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There are 8 ways to get from Richmond to Pigeon Forge 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 Richmond  •  6 h 10 min

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

$372 - $1,302

Cheapest option

Bus, drive via Durham, NC  •  12 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond to Durham, NC
  2. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  3. Drive from Asheville, Nc to Pigeon Forge

$54 - $108

6 alternative options

Train to Reagan Washington, fly  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Knoxville (TYS) DCA - TYS

$386 - $990

Train to Washington Dulles, fly  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Knoxville (TYS) IAD - TYS

$454 - $999

Bus, drive  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  3. Drive from Asheville, Nc to Pigeon Forge

$59 - $132

Bus, drive via Greensboro, Nc  •  12 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Greensboro, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  3. Drive from Asheville, Nc to Pigeon Forge

$59 - $134

Train, bus, drive  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station to High Point Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  3. Drive from Asheville, Nc to Pigeon Forge

$84 - $210

Drive  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Richmond to Pigeon Forge 430.7 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Pigeon Forge is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to Pigeon Forge is to fly which costs $370 - $1,300 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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The distance between Richmond and Pigeon Forge is 361 miles. The road distance is 430.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Richmond to Pigeon Forge, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Richmond Airport to Knoxville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 22 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Richmond to Pigeon Forge is 431 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 10 min to drive from Richmond to Pigeon Forge.

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

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There are 2145+ hotels available in Pigeon Forge. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Richmond Airport is to bus which takes 54 min and costs $2.

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Map of how to get from Richmond to Pigeon Forge.
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  • Distance: 361.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 10 min

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

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Richmond to Pigeon Forge hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Richmond to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Richmond to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Richmond to Knoxville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Richmond to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Richmond to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 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 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 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 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Richmond to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Richmond to Knoxville via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station to High Point Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $330
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.

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 Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Richmond, Va to Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Durham, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50

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