There are 7 ways to get from Chattanooga to South Padre Island by plane, bus, shuttle, night bus, train or car

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 to Brownsville  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Chattanooga (CHA) to Brownsville (BRO) CHA - BRO

$320 - $1,324

Cheapest option

Bus, shuttle  •  33 h 9 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 Harlingen, Tx 895 / ...
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Rio Grande Valley International Airport to South Padre Island, Texas

$175 - $382

5 alternative options

Fly to McAllen, bus, shuttle  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Chattanooga (CHA) to McAllen (MFE) CHA - MFE
  2. Take the bus from Mcallen, Tx to Harlingen, Tx
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Rio Grande Valley International Airport to South Padre Island, Texas

$375 - $1,398

Bus, night bus  •  30 h 33 min

  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 Brownsville, Tx

$233 - $478

Bus  •  32 h 45 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 Brownsville, Tx 897 / ...

$211 - $428

Bus, train  •  37 h 36 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 Corpus C West, Tx 895 / ...
  6. Take the bus from Corpus C West, Tx to Brownsville, Tx 897

$283 - $638

Drive  •  21 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Chattanooga to South Padre Island 1192.2 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The distance between Chattanooga and South Padre Island is 942 miles. The road distance is 1192.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chattanooga to South Padre Island without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 30 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 25 min to get from Chattanooga to South Padre Island, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chattanooga to South Padre Island is to fly which takes 7 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 32 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Chattanooga Airport to Brownsville Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 43 min and has one stopover.

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South Padre Island is 1 h behind Chattanooga. It is currently 8:56 PM in Chattanooga and 7:56 PM in South Padre Island.

Yes, the driving distance between Chattanooga to South Padre Island is 1192 miles. It takes approximately 21 h 6 min to drive from Chattanooga to South Padre Island.

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

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There are 743+ hotels available in South Padre Island. Prices start at $39 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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Map of how to get from Chattanooga to South Padre Island.
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  • Distance: 941.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 25 min

What companies run services between Chattanooga, TN, USA and South Padre Island, TX, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chattanooga to South Padre Island every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chattanooga to South Padre Island via Nashville, TN, Temporary Bay 9, Broadway Ave & 9Th Ave S Wb, Nashville, Tn, Dallas, Tx, and Brownsville, Tx in around 32 h 45 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
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
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
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 59 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Chattanooga to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $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 Mcallen, Tx to Harlingen, Tx
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Chattanooga, Tn to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
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
Night bus from Dallas, Tx to Brownsville, Tx
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Harlingen, Tx
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Corpus C West, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Corpus C West, Tx to Brownsville, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from McAllen, TX to Harlingen, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Corpus Christi West to Brownsville, TX
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
South Padre Shuttle
Website
southpadreshuttle.com
Shuttle from Rio Grande Valley International Airport to South Padre Island, Texas
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
myrioride.bookingtool.net
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.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 Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
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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