Distance between Ruston LA and Chattanooga TN

The distance from Ruston to Chattanooga is 532 miles by road including 528 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 8 hours and 25 minutes and goes through Jackson, Tuscaloosa, Birmingham, West Monroe, Vicksburg, Pearl and Forest.

Shortest distance by air 455 mi ✈️
Car route length 531.9 mi 🚗
Driving time 8 h 25 min
Fuel amount 18.1 gal
Fuel cost 69.8 USD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Ruston 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
I 20 24 mi, 25 min
West Monroe 24 mi 0:25 25 min 0.5 gal
I 20 87 mi, 1 h 22 min
Vicksburg 111 mi 1:48 1 h 48 min 3.6 gal
I 20 40 mi, 37 min
Jackson 150 mi 2:25 2 h 25 min 5.1 gal
I 20 6 mi, 06 min
Pearl 155 mi 2:31 2 h 31 min 5.2 gal
I 20 39 mi, 40 min
Forest 194 mi 3:12 3 h 12 min 6.3 gal
I 20 48 mi, 47 min
Meridian 242 mi 4:00 4 h 00 min 8.0 gal
I 20 98 mi, 1 h 27 min
Tuscaloosa 339 mi 5:28 5 h 28 min 11.2 gal
I 20 46 mi, 44 min
Birmingham 385 mi 6:13 6 h 13 min 13.1 gal
I 20 I 59 147 mi, 2 h 12 min
Chattanooga 532 mi 8:25 8 h 25 min 17.8 gal
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Ruston 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
I 20 24 mi, 25 min
West Monroe 24 mi 0:25 25 min 0.5 gal
I 20 63 mi, 1 h 00 min
Richmond 87 mi 1:26 1 h 26 min 2.9 gal
I 20 16 mi, 14 min
Delta 104 mi 1:41 1 h 41 min 3.5 gal
I 20 7 mi, 06 min
Vicksburg 111 mi 1:48 1 h 48 min 3.6 gal
I 20 27 mi, 25 min
Lakeridge 138 mi 2:13 2 h 13 min 4.6 gal
I 20 12 mi, 11 min
Jackson 150 mi 2:25 2 h 25 min 5.1 gal
I 20 6 mi, 06 min
Pearl 155 mi 2:31 2 h 31 min 5.2 gal
I 20 39 mi, 40 min
Forest 194 mi 3:12 3 h 12 min 6.3 gal
I 20 48 mi, 47 min
Meridian 242 mi 4:00 4 h 00 min 8.0 gal
I 20 9 mi, 08 min
Toomsuba 250 mi 4:08 4 h 08 min 8.4 gal
I 20 51 mi, 45 min
Eutaw 301 mi 4:53 4 h 53 min 10.2 gal
I 20 38 mi, 34 min
Tuscaloosa 339 mi 5:27 5 h 27 min 11.2 gal
I 20 16 mi, 14 min
Chamblee 355 mi 5:42 5 h 42 min 12.1 gal
I 20 2 mi, 01 min
Rickey 357 mi 5:44 5 h 44 min 12.1 gal
I 20 12 mi, 10 min
Old Jonesboro 369 mi 5:55 5 h 55 min 12.5 gal
I 20 6 mi, 06 min
Rutledge Springs 375 mi 6:02 6 h 02 min 12.8 gal
I 20 5 mi, 04 min
Ensley 380 mi 6:06 6 h 06 min 12.9 gal
I 20 3 mi, 03 min
East Thomas 383 mi 6:10 6 h 10 min 13.0 gal
I 20 2 mi, 02 min
Birmingham 385 mi 6:12 6 h 12 min 13.1 gal
I 20 4 mi, 04 min
Woodlawn 389 mi 6:16 6 h 16 min 13.2 gal
I 59 2 mi, 02 min
East Lake 391 mi 6:19 6 h 19 min 13.3 gal
I 59 17 mi, 15 min
Misty Pines 408 mi 6:34 6 h 34 min 13.9 gal
I 59 9 mi, 07 min
Springville 417 mi 6:41 6 h 41 min 13.9 gal
I 59 13 mi, 11 min
Steele 429 mi 6:53 6 h 53 min 14.4 gal
I 59 9 mi, 07 min
Siberton 438 mi 7:00 7 h 00 min 14.8 gal
I 59 9 mi, 07 min
Reece City 447 mi 7:08 7 h 08 min 15.1 gal
I 59 35 mi, 31 min
Fort Payne 482 mi 7:39 7 h 39 min 15.8 gal
I 59 25 mi, 21 min
Trenton 507 mi 8:01 8 h 01 min 17.0 gal
I 59 25 mi, 23 min
Chattanooga 532 mi 8:25 8 h 25 min 17.8 gal

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Ruston to Chattanooga?

Fuel cost: 69.8 USD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 531.9 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 3.86 USD / gal)

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How long is a car ride from Ruston to Chattanooga?

Driving time: 8 h 25 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 287 mi with a maximum speed 68 mph = 4 h 13 min
  • 9 mi with a maximum speed 65 mph = 8 min
  • 132 mi with a maximum speed 62 mph = 2 h 7 min
  • 42 mi with a maximum speed 60 mph = 41 min
  • 3 mi with a maximum speed 55 mph = 3 min
  • 2 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 3 min
  • 53 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 1 h 4 min
  • 2 mi with a maximum speed 45 mph = 3 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Ruston to Chattanooga by land?

The distance between Ruston and Chattanooga is 531.9 mi by road including 527.5 mi on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Ruston and Chattanooga respectively.

How far is Ruston to Chattanooga by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Ruston and Chattanooga is 455.5 mi.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Ruston and Chattanooga respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Ruston from Chattanooga by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 54 min to cover the distance of 455 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 3 h 19 min to flight this distance at average speed of 136 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.

How long is a helicopter ride from Ruston to Chattanooga?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 3 h 3 min to cover the distance of 455 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 3 h 29 min to flight this distance at average speed of 130 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.

What city is halfway between Ruston and Chattanooga?

The halfway point between Ruston and Chattanooga is Toomsuba. It is located about 16 mi from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Toomsuba to Ruston is 250 mi and driving will take about 4 h 8 min. The road between Toomsuba and Chattanooga has length 281 mi and will take approximately 4 h 17 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Meridian is in 242 mi from Ruston and 290 mi from Chattanooga
  • Eutaw is in 301 mi from Ruston and 231 mi from Chattanooga
  • Forest is in 194 mi from Ruston and 337 mi from Chattanooga

Where is Ruston in relation to Chattanooga?

Ruston is located 455 mi south-west of Chattanooga.

Ruston has geographic coordinates: latitude 32.52321, longitude -92.63793.

Chattanooga has geographic coordinates: latitude 35.04563, longitude -85.30968.

Which highway goes from Ruston to Chattanooga?

The route from Ruston to Chattanooga follows I 20, I 59.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • US 80: 46 mi
  • US 11: 18 mi
  • AL 5: 11 mi
  • I 24: 10 mi
  • US 49: 4 mi
  • US 61: 4 mi
  • MS 19: 4 mi
  • I 55: 2 mi
  • LA 146: 1 mi
  • US 167: 1 mi
  • US 27: 1 mi
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