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The best prices from Chicago to Atlanta are usually found in January or September, booked 48 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)

CHI - ATL
Price
$131 - $175
ATL
Temperature
57.2 - 89.6 °F
ATL
Rainfall
3 - 5.1 inches
Popular in July High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop
Round-trip from $131 From Chicago to Atlanta
One-way from $41 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 45 days in advance, which can save you up to 26% on flights from Chicago to Atlanta compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 45 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 $214. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $268.

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

October can be a great time to fly to Atlanta from Chicago with a flight ticket averaging about $210. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of October for as cheap as $148. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Atlanta in July, August 2020

The best prices found for CHI to ATL flights for July, August
7 Jul - 29 Jul
$48pp
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 - 21 Jul
$49pp
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
25 Jul - 28 Jul
$50pp
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

Chicago to Atlanta 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Atlanta from Chicago found for this year
7 Jul - 29 Jul
$48pp
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 - 21 Jul
$49pp
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
25 Jul - 28 Jul
$50pp
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

Non-stop flights to Atlanta from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Atlanta direct flight deals
7 Jul - 29 Jul
$48pp
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 - 21 Jul
$49pp
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
25 Jul - 28 Jul
$50pp
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
24 Jun - 15 Jul
$85pp
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
27 Jun - 7 Jul
$87pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Jun - 7 Jul
$88pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-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
8:59 am - 10:37 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
24h 38m
ORD - ATL
Multiple Airlines
$41
SmartFares
3:20 pm - 6:12 pm
Delta
Nonstop
1h 52m
MDW - ATL
Delta
$59
Delta
1:20 pm - 4:27 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 07m
ORD - ATL
Spirit Airlines
$60
KAYAK

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Atlanta 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.

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 $48, but on average you can expect to pay $60.

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 $64.

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: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

The Chicago to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson flight path was viewed by 526 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

While browsing flights check up on current rates for Delta Air Lines, Inc.. Delta Air Lines, Inc. offers the cheapest flight to Chicago to Atlanta. Flight availability can sometimes range however expect there to be 273 flights on average per day.

How long does the flight from Chicago to Atlanta take?

Your journey will take you approximately 2 hours. Your flight will cover a distance of about 379 miles.

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

Per day, 8 flights depart from Chicago to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 38% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 63% 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.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Atlanta

Destination information for Atlanta

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Atlanta
Flight duration
2h 06m
Average temperature for July in Atlanta
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Atlanta
5.0 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Atlanta

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Atlanta

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 60% of CHI to ATL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 24% of CHI to ATL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 8% of CHI to ATL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 8% of CHI to ATL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Atlanta
Sunday
46 daily flights
Monday
47 daily flights
Tuesday
34 daily flights
Wednesday
40 daily flights
Thursday
48 daily flights
Friday
47 daily flights
Saturday
30 daily flights