Traveling to Knoxville, Tennessee

Knoxville is located at the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in the Southeast of the United States. We recommend flying to the Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) but driving from Atlanta, GA (4 hours), Nashville, TN (3 hours) or Charlotte, NC (3.5 hours) is an option.

Arriving at and departing from the Knoxville is easy with only 12 gates and short TSA lines. Transportation from the airport to downtown

Airport Information

Knoxville’s McGhee Tyson Airport is the closest airport to Knoxville, Tennessee and is located just 12 miles from downtown Knoxville, McGhee Tyson Airport boasts 120 daily flights from more than 20 nonstop destinations. Information related to the Knoxville Airport is listed below. You can find individual airlines’ websites by following the “Airlines” link.

Transportation from the airport to downtown options:

  • Taxi ($27*) – Taxi and Van services
  • Uber ($25-$30*)
  • Lyft  ($25-$30*)

*Cost estimate as of July 2019

Drive from Knoxville Airport to the Convention Center Downtown