There are 7 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.

Recommended option

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

Cheapest option

Train to Fort Lauderdale, fly to Knoxville, drive  •  6 h 32 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

$98 - $457

5 alternative options

Train to Fort Lauderdale, fly to Asheville, drive  •  6 h 40 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

$125 - $629

Bus, Megabus, drive  •  20 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Ft Pierce, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Ft Pierce, Fl to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the Megabus from Atlanta GA to Knoxville
  4. Drive from Knoxville to Great Smoky Mountains

$98 - $237

Train, bus La Cubana, drive  •  23 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Golden Glades Station
  2. Take the bus from Miami, FL to Greenville, SC
  3. Take the bus from Greenville to Asheville
  4. Drive from Asheville to Great Smoky Mountains

$147 - $224

Train Amtrak, bus, drive  •  28 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Amtrak to Cary Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Cary Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
  4. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  5. Drive from Asheville, Nc to Great Smoky Mountains

$186 - $488

Drive  •  13 h 33 min

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

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

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 takes 6 h 32 min and costs $95 - $460.

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The distance between West Palm Beach and Great Smoky Mountains is 1039 km. The road distance is 1258 km.

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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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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
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 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 29 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 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Asheville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Knoxville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Knoxville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Knoxville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Knoxville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Asheville
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Train operators
Brightline
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
gobrightline.com
Book at
gobrightline.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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from West Palm Beach Amtrak to Cary Amtrak
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 to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 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
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Ft Pierce, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Ft Pierce, Fl to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
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
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
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from West Palm Beach, FL to Fort Pierce
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $50
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$19 - $45
Web Fare
$16 - $29
Flexible Fare
$22 - $50
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Miami, FL to Greenville, SC
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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