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Flying into Beautiful Nashville

Nashville brings together everything that’s quintessentially Southern, but nothing can quite compare to its fabulous music scene. To make the most of your experience, delve into the story of country music at the famed Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, or even better, put on your boots and go see some stars in the making in Lower Broadway’s honky tonks.
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Top Airlines Flying In and Out of Nashville

Nashville International Airport (BNA) is currently served by 14 different airlines, providing  same-plane or nonstop service to 83 cities across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Moreover, with more than 10 million passengers visiting annually, BNA is the 34th busiest in the United States.

Nashville has been designated a focus city for Southwest Airlines, so it comes as no surprise that the biggest American low-cost airline is the airport’s most popular carrier. Southwest shares BNA’s largest concourse (Concourse C) with American Airlines, American Eagle, and Air Canada, and links Music City USA with numerous regions in the United States, including the West Coast, Midwest, and South.

Other major airlines serving Nashville International Airport include American Airlines, American Eagle, and Delta Air Lines, all of them offering nonstop flights to prime cities across the U.S.. Miami Air International, Aeromexico, and Air Canada connect Nashville with destinations in nearby countries.

Delta Air Lines Sky Club and American Airlines Admirals Club are some great places to relax if you have some time to spare at the airport. Likewise, Nashville’s BNA is teeming with art, music, shops and food outlets, and free Wi-Fi is available in all public areas.

Getting from Nashville International Airport

If your plane lands at Nashville International Airport, you’ll have plenty of ground transportation options to choose from. In addition to Jarmon Transportation - the airport’s official shuttle service, there are numerous taxi, limousine, and car rental companies ready to serve you at all times of the day and night. Additionally, most of Nashville’s airport hotels, including Airport Super 8 Nashville (24-hour) and Country Inn & Suites Nashville Airport (6 a.m.-11 p.m.), offer complimentary shuttle services to and from BNA.  Otherwise, the Metropolitan Transit Authority is a great economical alternative, providing bus rides to downtown for as low as $1.70.

If you opt for a taxi, look for trustworthy companies like 1-800-TaxiCab, Yellow Cab, or American Music City Cab. Most of them offer a flat rate to downtown Nashville which is approximately $25. 

Some rental car companies that operate at Nashville International Airport include Advantage, Hertz, Thrifty, and Budget.

Best Times to Visit Nashville

If you’re planning on visiting Nashville, don’t let the weather influence your decision. The city has four different seasons, each with its own unique charm and offerings.

Nashville is at its most affordable during the low season (December to March), when crowds are thinner, hotels offer packages to die for, and airfare rates drop sharply. Nevertheless, this is a great time to tour the museums and see the city dressed up in Christmas lights.

Often considered the best time to visit Nashville, fall comes with beautiful foliage, football games, and a plethora of festivals, while spring and early summer are the most favorable periods to indulge in outdoor activities and take part in events such as Country Music Marathon and Nashville Film Festival.

Flight ticket prices fluctuate massively, but one valuable tip would be to follow the “early week” rule. Travel experts tend to agree that, whatever airline or destination you choose, booking early in the week, especially on Tuesday and Wednesday, can save you a small fortune.

Most Popular Routes

Approximately 94% of the flights operating in Nashville International Airport are domestic flights, with the most popular routes including Nashville to Chicago (408 weekly flights) and Nashville to New York (327 weekly flights). Other common flight destinations from BNA include Atlanta, with an average flight time of 56 min., Dallas/Fort Worth (1.33 hours), and Washington (1.50 hours).

Main Attractions in Nashville

Home to dozens of honky tonks, and prestigious venues like Grand Ole Opry, Country Music Hall of Fame, Ryman Auditorium, and Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville is where music lives and breathes. But this effortlessly cool city, with its beautiful historic architecture, sprawling parks, and creative neighborhoods, is also becoming a destination for hipsters, foodies, and art lovers.

Attractions such as the First Center for the Visual Arts and the Parthenon in Centennial Park will satisfy adults and children alike while history buffs will enjoy visiting the 5,400-acre Belle Meade Plantation and the Hermitage.

 

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