The cheapest times to fly from BTR to CHA are

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • May 21st to July 22nd
  • August 13th to September 30th
  • October 29th to November 18th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from BTR to CHA is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $593 for Sunday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $193 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Chattanooga

Flying from Baton Rouge, LA (BTR) to Chattanooga, TN (CHA) will usually cost between $196 to $376 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $209. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $328. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $119 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $257 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BTR to CHA flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BTR to CHA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

BTR to CHA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BTR to CHA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Baton Rouge. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.34, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CHA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into BTR. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $105 (32%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $220. Return trip prices are from the CHA to BTR flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BTR to CHA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 49 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from BTR to CHA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) in Birmingham, AL

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from CHA
  • Usually 1.56% less expensive than CHA
  • 1-layover flights available

See BTR to BHM flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BTR to CHA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Iberia, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lovell Field Airport to Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 465 miles or 748 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BTR to CHA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BTR to CHA flight is about 1 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Baton Rouge, LA and Chattanooga, TN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from BTR to CHA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeBTR
Origination airport nameBaton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport
CityBaton Rouge, LA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeCHA
Destination airport nameLovell Field Airport
CityChattanooga, TN
Countrythe United States


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