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How to get from Nashville to Memphis (not Greyhound)?

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How to get from Nashville to Memphis (not Greyhound)?

I understand that the Megabus service has been discontinued. Heard negative things about Greyhound. So, can anyone suggest a better option? I would hate to have to take the plane again, particularly for such a short distance.

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1. Re: How to get from Nashville to Memphis (not Greyhound)?

As far as I know, Greyhound is really your own option at the present moment.

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2. Re: How to get from Nashville to Memphis (not Greyhound)?

Greyhound, fly, or drive. That's all I know of.

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3. Re: How to get from Nashville to Memphis (not Greyhound)?

Many thanks. Am now looking into renting a car from AVIS.

As an inhabitant of Music City USA, would you happen to know which of the AVIS depots is closest to the Doubletree Hilton? I don´t want to treck out to the airport to pick up a car. The same goes for Memphis, where I shall be staying at the Memphis Doubletree Hilton. Is there an AVIS drop off point fairly close to that hotel?

Really looking forward to Nashville (13-15 June)

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4. Re: How to get from Nashville to Memphis (not Greyhound)?

Many thanks.

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5. Re: How to get from Nashville to Memphis (not Greyhound)?

I believe there is an Avis rental on the west side side of I-40 near Centennial Park.

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6. Re: How to get from Nashville to Memphis (not Greyhound)?

Did a quick search and there is one at 1816 Church St - about 2 miles or so from the Doubletree.

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7. Re: How to get from Nashville to Memphis (not Greyhound)?

You can take the #10 bus from the Music City Central (Bay 1) which is one block north of your hotel. It will take you to 19th and Church, right in front of the Avis that Downola mentioned.

Edited: 29 April 2014, 19:17
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8. Re: How to get from Nashville to Memphis (not Greyhound)?

Downola and Monkeylizard. Many thanks. Most useful information.

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9. Re: How to get from Nashville to Memphis (not Greyhound)?

Dear Monkeylizard: I decided to rent a car to go to Memphis as advised. Thanks for the tips.

Just one more thing you might be able to help me with. We might be arriving in Nashville from Atlanta at 8pm by Megabus, which apparently terminates at a "parking lot "at 704, 4th Avenue South. This sounds a bit scary, particularly if it is beginning to get dark at that time.

Question: are taxis easily and quickly available as soon as we get off the bus, to take us to our hotel (Doubletree or Omni) ?

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10. Re: How to get from Nashville to Memphis (not Greyhound)?

Johnpenney,

The Downtown Memphis Avis agency is only 1 1/2 blocks from Main Street and within walking distance from several area hotels including the Doubletree. If you are booked in one of those hotels you shouldn't have to use a car for the rest of your visit there since you can walk or ride the trolley to most attractions and take the free Sun Studio Shuttle from Downtown to Graceland and Sun Studio. The local Avis number is 901/527-1138.

Edited: 02 May 2014, 13:14
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