GETTING TO KNOXVILLE
WHETHER YOU’RE JOINING US BY PLANE, TRAIN, AUTOMOBILE, OR BOATING DOWN THE GREAT TENNESSEE RIVER, THERE ARE PLENTY OF WAYS TO ARRIVE IN KNOXVILLE.
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) is only 20 minutes from downtown Knoxville and is serviced by six national airlines with both direct and easy connecting flights. For more information, visit the TYS website here or view their guide here.
The Greyhound Bus Station is located in downtown Knoxville near the Old City. From there it’s a short walk or Uber to your hotel, AirBnB, or friend’s house. For more information, visit the Greyhound website here.
Located at the crossroads of I-40 and I-75, Knoxville is an easy drive from anywhere in the eastern United States. Knoxville is only 3 hours from Nashville or Atlanta and an easy 4 hours from Cincinnati, Louisville or Charlotte. For driving directions, click here.
GETTING AROUND KNOXVILLE
ONCE YOU’VE ARRIVE IN KNOXVILLE, GETTING AROUND IS EASY. ALL FESTIVAL VENUES, RESTAURANTS, BARS, AND SHOPPING ARE WITHIN EASY WALKING DISTANCE FROM DOWNTOWN HOTELS. SEE BELOW FOR OTHER OPTIONS.
Knoxville has been recognized as one of the country’s “Bicycle Friendly Communities” by the League of American Bicyclists. Bike parking is conveniently available throughout the city and will be provided in front of festival venues for patrons.
Knoxville Area Transit’s regular, fixed route bus system can connect outlying areas of Knoxville to downtown. Basic cost to ride is $1.50. To plan your trip, click here.
During the festival weekend, Knoxville’s downtown trolleys will be available for patrons to conveniently ride between venues. Trolley stops will be clearly marked and the route will make stops at or near all festival venues. Stay tuned for more information and a detailed trolley route soon.
Knoxville is well supported by Uber and Lyft for your rideshare needs.