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

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Fly to Charleston  •  3 h 21 min

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

$232 - $1,140

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Bus  •  14 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Louisville, KY
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
  4. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Charleston, Wv

$86 - $179

3 alternative options

Fly to Ashland, taxi  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Chattanooga (CHA) to Ashland (HTS) CHA - HTS
  2. Take a taxi from Ashland to Charleston

$300 - $1,024

Bus, train  •  18 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis
  2. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak Cardinal

$95 - $202

Drive  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Chattanooga to Charleston 422.5 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, Wv via E Broadway @ S Brook, Louisville, Ky, Cincinnati, Oh and Columbus, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 46 min.

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The distance between Chattanooga and Charleston is 308 miles. The road distance is 422.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Chattanooga to Charleston without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min 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 3 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14 h 46 min.

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There is no direct flight from Chattanooga Airport to Charleston Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 1 min and has one stopover.

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Chattanooga to Charleston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Charleston, Wv station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chattanooga to Charleston is 423 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 1 min 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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Map of how to get from Chattanooga to Charleston.
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  • Distance: 307.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

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

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chattanooga to Charleston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chattanooga to Charleston via Louisville, KY, E Broadway @ S Brook, W Broadway @ 5th, Louisville, Ky, Cincinnati, Oh, and Columbus, Oh in around 14 h 46 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Chattanooga to Ashland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Chattanooga to Ashland via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $360
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chattanooga to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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megabus.com
Bus from Chattanooga to Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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megabus.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 Louisville, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Charleston, Wv
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Other operators
Taxi from Ashland to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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There are 26+ hotels available in Charleston. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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

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