Transportation and Parking

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transportation and parking

McGhee Tyson Airport serves the city of Knoxville and surrounding communities and is located 11 miles from the University of Tennessee campus.

It has eight major airlines serving nineteen non-stop destinations including: Atlanta, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Orlando, Miami, New York, Chicago, Denver, Washington, and more.

Ground Transportation

A variety of taxi, limousine, and charter services are available from McGhee Tyson Airport to the University of Tennessee including UBER and Lyft. Look for directional signs at McGhee Tyson to assist in locating ride share vehicles.

Nashville International Airport is a 2 ½-hour drive from campus, and Chattanooga Airport is a 1 ½-hour hour drive.  

Other flight options

Nashville International Airport

Nashville International Airport is located 172 miles from the University of Tennessee campus.

It has ten major airlines serving fifty non-stop destinations including: Boston, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New Orleans, Seattle, and more.

Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport

Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport is located 103 miles from the University of Tennessee campus.

It has four major airlines serving eight non-stop destinations: Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Washington DC, Orlando and Tampa/St. Petersburg.

Campus Parking

Parking is most readily available directly behind the College of Law in the Volunteer Hall parking garage on White Avenue between 16th Street and James Agee Street. 

The “T” bus system provides free transportation throughout campus, and a free trolley system connects the university with downtown Knoxville. The T-Link is an on demand shuttle service providing safe, nighttime transportation linking UT’s main and agricultural campuses and the Fort Sanders area as far as Grand Avenue (excluding the Cumberland Avenue Strip).

Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) operates buses, trolleys, and para-transit across the city. It carries more than 3.6 million passengers each year.