There are 5 ways to get from Chattanooga to Washington by plane, 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Chattanooga  •  2 h 27 min

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

$202 - $358

Cheapest option

Megabus  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Chattanooga to Washington

$55 - $80

3 alternative options

Bus to Atlanta, fly  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Atlanta Airport
  2. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) ATL - DCA

$113 - $389

Megabus, bus, train  •  13 h 29 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Chattanooga to Christiansburg
  2. Take the bus from Exit 118 Park and Ride to Campbell Court
  3. Take the train from Roanoke Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak

$114 - $248

Drive  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Chattanooga to Washington 599.7 miles

$55 - $85

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

American Airlines and Delta fly from Chattanooga to Washington hourly. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Chattanooga to Washington twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 11 h 5 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $700
Flights from Chattanooga to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $700
Flights from Atlanta to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 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 Atlanta to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Roanoke Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $140
Business Seat
$120 - $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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chattanooga to Washington
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chattanooga to Christiansburg
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Valley Metro Roanoke
Phone
+1 540-982-0305
Website
valleymetro.com
Bus from Exit 118 Park and Ride to Campbell Court
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chattanooga and Washington is 850 km. The road distance is 959 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Chattanooga to Washington is to fly which takes 2 h 27 min and costs $200 - $360.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chattanooga and arriving at Washington. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from Chattanooga to Washington, including transfers.