Cheap flights from Chicago to Atlanta (CHI - ATL)

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The best prices from Chicago to Atlanta are usually found in August or January, booked 28 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Atlanta (ATL)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to ATL flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Atlanta flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Atlanta.
CHI - ATL
Price
$77 - $164
ATL
Temperature
57.2 - 89.6 °F
ATL
Rainfall
3 - 5.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 40% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$77

From Chicago to Atlanta

One-way from

$39

One-way flight from Chicago to Atlanta

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Atlanta?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Friday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 20 days in advance, which can save you up to 28% on flights from Chicago to Atlanta compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 20 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $164. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $224.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Atlanta?

April can be a great time to fly to Atlanta from Chicago with a flight ticket averaging about $175. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $42. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Atlanta (CHI - ATL)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Chicago to Atlanta in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 21% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Atlanta in June, July 2021

The best prices found for CHI to ATL flights for June, July
23 Jun - 21 Jul
$73pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Jun - 23 Jun
$76pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Jun - 23 Jun
$77pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Atlanta 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Atlanta from Chicago found for this year
23 Jun - 21 Jul
$73pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Jun - 23 Jun
$76pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Jun - 23 Jun
$77pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Atlanta from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Atlanta direct flight deals
28 Aug - 1 Sep
$80pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Jul - 14 Sep
$87pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Jul - 19 Jul
$90pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Atlanta

Late deals on round-trip flights to Atlanta from Chicago, departing today and this week
16 Jun - 19 Jun
$92pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Jun - 19 Jun
$93pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Jun - 19 Jun
$95pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Atlanta from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Atlanta
3:07 pm - 6:20 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 13m
ORD - ATL
Spirit Airlines
$39
mytrip.com
2:57 pm - 6:14 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 17m
ORD - ATL
Spirit Airlines
$41
JustFly
3:07 pm - 6:20 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 13m
ORD - ATL
Spirit Airlines
$43
Hotwire

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> to <span class="emphasized">Atlanta</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Atlanta

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Atlanta due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Atlanta for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

American Airlines, Delta, and Spirit Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Atlanta from Chicago?

If you book a flight to Atlanta from Chicago, you will be flying to Hartsfield-Jackson, which is the city’s only airport. Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL) is located 8.2 mi from the center of Atlanta. There are 93 flights from Chicago to Hartsfield-Jackson per day from 6 different airlines.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Atlanta for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Atlanta for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $73, but on average you can expect to pay $92.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Atlanta for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Atlanta under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Atlanta is less than $103.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Atlanta for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Atlanta within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Atlanta?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Chicago to Atlanta on average per day?

Per day, 10 flights depart from Chicago to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 40% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 10% of flight departures

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Atlanta?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 90 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Atlanta is typically hotter than in Chicago. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Atlanta?

Airlines like Delta and Spirit Airlines fly from Chicago to Atlanta in about 1h 45m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Chicago and Atlanta are separated by a distance of 610 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Chicago to Atlanta round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Chicago to Atlanta round-trip from $73. Spirit Airlines is 43% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Atlanta one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $32.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Atlanta

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Atlanta

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Atlanta.
Flight duration
2h 04m
Average temperature for June in Atlanta
87.8 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Atlanta
4.6 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Atlanta

Top 5 airlines flying from Chicago to Atlanta

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Atlanta choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$53 $144 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$57 $165 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$48 $207 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$59 $234 No cancel fee N/A
Linear Air Taxi
$11,933 $12,242 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Linear Air Taxi. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Atlanta

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Atlanta.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 51% of CHI to ATL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 36% of CHI to ATL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 10% of CHI to ATL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 3% of CHI to ATL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Atlanta
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Atlanta.
Sunday
87 daily flights
Monday
104 daily flights
Tuesday
104 daily flights
Wednesday
101 daily flights
Thursday
92 daily flights
Friday
107 daily flights
Saturday
61 daily flights
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