There are 10 ways to get from Providence to Knoxville by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Providence  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Knoxville (TYS) PVD - TYS

$267 - $1,072

Cheapest option

Bus Wanda Coach  •  31 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Knoxville Nyc

$85 - $101

8 alternative options

Train to Boston, fly  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Knoxville (TYS) BOS - TYS

$230 - $935

Train to Newark, fly  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Newark Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Knoxville (TYS) EWR - TYS

$263 - $1,031

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Knoxville (TYS) LGA - TYS

$304 - $810

Train, bus NYTN Bus  •  16 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Knoxville, TN

$238 - $526

Bus NYTN Bus  •  17 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Knoxville, TN

$137 - $256

Train Amtrak, bus  •  22 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
  3. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
  4. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  5. Take the bus from Asheville, Nc to Knoxville, Tn

$235 - $618

Train, bus Wanda Coach  •  30 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Knoxville Nyc

$179 - $363

Drive  •  15 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Knoxville 896.1 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Providence to Knoxville is to bus which costs $85 - $110 and takes 31 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Knoxville is to fly which costs $260 - $1,100 and takes 5 h 33 min.

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The distance between Providence and Knoxville is 789 miles. The road distance is 896.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Knoxville without a car is to train and bus which takes 16 h 47 min and costs $230 - $550.

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It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to get from Providence to Knoxville, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Providence to Knoxville is to fly which takes 5 h 33 min and costs $260 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $260 and takes 17 h 38 min.

Mode details

There is no direct flight from Providence Airport to Knoxville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 58 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Knoxville is 896 miles. It takes approximately 15 h 14 min to drive from Providence to Knoxville.

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Map of how to get from Providence to Knoxville.
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  • Distance: 788.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 33 min

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Knoxville, TN, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Providence to Knoxville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Providence to Knoxville via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, 47-50 Sts - Rockefeller Ctr, East Broadway, New York, NY, Knoxville, TN, and Kingston Pike EB Mid-block just past Walker Springs in around 17 h 38 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Providence to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Providence to Knoxville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Providence to Knoxville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Providence to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Knoxville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to Knoxville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Knoxville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Providence to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Providence to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Flights from Boston to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Flights from Boston to Knoxville via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Flights from Newark to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,700
Flights from Newark to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Providence to Knoxville via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Providence to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to Knoxville via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Newark to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Providence Amtrak to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $240
First Class Seat
$200 - $310
Train from Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $230
First Class Seat
$200 - $300
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $210
Room
$320 - $450
Bus operators
NYTN Bus
Website
nytnbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Knoxville, TN
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $200
Schedules at
nytnbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $20
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 Asheville, Nc to Knoxville, Tn
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Sunway Charters
Phone
+1 704-348-1200
Email
info@sunwaycharters.com
Website
sunwaycharters.com
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Winston-Salem
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
sunwaycharters.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
wandacoach.com

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