There are 8 ways to get from Chattanooga to McAllen by plane, bus, night bus, train or car

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Fly to McAllen  •  5 h 51 min

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

$325 - $1,331

Cheapest option

Bus via Dallas, Tx  •  29 h 55 min

  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 Mcallen, Tx 831 / ...

$131 - $328

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Fly to Brownsville, bus  •  8 h 4 min

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

$345 - $1,369

Bus, night bus  •  28 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx
  3. Take the night bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  4. Take the night bus from San Antonio, Tx to Mcallen, Tx

$143 - $355

Bus  •  29 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  4. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Mcallen, Tx 831 / ...

$144 - $355

Bus via New Orleans  •  31 h 58 min

  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 to San Antonio
  4. Take the bus from San Antonio to McAllen, TX

$147 - $221

Bus, train  •  36 h 35 min

  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 San Antonio Amtrak
  5. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Mcallen, Tx 831 / ...

$199 - $520

Drive  •  20 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Chattanooga to McAllen 1166.1 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chattanooga to McAllen. However, there are services departing from Chattanooga and arriving at Mcallen, Tx via Peachtree St Ne @ Ivan Allen Jr Blvd, Atlanta, Ga, Houston, Tx and San Antonio, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 2 min.

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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 28 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Chattanooga to McAllen, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Chattanooga to McAllen is to fly which takes 5 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 29 h 2 min.

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There is no direct flight from Chattanooga Airport to McAllen Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 34 min 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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McAllen is 1 h behind Chattanooga. It is currently 1:18 AM in Chattanooga and 12:18 AM in McAllen.

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

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Map of how to get from Chattanooga to McAllen.
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  • Distance: 985.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 51 min

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 Marta Civic Center Station - Nb, Peachtree St Ne @ Ivan Allen Jr Blvd, Peachtree St Ne @ Edgewood Ave Se, Atlanta, Ga, Houston, Tx, and San Antonio, Tx in around 29 h 2 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chattanooga to McAllen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Chattanooga to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Chattanooga to McAllen via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Chattanooga to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Chattanooga to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Chattanooga to Brownsville via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chattanooga to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Chattanooga to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
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 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 San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
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 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 Brownsville, Tx to Mcallen, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Night bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Night bus from San Antonio, Tx to Mcallen, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
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 Mcallen, Tx
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Brownsville, TX to McAllen, TX
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to McAllen, TX
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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 Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from New Orleans to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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

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

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There are 88+ hotels available in McAllen. Prices start at $46 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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