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

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Bus  •  9h

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Louisville, KY
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh 1156 / ...

$47 - $84

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Drive  •  6h 5m

  1. Drive from Chattanooga to Cincinnati 362.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly Chattanooga to Covington  •  5h 55m

  1. Fly from Chattanooga (CHA) to Covington (CVG) CHA - CVG

$154 - $854

Bus to Atlanta, fly to Covington  •  5h 38m

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

$83 - $387

Bus to Atlanta De Kalb Peachtree, fly to Cincinnati  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Fly from Atlanta De Kalb Peachtree (PDK) to Cincinnati (LUK) PDK - LUK

$52 - $288

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The cheapest way to get from Chattanooga to Cincinnati is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Chattanooga to Cincinnati is to bus and fly which costs $80 - $390 and takes 5h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chattanooga to Cincinnati. However, there are services departing from Chattanooga and arriving at Cincinnati, Oh via E Broadway @ S Brook and Louisville, Ky. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h.

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The distance between Chattanooga and Cincinnati is 287 miles. The road distance is 362.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Chattanooga to Cincinnati without a car is to bus which takes 9h and costs $45 - $85.

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It takes approximately 9h to get from Chattanooga to Cincinnati, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Chattanooga to Cincinnati is to bus which takes 9h and costs $45 - $85. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $150 - $900 and takes 5h 55m.

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There is no direct flight from Chattanooga Airport to Covington Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Chattanooga to Cincinnati bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Cincinnati, Oh station.

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Map of how to get from Chattanooga to Cincinnati.
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  • Distance: 287.1 miles
  • Duration: 9h

What companies run services between Chattanooga, TN, USA and Cincinnati, OH, USA?

You can take a bus from Chattanooga to Cincinnati via Louisville, KY, E Broadway @ S Brook, W Broadway @ 5th, and Louisville, Ky in around 9h. Alternatively, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chattanooga to Cincinnati hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Covington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Chattanooga to Covington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Covington
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Covington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Chattanooga to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Chattanooga to Covington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Chattanooga to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Atlanta to Covington
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Regional Sky
Website
regionalsky.com
Flights from Atlanta De Kalb Peachtree to Cincinnati
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chattanooga to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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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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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
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40

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Yes, the driving distance between Chattanooga to Cincinnati is 363 miles. It takes approximately 6h 5m to drive from Chattanooga to Cincinnati.

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

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There are 193+ hotels available in Cincinnati. Prices start at $68 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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