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There are 6 ways to get from Chattanooga to Southern Illinois University Carbondale by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  9h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Nashville, TN
  2. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Carbondale 4700 / ...

$42 - $94

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Drive  •  5h 40m

  1. Drive from Chattanooga to Southern Illinois University Carbondale 340.6 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Chattanooga to St. Louis, Amtrak Thruway  •  9h 6m

  1. Fly from Chattanooga (CHA) to St. Louis (STL) CHA - STL
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from St. Louis, MO - Amtrak to Carbondale,IL - Amtrak

Bus to Atlanta, fly to St. Louis, Amtrak Thruway  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to St. Louis (STL) ATL - STL
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from St. Louis, MO - Amtrak to Carbondale,IL - Amtrak

Bus to Nashville, fly to St. Louis, Amtrak Thruway  •  9h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Nashville, TN
  2. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to St. Louis (STL) BNA - STL
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from St. Louis, MO - Amtrak to Carbondale,IL - Amtrak

Fly Chattanooga to Evansville, bus  •  11h 45m

  1. Fly from Chattanooga (CHA) to Evansville (EVV) CHA - EVV
  2. Take the bus from Evansville, IN to Paducah, KY
  3. Take the bus from Paducah, Ky to Carbondale

$226 - $950

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The cheapest way to get from Chattanooga to Southern Illinois University Carbondale is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Chattanooga to Southern Illinois University Carbondale is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chattanooga to Southern Illinois University Carbondale. However, there are services departing from Chattanooga and arriving at Carbondale via Music City Central 5Th - Bay 9 and Nashville, Tn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 50m.

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The distance between Chattanooga and Southern Illinois University Carbondale is 287 miles. The road distance is 340.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Chattanooga to Southern Illinois University Carbondale without a car is to bus which takes 9h 50m and costs $40 - $95.

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It takes approximately 9h 50m to get from Chattanooga to Southern Illinois University Carbondale, including transfers.

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Chattanooga to Southern Illinois University Carbondale bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Chattanooga station.

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There is no direct flight from Chattanooga Airport to St. Louis Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 32m and has one stopover.

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Chattanooga to Southern Illinois University Carbondale bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Carbondale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chattanooga to Southern Illinois University Carbondale is 341 miles. It takes approximately 5h 40m to drive from Chattanooga to Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

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  • Distance: 286.6 miles
  • Duration: 9h 50m

What companies run services between Chattanooga, TN, USA and Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from Chattanooga to Southern Illinois University Carbondale via Nashville, TN, Music City Central 5Th - Bay 9, Broadway Ave & 9Th Ave S Wb, Nashville, Tn, and Carbondale in around 9h 50m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chattanooga to St. Louis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Chattanooga to St. Louis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Chattanooga to St. Louis via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Chattanooga to Evansville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Chattanooga to Evansville via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chattanooga to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Chattanooga to St. Louis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Chattanooga to St. Louis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Chattanooga to St. Louis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Chattanooga to Evansville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Chattanooga to Evansville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Chattanooga to Evansville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Chattanooga to Evansville via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $500
Flights from Atlanta to St. Louis via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $500
Flights from Nashville to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chattanooga to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Chattanooga to Evansville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
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
Book at
megabus.com
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 Carbondale
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Paducah, Ky to Carbondale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
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
Bus from St. Louis, MO - Amtrak to Carbondale,IL - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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

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There are nine+ hotels available in Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Prices start at $100 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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