There are 5 ways to get from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to Great Smoky Mountains National Park by bus, car, train or plane

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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Bus, drive via Winston Salem, Nc  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  3. Drive from Asheville, Nc to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$43 - $99

Cheapest option

Bus, drive  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to Asheville, Nc 4845
  2. Drive from Asheville, Nc to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$36 - $79

3 alternative options

Train, bus, drive  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Durham Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  4. Drive from Asheville, Nc to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$62 - $134

Drive  •  5 h

  1. Drive from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to Great Smoky Mountains National Park 294.2 miles

$28 - $45

Fly, drive  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Knoxville (TYS) RDU - TYS
  2. Drive from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$179 - $335

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The cheapest way to get from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5 h.

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The distance between University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 252 miles. The road distance is 294.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 8 h 46 min to get from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, including transfers.

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What companies run services between University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA and Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN, USA?

There is no direct connection from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. However, you can take the walk to S Columbia St at Sitterson Hall, take the line 400 bus to GoDurham Station, take the walk to Durham, Nc, take the bus to Winston Salem, Nc, take the bus to Asheville, Nc, then take the drive to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Alternatively, you can take the walk to S Columbia St at Sitterson Hall, take the line 400 bus to GoDurham Station, take the walk to Durham, Nc, take the bus to Asheville, Nc, then take the drive to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $460
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $460
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $460
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Knoxville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Knoxville via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Durham Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
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 Durham, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
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 Durham, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $20

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