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There are 7 ways to get from New York to Knoxville by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Newark  •  3h 41m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Knoxville (TYS) EWR - TYS

$146 - $371

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Bus  •  12h 38m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Knoxville Nyc / ...

$50 - $115

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Fly from New York La Guardia  •  4h 22m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Knoxville (TYS) LGA - TYS

$210 - $440

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Knoxville (TYS) PHL - TYS

$220 - $498

Bus via Cumberland Ave EB @ Esterbrook Rd  •  14h 8m

  1. Take the bus from New York - 19 Allen Street to Knoxville, TN Ny

$82 - $114

Bus via Cumberland Ave EB @ Poplar Pl  •  15h

  1. Take the bus from Chinatown NY to Knoxville, TN

$54 - $65

Drive  •  11h 53m

  1. Drive from New York to Knoxville 709.6 miles

$65 - $100

New York to Knoxville by bus

The bus journey time between New York and Knoxville is around 12h 53m and covers a distance of around 728 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 12h 38m. Operated by Wanda Coach, Bus Ticket Inc. and Knoxville Area Transit, the New York to Knoxville bus service departs from New York, NY and arrives in Cumberland Ave EB @ Melrose Pl. Typically six buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
12h 53m
Fastest bus time:
12h 38m
Buses per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$50
Carbon emissions:
145 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
18:45
Last bus departs at:
18:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Knoxville bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Knoxville is to bus via Cumberland Ave EB @ Poplar Pl which costs $50 - $70 and takes 15h.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Knoxville is to fly which costs $140 - $380 and takes 3h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Knoxville. However, there are services departing from New York, NY and arriving at Cumberland Ave EB @ Melrose Pl via Kingston Pike EB Mid-block just past Walker Springs. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 38m.

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The distance between New York and Knoxville is 634 miles. The road distance is 709.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Knoxville without a car is to bus which takes 12h 38m and costs $50 - $120.

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It takes approximately 3h 41m to get from New York to Knoxville, including transfers.

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New York to Knoxville bus services, operated by Wanda Coach, depart from New York, NY station.

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The best way to get from New York to Knoxville is to fly which takes 3h 41m and costs $140 - $380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $120 and takes 12h 38m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Knoxville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 54m.

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New York to Knoxville bus services, operated by Wanda Coach, arrive at Knoxville station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Knoxville.
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  • Distance: 633.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 41m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Knoxville, TN, USA?

United Airlines, Allegiant Air and two other airlines fly from New York to Knoxville every 3 hours. Alternatively, Wanda Coach operates a bus from New York, NY to Knoxville 6 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $85 and the journey takes 11h 45m. Bus Ticket Inc. also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Knoxville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Knoxville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Newark to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Newark to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
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 York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Bus operators
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $85
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GoTo Bus
Bus Ticket Inc.
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
NYTN Bus
Phone
+1 615-939-8887
Email
tennesseetravel@gotobus.com
Website
nytnbus.com
Bus from New York - 19 Allen Street to Knoxville, TN
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
nytnbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Number 1 Bus
Phone
NYC: 1-212-966-8801
Website
number1bus.com
Bus from Chinatown NY to Knoxville, TN
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
number1bus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Knoxville is 710 miles. It takes approximately 11h 53m to drive from New York to Knoxville.

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Allegiant Air, Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Knoxville Airport.

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