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

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The best prices from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson are usually found in July or August, booked 52 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Thursday

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 2022: compare Washington, D.C. to Atlanta flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Atlanta.
WAS - ATL
Price
$166 - $258
ATL
Temperature
42.8 - 80.6 °F
ATL
Rainfall
3.4 - 5.3 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$166

From Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

One-way from

$40

One-way flight from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

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 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.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of July. Prices to Atlanta from Washington, D.C. average $200. You can even find prices in July for less than $200, as users have found deals to Atlanta from as low as $96. The month of November 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 28%.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 61% by booking at least 48 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 $224.

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 22% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta in May, June 2022

The best prices found for WAS to ATL flights for May, June
7 Jun - 11 Jun
$85pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
7 Jun - 11 Jun
$86pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
7 Jun - 14 Jun
$88pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Washington, D.C. to Atlanta 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Atlanta from Washington, D.C. found for this year
7 Jun - 11 Jun
$85pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
7 Jun - 11 Jun
$86pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
7 Jun - 14 Jun
$88pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

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

Save time with Washington, D.C. to Atlanta direct flight deals
7 Jun - 11 Jun
$85pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
7 Jun - 11 Jun
$86pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
7 Jun - 14 Jun
$88pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

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

Late deals on round-trip flights to Atlanta from Washington, D.C., departing today and this week
4 Jun - 11 Jun
$88pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
4 Jun - 8 Jun
$97pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
4 Jun - 7 Jun
$99pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

One-way flights to Hartsfield-Jackson from Washington, D.C.

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta
2:30 am - 4:30 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 00m
BWI - ATL
Spirit Airlines
$40
mytrip.com
1:34 pm - 3:34 pm
Frontier
Nonstop
2h 00m
BWI - ATL
Frontier
$41
Flights by SU
5:37 pm - 7:38 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 01m
BWI - ATL
Spirit Airlines
$42
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Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Washington, D.C.</span> to <span class="emphasized">Atlanta</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Washington, D.C. to Atlanta

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 74 inbound flights from Washington, D.C. per day from 10 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 American Airlines. 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 Spirit Airlines for just $85, but on average you can expect to pay $96.

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 $97.

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: Sunday, Monday, Friday, Saturday.

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

11 flight departures from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 18% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 55% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 27% 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 2h 01m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $85. 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 Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Atlanta, with prices starting at $85. Another option worth looking into is Frontier, starting at $88 round trip. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 57% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

On average you can expect to pay $416 for a flight from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta. The cheapest flight overall is $85 while the most popular route, (Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl - Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson) is currently priced at $220.

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 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: Mesa Airlines (95%), Southwest (91%), ITA Airways (91%).

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 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.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Atlanta, GA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Atlanta from Washington, D.C.?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson within the United States

Most visitors from Washington, D.C. need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Washington, D.C. must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington, D.C. are not required to quarantine after entering Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

Do I need a test to fly back to Washington, D.C. from Atlanta?

Returning to Washington, D.C. from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Washington, D.C..

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson are not required to quarantine after entering Washington, D.C..

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Destination information for Atlanta

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta.
Flight duration from Washington, D.C. to ATL
1h 56m
Average temperature for May in Atlanta
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Atlanta
3.5 ″

Airports servicing Washington, D.C.

Reagan-National (DCA)

Airports servicing Atlanta

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

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Juneyao Airlines
$10 $20 No cancel fee 66%

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

Frontier
$53 $122 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$54 $160 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$86 $240 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$98 $209 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$117 $280 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$194 $353 No cancel fee 75%

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

See what time of day planes typically take off from Washington, D.C. towards Atlanta.
Morning 6 AM to noon 51% of WAS to ATL departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 26% of WAS to ATL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 12% of WAS to ATL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 11% of WAS to ATL departures
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.
Sunday
57 daily flights
Monday
82 daily flights
Tuesday
83 daily flights
Wednesday
89 daily flights
Thursday
83 daily flights
Friday
80 daily flights
Saturday
45 daily flights
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