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Memphis to Jackson (Mississippi) drive

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 Grenada (Mississippi)
 Canton (Mississippi)
   Jackson (Mississippi) 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV


Memphis to Jackson (Mississippi) road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Memphis to Jackson (Mississippi). If you're planning a road trip to Jackson (Mississippi), you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Memphis and Jackson (Mississippi). Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Memphis and Jackson (Mississippi). Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Memphis
drive for about 48 minutes

10:48 am  Sardis
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:48 am
drive for about 1 hour

12:52 pm  Grenada (Mississippi)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:52 pm
drive for about 1 hour

2:59 pm  Durant
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:59 pm
drive for about 48 minutes

4:47 pm  Canton (Mississippi)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:47 pm
drive for about 28 minutes

6:15 pm  arrive in Jackson (Mississippi)

driving ≈ 4.5 hours

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Enter a city to drive through on the way from Memphis to Jackson (Mississippi).

Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Memphis, Tennessee.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?


Grenada (Mississippi)


Canton (Mississippi)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Jackson, Mississippi.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

What are some things to do in Jackson (Mississippi)?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Jackson (Mississippi). Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Elah from Meridian asked:
What's going down in Jackson, MS for New Years Eve?  (1 answer)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Jackson (Mississippi).

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Jackson (Mississippi) to Memphis drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Memphis? Try searching for places within 3 hours of Memphis.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Memphis to Jackson (Mississippi). Or get a full Memphis to Jackson (Mississippi) flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Memphis well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Memphis!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 210 miles
driving time of 3 hours, 2 minutes
96 Memphis travel answers
1 Canton (Mississippi) travel answer
9 Jackson (Mississippi) travel answers


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