The cheapest times to fly from TYS to FAY are

  • August 13th to November 18th (except the week of October 1st)
  • December 3rd to February 25th (except the weeks of December 10th and December 24th)

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 FAY is late October. Prices can be as high as $516 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $178 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Fayetteville

Flying from Knoxville, TN (TYS) to Fayetteville, NC (FAY) will usually cost between $181 to $380 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $235. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $376. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $141 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $273 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TYS to FAY flight.

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

TYS to FAY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TYS to FAY 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 $0.58, which is above 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $135 (40%) 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 $214. Return trip prices are from the FAY 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 FAY can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 31 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 FAY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Wilmington International Airport (ILM) in Wilmington, NC

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from FAY
  • Usually 6.04% less expensive than FAY
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to ILM flights

Destination alternative #2: Coastal Carolina Regional Airport (EWN) in New Bern/Morehead/Beaufort, NC

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from FAY
  • Usually 6.04% less expensive than FAY
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to EWN flights

Destination alternative #3: Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) in Myrtle Beach, SC

  • 91 miles (146 km) away from FAY
  • Usually 4.21% less expensive than FAY
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to MYR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Fayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport to McGhee Tyson Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 293 miles or 472 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TYS to FAY flight is about 1 hour 31 minutes.

How many flights go between Knoxville, TN and Fayetteville, NC?

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


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 FAY
Destination airport name Fayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport
City Fayetteville, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 35
Longitude -78.9


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