There are 8 ways to get from Seattle to Great Smoky Mountains National Park by plane, car, 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, drive  •  9 h 42 min

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

$238 - $663

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Fly to Atlanta, drive  •  9 h 41 min

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

$172 - $432

6 alternative options

Fly to Asheville, drive  •  9 h 54 min

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

$270 - $616

Fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, drive  •  10 h 53 min

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

$206 - $775

Train, bus, drive via Toledo Amtrak  •  2 days 23 h

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

$399 - $1,127

Train, bus, drive  •  3 days 5 h

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

$446 - $1,282

Bus, drive  •  3 days 11 h

  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. Drive from Asheville, Nc to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$335 - $879

Drive  •  39 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Great Smoky Mountains National Park 2644 miles

$250 - $380

Questions & Answers

The distance between Seattle and Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 2156 miles. The road distance is 2644 miles.

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It takes approximately 9 h 42 min 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 6 h 31 min and has one stopover.

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 3 h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 9:52 AM in Seattle and 12:52 PM in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 2644 miles. It takes approximately 39 h 5 min to drive from Seattle to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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

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There are 1719+ hotels available in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 34 min and costs .

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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: 9 h 42 min

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 drive 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 drive to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Seattle to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Seattle to Knoxville via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Seattle to Asheville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Asheville via Salt Lake City, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Greenville/Spartanburg via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Atlanta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Knoxville via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Asheville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Greenville/Spartanburg via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Greenville/Spartanburg via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Greenville/Spartanburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Greenville/Spartanburg via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Atlanta via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from Seattle to Knoxville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from Seattle to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from Seattle to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Greenville/Spartanburg via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Greenville/Spartanburg via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Greenville/Spartanburg via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Seattle to Knoxville via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Greenville/Spartanburg via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Atlanta via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
45 h 15 min
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
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
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
Ave. Duration
20 h 25 min
Frequency
4 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 to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
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
14 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
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 Greensboro, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from Denver, Co to Frisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Frisco to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
30 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
boltbus.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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Frisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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