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There are 10 ways to get from Chattanooga to McAllen by plane, car, bus, night bus or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Chattanooga to McAllen  •  6h 37m

  1. Fly from Chattanooga (CHA) to McAllen (MFE) CHA - MFE

$306 - $1,308

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  30h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga, Tn to Nashville, Tn
  2. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the night bus from Dallas, Tx to Mcallen, Tx

$136 - $346

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Drive to Huntsville, fly to McAllen  •  6h 37m

  1. Drive from Chattanooga to Huntsville
  2. Fly from Huntsville (HSV) to McAllen (MFE) HSV - MFE

$346 - $1,523

Fly Chattanooga to Harlingen, bus  •  9h 16m

  1. Fly from Chattanooga (CHA) to Harlingen (HRL) CHA - HRL
  2. Take the bus from Harlingen, Tx to McAllen, TX

$328 - $1,266

Fly Chattanooga to Brownsville, bus  •  10h 22m

  1. Fly from Chattanooga (CHA) to Brownsville (BRO) CHA - BRO
  2. Take the bus from Brownsville, TX to McAllen, TX

$350 - $1,374

Bus Greyhound USA  •  31h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga, Tn to Nashville, Tn
  2. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Mcallen, Tx 831 / ...

$136 - $346

Bus via New Orleans, LA  •  33h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans
  3. Take the bus from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX
  4. Take the bus from Houston Downtown Greyhound to Laredo
  5. Take the bus from Laredo, TX to McAllen

$182 - $264

Bus, train via Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station  •  36h 1m

  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 San Antonio Amtrak Station
  5. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Mcallen, Tx 897 / ...

$198 - $520

Bus, train  •  2 days 14h

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga, Tn to Birmingham, Al
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to San Antonio Amtrak Station
  4. Take the bus from San Antonio to McAllen, TX

$212 - $534

Drive  •  20h 29m

  1. Drive from Chattanooga to McAllen 1166.1 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Chattanooga to McAllen is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 20h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Chattanooga to McAllen is to fly which costs $300 - $1,400 and takes 6h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chattanooga to McAllen. However, there are services departing from Market + M.L.King and arriving at Mcallen, Tx via Chattanooga, Tn, Nashville, Tn and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 30m.

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The distance between Chattanooga and McAllen is 986 miles. The road distance is 1166.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Chattanooga to McAllen without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 30h 30m and costs $130 - $350.

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It takes approximately 6h 37m to get from Chattanooga to McAllen, including transfers.

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Chattanooga to McAllen bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chattanooga, Tn station.

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The best way to get from Chattanooga to McAllen is to fly which takes 6h 37m and costs $300 - $1,400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $350 and takes 31h 10m.

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There is no direct flight from Chattanooga Airport to McAllen Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 59m and has one stopover.

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Chattanooga to McAllen bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Mcallen, Tx station.

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Map of how to get from Chattanooga to McAllen.
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  • Distance: 985.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 37m

What companies run services between Chattanooga, TN, USA and McAllen, TX, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chattanooga to McAllen hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chattanooga to McAllen via Greyhound Bus Lines, Chattanooga, Tn, Nashville, Tn, and Dallas, Tx in around 31h 10m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chattanooga to McAllen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Chattanooga to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Chattanooga to McAllen via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Huntsville to McAllen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Huntsville to McAllen via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Flights from Chattanooga to Harlingen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Chattanooga to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Chattanooga to Brownsville via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Chattanooga to Brownsville via Reagan Washington, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
11h 51m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chattanooga to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 13m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Huntsville to McAllen via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Huntsville to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 23m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Flights from Chattanooga to Harlingen via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Chattanooga to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Harlingen via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Harlingen via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
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 San Antonio Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Room
$350 - $490
Bus operators
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Harlingen, Tx to McAllen, TX
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Brownsville, TX to McAllen, TX
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Laredo, TX to McAllen
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to McAllen, TX
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Harlingen, Tx to Mcallen, Tx
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Brownsville, Tx to Mcallen, Tx
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Chattanooga, Tn to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
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
Night bus from Dallas, Tx to Mcallen, Tx
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Mcallen, Tx
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Chattanooga, Tn to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
28h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
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 Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
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
Turimex Internacional
Website
turimex.com
Bus from Houston Downtown Greyhound to Laredo
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$69
Schedules at
turimex.com

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McAllen is 1h behind Chattanooga. It is currently 8:30 AM in Chattanooga and 7:30 AM in McAllen.

Yes, the driving distance between Chattanooga to McAllen is 1166 miles. It takes approximately 20h 29m to drive from Chattanooga to McAllen.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Chattanooga Airport to McAllen Airport.

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There are 94+ hotels available in McAllen. Prices start at $47 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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