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There are 11 ways to get from Chattanooga to South Padre Island by plane, car, night bus, shuttle, bus, train or taxi

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Fly Chattanooga to Brownsville  •  9 h 9 min

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

$302 - $1,302

Cheapest option

Bus, shuttle  •  35 h 45 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 Harlingen, Tx
  5. Take a shuttle bus from Rio Grande Valley International Airport to South Padre Island, Texas

$190 - $280

9 alternative options

Fly Chattanooga to Harlingen  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Chattanooga (CHA) to Harlingen (HRL) CHA - HRL

$302 - $1,222

Drive to Huntsville, fly to Brownsville  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Chattanooga to Huntsville
  2. Fly from Huntsville (HSV) to Brownsville (BRO) HSV - BRO

$341 - $1,516

Drive to Huntsville, fly to Harlingen  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Chattanooga to Huntsville
  2. Fly from Huntsville (HSV) to Harlingen (HRL) HSV - HRL

$341 - $1,336

Fly Chattanooga to McAllen, night bus, shuttle  •  10 h 36 min

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

$356 - $1,376

Bus to Nashville, fly to Harlingen  •  11 h 1 min

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

$337 - $1,246

Bus, night bus  •  32 h 39 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

$216 - $456

Bus  •  34 h 14 min

  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 Brownsville, Tx 897 / ...

$216 - $446

Bus, train, taxi  •  38 h 13 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 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 Harlingen, Tx 897 / ...
  6. Take a taxi from Harlingen, Tx to South Padre Island

$320 - $685

Drive  •  21 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Chattanooga to South Padre Island 1192.2 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Chattanooga to South Padre Island is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 21 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chattanooga to South Padre Island is to drive and fly which costs $340 - $1,600 and takes 8 h 1 min.

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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 32 h 39 min and costs $210 - $460.

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It takes approximately 9 h 9 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 9 h 9 min and costs $300 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $210 - $450 and takes 34 h 14 min.

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There is no direct flight from Chattanooga Airport to Brownsville Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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South Padre Island is 1 h behind Chattanooga. It is currently 9:50 PM in Chattanooga and 8:50 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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Map of how to get from Chattanooga to South Padre Island.
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  • Distance: 941.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 9 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 hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chattanooga to South Padre Island via Greyhound Bus Lines, Chattanooga, Tn, Nashville, Tn, Dallas, Tx, and Brownsville, Tx in around 34 h 14 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Chattanooga to Harlingen via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Huntsville to Brownsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Huntsville to Brownsville via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Huntsville to Harlingen via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Huntsville to Harlingen via Washington Dulles, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,900
Flights from Huntsville to Harlingen via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 41 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $2,000
Flights from Chattanooga to McAllen via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Nashville to Harlingen via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Chattanooga to Brownsville via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Chattanooga to Brownsville via Reagan Washington, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
11 h 51 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from Chattanooga to Harlingen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Huntsville to Brownsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Chattanooga to McAllen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 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 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Chattanooga to McAllen via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Nashville to Harlingen via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to Harlingen via Austin
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to Harlingen via New Orleans, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Nashville to Harlingen via Dallas, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Nashville to Harlingen via Atlanta, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Nashville to Harlingen via Houston Hobby Apt, Austin
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Harlingen via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Nashville to Harlingen via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Harlingen via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Huntsville to Harlingen via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility 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 Station
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
Night bus from Mcallen, Tx to Harlingen, Tx
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
Once daily
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
5 times a day
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Harlingen, Tx
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
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
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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 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 10 min
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
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Harlingen, Tx
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Other operators
Taxi from Harlingen, Tx to South Padre Island
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Ubeda Transportation
Phone
+1 956-601-7794

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The best way to get from Chattanooga to Chattanooga Airport is to line 19 bus which takes 35 min and costs $2.

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