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Knoxville, TN to Nashville bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$28.33
Fastest time3h 0m
Trips per day5
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Knoxville, TN to Nashville cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Knoxville to Nashville were $36.93.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Knoxville to Nashville is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 5 days out, tickets are on average $19.31 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Knoxville, TN to Nashville?

The distance between Knoxville and Nashville is approximately 160.48 miles, or 258.21 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 6 hours and 2 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Knoxville to Nashville?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Knoxville, TN to Nashville by bus is on Tuesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Saturday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Knoxville to Nashville?

On average there are 5 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Knoxville, TN to Nashville, with an average of 4.793 trips per day and 69.5 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Knoxville to Nashville. Of the 5 trips there are 3 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

1 carriers offer Knoxville, TN to Nashville bus trips


Book Greyhound from Knoxville to Nashville from $26.92. There are 4.793103 Greyhound schedules from Knoxville to Nashville and you can expect on average to pay $39.74 for a Greyhound ticket to Nashville. In Knoxville, Greyhound departs to Nashville from Bus Terminal - 100 E Magnolia Ave and no other station. In Nashville, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 709 5Th Ave S and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Knoxville to Nashville takes 6 hours and 2 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Nashville in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 4.555556 trips per day and you could expect to pay $44.77 for a weekend getaway trip to Nashville.

Avg. Time
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Plan your next adventure

Buses to Nashville depart from one main station in Knoxville:
  • Bus Terminal - 100 E Magnolia Ave
Buses from Knoxville arrive in Nashville at one main station:
  • Bus Terminal - 709 5Th Ave S

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