Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Atlanta (ATL)

WAS — ATL
Feb 4 — Feb 111

The best prices from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson are usually found in January or February, booked 28 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Atlanta (ATL)

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to ATL flight in 2023: compare Washington, D.C. to Atlanta flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Atlanta.

WAS - ATL

Price

$187 - $256

ATL

Temperature

42.8 - 80.6 °F

ATL

Rainfall

3.4 - 5.3 inches

Popular inMayHigh demand for flights, 14% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop
Round-trip from$187From Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
One-way from$49One-way flight from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta?

Users have found that flying from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta?

Find a great deal and save up to 38% by booking at least 24 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $220.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta?

The best pricing can be found in the month of January. Prices to Atlanta from Washington, D.C. average $219. You can even find prices in January for less than $219, as users have found deals to Atlanta from as low as $71. The month of May appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Atlanta from Washington, D.C.. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 16%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta (WAS - ATL)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 33% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta in January, February 2023

The best prices found for WAS to ATL flights for January, February
Feb 21 - Mar 15
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Nonstop

2h 09m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

1h 52m
$35

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Feb 15 - Feb 18
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Nonstop

2h 04m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

1h 43m
$38

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/27

Feb 21 - Feb 22
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Nonstop

1h 58m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

1h 43m
$39

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Washington, D.C. to Atlanta 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Atlanta from Washington, D.C. found for this year
Feb 21 - Mar 15
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Nonstop

2h 09m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

1h 52m
$35

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Feb 21 - Mar 15
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Nonstop

1h 58m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

1h 43m
$38

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Feb 18 - Feb 21
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Nonstop

2h 04m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

1h 43m
$39

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Cheap Frontier flights from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta

Feb 21 - Mar 15
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Nonstop

2h 09m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

1h 52m
$35

Frontier

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Deal found 1/29

Feb 9 - Feb 14
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Nonstop

2h 09m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

1h 54m
$40

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Feb 7 - Feb 15
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Nonstop

2h 09m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

1h 54m
$41

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

  • One of the most popular airlines traveling from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta is Frontier. Flights from Frontier traveling this route typically cost $312.11 RT. This price is typically 11% cheaper than other airlines that offer Washington, D.C. to Atlanta flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $141. Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport is the most common Washington, D.C. airport to take off from when flying to Atlanta. Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport is the most popular arrival airport in Atlanta. When flying from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta, Frontier flights are 23% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta

Feb 21 - Mar 15
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Nonstop

1h 58m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

1h 43m
$38

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/28

Feb 18 - Feb 21
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Nonstop

2h 04m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

1h 43m
$39

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/29

Feb 28 - Mar 1
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Nonstop

2h 04m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

1h 39m
$40

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

  • If you’re traveling from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is Spirit Airlines. Washington, D.C. to Atlanta flights are typically 16% cheaper than other airlines traveling the same route. Flights from Spirit Airlines typically cost $244.79 RT. The cheapest Spirit Airlines flight found for this route was $97. When traveling from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta on Spirit Airlines, the most popular airport to depart from is Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport. When flying from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta, Spirit Airlines flights are 19% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Atlanta from Washington, D.C.

Save time with Washington, D.C. to Atlanta direct flight deals
Feb 21 - Mar 15
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Nonstop

2h 09m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

1h 52m
$35

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Feb 15 - Feb 18
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Nonstop

2h 04m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

1h 43m
$38

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/27

Feb 18 - Feb 21
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Nonstop

2h 04m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

1h 43m
$39

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Last minute flights from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta

Late deals on return flights to Atlanta from Washington, D.C., departing today and this week
Feb 9 - Feb 14
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Nonstop

2h 09m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

1h 54m
$40

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Feb 7 - Feb 15
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Nonstop

2h 09m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

1h 54m
$41

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Feb 5 - Feb 14
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Nonstop

2h 00m
ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

Nonstop

1h 43m
$45

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/27

One-way flights to Atlanta from Washington, D.C.

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta
Feb 21
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Nonstop

2h 09m
$16

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Mar 22
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Nonstop

1h 53m
$17

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Feb 15
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Nonstop

2h 04m
$18

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/27

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Atlanta

Delta
7.9
Good
2,015 reviews

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

No entertainment or food service on this flight. Hence rating.

Delta
7.9
Good
2,015 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,015 reviews

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

No entertainment or food service on this flight. Hence rating.

JetBlue
7.7
Good
374 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,015 reviews

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

No entertainment or food service on this flight. Hence rating.

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,155 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,015 reviews

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

No entertainment or food service on this flight. Hence rating.

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,667 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,015 reviews

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

No entertainment or food service on this flight. Hence rating.

Spirit Airlines
6.9
Okay
714 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,015 reviews

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Overall

7.9

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

No entertainment or food service on this flight. Hence rating.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Washington, D.C. to Atlanta flights.

What airports serve Atlanta from Washington?

Washington, D.C., is served by three major airports. These airports are Ronald Reagan (DCA), Baltimore/Washington (BWI), and Washington Dulles (IAD). All of these airports offer flights to Atlanta. Atlanta, Georgia, is served by Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) and all of the flights to Atlanta from Washington will arrive at this airport. While all of Washington’s airports offer this flight route, one of the most popular options is from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).

Which airlines fly directly from Washington to Atlanta?

Conveniently, most flights to Atlanta from Washington are direct flights, so you won’t have to worry about layovers during your trip, no matter which airport you decide to fly out of. This makes planning your trip much easier. If you’re departing from Washington Dulles (IAD), your direct flight to Atlanta will most likely be operated either by Delta or United Airlines. If you are departing from Baltimore, your flight will most likely be with Delta Air Lines. Lastly, if you’re flying out of Ronald Reagan, your flight will most likely be operated by either Delta or American Airlines. However, if you’re looking for cheap flights, you may see options with Spirit Airlines that include one layover during the journey.

What are the layover options between Washington to Atlanta?

Luckily, most of the flights you will find from Washington to Atlanta will be nonstop flights, meaning you won’t need to worry about layovers during your trip. However, if you are looking for cheap flights, there are a few options for layovers with flights on Spirit Airlines or American Airlines. These stops typically occur in Charlotte, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa, or Orlando. If you’re departing from Washington Dulles, your layover will probably be in Charlotte. These layovers aren’t typically that long and will only add an hour or so to your entire journey. If you fly out of Baltimore, your layover is probably going to be in Fort Lauderdale, Tampa, or Orlando, adding an extra hour or two to your journey. Finally, if you fly out of Ronald Reagan, your layover will be in Charlotte, adding just an extra hour or so to your flight time.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Washington to Atlanta?

US citizens do not need a visa to fly from Washington to Atlanta as it is a domestic flight route. However, passengers who are 18 years of age or older will need to have a valid US passport or, as of October 1, 2021, a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or another form of ID in order to board your flight. Regular state driver’s licenses will no longer be accepted as a form of ID for domestic flights within the United States.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Atlanta from Washington, D.C.?

Most people fly into Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL) if they book a flight to Atlanta from Washington, D.C.. On average, Hartsfield-Jackson has 80 inbound flights from Washington, D.C. per day from 9 airlines. Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson is conveniently located just 8.2 mi from Atlanta’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Delta, Spirit Airlines, and Frontier. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $35, but on average you can expect to pay $49.

Are there nonstop flights from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta is less than $49.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta for under $100?

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta on average per day?

23 flight departures from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 57% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 43% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta?

A quick flight from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta can take about 1h 58m. Frontier provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $35. Washington, D.C. and Atlanta are separated by a distance of 537 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta round-trip?

Flying on Frontier is currently your cheapest option to Atlanta, with prices starting at $35. Another option worth looking into is Spirit Airlines, starting at $38 round trip. Frontier is currently priced 84% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $16. However, be on the lookout for offers from Spirit Airlines and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta for a low price.

What are the most popular routes from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta?

When deciding which route to take from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta consider Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl - Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson, Washington, D.C. Reagan-National - Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson or Baltimore/Washington - Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson as they are the most popular.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta?

Before booking your flight from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta.

What are the most reliable airlines from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta on time: WestJet (96%), Aeromexico (92%), LATAM Airlines (90%).

What are the cheapest flights from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta?

On average you can expect to pay $301 for a flight from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta. The cheapest flight overall is $49 while the most popular route, (Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl - Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson) is currently priced at $220.

Top 7 airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$11Average$21FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$46Average$144FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$49Average$129FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$97Average$245FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$141Average$312FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$154Average$354FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$269Average$390FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta

See what time of day planes typically take off from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta
11%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
37%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
46%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
6%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta
Sunday66daily flights
Monday88daily flights
Tuesday80daily flights
Wednesday89daily flights
Thursday92daily flights
Friday77daily flights
Saturday71daily flights
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