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There are 8 ways to get from West Palm Beach to Great Smoky Mountains 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 West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Knoxville, drive  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) to Knoxville (TYS) PBI - TYS
  2. Drive from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains

$158 - $812

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Train to Fort Lauderdale, fly to Knoxville, drive  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station
  2. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Knoxville (TYS) FLL - TYS
  3. Drive from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains

$94 - $458

6 alternative options

Train to Miami, fly to Knoxville, drive  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Miami Airport Station
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Knoxville (TYS) MIA - TYS
  3. Drive from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains

$172 - $818

Train to Fort Lauderdale, fly to Asheville, drive  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station
  2. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Asheville (AVL) FLL - AVL
  3. Drive from Asheville to Great Smoky Mountains

$121 - $630

Bus Lacubanabus, drive  •  25 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from West Palm Beach, FL to Fayetteville, NC
  2. Take the bus from Fayetteville, NC to Durham, NC
  3. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  4. Drive from Asheville, Nc to Great Smoky Mountains

Bus, drive via Orlando, Fl  •  27 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Orlando, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Raleigh, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  4. Drive from Asheville, Nc to Great Smoky Mountains

$118 - $294

Train, bus, drive  •  28 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Amtrak Station to Cary Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Cary Amtrak Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  4. Drive from Asheville, Nc to Great Smoky Mountains

$179 - $473

Drive  •  13 h 33 min

  1. Drive from West Palm Beach to Great Smoky Mountains 786 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from West Palm Beach to Great Smoky Mountains is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 13 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from West Palm Beach to Great Smoky Mountains is to train and fly and drive which costs $90 - $460 and takes 6 h 30 min.

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The distance between West Palm Beach and Great Smoky Mountains is 650 miles. The road distance is 786 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to get from West Palm Beach to Great Smoky Mountains, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport to Knoxville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 31 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between West Palm Beach to Great Smoky Mountains is 786 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 33 min to drive from West Palm Beach to Great Smoky Mountains.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport to Knoxville Airport.

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There are 1367+ hotels available in Great Smoky Mountains. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from West Palm Beach to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs $3.

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Map of how to get from West Palm Beach to Great Smoky Mountains.
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  • Distance: 649.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 39 min

What companies run services between West Palm Beach, FL, USA and Great Smoky Mountains, TN, USA?

There is no direct connection from West Palm Beach to Great Smoky Mountains. However, you can take the bus to Palm Beach Airport, take the walk to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach airport, fly to Knoxville, then take the drive to Great Smoky Mountains. Alternatively, you can take the train to Fort Lauderdale Station, take the walk to Central Terminal Bay C1 - Rt1, take the line 01 bus to Airport/Rental Car Center, take the walk to Fort Lauderdale airport, fly to Knoxville, then take the drive to Great Smoky Mountains.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Knoxville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Knoxville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Miami to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Miami to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Miami to Knoxville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Knoxville via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Flights from Miami to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Asheville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Asheville
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Knoxville via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Asheville
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Train operators
Brightline
Phone
+1 305-521-4800
Email
guestservices@gobrightline.com
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Book at
Brightline
SmartPlus
$15 - $21
Smart
$11 - $16
Select
$30 - $35
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 West Palm Beach Amtrak Station to Cary Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
18 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Cary Amtrak Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Bus operators
bus
Bus from West Palm Beach, FL to Fayetteville, NC
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
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 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 West Palm Beach, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $160
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 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

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