The cheapest times to fly from LWS to TYS are

  • January 1st to February 18th
  • April 9th to May 6th
  • July 30th to October 7th (except the week of September 24th)
  • October 22nd to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 LWS to TYS is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $1255 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $338 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Knoxville

Flying from Lewiston, ID (LWS) to Knoxville, TN (TYS) will usually cost between $507 to $1002 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $557. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $969. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $412 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $706 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LWS to TYS flight.

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

LWS to TYS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LWS to TYS flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Lewiston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.24, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Knoxville, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Lewiston. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $214 (26%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $607. Return trip prices are from the TYS to LWS 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 LWS to TYS can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 19 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Salt Lake City, UT (LWS > SLC > TYS)

  • Price for both tickets: $598
  • Average savings: $108 (15.3%)

See LWS to SLC flights

Hack #2: St. Louis, MO (LWS > STL > TYS)

  • Price for both tickets: $669
  • Average savings: $38 (5.31%)

See LWS to STL flights

Hack #3: Sacramento, CA (LWS > SMF > TYS)

  • Price for both tickets: $694
  • Average savings: $13 (1.77%)

See LWS to SMF flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from McGhee Tyson Airport to Lewiston Nez Perce County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1851 miles or 2979 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LWS to TYS flight is about 4 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Lewiston, ID and Knoxville, TN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from LWS to TYS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LWS
Origination airport name Lewiston Nez Perce County Airport
City Lewiston, ID
Country the United States
Latitude 46.4
Longitude -117

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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