The cheapest times to fly from BLQ to TYS are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 30th to June 17th
  • October 15th to December 9th (except the week of October 22nd)

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 BLQ to TYS is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $1784 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $754 for Wednesday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Knoxville

Flying from Bologna (BLQ) to Knoxville, TN (TYS) will usually cost between $882 to $1506 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $871. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1529. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $658 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1003 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BLQ to TYS flight.

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

BLQ to TYS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BLQ to TYS flight is priced close to the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Bologna. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TYS, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into BLQ. Saturdays 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 $126 (9%) 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 $1030. Return trip prices are from the TYS to BLQ 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 BLQ to TYS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 34 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 BLQ to TYS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lovell Field Airport (CHA) in Chattanooga, TN

  • 87 miles (140 km) away from TYS
  • Usually 12.26% less expensive than TYS
  • 1-layover flights available

See BLQ to CHA flights

Destination alternative #2: Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) in Asheville, NC

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from TYS
  • Usually 10.47% less expensive than TYS
  • 2-layover flights available

See BLQ to AVL flights


Flight Hacking BLQ to TYS

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from BLQ to TYS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (BLQ > LGA > TYS)

  • Price for both tickets: $651
  • Average savings: $352 (35.09%)

See BLQ to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (BLQ > JFK > TYS)

  • Price for both tickets: $681
  • Average savings: $322 (32.1%)

See BLQ to LGA flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (BLQ > EWR > TYS)

  • Price for both tickets: $682
  • Average savings: $321 (32%)

See BLQ to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Dolomiti, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from McGhee Tyson Airport to Bologna Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4772 miles or 7680 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BLQ to TYS flight is about 9 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Bologna and Knoxville, TN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from BLQ to TYS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeBLQ
Origination airport nameBologna Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeTYS
Destination airport nameMcGhee Tyson Airport
CityKnoxville, TN
Countrythe United States


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