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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Atlanta, GA, United States - CHI to ATL

Popular flights from Chicago to Atlanta

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
May 10, 2016 May 17, 2016 $97
May 11, 2016 May 17, 2016 $97
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 24, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $81
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $81
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $81
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $81
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $81
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $71
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $71
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $71
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $71

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Atlanta, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $81.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Chicago to Atlanta 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 Chicago to Atlanta

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $97 $159
7-14 days $87 $150
14-21 days $81 $141
21-30 days $71 $129
30-60 days $71 $129
60-90 days $81 $142
90+ days $116 $143

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Atlanta

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$89 $71 $71 $81 $86 $81 $91

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Chicago to Atlanta

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Chicago Atlanta Spirit 5/24/16 6/8/16 0 $81
June Chicago Atlanta United 6/1/16 6/14/16 0 $71
July Chicago Atlanta Spirit 7/12/16 7/19/16 0 $81
August Chicago Atlanta Spirit 8/3/16 8/10/16 0 $116
September Chicago Atlanta Spirit 9/1/16 9/19/16 0 $116
October Chicago Atlanta Spirit 10/22/16 11/1/16 0 $116
November Chicago Atlanta Spirit 11/4/16 11/6/16 0 $117
December Chicago Atlanta Spirit 12/1/16 12/5/16 0 $117

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

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 Chicago to Atlanta.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$117
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$117 $97
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$97 $89
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$89 $119
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$119 $81
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$81

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

Your Chicago to Atlanta 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 Chicago to Atlanta is $195.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Atlanta is $86.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Chicago to Atlanta
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 6 6 7 11 11 8 5 06:55 18:35
Delta 20 20 20 20 20 15 19 05:55 19:30
Spirit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 19:59 19:59
United 7 8 8 8 8 8 6 06:00 21:11

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

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 Chicago to Atlanta. 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 Chicago to Atlanta is $36.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Atlanta is $86.

Chicago to Atlanta Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Chicago to Atlanta?
Answer: The average Chicago to Atlanta flight time is an hour and 59 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Chicago and Atlanta?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Atlanta is 591 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Atlanta?
Answer: There are 226 direct flights from Chicago to Atlanta.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chicago to Atlanta?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 56% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Atlanta.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Atlanta?
Answer: Detroit, MI

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Atlanta (CHI to ATL)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Chicago to Atlanta 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 Chicago to Atlanta.

Chicago to Atlanta
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 JFK X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN 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 DTW X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Cheap Domestic Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $81
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $136
Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $79
Chicago to Miami American, Alaska, Frontier, United $108
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $96
Chicago to Washington American, Alaska, Frontier, United $88
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $147
Chicago to Charlotte American, Alaska, Frontier, United $87
Chicago to Nashville American, Frontier, United $97
Chicago to Tampa American, Alaska, Spirit, United $137
Chicago to Houston American, Spirit, United $116
Chicago to Birmingham American, United $233

Cheap International Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to Toronto Air Choice One, American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Public Charters, Porter, United, WestJet, Great Lakes $225

Cheap Domestic Flights to Atlanta - ATL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Indianapolis to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $88
Milwaukee to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $58
Grand Rapids to Atlanta American, United $184
Peoria to Atlanta American, United $214
Moline to Atlanta American, United $201
Madison to Atlanta American, Alaska, United $242
Ft Wayne to Atlanta American, United $213
Bloomington - Normal to Atlanta American $243
South Bend to Atlanta United $296
Green Bay to Atlanta American, United $286
Lansing to Atlanta American, United $184
Appleton to Atlanta United $296
Toledo to Atlanta American $288
Kalamazoo to Atlanta American, United $304
Champaign to Atlanta American $293
Springfield to Atlanta American, United $241
Dubuque to Atlanta American $316
Cheap Flights from Chicago to Atlanta, GA, United States, from $71 Round trip from CHI to ATL