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FareCompare's flight comparison tool will search through all flights and plane tickets from Atlanta to Chicago, finding you the most direct flight for the best price. Whether you prefer round-trip or one-way tickets, FareCompare will find the cheapest flight from Atlanta to Chicago so you can spend time planning the fun parts of traveling.

Cheap Flights from Atlanta to Chicago - ATL to CHI

Cheap flights from Atlanta to Chicago

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 18, 2015 Aug 19, 2015 $85
Aug 22, 2015 Aug 26, 2015 $85
Sep 1, 2015 Sep 5, 2015 $85
Sep 9, 2015 Sep 19, 2015 $85
Sep 9, 2015 Sep 19, 2015 $85
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 12, 2015 Sep 19, 2015 $117
Sep 26, 2015 Oct 3, 2015 $117
Sep 29, 2015 Oct 7, 2015 $117
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 12, 2015 Aug 26, 2015 $79
Aug 18, 2015 Aug 22, 2015 $79
Aug 22, 2015 Aug 26, 2015 $79
Sep 1, 2015 Sep 5, 2015 $79
Sep 2, 2015 Sep 16, 2015 $79
US Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 18, 2015 Aug 22, 2015 $85
Sep 1, 2015 Sep 5, 2015 $85
Sep 9, 2015 Sep 19, 2015 $85
Sep 9, 2015 Sep 19, 2015 $85
Sep 22, 2015 Sep 23, 2015 $85
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 18, 2015 Aug 22, 2015 $85
Aug 18, 2015 Aug 19, 2015 $85
Sep 1, 2015 Sep 5, 2015 $85
Sep 9, 2015 Sep 19, 2015 $85
Sep 22, 2015 Sep 23, 2015 $85

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Atlanta to Chicago (ATL to CHI)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Atlanta to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $83.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Atlanta to Chicago (ATL to CHI)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Atlanta to Chicago based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Atlanta to Chicago

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Atlanta to Chicago should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $94 $155
7-14 days $79 $106
14-21 days $81 $106
21-30 days $79 $106
30-60 days $80 $106
60-90 days $80 $91
90+ days $81 $91

Cheapest Day To Fly from Atlanta to Chicago

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Atlanta to Chicago.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$86 $79 $79 $86 $86 $79 $86

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Atlanta to Chicago

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Atlanta to Chicago.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July Atlanta Chicago United 7/28/15 8/4/15 0 $177
August Atlanta Chicago Frontier 8/24/15 8/25/15 0 $78
September Atlanta Chicago Spirit 9/1/15 9/5/15 0 $81
October Atlanta Chicago Spirit 10/3/15 10/6/15 0 $81
November Atlanta Chicago Spirit 11/4/15 11/10/15 0 $81
December Atlanta Chicago Spirit 12/8/15 12/8/15 0 $81
January Atlanta Chicago American 1/14/16 1/17/16 0 $106
February Atlanta Chicago American 2/5/16 2/13/16 0 $106

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Atlanta to Chicago

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Atlanta to Chicago.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
$225
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$225 $94
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$94 $129
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$129 $81
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$81 $88
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$88

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Atlanta to Chicago (ATL to CHI)

Your Atlanta to Chicago flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Atlanta to Chicago is $144.

The average price for non-stop flights from Atlanta to Chicago is $90.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Atlanta to Chicago.

Nonstop Flight Details from Atlanta to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 7 7 7 7 7 5 6 05:00 20:15
Delta 20 20 20 20 20 12 19 07:25 21:55
Frontier 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12:55 12:55
Spirit 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 07:32 11:55
United 8 9 9 8 8 3 8 07:00 21:23

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Atlanta to Chicago (ATL to CHI)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Atlanta to Chicago. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Atlanta to Chicago is $45.

The average price for round trip flights from Atlanta to Chicago is $90.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Birmingham to Chicago United $217
Knoxville to Chicago Alaska, United, American, US Airways $168
Huntsville to Chicago United, American, US Airways $217
Greenville to Chicago United, American, US Airways $198
Chattanooga to Chicago United, US Airways, American $157
Columbia to Chicago United, American, US Airways $245
Asheville to Chicago United, American, US Airways $268
Augusta to Chicago American, US Airways $151
Montgomery to Chicago American, US Airways $275
Dothan to ChicagoCheck Dates
Albany to ChicagoCheck Dates
Columbus to Chicago$470
Atlanta to New York United, US Airways, American, Frontier $202
Atlanta to Milwaukee United, US Airways, American $228
Atlanta to Detroit United, US Airways, American, Spirit $154
Atlanta to Dallas - Ft Worth Alaska, United, US Airways, American, Spirit $97
Atlanta to Las Vegas Alaska, United, American, US Airways, Spirit, Frontier $174
Atlanta to Minneapolis - St Paul Alaska, United, American, US Airways, Frontier $156
Atlanta to Los Angeles United, Alaska, American, US Airways, Spirit, Frontier $155
Atlanta to Denver Alaska, United, American, US Airways, Spirit, Frontier $156
Atlanta to Indianapolis United, American, US Airways, Frontier $137
Atlanta to Miami American, US Airways, Frontier $97
Atlanta to St Louis United, American, US Airways, Frontier $201
Atlanta to Grand Rapids United, American, US Airways $308
Atlanta to Cleveland United, American, US Airways, Spirit, Frontier $87
Atlanta to Orlando US Airways, American, Spirit, Frontier $78
Atlanta to Washington United, American, US Airways, Frontier $155
Atlanta to Boston United, US Airways, American, Spirit $134
Atlanta to South Bend United $380
Atlanta to Newark United, American, US Airways $222

Airlines Flying from Atlanta to Chicago (ATL to CHI)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Atlanta to Chicago with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Atlanta to Chicago.

Atlanta to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta MSP X X X X X X X
Frontier - X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X X X X X
Spirit - X X X X X X X
Spirit ACY X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United IAD X X X X X X X
US Airways PHL X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest STL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Atlanta and Chicago, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Atlanta to Chicago Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Atlanta to Chicago?
Answer: The average Atlanta to Chicago flight time is 2 hours and 6 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Atlanta and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Atlanta to Chicago is 591 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Atlanta to Chicago?
Answer: There are 249 direct flights from Atlanta to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Atlanta to Chicago?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 52% of the non-stop flights between Atlanta and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Atlanta to Chicago?
Answer: Detroit, MI
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