There are 10 ways to get from Chattanooga to Los Angeles by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Chattanooga to Los Angeles  •  7 h 37 min

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

$226 - $372

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Bus to Atlanta, fly to Los Angeles  •  8 h 47 min

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

$132 - $423

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Fly Chattanooga to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Chattanooga (CHA) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) CHA - ONT
  2. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St

$273 - $1,031

Fly Chattanooga to Santa Ana, train  •  9 h 41 min

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

$304 - $1,068

Bus to Nashville, fly to Los Angeles  •  10 h

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

$188 - $589

Bus via Dallas, Tx  •  2 days 2 h

  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 - $538

Bus  •  2 days 4 h

  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 Angls Amtrak, Ca

$221 - $553

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

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

$328 - $923

Bus, train  •  2 days 13 h

  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 Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  4. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak

$323 - $958

Drive  •  33 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Chattanooga to Los Angeles 2143.2 miles

$210 - $310

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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 Temporary Bay 9, Nashville, Tn and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2 h.

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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 2 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 37 min 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 7 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 2 h.

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There is no direct flight from Chattanooga Airport to Los Angeles Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 37 min 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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Los Angeles is 3 h behind Chattanooga. It is currently 10:39 AM in Chattanooga and 7:39 AM in Los Angeles.

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

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  • Distance: 1877.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 37 min

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 hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chattanooga to Los Angeles via Nashville, TN, Temporary Bay 9, Broadway Ave & 9Th Ave S Wb, Nashville, Tn, and Dallas, Tx in around 2 days 2 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Chattanooga to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
9 h 44 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Chattanooga to Ontario/San Bernardino via Atlanta, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Chattanooga to Santa Ana via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Chattanooga to Santa Ana via Atlanta, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Chattanooga to Santa Ana via Atlanta, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Chattanooga to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Chattanooga to Los Angeles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Chattanooga to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Chattanooga to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Chattanooga to Ontario/San Bernardino via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Chattanooga to Ontario/San Bernardino via Charlotte, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Chattanooga to Ontario/San Bernardino via Reagan Washington, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Chattanooga to Ontario/San Bernardino via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10 h 36 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Chattanooga to Ontario/San Bernardino via Chicago O'Hare, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
11 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Chattanooga to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Chattanooga to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Chattanooga to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Nashville to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Chattanooga to Los Angeles via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Chattanooga to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Chattanooga to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Anaheim Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45 min
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 Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 h 10 min
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 Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
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 Amtrak
Ave. Duration
46 h 35 min
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
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chattanooga to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Chattanooga to Nashville, TN
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Chattanooga to Chicago
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
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
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Book at
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 Nashville, Tn to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
31 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$260 - $340
Bus from Nashville, Tn to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca
Ave. Duration
40 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$170 - $280
Flexible
$330 - $440

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

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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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