How to Reach Chattanooga, Tennessee

The Easiest Way to Reach Chattanooga


  • By air: Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport has regular flights to and from Chattanooga to Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Orlando, Tampa Bay and Washington DC. So if you are coming by air from any of these places, your flight will land at this airport. From the airport, you get other transportation easily to reach your hotel.
  • By car: If you are coming by car from Atlanta and Knoxville, you need to take I-75(North-South) to reach Chattanooga. From Murfreesboro, Nashville and Kentucky, take I-24. Highway I-59 connects to I-24 of Chattanooga from Birmingham and Alabama.
  • By bus: Buses from Greyhound bus station to Chattanooga are available near the airport. Other buses like Megabus from Atlanta, Nashville and Knoxville are available
  • By ferry: Personal water crafts are available that let you access Chattanooga via Tennessee River.


  • By car: For moving around the city, rented cars are available.
  • By bus: Free electric shuttles is offered by the Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority. It operates across the Downtown region. 

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Modes of Transportation in Chattanooga

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Chattanooga. The most preferred mode of transport in Chattanooga is Car.

Average distance: 34.06 km Average time: 48.67 min

  • Car 83.33%
    Driving 31.4 min Overall average time for 38.62 kms 31.4 min
  • Walking 16.67%
    Walking 120 min Driving 15 min Overall average time for 11.27 kms 135 min

How to Reach Chattanooga from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Signal Mountain to Chattanooga 3.89 km 3 mins
Lookout Mountain to Chattanooga 4.47 km 4 mins
Hixson to Chattanooga 8.11 km 8 mins
Soddy-daisy to Chattanooga 13.3 km 13 mins
Ooltewah to Chattanooga 25.31 km 25 mins
Tunnel Hill to Chattanooga 29.66 km 29 mins
Dalton to Chattanooga 37.79 km 37 mins
Calhoun to Chattanooga 40.16 km 40 mins
Cleveland to Chattanooga 48.39 km 37 mins
Chatsworth to Chattanooga 60.02 km 1 hour 37 mins
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