There are 8 ways to get from Richmond 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 Richmond  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Knoxville (TYS) RIC - TYS

$276 - $1,022

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Roanoke, Va
  2. Take the bus from Campbell Court to Exit 118 Park and Ride
  3. Take the Megabus from Christiansburg to Knoxville

$47 - $95

6 alternative options

Bus to Charlottesville, fly  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
  2. Fly from Charlottesville (CHO) to Knoxville (TYS) CHO - TYS

$298 - $1,244

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Springfield
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Knoxville (TYS) DCA - TYS

$224 - $710

Bus to Washington Dulles, fly  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Springfield
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Knoxville (TYS) IAD - TYS

$292 - $718

Bus, train, Megabus  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Campbell Court to Exit 118 Park and Ride
  4. Take the Megabus from Christiansburg to Knoxville

$107 - $259

Bus  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Winston Salem, Nc 1041
  2. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Knoxville, Tn 4845

$60 - $146

Drive  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Richmond to Knoxville 436 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Knoxville is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to Knoxville is to bus and fly which costs $220 - $750 and takes 5 h 19 min.

More details

The distance between Richmond and Knoxville is 376 miles. The road distance is 436 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Richmond to Knoxville, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Richmond to Knoxville. However, there are services departing from Richmond, Va and arriving at Knoxville via Campbell Court and Christiansburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 11 min.

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What companies run services between Richmond, VA, USA and Knoxville, TN, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Richmond to Knoxville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Richmond to Knoxville via Roanoke, Va, Campbell Court, Exit 118 Park and Ride, and Christiansburg in around 10 h 11 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Richmond to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Richmond to Knoxville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Charlottesville to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Charlottesville to Knoxville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Charlottesville to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Richmond to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Richmond to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Richmond to Knoxville via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Charlottesville to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Richmond to Knoxville via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Richmond to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Charlottesville to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Charlottesville to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Richmond to Knoxville via Orlando Sanford
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
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 Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Richmond, Va to Springfield
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Richmond, Va to Roanoke, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Richmond, Va to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
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
Valley Metro Roanoke
Phone
+1 540-982-0305
Website
valleymetro.com
Bus from Campbell Court to Exit 118 Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com

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