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Cheap Flights from Atlanta to Chicago, IL, United States - ATL to CHI Last modified: May 26, 2016 6:54 PM

Popular flights from Atlanta to Chicago Last modified: May 26, 2016 6:54 PM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 11, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 $89
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 5, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $117
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $117
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 20, 2016 $117
Jun 16, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 $117
Jun 16, 2016 Jun 20, 2016 $117
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 25, 2016 Jun 29, 2016 $107
Jun 25, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 $107
Jun 25, 2016 Jul 4, 2016 $107
Jun 25, 2016 Jul 13, 2016 $107
Jul 7, 2016 Jul 13, 2016 $107

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 $106.

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 $147 $190
7-14 days $117 $153
14-21 days $89 $176
21-30 days $107 $142
30-60 days $107 $142
60-90 days $107 $142
90+ days $115 $169

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
$107 $107 $107 $107 $107 $89 $117

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
May Atlanta Chicago United 5/31/16 6/2/16 0 $193
June Atlanta Chicago American 6/11/16 6/15/16 0 $89
July Atlanta Chicago United 7/7/16 7/13/16 0 $107
August Atlanta Chicago United 8/1/16 8/16/16 0 $107
September Atlanta Chicago Spirit 9/27/16 9/29/16 0 $115
October Atlanta Chicago Spirit 10/12/16 10/16/16 0 $115
November Atlanta Chicago Spirit 11/3/16 11/6/16 0 $117
December Atlanta Chicago Spirit 12/1/16 12/8/16 0 $117

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
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$157
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$157 $147
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$147 $117
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$117 $122
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$122 $150
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$150
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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 $186.

The average price for non-stop flights from Atlanta to Chicago is $110.

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 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 07:39 19:50
Delta 20 20 20 20 20 15 19 07:25 22:29
Spirit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 07:09 07:09
United 8 8 8 8 8 6 8 06:11 21:35

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 $54.

The average price for round trip flights from Atlanta to Chicago is $110.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Birmingham to Chicago United $257
Knoxville to Chicago American, United $295
Huntsville to Chicago American, United $287
Greenville to Chicago American, United $258
Chattanooga to Chicago American, United $261
Columbia to Chicago American, United $383
Asheville to Chicago United $249
Augusta to Chicago American $283
Montgomery to Chicago American $409
Dothan to ChicagoCheck Dates
Albany to ChicagoCheck Dates
Columbus to ChicagoCheck Dates
Atlanta to New York American, JetBlue, Frontier, United $151
Atlanta to Milwaukee American, Frontier, United $88
Atlanta to Detroit American, Spirit, United $157
Atlanta to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Spirit, United $132
Atlanta to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $158
Atlanta to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Spirit, United $157
Atlanta to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $204
Atlanta to Denver American, Frontier, Spirit, United $143
Atlanta to Indianapolis American, Frontier, United $88
Atlanta to Miami American, Frontier $78
Atlanta to St Louis American, Alaska, Frontier, United $98
Atlanta to Grand Rapids American, United $187
Atlanta to Cleveland Frontier, Spirit, United $107
Atlanta to Orlando American, Frontier, Spirit $76
Atlanta to Washington American, United $147
Atlanta to Boston American, Spirit, United $191
Atlanta to South Bend American, United $342
Atlanta to Newark American, JetBlue, United $181

Airlines Flying from Atlanta to Chicago (ATL to CHI) Number of flights searched: 227Last modified: May 26, 2016 6:54 PM

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
American CLT X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta MSP X X X X X X X
Spirit - X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United IAD 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 8 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 237 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 56% 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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