There are 9 ways to get from Chattanooga to Tuscaloosa by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus via Atlanta Airport  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Atlanta Airport
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Tuscaloosa, Al

$71 - $125

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  8 h 20 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 Tuscaloosa Amtrak

$52 - $98

7 alternative options

Bus  •  29 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga, Tn to Birmingham, Al 9705
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Tuscaloosa, Al 1523 / ...

$55 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Chattanooga to Tuscaloosa 205.7 miles

$20 - $30

Fly Chattanooga to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional, drive  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Chattanooga (CHA) to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional (GTR) CHA - GTR
  2. Drive from Columbus Golden Triangle Regional to Tuscaloosa

$225 - $1,133

Fly Chattanooga to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Chattanooga (CHA) to Birmingham (BHM) CHA - BHM
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Amtrak to Tuscaloosa Amtrak

$206 - $976

Bus to Atlanta, fly to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional, drive  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Atlanta Airport
  2. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional (GTR) ATL - GTR
  3. Drive from Columbus Golden Triangle Regional to Tuscaloosa

$171 - $534

Fly Chattanooga to Atlanta, bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Chattanooga (CHA) to Atlanta (ATL) CHA - ATL
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Tuscaloosa, Al

$175 - $804

Bus to Atlanta, fly to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Atlanta Airport
  2. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Birmingham (BHM) ATL - BHM
  3. Take the train from Birmingham Amtrak to Tuscaloosa Amtrak

$222 - $587

What companies run services between Chattanooga, TN, USA and Tuscaloosa, AL, USA?

You can take a bus from Chattanooga to Tuscaloosa via Atlanta Airport, Airport Station, Five Points Station, Atlanta, Ga, and Birmingham, Al in around 6 h 46 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Chattanooga to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Chattanooga to Birmingham via Atlanta, Orlando
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Chattanooga to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Atlanta to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Birmingham Amtrak to Tuscaloosa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Groome Transport
Website
groometransportation.com
Bus from Chattanooga to Atlanta Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
groometransportation.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Tuscaloosa, Al
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Chattanooga, Tn to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
28 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chattanooga to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station to Birmingham, AL
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chattanooga to Tuscaloosa?

The distance between Chattanooga and Tuscaloosa is 291 km. The road distance is 329 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chattanooga to Tuscaloosa?

The cheapest way to get from Chattanooga to Tuscaloosa is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 25 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chattanooga to Tuscaloosa?

The quickest way to get from Chattanooga to Tuscaloosa is to drive which takes 3 h 25 min and costs $20 - $30.

How long does it take to get from Chattanooga to Tuscaloosa?

It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to get from Chattanooga to Tuscaloosa, including transfers.