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Cheap Flights to Gatlinburg - Pigeon Forge from $48 One Way, $99 Round Trip

Prices found within past 7 days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Gatlinburg - Pigeon Forge TYS Flight Information

Traveling ToGatlinburg - Pigeon Forge
Destination Airport IATA CodeTYS
Number of Airlines Serving1
AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Frontier Airlines, United, Delta
Flight Price$99
Earliest Departing FlightAA 5276 4:35PM EDT 4:35PM EDT
Latest Departing FlightAA 5484 May 14 9:03PM EDT

Flights Review

Mar 5, 2020

i love to go with united airlines it was nice trip .it was nice one month visit thanks for your service

Feb 29, 2020

Although I purchased my ticket far in advance, I almost did not get to board due to overbooking. I did not like the idea of possibly missing my selected flight with the group I was traveling with.

Feb 28, 2020

Too short a flight. No drinks

Feb 23, 2020

It was very nice that they gave us our seat numbers when we checked in on line

Feb 19, 2020

Flight was delayed out of Knoxville but so was my connecting flight, so no problems.

Feb 17, 2020

basic flight with no delays

Feb 16, 2020

We were delayed for more than 3 hours (with 3 small children - ugh!) due to a flat tire and a battery replacement. Sounds like an old car that wasn't properly maintained. So sad that there are not regular checks for things like this.

Feb 2, 2020

check bag Lost lock?

Jan 27, 2020

No issues with the flight

Jan 22, 2020

One of the flight attendants didn't know how to smile. And the other was great.

Jan 20, 2020

My favorite feature is the informative app with timely updates to ease my mind about delays, baggage, boarding, directions, etc.

Jan 18, 2020

We all LOVED our pilot. He got us out of the snow and it was a VERY smooth trip. Thank you again.

Cheap Flights to Gatlinburg

Nestling at the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the resort of Gatlinburg offers a mix of small-town charm, natural splendor and tourist attractions.

The town is home to Tennessee’s only ski resort and its location makes it a magnet for those drawn to the beauty of the Smokies. But the town also boasts arcades, live entertainments and other attractions, including Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies. Nearby Pigeon Forge is home to the glittering Dollywood amusement park.

When to Book Flights to Gatlinburg?

Peak season in Gatlinburg is during the summer months and in October when fall is in full swing, and the trees offer a spectacular show of color. If you are after Cheap Flights to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge at these times of year it pays to plan well in advance.

The Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort attracts visitors during the winter months from December through March.

Spring is the low season, but still has much to offer as the wildflower blossom. September is also a great time for a cheap vacation. The temperatures are mild and the fall display is just getting underway.

How to Find the Best Deals to Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge lie to the east of Knoxville and most visitors will fly into McGhee Tyson Airport. When booking flights with Orbitz there are lots of ways to increase your chance of grabbing a bargain.

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US Departures to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge

Optimal flight times from US destinations to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge include:

Main Airports in Gatlinburg

McGhee Tyson Airport in Knoxville is 41 miles from Gatlinburg. The airport caters to around 2 million passengers a year. The terminal has a Smoky Mountains theme, with plenty of restaurants and shops.

Car rental counters can be found on the lower level and with few public transport options limited hiring a vehicle is the best way to get to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. The drive takes just over an hour.

The much smaller Asheville Regional Airport lies some 57 miles to the east of Gatlinburg on the other side of the Smoky Mountains National Park and is around a two-hour drive away.

Some flights are also available to Tri Cities Regional Airport in Blountville is 81 miles to the north and the busiest airport in the area is Nashville International, but it is 179 miles and a three-and-a-half-hour drive away.

Which Airlines Fly to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge?

Among the airlines that fly to Knoxville and nearby airports are:

  • Allegiant Air
  • American Eagle
  • Delta Air Lines
  • United Express

How to get to and around Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge?

Most visitors arrive by car, but parking can be hard to find in Gatlinburg. The Gatlinburg Trolley system offers a convenient way to get around the town and links Gatlinburg to Pigeon Forge.

The Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway is an attraction in its own right. The cable car departs downtown Gatlinburg and takes visitors on a two-mile ride to town’s amusement park and ski resort, and the views of the mountains are spectacular.

What Are the Must-Sees in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge?

The Smoky Mountains are the star of the show. There are hundreds of miles of walking tracks in the area and lots of day tours, these transport you into the heart of the park, shed light on the areas rich history and offer plenty of opportunities to eat and shop.

A visit to Pigeon Forge would not be complete without a visit to the outrageous Dollywood theme park. The country and western themed attraction is part owned by Dolly Parton and features an array of roller coasters, water rides, carousels and a coal-fired steam engine. Acts perform regularly on the main stage.

Moonshine has an important place in Tennessee’s history, so why not take a tour of the area’s wineries and moonshine distilleries?

Tips for Traveling in Gatlinburg

To really get the Smoky Mountain experience why not stay in one of the traditional log cabins dotted around Gatlinburg?

If you’ve got a hike planned in the Smoky Mountains, don’t skimp on breakfast – Gatlinburg is place that believes that breakfast is the most important meal of the day.

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