There are 5 ways to get from Chattanooga to Charleston by plane, bus, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 50 min

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

$235 - $1,149

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 17 min

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

$56 - $90

3 alternative options

Bus, night bus  •  10 h 22 min

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

$68 - $133

Bus, Savannah 16  •  11 h 21 min

  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  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Chattanooga to Charleston 419.2 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

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 10 h 17 min.

More details

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

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Chattanooga to Charleston without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 17 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Chattanooga to Charleston, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Chattanooga to Charleston is to fly which takes 3 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 17 min.

Mode details

There is no direct flight from Chattanooga Airport to Charleston Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 52 min and has one stopover.

Search flights

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

More details

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

Get driving directions

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

Search flights

Map of how to get from Chattanooga to Charleston.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 347.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

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 10 h 17 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Chattanooga to Charleston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Chattanooga to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Bus operators
Megabus
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
6 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
southeasternstages.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Atlanta, Ga to Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Savannah16
Phone
+1-404-500-3966
Website
savannah16.com
Bus from Atlanta Airport, GA to Savannah, GA
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
savannah16.com
Book at
savannah16.com

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There are 755+ hotels available in Charleston. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Chattanooga to Chattanooga Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs .

More details