How far is Memphis from Chattanooga?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Memphis and Chattanooga is 267.99 miles (431.28 km).

Flight distance from Memphis, TN to Chattanooga, TN is 267.99 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 40 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 36 minutes to travel from Memphis to Chattanooga with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Memphis, Tennessee to Chattanooga, Tennessee is: 337.4 miles (543 km) by car.

Driving from Memphis to Chattanooga will take approximately 04 hours 57 minutes.

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#1 Memphis

County seat of Shelby County, Tennessee, United States

Population 649705
GPS Coordinates 35°8'58"N 90°2'56"W
Latitude 35.1495300
Longitude -90.0489800
Altitude 78
Country United States
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#2 Chattanooga

City in and county seat of Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States

Population 184742
GPS Coordinates 35°2'44"N 85°18'35"W
Latitude 35.0456300
Longitude -85.3096800
Altitude 206
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Memphis and Chattanooga

The distance between Memphis and Chattanooga is 543 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 06 hours 02 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

Please keep in mind that there is a 1 hour time gap between Memphis, TN and Chattanooga, TN. The current time in Memphis is 04:14:09, although it is 05:14:09 in Chattanooga.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 11 hours 14 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 08 hours 26 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 06 hours 44 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 05 hours 37 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 04 hours 49 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 04 hours 29 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 04 hours 12 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 45.07 liters (11.91 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Memphis and Chattanooga.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Memphis to Chattanooga is $40.28 (diesel $44.21).

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.383 (Diesel $3.713) /gallon. Last changed prices on October 28, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Memphis and Chattanooga (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

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