How to Reach Memphis - The Easiest Way to Reach Memphis


By Air: The Memphis International Airport is the only one in the city. A number of airlines fly in and out of this airport. The Delta is the largest airline service in the world and Memphis forms an important hub out here. The others are-

  • American Airlines: Chicago O’Hare, Dallas- Fort Worth, Miami
  • Frontier Airlines: Denver
  • Southwest Airlines: Baltimore, Chicago- Midway, Houston- Hobby, Orlando, Tampa
  • United Airlines: Chicago O’Hare, Denver, Houston George Bush Intercontinental, Newark
  • US Airways: Charlotte, Philadelphia, Washington- National

By Train

  • Amtrak is the nearest station. Trains run regularly to and from Mississippi and it is the best way if you want to just hop and skip from one district to another.

By Car

  • Interstate 40 - It is a good route but the problem is it does not pass through Memphis proper. The South loop on the other hand is known as I- 240
  • Interstate 55- This direction reaches straight to the Town Center and the Beale Street.

By Bus

  • The Greyhound and Megabus services are quite regular and the latter is cheaper as known.


  • By Car: Cars and shuttles, rentals and taxis are all time available in the city and make the best form of transport.

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Modes of Transportation in Memphis

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

Average distance: 23.21 km Average time: 25.27 min

  • Car 88.24%
    Driving 25.2 min Walking 0.07 min Overall average time for 23.21 kms 25.27 min

How to Reach Memphis from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Glen carbon to Memphis 1.39 km 1 mins
Belleville to Memphis 1.48 km 1 mins
Brandon to Memphis 1.69 km 1 mins
Southaven to Memphis 4.65 km 4 mins
New orleans to Memphis 11.19 km 11 mins
Darlington to Memphis 13.6 km 13 mins
Olive branch to Memphis 15.7 km 15 mins
Madison to Memphis 16.07 km 16 mins
Saint louis to Memphis 16.82 km 16 mins
Florence to Memphis 17.83 km 17 mins
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