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There are 6 ways to get from Chattanooga to Charleston by plane, bus or car

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Fly from Chattanooga  •  5h 19m

  1. Fly from Chattanooga (CHA) to Charleston (CHS) CHA - CHS

$194 - $1,126

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Bus  •  10h 17m

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

$56 - $90

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Bus to Atlanta, fly  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Charleston (CHS) ATL - CHS

$148 - $410

Bus to Nashville, fly  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Nashville, TN
  2. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Charleston (CHS) BNA - CHS

$159 - $471

Bus, Savannah 16  •  11h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Take the Savannah 16 from Atlanta Airport, GA to Savannah, GA
  3. Take the bus from Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC

$114 - $138

Drive  •  7h 14m

  1. Drive from Chattanooga to Charleston 419.2 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Chattanooga to Charleston is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Chattanooga to Charleston is to bus and fly which costs $140 - $410 and takes 5h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chattanooga to Charleston. However, there are services departing from Chattanooga and arriving at Charleston via Peachtree St Ne @ Ivan Allen Jr Blvd and Atlanta, GA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 17m.

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The distance between Chattanooga and Charleston is 348 miles. The road distance is 419.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chattanooga to Charleston without a car is to bus which takes 10h 17m and costs $55 - $90.

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It takes approximately 5h 19m to get from Chattanooga to Charleston, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Chattanooga to Charleston is to fly which takes 5h 19m and costs $190 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $90 and takes 10h 17m.

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There is no direct flight from Chattanooga Airport to Charleston Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 2m and has one stopover.

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Chattanooga to Charleston bus services, operated by South Eastern Stages, arrive at Charleston station.

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Map of how to get from Chattanooga to Charleston.
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  • Distance: 347.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 19m

What companies run services between Chattanooga, TN, USA and Charleston, SC, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chattanooga to Charleston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chattanooga to Charleston via Marta Civic Center Station - Nb, Peachtree St Ne @ Ivan Allen Jr Blvd, Peachtree St Sw @ Brotherton Transportation Mall, and Atlanta, GA in around 10h 17m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Nashville to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Chattanooga to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Chattanooga to Charleston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Atlanta to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Nashville to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Nashville to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chattanooga to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
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Bus from Chattanooga to Nashville, TN
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
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South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Charleston
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Savannah16
Phone
+1-404-500-3966
Website
savannah16.com
Bus from Atlanta Airport, GA to Savannah, GA
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
savannah16.com
Book at
savannah16.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Chattanooga to Charleston is 419 miles. It takes approximately 7h 14m to drive from Chattanooga to Charleston.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Chattanooga Airport to Charleston Airport.

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There are 950+ hotels available in Charleston. Prices start at $129 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chattanooga to Chattanooga Airport is to line 19 bus which takes 35m and costs $2.

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