The cheapest times to fly from TYS to PEI are

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • May 14th to June 10th
  • September 10th to December 9th (except the weeks of September 24th and 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 TYS to PEI is late May. Prices can be as high as $2228 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $983 for Tuesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Pereira

Flying from Knoxville, TN (TYS) to Pereira (PEI) will usually cost between $984 to $1498 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $984. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1759. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $775 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1082 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TYS to PEI flight.

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

TYS to PEI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TYS to PEI flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Knoxville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.3, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $180 (14%) 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 $1050. Return trip prices are from the PEI 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 PEI can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 57 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking TYS to PEI

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 TYS to PEI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (TYS > MIA > PEI)

  • Price for both tickets: $670
  • Average savings: $412 (38.08%)

See TYS to MIA flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (TYS > MCO > PEI)

  • Price for both tickets: $755
  • Average savings: $327 (30.22%)

See TYS to MCO flights

Hack #3: Fort Lauderdale, FL (TYS > FLL > PEI)

  • Price for both tickets: $799
  • Average savings: $283 (26.16%)

See TYS to FLL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2205 miles or 3549 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TYS to PEI flight is about 4 hour 57 minutes.

How many flights go between Knoxville, TN and Pereira?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from TYS to PEI.


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 PEI
Destination airport name Matecana Airport
City Pereira
Country Colombia
Latitude 4.8
Longitude -75.7


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