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

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Fly to Reagan Washington  •  2 h 25 min

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

$202 - $358

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Bus  •  17 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta GA to Washington

$73 - $102

4 alternative options

Fly to Washington Dulles  •  2 h 57 min

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

$168 - $732

Bus La Cubana  •  15 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Arlington, VA Atlanta route

$179 - $192

Bus Greyhound USA  •  16 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Richmond, Va
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc

$82 - $205

Drive  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Chattanooga to Washington 599.7 miles

$55 - $85

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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 25 min.

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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 via Atlanta GA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 30 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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The best way to get from Chattanooga to Washington without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 2 min and costs $170 - $200.

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It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from Chattanooga to Washington, including transfers.

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Chattanooga to Washington bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Chattanooga station.

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The best way to get from Chattanooga to Washington is to fly which takes 2 h 25 min and costs $200 - $360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $170 - $200 and takes 15 h 2 min.

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The quickest flight from Chattanooga Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Chattanooga to Washington bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Washington station.

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  • Distance: 531.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 25 min

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

American Airlines and Delta fly from Chattanooga to Washington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chattanooga to Washington via Marta Civic Center Station - Nb, Civic Center 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 2 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $700
Flights from Chattanooga to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $700
Flights from Chattanooga to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Flights from Chattanooga to Reagan Washington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Flights from Chattanooga to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chattanooga to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chattanooga to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
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Bus from Atlanta GA to Washington
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $80
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megabus.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
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 Atlanta, Ga to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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Yes, the driving distance between Chattanooga to Washington is 600 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 1 min to drive from Chattanooga to Washington.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Chattanooga Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 839+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chattanooga to Chattanooga Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs $20 - $25.

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