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There are 5 ways to get from Chattanooga to Memphis by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Nashville, TN
  2. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Memphis, Tn 1511 / ...

$41 - $89

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Drive  •  5h 35m

  1. Drive from Chattanooga to Memphis 338.4 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from Chattanooga  •  6h 49m

  1. Fly from Chattanooga (CHA) to Memphis (MEM) CHA - MEM

$174 - $904

Bus to Atlanta, fly  •  6h 31m

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

$158 - $487

Bus to Nashville, fly  •  7h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Nashville, TN
  2. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Memphis (MEM) BNA - MEM

$149 - $928

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The cheapest way to get from Chattanooga to Memphis is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Chattanooga to Memphis is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chattanooga to Memphis. However, there are services departing from Chattanooga and arriving at Memphis, Tn via Music City Central 5Th - Bay 9 and Nashville, Tn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 42m.

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The distance between Chattanooga and Memphis is 270 miles. The road distance is 338.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chattanooga to Memphis without a car is to bus which takes 8h 42m and costs $40 - $90.

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It takes approximately 8h 42m to get from Chattanooga to Memphis, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Chattanooga to Memphis is to bus which takes 8h 42m and costs $40 - $90. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $170 - $950 and takes 6h 49m.

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There is no direct flight from Chattanooga Airport to Memphis Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 23m and has one stopover.

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Chattanooga to Memphis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Memphis, Tn station.

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Map of how to get from Chattanooga to Memphis.
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  • Distance: 269.6 miles
  • Duration: 8h 42m

What companies run services between Chattanooga, TN, USA and Memphis, TN, USA?

You can take a bus from Chattanooga to Memphis via Nashville, TN, Music City Central 5Th - Bay 9, Broadway Ave & 9Th Ave S Wb, and Nashville, Tn in around 8h 42m. Alternatively, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chattanooga to Memphis hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Memphis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Memphis
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from Nashville to Memphis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Memphis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Chattanooga to Memphis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Chattanooga to Memphis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Chattanooga to Memphis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Nashville to Memphis
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $330
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Memphis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chattanooga to Nashville, TN
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
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megabus.com
Bus from Chattanooga to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
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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 Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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Memphis is 1h behind Chattanooga. It is currently 1:56 AM in Chattanooga and 12:56 AM in Memphis.

Yes, the driving distance between Chattanooga to Memphis is 338 miles. It takes approximately 5h 35m to drive from Chattanooga to Memphis.

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

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There are 200+ hotels available in Memphis. Prices start at $58 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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