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There are 5 ways to get from Tuscaloosa to Gatlinburg by bus, car, train, plane or taxi

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Bus, drive  •  17h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Tuscaloosa, Al to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Winston Salem, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  4. Drive from Asheville, Nc to Gatlinburg

$89 - $132

4 alternative options

Train, bus, drive  •  20h 55m

  1. Take the train from Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  3. Drive from Asheville, Nc to Gatlinburg

$98 - $139

Drive  •  6h 10m

  1. Drive from Tuscaloosa to Gatlinburg 357.2 miles

$35 - $55

Drive to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional, fly, taxi  •  5h 34m

  1. Drive from Tuscaloosa to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional
  2. Fly from Columbus Golden Triangle Regional (GTR) to Knoxville (TYS) GTR - TYS
  3. Take a taxi from Knoxville to Gatlinburg

$436 - $1,548

Bus to Birmingham, fly, taxi  •  8h

  1. Take the bus from Tuscaloosa, Al to Birmingham, Al
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHM) to Knoxville (TYS) BHM - TYS
  3. Take a taxi from Knoxville to Gatlinburg

$416 - $1,361

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tuscaloosa to Gatlinburg is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Tuscaloosa to Gatlinburg is to drive and fly and taxi which costs $430 - $1,600 and takes 5h 34m.

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The distance between Tuscaloosa and Gatlinburg is 290 miles. The road distance is 357.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 17h 37m to get from Tuscaloosa to Gatlinburg, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Columbus Golden Triangle Regional Airport to Knoxville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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Gatlinburg is 1h ahead of Tuscaloosa. It is currently 11:28 PM in Tuscaloosa and 12:28 AM in Gatlinburg.

Yes, the driving distance between Tuscaloosa to Gatlinburg is 357 miles. It takes approximately 6h 10m to drive from Tuscaloosa to Gatlinburg.

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Delta offers flights from Columbus Golden Triangle Regional Airport to Knoxville Airport.

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There are 2683+ hotels available in Gatlinburg. Prices start at $139 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tuscaloosa to Gatlinburg.
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  • Distance: 290.4 miles
  • Duration: 17h 37m

What companies run services between Tuscaloosa, AL, USA and Gatlinburg, TN, USA?

There is no direct connection from Tuscaloosa to Gatlinburg. However, you can take the bus to Atlanta, Ga, take the bus to Winston Salem, Nc, take the bus to Asheville, Nc, then take the drive to Gatlinburg. Alternatively, you can take the train to Greensboro Amtrak Station, take the walk to Greensboro, Nc, take the bus to Asheville, Nc, then take the drive to Gatlinburg.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus Golden Triangle Regional to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Birmingham to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Birmingham to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Birmingham to Knoxville via Miami
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Birmingham to Knoxville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Birmingham to Knoxville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Birmingham to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Birmingham to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Birmingham to Knoxville via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
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 Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
13h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Premium
$260 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Business Seat
$130 - $190
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 Tuscaloosa, Al to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $90
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $29
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
Bus from Tuscaloosa, Al to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$30 - $45
Other operators
Taxi from Knoxville to Gatlinburg
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Estimated price
$200 - $240
Knoxville Taxi Service
Phone
+1 865 691 1900
Website
knoxvilletaxicab.com

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