How to Reach Nashville, Tennessee

The Easiest Way to Reach Nashville


  • By Air: The city is served by Nashville International Airport (BNA), which was a hub for Southwest Airlines, and provides most of the flights in.
  • By Bus: The Metropolitan Transit Authority provides bus transit within the city, out of a newly built hub station downtown.
  • By Road: Nashville is centrally located at the crossroads of three Interstate Highways: I-40, I-24, and I-65.


  • By Bus: The bus system in Nashville is extensive and can take you different neighbourhoods. USD 1.75 for a fare. USD 5.25 for an all day pass. Routes are plied mostly between 9am-5pm, with limited night routes.
  • By Bicycle: It is easy to rent a bike and travel in Nashville.
  • By Taxi: Taxi rental services have to be arranged in advance.

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Modes of Transportation in Nashville

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

Average distance: 27.78 km Average time: 36.13 min

  • Car 87.5%
    Driving 35.5 min Walking 0.75 min Waiting 0.18 min Overall average time for 30.32 kms 36.43 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 3.13%
    Bus 15 min Waiting 10 min Walking 5 min Overall average time for 3.22 kms 30 min
  • Bike 3.13%
    Bike 60 min Overall average time for 8.05 kms 60 min
  • Walking 3.13%
    Walking 10 min Overall average time for 1 kms 10 min

How to Reach Nashville from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Franklin to Nashville 9.09 km 9 mins
Madison to Nashville 14.64 km 11 mins
Lakewood to Nashville 16.85 km 16 mins
Portland to Nashville 30.39 km 30 mins
Ashland City to Nashville 30.67 km 30 mins
Gallatin to Nashville 37.99 km 37 mins
Murfreesboro to Nashville 54.24 km 1 hour 17 mins
Clarksville to Nashville 77.72 km 1 hour 17 mins
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