The cheapest times to fly from TYS to TVC are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • April 16th to June 24th (except the week of May 21st)
  • July 9th to July 22nd
  • October 22nd to November 18th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from TYS to TVC is early June. Prices can be as high as $772 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $258 for Wednesday flights around early June.


When to Fly to Traverse City

Flying from Knoxville, TN (TYS) to Traverse City, MI (TVC) will usually cost between $268 to $428 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early June with an average ticket price of $277. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $510. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $234 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $301 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TYS to TVC flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the TYS to TVC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

TYS to TVC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TYS to TVC flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Knoxville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.3, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $92 (25%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $282. Return trip prices are from the TVC to TYS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from TYS to TVC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 6 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from TYS to TVC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) in Grand Rapids, MI

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from TVC
  • Usually 14.14% less expensive than TVC
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to GRR flights

Destination alternative #2: Capital Region International Airport (LAN) in Lansing, MI

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from TVC
  • Usually 7.49% less expensive than TVC
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to LAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from TYS to TVC? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cherry Capital Airport to McGhee Tyson Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 623 miles or 1003 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from TYS to TVC?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TYS to TVC flight is about 2 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Knoxville, TN and Traverse City, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 47 available flights from TYS to TVC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TYS
Origination airport name McGhee Tyson Airport
City Knoxville, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 35.8
Longitude -84

Return Airport

Destination code TVC
Destination airport name Cherry Capital Airport
City Traverse City, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 44.7
Longitude -85.6


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