Transportation

Distance to Interstates from Bristol
  • I-81 – Adjacent
  • I-26 – 17 miles south (Johnson City, TN)
  • I-77 – 70 miles north (Wytheville, VA)
  • I-40 – 74 miles west (Morristown, TN)
  • I-40 – 86 miles south (Asheville, NC)
  • I-75 – 113 miles west (Knoxville, TN)
U.S. Highways In/Around Bristol
  • U.S. Highway 11E
  • U.S. Highway 11W
  • U.S. Highway 19E
  • U.S. Highway 58
  • U.S. Highway 421
State Highways In/Around Bristol
  • State Route 36
  • State Route 37
  • State Route 126
  • State Route 394
Birds eye view of the I-81 and I-26 Interchange
Railroads in Bristol
  • Norfolk/Southern Railroad provides rail service to Bristol and has a switching yard within the corporate limits
  • Bristol is located on the main line western leg of the "Crescent Corridor" of the Norfolk Southern Railway
  • Corporate Headquarters - Norfolk, Virginia
Common Carriers
  • Air Freight Companies: 3
  • Bus Services - Inter-City: Municipal Transit Services
  • Bus Services - Regional: Greyhound Bus Station
  • Motor Freight Companies: 82
  • Terminal Facilities: 63
Air Service

Tri-Cities Regional Airport

  • General Aviation/Distance: Tri-Cities Regional Airport - 13 Miles
  • Airlines Serving:
    • Allegiant Air
    • Delta Connection
    • Northwest Airlink
    • U.S. Airways Express
  • Daily Flights: 44
  • Fuel: 100 LL/Jet A
  • Lighting: HIRL/VASI
  • Location Identifier/Airport Code: TRI
  • Repair: Major
  • Runway Lengths: 8,000 ft
  • Surface: Asphalt
  • Transportation from TRI:
    • Courtesy Cars
    • Limousine
    • Rental
    • Taxi
Driving Distance from Bristol, TN
City Time
Distance (Miles)
Asheville, NC 1 hour, 45 minutes 86
Atlanta, GA 5 hours, 4 minutes 326
Charlotte, NC 3 hours, 21 minutes 208
Chicago, IL 10 hours, 15 minutes 652
Knoxville, TN 1 hour, 47 minutes 114
Memphis, TN 7 hours, 36 minutes 583
Nashville, TN 4 hours, 31 minutes 293
New York, NY 9 hours, 36 minutes 596
Norfolk, VA 6 hours, 44 minutes 417
Orlando, FL 10 hours, 27 minutes 667
Philadelphia, PA 8 hours, 32 minutes 534
Richmond, VA 5 hours, 9 minutes 323
Toronto, Canada 11 hours, 30 minutes 693
Washington, DC 6 hours, 4 minutes 376