There are 6 ways to get from Chattanooga to Washington by plane, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Reagan Washington  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Chattanooga (CHA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) CHA - DCA

$202 - $358

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  21 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Nashville, TN
  2. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Charlottesville, Va
  3. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Washington, Dc

$92 - $223

4 alternative options

Fly to Washington Dulles  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Chattanooga (CHA) to Washington Dulles (IAD) CHA - IAD

$168 - $732

Bus La Cubana  •  15 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Atlanta Airport
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Arlington, VA Atlanta route

$202 - $215

Bus Megabus  •  17 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Atlanta Airport
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta GA to Washington

$99 - $128

Drive  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Chattanooga to Washington 599.7 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chattanooga to Washington is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 10 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chattanooga to Washington is to fly which costs $200 - $360 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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The distance between Chattanooga and Washington is 531 miles. The road distance is 599.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 23 min to get from Chattanooga to Washington, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chattanooga to Washington. However, there are services departing from Chattanooga and arriving at Washington, Dc via Nashville, TN, Nashville, Tn and Charlottesville, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 17 min.

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Map of how to get from Chattanooga to Washington.
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  • Distance: 531.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 23 min

What companies run services between Chattanooga, TN, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

American Airlines and Delta fly from Chattanooga to Washington every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chattanooga to Washington via Atlanta Airport, Airport Station, Doraville Station, Atlanta, GA, Arlington, VA, S Four Mile Run Dr & #4077, Ballston Station & Bus Bay F, and Ballston Metro in around 15 h 27 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $700
Flights from Chattanooga to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $700
Flights from Chattanooga to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Flights from Chattanooga to Reagan Washington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Flights from Chattanooga to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Arlington, VA
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta GA to Washington
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Chattanooga to Nashville, TN
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Book at
megabus.com
Greyhound USA
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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 Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from Charlottesville, Va to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45

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