There are 5 ways to get from Raleigh to Knoxville by plane, bus, train 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 Raleigh/Durham  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Knoxville (TYS) RDU - TYS

$227 - $393

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Knoxville, Tn

$67 - $152

3 alternative options

Bus to Fayetteville Municipal, fly  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Fayetteville, Nc
  2. Fly from Fayetteville Municipal (FAY) to Knoxville (TYS) FAY - TYS

$294 - $1,318

Train to Charlotte, fly  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Knoxville (TYS) CLT - TYS

$275 - $1,163

Drive  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Knoxville 363.8 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Knoxville is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Knoxville is to fly which costs $220 - $400 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The distance between Raleigh and Knoxville is 298 miles. The road distance is 363.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Raleigh to Knoxville, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Knoxville without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 6 min and costs $65 - $160.

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Map of how to get from Raleigh to Knoxville.
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  • Distance: 297.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Knoxville, TN, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Raleigh to Knoxville hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $460
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Knoxville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $460
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Knoxville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $460
Flights from Fayetteville Municipal to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Fayetteville Municipal to Knoxville via Charlotte, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Charlotte to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $460
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $460
Flights from Fayetteville Municipal to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Knoxville via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Fayetteville Municipal to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Fayetteville, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
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 Knoxville, Tn
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75

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