The cheapest times to fly from CAN to TYS are

  • February 5th to April 22nd
  • June 4th to July 1st
  • October 8th to November 25th (except the weeks of October 22nd and November 5th)

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 CAN to TYS is mid February. Prices can be as high as $2876 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $962 for Monday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Knoxville

Flying from Guangzhou (CAN) to Knoxville, TN (TYS) will usually cost between $1153 to $2068 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $1139. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $2400. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1261 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1438 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAN to TYS flight.

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

CAN to TYS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CAN to TYS flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Guangzhou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TYS, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into CAN. 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 $244 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1446. Return trip prices are from the TYS to CAN 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 CAN 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 15 hour 44 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CAN 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 CAN to TYS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (CAN > JFK > TYS)

  • Price for both tickets: $936
  • Average savings: $502 (34.91%)

See CAN to LAX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (CAN > LAX > TYS)

  • Price for both tickets: $986
  • Average savings: $452 (31.43%)

See CAN to JFK flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (CAN > SFO > TYS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1041
  • Average savings: $398 (27.64%)

See CAN to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, ANA, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Shanghai Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from McGhee Tyson Airport to Baiyun International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8191 miles or 13182 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAN to TYS flight is about 15 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Guangzhou and Knoxville, TN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from CAN to TYS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CAN
Origination airport name Baiyun International Airport
City Guangzhou
Country China
Latitude 23.4
Longitude 113.3

Return Airport

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


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