There are 4 ways to get from South Dakota to Chattanooga by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Chattanooga  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Sioux Falls (FSD) to Chattanooga (CHA) FSD - CHA

$452 - $2,126

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Bus, train  •  27 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Burnsville, MN 702
  2. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the bus from Chicago to Chattanooga

$202 - $361

2 alternative options

Fly to Atlanta, bus  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Sioux Falls (FSD) to Atlanta (ATL) FSD - ATL
  2. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Chattanooga

$376 - $1,828

Drive  •  17 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Sioux Falls to Chattanooga 1050.9 miles

$100 - $150

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The distance between South Dakota and Chattanooga is 1041 miles. The road distance is 1050.9 miles.

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Chattanooga without a car is to bus and train which takes 27 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from South Dakota to Chattanooga, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sioux Falls Airport to Chattanooga Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 14 min and has one stopover.

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Chattanooga is 1 h ahead of South Dakota. It is currently 5:32 PM in South Dakota and 6:32 PM in Chattanooga.

Yes, the driving distance between South Dakota to Chattanooga is 1051 miles. It takes approximately 17 h 9 min to drive from South Dakota to Chattanooga.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Sioux Falls Airport to Chattanooga Airport.

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There are 118+ hotels available in Chattanooga. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Sioux Falls Airport is to line 8 bus which takes 12 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from South Dakota to Chattanooga.
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  • Distance: 1040.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 52 min

What companies run services between South Dakota, USA and Chattanooga, TN, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Sioux Falls to Chattanooga hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sioux Falls to Chattanooga via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,100
Flights from Sioux Falls to Chattanooga via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,100
Flights from Sioux Falls to Chattanooga via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $2,100
Flights from Sioux Falls to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Flights from Sioux Falls to Atlanta via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Sioux Falls to Chattanooga via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $2,000
Flights from Sioux Falls to Chattanooga via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Sioux Falls to Chattanooga via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Sioux Falls to Chattanooga via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,400
Flights from Sioux Falls to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Flights from Sioux Falls to Atlanta via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sioux Falls to Chattanooga via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,200
Flights from Sioux Falls to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,900
Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Chattanooga
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
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megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Chattanooga
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Book at
megabus.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Burnsville, MN
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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