How to Reach Knoxville - The Easiest Way to Reach Knoxville


  • By Air: The McGhee Tyson Airport domestic airport is located around 22 kilometres away from Knoxville(Tn) and offer direct flights to and from major cities like Atlanta, Charlotte Chicago Cincinnati Cleveland Dallas , Denver, Detroit, Houston, Memphis, Minneapolis, New York, Newark, Orlando, Philadelphia, Washington and Washington.
  • By Bus: The Greyhound National Bus service connects Knoxville to major cities. If you are travelling from Washington D.C, Christiansburg, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Columbus or Cleveland, take the Megabus services that offer double deck Coaches with Wi-Fi, Restrooms, Power Outlets and seats starting at USD 1.
  • By Car: Follow the interstate highway system to reach Knoxville. The I-75 and I-40 meet Knoxville in the middle (via I 275) and are a preferred way to reach the city.
  • By Boat: Many Ferries and boat offers transit through the Tennessee river.


  • By Tram: Knoxville trolley lines cove route downtown area near the University and is operational during business hours. During the fall and spring semester season of the University, the lines also operate for extended hours via the ‘Late Line’ route on Friday and Saturday night.
  • By Bus: The KAT or Knoxville Area Transit, offer hourly busses throughout the city. The busses have enough bicycle racks and is the preferred way of getting around the city.
  • By Taxi: Taxis are available easily throughout Knoxville and you can also book a taxi through online booking.
  • By Renting a Bicycle: Knoxville ahs a rather pleasant and efficient biking trail system called the ‘Paved Greenway system’. The Third Creek Greenway, Sequoyah Greenway, Jean Teague Greenway Cavet Station Greenway, offer the perfect way to explore the city’s outskirts as you take your Bicycle for a spin.
  • By Walking: The downtown area and the Paved Greenway System is loved by pedestrians as you can cover the best of Knoxville on foot and absorb all its nuances.

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Modes of Transportation in Knoxville

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Knoxville. The most preferred mode of transport in Knoxville is Car.

Average distance: 22.64 km Average time: 32.46 min

  • Car 92.31%
    Driving 25.83 min Overall average time for 23.51 kms 25.83 min
  • Walking 7.69%
    Walking 100 min Driving 12 min Overall average time for 12.23 kms 112 min

How to Reach Knoxville from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Maryville to Knoxville 6.02 km 6 mins
Louisville to Knoxville 14.08 km 14 mins
Corryton to Knoxville 15.54 km 15 mins
Antioch to Knoxville 15.72 km 15 mins
Clinton to Knoxville 23.52 km 23 mins
Strawberry plains to Knoxville 26.11 km 26 mins
Lenoir city to Knoxville 37.3 km 37 mins
Oak ridge to Knoxville 37.98 km 37 mins
Sevierville to Knoxville 39.91 km 39 mins
Loudon to Knoxville 45.98 km 45 mins
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