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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

$38

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 27% 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 $209. 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.

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 October, November 2020

The best prices found for CHI to ATL flights for October, November
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$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
2 Nov - 7 Nov
$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
1 Nov - 4 Nov
$51pp
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
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$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
2 Nov - 7 Nov
$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
1 Nov - 4 Nov
$51pp
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
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$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
2 Nov - 7 Nov
$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
1 Nov - 4 Nov
$51pp
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
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$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
2 Nov - 7 Nov
$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
1 Nov - 4 Nov
$51pp
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

One-way flights to Atlanta from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Atlanta
4:05 am - 7:00 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 55m
ORD - ATL
United Airlines
$38
United
3:39 pm - 9:59 am
Frontier
1 Stop
17h 20m
ORD - ATL
Frontier
$61
FlightNetwork
9:50 am - 3:03 pm
Delta
1 Stop
4h 13m
MDW - ATL
Delta
$63
Delta

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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Chicago to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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.

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 $49, but on average you can expect to pay $65.

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 $67.

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: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Per day, 54 flights depart from Chicago to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 7% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 35% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 43% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 15% 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 American Airlines fly from Chicago to Atlanta in about 1h 39m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Chicago and Atlanta are separated by a distance of 594 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Atlanta round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Chicago to Atlanta round-trip from $49. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is American Airlines. Spirit Airlines is 68% 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 $24. Users have also found prices from $38 and $59 on Spirit Airlines and United Airlines, respectively.

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 01m
Average temperature for October in Atlanta
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Atlanta
3.0 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Atlanta

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Atlanta

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 52% of CHI to ATL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 37% of CHI to ATL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 10% of CHI to ATL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 1% of CHI to ATL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Atlanta
Sunday
74 daily flights
Monday
59 daily flights
Tuesday
47 daily flights
Wednesday
48 daily flights
Thursday
52 daily flights
Friday
75 daily flights
Saturday
48 daily flights
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