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Cheap Flights to Gatlinburg - Pigeon Forge from $49 One Way, $73 Round Trip

Prices starting at $73 for return flights and $49 for one-way flights to Gatlinburg - Pigeon Forge were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Gatlinburg - Pigeon Forge Flight Data

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Destination CityGatlinburg - Pigeon Forge
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Flight Price$49
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Deals On This Weekend's Flights

Origin Destination Travel Dates Flights From*
CLE Knoxville Jun 5 - Jun 16 $221
MCI Knoxville Jun 5 - Jun 17 $231
JAN Knoxville Jun 5 - Jun 20 $233
FLL Knoxville Jun 5 - Jun 18 $243
BOS Knoxville Jun 7 - Jun 16 $261
JFK Knoxville Jun 5 - Jul 17 $354
RSW Knoxville Jun 6 - Jun 16 $383
*Prices include taxes and fees

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.

Flexibility is key when finding cheap fares Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. Use the ‘Nearby airports’ option under your chosen departure airport to explore deals from alternative locations.

Being flexible with dates is another great way to find a bargain fare. Click the ‘My dates are flexible’ box when making your search to compare the cheapest fares on different days for your outbound and return flight.

The ‘Show options’ drop-down can filter your results to help track down the best deals. You can list flights by price or duration, check direct or connecting flights, sort by airline and airport, limit your results to refundable flights and check for flights at different times of the day.


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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