is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 10h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Gatlinburg is to drive and fly and taxi which costs $470 - $1,800 and takes 5h 59m.

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The distance between New Orleans and Gatlinburg is 554 miles. The road distance is 643.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 5h 59m to get from New Orleans to Gatlinburg, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from New Orleans Airport to Knoxville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 17m and has one stopover.

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Gatlinburg is 1h ahead of New Orleans. It is currently 2:18 PM in New Orleans and 3:18 PM in Gatlinburg.

Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to Gatlinburg is 643 miles. It takes approximately 10h 49m to drive from New Orleans to Gatlinburg.

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

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There are 2147+ hotels available in Gatlinburg. Prices start at $129 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to New Orleans Airport is to Bus which takes 38m and costs $1 - $17.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to Gatlinburg.
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  • Distance: 553.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 59m

What companies run services between New Orleans, LA, USA and Gatlinburg, TN, USA?

There is no direct connection from New Orleans to Gatlinburg. However, you can take the Bus to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, take the walk to New Orleans airport, fly to Knoxville, then take the taxi to Gatlinburg. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Gulfport/Biloxi airport, fly to Knoxville, then take the taxi to Gatlinburg.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from New Orleans to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Knoxville via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from New Orleans to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from New Orleans to Knoxville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from New Orleans to Knoxville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from New Orleans to Knoxville via Miami
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Knoxville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Knoxville via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from New Orleans to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from New Orleans to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Knoxville via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,800
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Greensboro Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
19h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Room
$470 - $650
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 New Orleans, La to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Other operators
Taxi from Knoxville to Gatlinburg
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Estimated price
$200 - $240
Knoxville Taxi Service
Phone
+1 865 691 1900
Website
knoxvilletaxicab.com

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