The cheapest times to fly from TYS to YSJ are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • July 30th to February 25th (except the weeks of November 19th, December 10th, 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 YSJ is early December. Prices can be as high as $1208 for Sunday flights during early to mid June, or as low as $571 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Saint John

Flying from Knoxville, TN (TYS) to Saint John (YSJ) will usually cost between $594 to $1089 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $644. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid June, with an average price of $996. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $353 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $760 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TYS to YSJ flight.

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

TYS to YSJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TYS to YSJ flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Knoxville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.41, which is a bit 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 $276 (30%) 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 $673. Return trip prices are from the YSJ 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 YSJ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 3 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 YSJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bangor International Airport (BGR) in Bangor, ME

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from YSJ
  • Usually 57.11% less expensive than YSJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to BGR flights

Destination alternative #2: Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) in Halifax

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from YSJ
  • Usually 40.39% less expensive than YSJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to YHZ flights

Destination alternative #3: Greater Moncton Romeo Leblanc International Airport (YQM) in Moncton

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from YSJ
  • Usually 12.70% less expensive than YSJ
  • 2-layover flights available

See TYS to YQM flights


Flight Hacking TYS to YSJ

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 YSJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (TYS > LGA > YSJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $619
  • Average savings: $142 (18.62%)

See TYS to LGA flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (TYS > BOS > YSJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $640
  • Average savings: $120 (15.79%)

See TYS to BOS flights

Hack #3: Toronto (TYS > YYZ > YSJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $651
  • Average savings: $109 (14.34%)

See TYS to YYZ flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Saint John Airport to McGhee Tyson Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1151 miles or 1852 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TYS to YSJ flight is about 3 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Knoxville, TN and Saint John?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from TYS to YSJ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeYSJ
Destination airport nameSaint John Airport
CitySaint John


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