The cheapest times to fly from TYS to TYR are

  • June 25th to August 5th (except the week of July 2nd)
  • October 29th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to March 11th (except the weeks of December 17th 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 TYR is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $679 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $316 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Tyler

Flying from Knoxville, TN (TYS) to Tyler, TX (TYR) will usually cost between $316 to $606 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 $325. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $507. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $182 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $379 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TYS to TYR flight.

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

TYS to TYR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TYS to TYR 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 $0.34, 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. 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 $179 (34%) 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 $336. Return trip prices are from the TYR 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 TYR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 14 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 TYR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Shreveport Regional Airport (SHV) in Shreveport, LA

  • 92 miles (148 km) away from TYR
  • Usually 26.65% less expensive than TYR
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to SHV flights

Destination alternative #2: East Texas Regional Airport (GGG) in Longview, TX

  • 40 miles (64 km) away from TYR
  • Usually 13.72% less expensive than TYR
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to GGG flights

Destination alternative #3: Waco Regional Airport (ACT) in Waco, TX

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from TYR
  • Usually 5.54% less expensive than TYR
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to ACT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Tyler Pounds Regional Airport to McGhee Tyson Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 694 miles or 1117 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TYS to TYR flight is about 2 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Knoxville, TN and Tyler, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from TYS to TYR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeTYS
Origination airport nameMcGhee Tyson Airport
CityKnoxville, TN
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeTYR
Destination airport nameTyler Pounds Regional Airport
CityTyler, TX
Countrythe United States


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