Oak Ridge travel guide

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You're Going to Love Oak Ridge

With a population of 29,330, Oak Ridge is a must-see destination in Tennessee, United States.

When to visit Oak Ridge

Oak Ridge in December
Estimated hotel price
S$ 159
1 night at 3-star hotel
Oak Ridge in December
Estimated hotel price
S$ 159
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Oak Ridge in July, when the average temperature is 25 °C, and the highest can go up to 31 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -3 °C, with an average temperature of 2 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in March, when precipitation is around 140 mm. In contrast, October is usually the driest month of the year in Oak Ridge, with an average rainfall of 70 mm.

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How to Get to Oak Ridge

Plane

Although Oak Ridge doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Knoxville McGhee Tyson (TYS), which is located 34 km from Oak Ridge.

Car

Another option to get to Oak Ridge is to pick up a car hire from Atlanta, which is about 251 km from Oak Ridge. You’ll find branches of Thrifty and Hertz, among others, in Atlanta.

Bus

Greyhound operates bus routes to Oak Ridge. From Washington, D.C., the bus ride to Oak Ridge takes 1513 km and will cost you around S$ 141. From Dallas, the ticket costs about S$ 311 for a journey of 1827 km.

Plane

Although Oak Ridge doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Knoxville McGhee Tyson (TYS), which is located 34 km from Oak Ridge.

Car

Another option to get to Oak Ridge is to pick up a car hire from Atlanta, which is about 251 km from Oak Ridge. You’ll find branches of Thrifty and Hertz, among others, in Atlanta.

Bus

Greyhound operates bus routes to Oak Ridge. From Washington, D.C., the bus ride to Oak Ridge takes 1513 km and will cost you around S$ 141. From Dallas, the ticket costs about S$ 311 for a journey of 1827 km.

Airlines serving Oak Ridge

Lufthansa
Good (4,667 reviews)
KLM
Good (839 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,754 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,448 reviews)
Air France
Good (975 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,100 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,937 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,351 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (219 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,235 reviews)
Finnair
Good (765 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,932 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (440 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (676 reviews)
Frontier
Okay (1,362 reviews)
ANA
Excellent (519 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (766 reviews)
Avianca
Good (1,334 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (950 reviews)
Aeromexico
Good (770 reviews)
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Where to stay in Oak Ridge

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Holiday Inn Express & Suites Oak Ridge, An IHG Hotel and Comfort Inn Oak Ridge - Knoxville.

Where to stay in popular areas of Oak Ridge

Hiring a car in Oak Ridge

Expect to pay S$ 1.36 per litre in Oak Ridge (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 16.31 and S$ 21.75. Compact (Nissan Rogue or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Oak Ridge, while also 30% cheaper than other types, on average.

Expect to pay S$ 1.36 per litre in Oak Ridge (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 16.31 and S$ 21.75. Compact (Nissan Rogue or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Oak Ridge, while also 30% cheaper than other types, on average.