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Flights from Chicago to Atlanta, United States Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 1:00 AM

Chicago to Atlanta Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 1:00 AM

We've scanned 26,771,905,517 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Chicago to Atlanta. Spirit & United frequently offer the best deals on Chicago to Atlanta flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Spirit
CHIATL
Tue 10/4
nonstop
ATLCHI
Tue 10/11
nonstop
$80
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Spirit
CHIATL
Tue 10/11
nonstop
ATLCHI
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$80
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Spirit
CHIATL
Tue 11/8
nonstop
ATLCHI
Tue 11/15
nonstop
$80
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United
CHIATL
Wed 10/19
nonstop
ATLCHI
Wed 10/19
nonstop
$81
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American
CHIATL
Tue 10/4
nonstop
ATLCHI
Tue 10/11
nonstop
$86
Select
American
CHIATL
Tue 11/8
nonstop
ATLCHI
Tue 11/15
nonstop
$86
Select
American
CHIATL
Tue 11/8
nonstop
ATLCHI
Thu 11/17
nonstop
$86
Select
American
CHIATL
Sat 11/19
nonstop
ATLCHI
Sat 12/3
nonstop
$86
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How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Atlanta?

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 $85.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Atlanta?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Chicago to Atlanta?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Chicago to Atlanta.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $80 $114
7-14 days $80 $114
14-21 days $81 $114
21-30 days $81 $114
30-60 days $80 $114
60-90 days $81 $114
90+ days $81 $127

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Atlanta

We've examined 26,779,839,826 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Atlanta is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$87 $80 $81 $87 $87 $86 $87

Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Atlanta by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Chicago to Atlanta flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Chicago Atlanta American 9/28/16 10/4/16 0 $117
October Chicago Atlanta Spirit 10/4/16 10/11/16 0 $80
November Chicago Atlanta Spirit 11/8/16 11/15/16 0 $80
December Chicago Atlanta Spirit 12/7/16 12/13/16 0 $81
January Chicago Atlanta Spirit 1/11/17 1/17/17 0 $81
February Chicago Atlanta Spirit 2/2/17 2/4/17 0 $97
March Chicago Atlanta United 3/6/17 3/8/17 0 $135
April Chicago Atlanta Spirit 4/26/17 4/29/17 0 $97

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Atlanta

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Chicago to Atlanta. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$117
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$117 $88
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$88 $88
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$88 $87
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$87 $87
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$87

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Atlanta

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 $144.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Atlanta is $84.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Atlanta - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 07:20 18:55
Delta 19 18 19 20 20 13 19 06:00 19:40
Spirit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 19:59 19:59
United 8 8 8 8 8 3 7 06:06 20:55
Southwest 7 7 7 7 7 5 7 06:00 20:40

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Atlanta

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 $80.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Atlanta is $84.

Chicago to Atlanta Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Atlanta?
Answer: The average Chicago to Atlanta flight time is an hour and 57 minutes.
Question: How far is Atlanta from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Atlanta is 591 miles (951 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Atlanta?
Answer: There are 271 direct flights from Chicago to Atlanta.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Atlanta?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 46% 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 in Chicago flying to Atlanta Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 1:00 AMNumber of routes searched: 270Number of itineraries searched: 1,511,432

Wondering which airlines fly out of Chicago to Atlanta? We've gathered the average price of Chicago airlines with flights to Atlanta. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Chicago to Atlanta
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
American CLT
American DFW
American PHL
American MIA
Delta CVG
United IAD
United EWR
United IAH
Frontier DEN
United TUL
Alaska SEA
United AUS

Chicago to Atlanta Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago and Atlanta. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Domestic Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, United $99
Flights from Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $107
Flights from Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Delta, Spirit, United $81
Flights from Chicago to Miami American, Delta, Frontier, United $77
Flights from Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Hawaiian, Spirit, United, Virgin America $97
Flights from Chicago to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $87
Flights from Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $110
Flights from Chicago to Charlotte American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier $85
Flights from Chicago to Nashville American, Delta, Frontier $97
Flights from Chicago to Tampa American, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $87
Flights from Chicago to Houston American, Delta, Spirit, United $81
Flights from Chicago to Birmingham Delta, United $230

Cheap International Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Chicago to Toronto American, Air Canada, Delta, Porter, United, WestJet $214
Cheap Flights from Chicago to Atlanta