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There are 7 ways to get from Seattle to Great Smoky Mountains National Park by plane, train or bus

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

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Fly to Knoxville, travel  •  8h 54m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Knoxville (TYS) SEA - TYS
  2. Travel from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Fly to Asheville, travel  •  10h

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Asheville (AVL) SEA - AVL
  2. Travel from Asheville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, travel  •  10h 55m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) SEA - GSP
  2. Travel from Greenville/Spartanburg to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Fly to Atlanta, travel  •  10h 45m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Atlanta (ATL) SEA - ATL
  2. Travel from Atlanta to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Train, bus, travel via Toledo Amtrak Station  •  2 days 23h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Toledo Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Winston Salem, Nc
  4. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  5. Travel from Asheville, Nc to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Train, bus, travel  •  3 days 5h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station
  4. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  5. Travel from Asheville, Nc to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Bus, travel  •  3 days 12h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Frisco
  4. Take the bus from Frisco to Columbus, Oh
  5. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Winston Salem, Nc
  6. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  7. Travel from Asheville, Nc to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Questions & Answers

The distance between Seattle and Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 2156 miles.

The best way to get from Seattle to Great Smoky Mountains National Park without a car is to train and bus and travel which takes 2 days 23h and costs .

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It takes approximately 8h 54m to get from Seattle to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Seattle Airport to Knoxville Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 24m and has one stopover.

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 3h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 2:45 AM in Seattle and 5:45 AM in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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

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There are 1723+ hotels available in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Prices start at $119 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 31m and costs $2 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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  • Distance: 2155.5 miles
  • Duration: 8h 54m

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN, USA?

There is no direct connection from Seattle to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. However, you can take the tram to Seatac/Airport Stn Rail & Intl Blvd S/S 176 St, take the walk to Seattle airport, fly to Knoxville, then take the travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Alternatively, you can take the tram to Seatac/Airport Stn Rail & Intl Blvd S/S 176 St, take the walk to Seattle airport, fly to Asheville, then take the travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Seattle to Knoxville via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Seattle to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Seattle to Asheville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Asheville via Salt Lake City, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Asheville via Portland, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Asheville via Vancouver, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Greenville/Spartanburg via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Greenville/Spartanburg via Portland, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 34m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Greenville/Spartanburg via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 34m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Atlanta via Portland
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Atlanta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Knoxville via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Knoxville via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Asheville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Asheville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
12h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Greenville/Spartanburg via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Greenville/Spartanburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Greenville/Spartanburg via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Greenville/Spartanburg via Newark
Ave. Duration
8h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Atlanta via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Knoxville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from Seattle to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from Seattle to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Greenville/Spartanburg via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Atlanta via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Atlanta via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
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 Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
45h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Chicago Union Station to Toledo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Chicago Union Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$450 - $650
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from Denver, Co to Frisco
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Frisco to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
30h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Boltbus
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Frisco Transfer Center
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
ridebustang.com
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
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Frisco
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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