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The best prices from Atlanta International to Chicago are usually found in August or January, booked 24 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

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

ATL - CHI
Price
$74 - $148
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 37% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$74

From Atlanta International to Chicago

One-way from

$30

One-way flight from Atlanta International to Chicago

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 Atlanta International to Chicago?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Chicago. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Atlanta International to Chicago, book at least 20 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 10% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $137 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $157.

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

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chicago from Atlanta International. Users have commonly found prices around $135 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $33. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

When flying from Atlanta International to Chicago, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 12% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Atlanta International to Chicago in January, February 2021

24 Feb - 3 Mar
$35pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
5 Feb - 8 Feb
$36pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
30 Jan - 30 Jan
$37pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Atlanta International to Chicago 2021 flight deals

12 Mar - 15 Mar
$35pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
5 Feb - 8 Feb
$36pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
30 Jan - 30 Jan
$37pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Atlanta International

12 Mar - 15 Mar
$35pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
5 Feb - 8 Feb
$36pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
4 Feb - 7 Feb
$37pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Last minute flights from Atlanta International to Chicago

5 Feb - 8 Feb
$36pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
4 Feb - 7 Feb
$37pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
4 Feb - 14 Feb
$46pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

One-way flights to Chicago from Atlanta International

10:30 am - 11:52 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
2h 22m
ATL - ORD
American Airlines
1:00 pm - 2:29 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 29m
ATL - ORD
United Airlines
$39
United
3:59 pm - 4:57 pm
Delta
Nonstop
1h 58m
ATL - MDW
Delta
$54
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From Atlanta International to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Atlanta to Chicago 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 Atlanta and Chicago 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 Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Chicago 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 Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Chicago 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 Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Delta, Spirit Airlines, and American 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 Atlanta International to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Atlanta International to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $35, but on average you can expect to pay $54.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Atlanta International to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Atlanta International to Chicago is less than $61.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Atlanta to Chicago?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Per day, 14 flights depart from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Chicago on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 43% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 57% of flight departures

Is Atlanta weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 90 °F range in July. The weather in Chicago is generally colder than Atlanta's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Atlanta International to Chicago?

Delta can get you from Atlanta International to Chicago in just under 1h 52m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. There are 594 mi between Atlanta International and Chicago. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Atlanta International to Chicago is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $35 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and United Airlines, starting at $59 and $77 round-trip. Spirit Airlines is priced at 70% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $17. American Airlines flights start at $30 while deals on United Airlines start at $39 one-way.

Alternative routes for Atlanta International to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Flight duration
2h 01m
Average temperature for January in Chicago
33.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Chicago
0.7 ″

Airports servicing Atlanta

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 6 airlines flying from Atlanta International to Chicago

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$51 $151 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$57 $184 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$48 $194 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$58 $237 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$162 $276 No cancel fee 63%
Linear Air Taxi
$5,974 $11,111 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 Atlanta International to Chicago

Morning 6 AM to noon 38% of ATL to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 27% of ATL to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 22% of ATL to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 13% of ATL to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Atlanta International to Chicago
Sunday
48 daily flights
Monday
64 daily flights
Tuesday
55 daily flights
Wednesday
43 daily flights
Thursday
58 daily flights
Friday
49 daily flights
Saturday
33 daily flights
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