There are 6 ways to get from Washington to Chattanooga 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 to Chattanooga  •  3 h 22 min

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

$203 - $358

Cheapest option

Megabus  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Washington to Chattanooga

$55 - $80

4 alternative options

Fly to Atlanta, bus  •  5 h 24 min

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

$113 - $388

Train, bus, Megabus  •  13 h 21 min

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

$115 - $249

Bus  •  20 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Atlanta, Ga 1051
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta Airport to Chattanooga

$111 - $230

Drive  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Chattanooga 601.1 miles

$55 - $85

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

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

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chattanooga via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chattanooga via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chattanooga
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chattanooga via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 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 Atlanta Airport to Chattanooga
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 Washington to Chattanooga
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Christiansburg to Chattanooga
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Valley Metro Roanoke
Phone
+1 540-982-0305
Website
valleymetro.com
Bus from Campbell Court to Exit 118 Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$130 - $170

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Washington and Chattanooga is 850 km. The road distance is 962 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Washington to Chattanooga is to fly which takes 3 h 22 min and costs $200 - $360.

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

It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Washington to Chattanooga, including transfers.