The cheapest times to fly from MUC to TYS are

  • January 8th to June 3rd (except the weeks of March 26th and April 2nd)
  • October 22nd to December 9th

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 MUC to TYS is early May. Prices can be as high as $1586 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $842 for Tuesday flights around early May.


When to Fly to Knoxville

Flying from Munich (MUC) to Knoxville, TN (TYS) will usually cost between $855 to $1329 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early May with an average ticket price of $879. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1390. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $511 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1014 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MUC to TYS flight.

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

MUC to TYS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MUC to TYS flight is priced close to the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Munich. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TYS, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into MUC. 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 $112 (10%) 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 $981. Return trip prices are from the TYS to MUC 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 MUC 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 22 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 MUC to TYS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tri Cities Airport (TRI) in Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN

  • 100 miles (161 km) away from TYS
  • Usually 31.92% less expensive than TYS
  • 1-layover flights available

See MUC to TRI flights

Destination alternative #2: Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) in Greer, SC

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from TYS
  • Usually 12.38% less expensive than TYS
  • 1-layover flights available

See MUC to GSP flights


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

Hack #1: Newark, NJ (MUC > EWR > TYS)

  • Price for both tickets: $662
  • Average savings: $352 (34.73%)

See MUC to JFK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $715
  • Average savings: $299 (29.5%)

See MUC to EWR flights

Hack #3: Mulhouse (MUC > BSL > TYS)

  • Price for both tickets: $782
  • Average savings: $232 (22.84%)

See MUC to BSL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4662 miles or 7503 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MUC to TYS flight is about 9 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Munich and Knoxville, TN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from MUC to TYS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MUC
Origination airport name Muenchen Airport
City Munich
Country Germany
Latitude 48.4
Longitude 11.8

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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