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There are 4 ways to get from Athens to Chattanooga by bus, shuttle, car or plane

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Bus  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Athens GA to Atlanta GA
  2. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Chattanooga

$21 - $41

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Shuttle, bus  •  7h 37m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from UGA Georgia Center to Atlanta Airport Athens
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Chattanooga, Tn 1104 / ...

$54 - $73

Drive  •  3h 2m

  1. Drive from Athens to Chattanooga 175.1 miles

$17 - $25

Shuttle, fly  •  5h 47m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from UGA Georgia Center to Atlanta Airport
  2. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Chattanooga (CHA) ATL - CHA

$144 - $745

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Chattanooga is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Chattanooga is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Chattanooga. However, there are services departing from Athens GA and arriving at Chattanooga via Marta Civic Center Station - Nb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 40m.

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The distance between Athens and Chattanooga is 134 miles. The road distance is 175.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Athens to Chattanooga without a car is to bus which takes 4h 40m and costs $21 - $45.

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It takes approximately 4h 40m to get from Athens to Chattanooga, including transfers.

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Athens to Chattanooga bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Athens GA station.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Chattanooga Airport is the direct flight which takes 48m.

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Athens to Chattanooga bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Chattanooga station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Chattanooga is 175 miles. It takes approximately 3h 2m to drive from Athens to Chattanooga.

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  • Distance: 133.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 40m

What companies run services between Athens, GA, USA and Chattanooga, TN, USA?

You can take a bus from Athens to Chattanooga via Marta Civic Center Station - Nb in around 4h 40m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Chattanooga
Ave. Duration
52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Athens GA to Atlanta GA
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
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megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Chattanooga
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Book at
megabus.com
Groome Transportation
Phone
(800) 280-9270
Website
groometransportation.com
Shuttle from UGA Georgia Center to Atlanta Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
groometransportation.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Chattanooga, Tn
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55

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Delta offers flights from Atlanta Airport to Chattanooga Airport.

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There are 138+ hotels available in Chattanooga. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Atlanta Airport is to shuttle which takes 2h and costs $30 - $45.

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