Cheap flights to Knoxville, TN

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Flights to Knoxville in 2023

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inNovemberHigh demand for flights, 15% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price$315Average for round-trip flights in January 2023
Round-trip from$80From New York to Knoxville McGhee Tyson
One-way from$40One-way flight from New York to Knoxville McGhee Tyson (TYS)

Cheap flights to Knoxville in January, February 2023

The best prices found for TYS flights for January, February
Feb 27 - Mar 6
EWR

Newark

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Nonstop

2h 25m
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

1h 55m
$80

Allegiant Air

Deal found 1/26

Feb 9 - Feb 12
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Newark

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Nonstop

2h 25m
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

1h 55m
$94

Allegiant Air

Deal found 1/24

Feb 9 - Feb 12
EWR

Newark

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Nonstop

2h 25m
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

1h 55m
$96

Allegiant Air

Deal found 1/25

Knoxville 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Knoxville found for this year
Feb 27 - Mar 6
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Newark

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Nonstop

2h 25m
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

1h 55m
$80

Allegiant Air

Deal found 1/26

Feb 9 - Feb 12
EWR

Newark

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Nonstop

2h 25m
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

1h 55m
$94

Allegiant Air

Deal found 1/24

Feb 9 - Feb 12
EWR

Newark

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Nonstop

2h 25m
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

1h 55m
$96

Allegiant Air

Deal found 1/25

Last minute flights to Knoxville

Late deals on round-trip flights to Knoxville, departing today and this week
Feb 2 - Feb 5
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Newark

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Nonstop

2h 25m
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

1h 55m
$112

Allegiant Air

Deal found 1/23

Feb 2 - Feb 5
EWR

Newark

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Nonstop

2h 25m
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

1h 55m
$136

Allegiant Air

Deal found 1/24

Feb 2 - Feb 5
EWR

Newark

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Nonstop

2h 25m
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

1h 55m
$149

Allegiant Air

Deal found 1/23

One-way flights to Knoxville

The cheapest one-way flights to Knoxville
Feb 27
EWR

Newark

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Nonstop

2h 25m
$40

Allegiant Air

Deal found 1/26

Feb 9
EWR

Newark

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Nonstop

2h 25m
$45

Allegiant Air

Deal found 1/23

Feb 9
EWR

Newark

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Nonstop

2h 25m
$47

Allegiant Air

Deal found 1/24

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Knoxville

Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

This flight was over an hour and a half delayed and delta had no apologies to make. As usual their crew and staff are rude and uncaring

Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

This flight was over an hour and a half delayed and delta had no apologies to make. As usual their crew and staff are rude and uncaring

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,141 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

This flight was over an hour and a half delayed and delta had no apologies to make. As usual their crew and staff are rude and uncaring

Allegiant Air
7.5
Good
95 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

This flight was over an hour and a half delayed and delta had no apologies to make. As usual their crew and staff are rude and uncaring

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,666 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

This flight was over an hour and a half delayed and delta had no apologies to make. As usual their crew and staff are rude and uncaring

Frontier
6.1
Okay
536 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

This flight was over an hour and a half delayed and delta had no apologies to make. As usual their crew and staff are rude and uncaring

What is the cheapest month to fly to Knoxville?

The cheapest ticket to Knoxville found for each month in 2023 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$312

February

$317

March

$354

April

$367

May

$375

June

$396

July

$382

August

$356

September

$360

October

$379

November

$377

December

$362

January is currently the cheapest month to fly to Knoxville. At this moment in time June is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Knoxville?

Average Knoxville flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2023 and 2024 by month

NYC - TYS

Price

$312 - $518

TYS

Temperature

39.2 - 78.8 °F

TYS

Rainfall

2.7 - 4.8 inches

When is the best time to book a flight to Knoxville?

The price you pay for your flight to Knoxville may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 58 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Knoxville?

At the moment, Monday is the most economical day to take a flight to Knoxville. Sunday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Knoxville?

Knoxville flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the morning. Booking a flight in the evening will likely mean higher prices.

A city built on country roots and urban structure, Knoxville welcomes people of all kinds. Listen to the acoustic guitars, crooning voices, and unstoppable beats as you walk the street of this comfortable Southern town. Knoxville has its heels strongly planted in its Civil war roots, making this city a highly historical locale and a complex and interesting place to visit. 

As you familiarize yourself with everything from the very edges of the city and the heart of it all, you’ll notice how time has changed some things, but preserved others exactly where they were hundreds of years ago. The Mabry-Hazen House, for instance, once existed as the headquarters for the Confederate and Union Armies, and other homes all over the city have been kept to display the city’s historical significance. 

If you’re bringing the kids with you, then there are plenty of places you can bring them to ensure they are entertained at all times. Museums, zoos, and parks are scattered all over the city, begging to be explored and enjoyed by travelers of all ages. Once you’ve done all you can on land, take a riverboat ride on the Tennessee River. No matter what you’re looking for, or when you want to go, travel to Knoxville for an unforgettable experience.

Knoxville, TN climate

Situated in close proximity to the Tennessee River, Knoxville sits comfortably in the broad valley of the Cumberland and Great Smoky Mountains. In the cold season, winter air rushes in, chilling things a bit, and in the summer, hot winds from the west and south sweep through the area, sometimes adding a few evening thunderstorms to the mix. Precipitation comes at its highest point during the winter and early spring, when snow and rain occasionally make appearances. January temperatures usually drop to the 30s, and July temperatures skyrocket to the high 70s and low 80s.

Best Time to Fly to Knoxville, TN

Summer is the best time to book a cheap flight to Knoxville, when the air is full of country music, and the temperatures rise just enough to soak in the sun.

Peak Season:

The best time to visit Knoxville is when the sun is shining and the city comes alive. Spring and summer set the perfect atmosphere for outdoor concerts, al fresco dining, and exploring the city on foot, so visit when you can get the most out of your travel to Knoxville.

Off-peak Season:

Although winter usually attracts fewer travelers than the rest of the year, you’re likely to find deals on hotels, and cheap flights to Knoxville if you come here in the cooler season.

Getting around Knoxville, TN

While there’s not a plethora of transportation options when you travel to Knoxville, the city itself is structured so that the closer you are to downtown, the easier it is to travel around on foot. Renting a car is a popular choice, and the roads are typically simple to navigate. Taxis are hailed on the street, but it’s easier if you call ahead for one. Otherwise, no bus services are offered – but you can take advantage of the railroads if you prefer to expand your Knoxville travel further.

Knoxville, TN Travel Information

Market Square:

A feeding ground for all five senses, Market Square has the hustle and bustle of the city down pat. When you visit Knoxville, definitely put this at the top of your agenda. Teeming with restaurants, shops, and concert halls, culture and entertainment are bridged here, and enjoyed by the happy crowds of people that can do enjoy a cocktail, savor a gourmet meal, or rock out to their favorite bands all on the same block. A perfect place to enjoy the weather, Market Square is usually packed in the summer, especially for the free outdoor concert series.

Knoxville Zoo:

While you can’t take one of these fuzzy little creatures home, you can surely enjoy their company when you visit the Knoxville Zoo. See red pandas in their natural habitat exhibits, or watch otters swim around in graceful formations in the water. Although sometimes criticized for being situated a little too close to the road (you can see cars through some of the exhibits), the baby rhinos don’t seem to mind, and neither do the happy kids that run through here.

Knoxville Museum of Art:

If you’re craving a little artistic culture when you travel to Knoxville, look no further than the Knoxville Museum of Art, which is the perfect place to go on a rainy day. Situated on World’s Fair Park Drive, the museum hosts 12 temporary exhibitions a year (once a month) and has wonderful permanent collections that focus on postmodern works. For anyone interested in art, both local and national, this is the place to see it.

Boom’s Day:

If you’re planning your visit around Labor Day, then you will be able to catch one of the biggest events of the year called Boom’s Day. Held on the waterfront in honor of Labor Day, huge, bright fireworks are held on the waterfront with an enormous musical soundtrack played from a live band. More than 400,000 spectators come every year and enjoy the aesthetic display. Once filmed by national Geographic for its special features, this night filmed with live entertainment is surely one for the books.

Knoxville, TN airport overview

How long is the flight to McGhee Tyson?

Flights to McGhee Tyson, Knoxville, Tennessee from other parts of the United States range from about 1h-15h. The length of your flight will depend on your departure city and the length and number of any stopovers your experience. If your departing from as far north as Anchorage, you can expect your flight to be on the further end of the range. However, those within the region of the airport that snags a direct flight can expect a flight time of just about one hour.

Where can you get direct flights to McGhee Tyson from?

From New York’s LaGuardia and Newark Liberty airports, you can book daily direct flights to McGhee Tyson via United, Delta, and American Airlines. American Airlines and United also service daily direct flights from Chicago O’Hare and Washington, D.C. area airports. If Atlanta is your city of departure, there are dozens of direct flights available from Delta Airlines. Allegiant Airlines also services daily direct flights out of Orlando. If you’re not departing from one of these cities, you can expect to make stops along the way, most likely in at least one of these direct-flight cities, depending on your airline.

How do you get from McGhee Tyson Airport to Knoxville city center?

McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) is about 14 miles south of Knoxville city center. To reach downtown Knoxville from the airport, you can take a taxi, which will take about 18 minutes and cost anywhere from $55-$70. An Uber will take the same amount of time yet cost far less at $16-$19. If you prefer to do the driving, there are several national-recognized car rental agencies on the premises of the airport. There is no public transportation at the airport but check to see if your accommodations provide shuttle service as a final option.

What are some things to do in Knoxville, near McGhee Tyson airport?

After flying into McGhee Tyson Airport and traveling into nearby Knoxville, it’s time to have some fun. It’s a city with a fascinating history, thriving cultural scene, and plenty of natural beauty to enjoy. Spend time outdoors at Ijams Nature Center, where you can scale the city’s only outdoor rock-climbing wall, canoe in the lake, and keep an eye out for lovely birds and other wildlife. Peruse artworks by east Tennessee artists at the eye-catching Knoxville Museum of Art. Explore Knoxville’s eclectic Old City, ideal for foodies, coffee-lovers, and nightlife enthusiasts especially. See the sights from the observation deck of the Sunsphere in World’s Fair Park, where you can delight in panoramic views of the city and the glorious and nearby Great Smokey Mountains.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to McGhee Tyson?

United States citizens traveling to McGhee Tyson in Knoxville, Tennessee do not need a passport or visa. Valid government-issued photo identification is always required when traveling, however, whether a passport or a driver’s license.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Knoxville?

Booking a flight to Knoxville McGhee Tyson (TYS) is your only option if you intend on flying to Knoxville. It is only a 11.3 mi journey from McGhee Tyson to Knoxville’s city center. There are 4 flights from New York to McGhee Tyson per day from 7 different airlines.

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