Flights to Knoxville, TN

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CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Denver TO Knoxville

Denver (DEN) to Knoxville (TYS)

Typically, flights to Knoxville from Denver are cheaper when flying from Denver Intl to Knoxville McGhee Tyson, which has an average price of $245

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO KNOXVILLE FROM DENVERAugust40% cheaperFlying from Denver to Knoxville costs on average just $148 in August
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO KNOXVILLE FROM DENVERDecember44% more expensiveIt costs about $352 for flights to Knoxville from Denver in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO KNOXVILLE FROM DENVERDecember261% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Knoxville from Denver in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Knoxville, TN?

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Nestled along the banks of the Tennessee River in eastern Tennessee, with the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains towering above, Knoxville offers visitors a generally mild climate and a wide range of year-round activities, both indoors and out. If you come during the summer, you can expect high temperatures of 88 – 90 degrees Fahrenheit, and it’s not busy with tourists, so you can probably find cheap flights and accommodation. During the fall, Knoxville welcomes more visitors, with comfortable temperatures, and plenty of events like Boomsday and the Tennessee Fall Homecoming to entertain you. Book your travel arrangements in advance to avoid disappointment if you want to visit in the fall. Winter in Knoxville can be cool, with average highs ranging from 49 – 56 degrees Fahrenheit, but it’s a great time for outdoor activities like skiing and snowboarding at Ober Gatlinburg or Cataloochee ski areas in the Great Smoky Mountains. Knoxville is lovely in spring as well, and not too busy. You might plan your visit between March – May, when temperatures run from 56 – 86 degrees Fahrenheit, and the Dogwood trees bloom profusely.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Knoxville?

Users booking trips to Knoxville from Molde found flights 89% cheaper than the average price of flights to Knoxville. To find the cheapest price to Knoxville from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Knoxville?

The month of July is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Knoxville from United States, with most prices found around $139. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of July, then book flights to Knoxville from United States during August instead. Flights to Knoxville in August, while not as cheap as those in July, still average around $148.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Knoxville?

We recommend purchasing flights from United States to Knoxville 28 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Knoxville for $185. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to Knoxville outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from United States to Knoxville for $98.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Knoxville?

The cheapest day to depart from United States to Knoxville is on a Saturday. Travelers who choose to depart for Knoxville on a Saturday will often find tickets for as low as $177. When flying out on a Monday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from United States to Knoxville for around $263.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Knoxville?

In the morning is the cheapest time of day to fly from United States to Knoxville when you can find flight prices for as low as $199. Flying to Knoxville in the morning is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Knoxville is in the afternoon when prices are around $246.

Is there a good place to hike near Knoxville?

If you’re looking to do your hiking in warmer conditions, consider planning your flight to Knoxville for October. Parks like Chilhowee Park & Exhibition Center are popular hot spots in those months.

Is there an alternative airport near Knoxville?

Those flying to Knoxville could potentially find better pricing at Asheville Regional Airport (85 mi from Knoxville city center), Blountville Tri Cities TN/VA Airport (92 mi from Knoxville city center) or Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport (96 mi from Knoxville city center) depending on the month and departure airport.

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Knoxville?

With an average price of $504 per person, Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport is the cheapest airport to fly into when planning your trip to Knoxville. This price can fluctuate based on where you are flying from. momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool can help users find the best prices.


Can I fly to Knoxville McGhee Tyson from United States right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Knoxville McGhee Tyson within the United States

Most visitors from United States need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Knoxville McGhee Tyson.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Knoxville McGhee Tyson.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United States are not required to quarantine after entering Knoxville McGhee Tyson.

Can I fly back to United States from Knoxville McGhee Tyson?

Returning to United States from Knoxville McGhee Tyson

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Knoxville McGhee Tyson must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to United States.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Knoxville McGhee Tyson are not required to quarantine after entering United States.

If you are planning to travel to Knoxville at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Knoxville McGhee Tyson flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Knoxville McGhee Tyson found recently by users on momondo
Allegiant Air
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BWI1:37 pmBaltimore/Washington
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TYS3:00 pmKnoxville McGhee Tyson
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TYS6:16 amKnoxville McGhee Tyson
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BWI7:49 amBaltimore/Washington
Allegiant Air
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BWI12:52 pmBaltimore/Washington
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TYS2:20 pmKnoxville McGhee Tyson
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TYS6:16 amKnoxville McGhee Tyson
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BWI7:49 amBaltimore/Washington
Allegiant Air
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BWI12:37 pmBaltimore/Washington
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TYS2:05 pmKnoxville McGhee Tyson
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TYS6:01 amKnoxville McGhee Tyson
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Allegiant Air
Aug 5
BWI12:52 pmBaltimore/Washington
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TYS2:20 pmKnoxville McGhee Tyson
Aug 8
TYS6:16 amKnoxville McGhee Tyson
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BWI7:49 amBaltimore/Washington
United Airlines
Aug 17
ORD3:45 amChicago O'Hare Intl
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TYS5:19 amKnoxville McGhee Tyson
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TYS9:45 amKnoxville McGhee Tyson
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ORD11:45 amChicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Aug 17
ORD5:01 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
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TYS6:37 pmKnoxville McGhee Tyson
Aug 24
TYS2:44 pmKnoxville McGhee Tyson
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ORD4:47 pmChicago O'Hare Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Knoxville McGhee Tyson

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Allegiant Air
Aug 1
BWI1:37 pmBaltimore/Washington
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TYS3:00 pmKnoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Aug 12
BWI12:37 pmBaltimore/Washington
1h 28m
TYS2:05 pmKnoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Aug 5
BWI12:52 pmBaltimore/Washington
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TYS2:20 pmKnoxville McGhee Tyson

Which airlines fly to Knoxville, TN?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Knoxville

You will find direct flights to Knoxville TN from major US cities to with these airlines: Delta, United, American Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. Alaska Airlines flies to Knoxville with one or more stops.


How to get from the airport to Knoxville, TN city center?

Below you will find all the airports in Knoxville along with the distance from the city center

McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS)

McGhee Tyson Airport is a public and military airport 12 miles south of Knoxville, and the local hub for domestic flights. Here are your options for transport from the airport into Downtown Knoxville.

Taxis

You can hail a cab from the airport into Downtown Knoxville for about $30.00. The trip takes about 25 minutes. It may be slightly cheaper to call Uber or Lyft, both of which operate in the area.

Charters

Several companies offer charter services from the airport, with buses, motor coaches, vans, limousines and luxury sedans available for hire. You can prearrange your charter here.

Car Rentals

It’s easy and convenient to drive yourself, and you can save money by renting a car. Look for deals on car rentals with momondo.


Popular routes to Knoxville

Most frequently searched flights to Knoxville along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Denver to Knoxville Flights
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How to get around in Knoxville, TN?

You can easily walk around Downtown Knoxville, or ride the free trolley, but many of the area’s attractions are further out, so visitors commonly travel by car. Parking is easy in the city and traffic relatively light other than during rush hour periods; so don’t worry about bringing your rental car downtown. Here are some details about Knoxville TN transportation.

Public Transportation

The local bus system, KAT, serves the city and county, but buses run infrequently, making this a poor option. If you choose to ride the buses, the fare is $1.50 USD per ride or you can buy a day pass for $4.00 USD. You’ll find that the free Knoxville trolleys run more frequently, every 7-15 minutes along the three downtown routes.

Taxis

For quick trips, or if you prefer not to drive yourself, you can call for or hail a taxi. The regular rates are $2.00 USD to start, followed by $2.00 USD per mile, with a $12.00 USD waiting charge. Uber or Lyft services are also available, and likely a bit cheaper.


What are the visa and passport requirements when flying to Knoxville, TN?

No visa is required for domestic travelers within the U.S. For foreign nationals, please check the U.S. Department of State website.


Additional info and tips about visiting Knoxville, TN

Things to do and places of interest in Knoxville, TN

Knoxville has much to offer visitors. Historians will enjoy the civil war sights, outdoor enthusiasts can participate in diverse activities in beautiful surrounds, and children will delight in visiting the zoo and the Muse. Put some of these on your ‘to do’ list.

  • Picnic in the World’s Fair Park. This is one of Knoxville’s favorite places to relax or catch a live music event during holidays. The site of the World’s Fair in 1982, it features a water park to cool you off on a hot summer day.
  • Zoo Knoxville is the perfect place to take your children. They have had great success with breeding endangered species like the Red Panda, and also care for a very rare Malay Tiger, Arya.
  • Less than an hour’s drive from Knoxville, you’ll find the Great Smoky Mountains National Park where you can go fishing, horseback riding, or camping. You may also enjoy the ranger-led programs and wildlife viewing. If you’re lucky, you could see black bear, white-tailed deer, or elk in the park.
  • Travel about 30 miles to Pigeon Forge and visit Dollywood. The country music superstar’s theme park offers all the rides and fun you can handle, and maybe you’ll even see Dolly Parton herself!
  • If the weather is uncooperative, you can take your children to the Muse, a hands-on museum full of things for them to explore. There’s a space to create cars, tiles, and structures, science exhibits about wind tunnels and microscopes, and the “kid space,” with things to crawl on or climb. They can even take an imaginary flight.
  • Enjoy a cruise on the scenic Tennessee River aboard the Star of Knoxville. This authentic stern-wheel riverboat offers lunch, sightseeing, dinner, and party cruises. There’s no better way to experience the river and relax.

Tips and tricks for visiting Knoxville, TN

Knoxville has more restaurants per capita than any city in the US, so you won’t have a hard time finding a great place to eat.

Each year in April, the city is inundated with music fans attending the annual Rhythm n’ Blooms Music Festival. It can be difficult to find accommodations during this popular event, so check your calendar and book early.


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