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There are 13 ways to get from Chattanooga to Los Angeles by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Chattanooga to Los Angeles  •  9h 22m

  1. Fly from Chattanooga (CHA) to Los Angeles (LAX) CHA - LAX

$202 - $342

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Bus to Atlanta, fly to Los Angeles  •  8h 56m

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

$126 - $415

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Fly Chattanooga to Burbank  •  9h 34m

  1. Fly from Chattanooga (CHA) to Burbank (BUR) CHA - BUR

$256 - $1,008

Bus to Atlanta, fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  9h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) ATL - ONT
  3. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to 1st St and Broadway W

$219 - $882

Bus to Atlanta, fly to Burbank  •  9h 29m

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

$201 - $482

Fly Chattanooga to Santa Ana, train  •  11h 26m

  1. Fly from Chattanooga (CHA) to Santa Ana (SNA) CHA - SNA
  2. Take the train from Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr to Los Angeles Union Station

$286 - $1,046

Bus to Nashville, fly to Los Angeles  •  10h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Nashville, TN
  2. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Los Angeles (LAX) BNA - LAX

$177 - $576

Bus to Atlanta, fly to Santa Ana, train  •  11h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Santa Ana (SNA) ATL - SNA
  3. Take the train from Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr to Los Angeles Union Station

$170 - $669

Bus via Dallas, Tx  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Nashville, TN
  2. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca

$211 - $539

Bus  •  2 days 6h

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Nashville, TN
  2. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to St Louis, Mo
  3. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Los Angeles, Ca

$220 - $552

Bus, train via Canal & Adams  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Chicago
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station Southwest Chief

$328 - $923

Bus, train  •  2 days 13h

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station to Birmingham, AL
  3. Take the train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  4. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Los Angeles Union Station

$323 - $958

Drive  •  33h 22m

  1. Drive from Chattanooga to Los Angeles 2143.2 miles

$210 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Chattanooga to Los Angeles is to bus and fly which costs $120 - $420 and takes 8h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Chattanooga to Los Angeles is to bus and fly which costs $120 - $420 and takes 8h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chattanooga to Los Angeles. However, there are services departing from Chattanooga and arriving at Los Angeles, Ca via Music City Central 5Th - Bay 9, Nashville, Tn and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1h.

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The distance between Chattanooga and Los Angeles is 1878 miles. The road distance is 2143.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chattanooga to Los Angeles without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 1h and costs $210 - $550.

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It takes approximately 9h 22m to get from Chattanooga to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Chattanooga to Los Angeles is to fly which takes 9h 22m and costs $200 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $210 - $550 and takes 2 days 1h.

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There is no direct flight from Chattanooga Airport to Los Angeles Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 1m and has one stopover.

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Chattanooga to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angeles, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from Chattanooga to Los Angeles.
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  • Distance: 1877.8 miles
  • Duration: 9h 22m

What companies run services between Chattanooga, TN, USA and Los Angeles, CA, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chattanooga to Los Angeles every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chattanooga to Los Angeles via Nashville, TN, Music City Central 5Th - Bay 9, Broadway Ave & 9Th Ave S Wb, Nashville, Tn, and Dallas, Tx in around 2 days 1h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Atlanta to Ontario/San Bernardino via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Burbank via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Burbank via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Burbank via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Burbank via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Burbank via Oakland
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Chattanooga to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
10h 17m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Chattanooga to Burbank via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Chattanooga to Burbank via Atlanta, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Burbank
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Chattanooga to Santa Ana via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Chattanooga to Santa Ana via Atlanta, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 26m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Chattanooga to Santa Ana via Atlanta, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Chattanooga to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Chattanooga to Los Angeles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Chattanooga to Los Angeles via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
11h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Chattanooga to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Chattanooga to Burbank via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Chattanooga to Burbank via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Chattanooga to Burbank via Charlotte, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9h 44m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Burbank via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Chattanooga to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Chattanooga to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Chattanooga to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Chattanooga to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Chattanooga to Santa Ana via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Chattanooga to Los Angeles via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Chattanooga to Burbank via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
12h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to Ontario/San Bernardino via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Atlanta to Ontario/San Bernardino via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Chattanooga to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Atlanta to Santa Ana via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
43h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
Train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
46h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$240 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$440 - $650
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Room
$900 - $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
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Chattanooga to Nashville, TN
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Chattanooga to Chicago
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station to Birmingham, AL
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Book at
megabus.com
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to 1st St and Broadway W
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
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 Nashville, Tn to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
29h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
Bus from Nashville, Tn to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
40h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$170 - $280
Flexible
$330 - $440

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Los Angeles is 3h behind Chattanooga. It is currently 2:41 AM in Chattanooga and 11:41 PM in Los Angeles.

Yes, the driving distance between Chattanooga to Los Angeles is 2143 miles. It takes approximately 33h 22m to drive from Chattanooga to Los Angeles.

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

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There are 2726+ hotels available in Los Angeles. Prices start at $99 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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