There are 3 ways to get from Chattanooga to Gainesville by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Gainesville, Ga 1078 / ...

$37 - $63

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Chattanooga to Gainesville 131.9 miles

$12 - $19

Fly, bus  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Chattanooga (CHA) to Atlanta (ATL) CHA - ATL
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Gainesville, Ga

$164 - $765

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The distance between Chattanooga and Gainesville is 100 miles. The road distance is 131.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chattanooga to Gainesville without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Chattanooga to Gainesville, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chattanooga Airport to Atlanta Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chattanooga to Gainesville is 132 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to drive from Chattanooga to Gainesville.

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Delta offers flights from Chattanooga Airport to Atlanta Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Gainesville. Prices start at $74 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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Map of how to get from Chattanooga to Gainesville.
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  • Distance: 99.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

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

You can take a bus from Chattanooga to Gainesville via Marta Civic Center Station - Nb, Civic Center Station, Five Points Station, Atlanta, Ga, and Gainesville, Ga in around 4 h 31 min.

Flights from Chattanooga to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
53 min
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Bus operators
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
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Gainesville, Ga
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Estimated price
$12 - $26
$12 - $17
$20 - $26

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