Menu

Cheap flights from Atlanta to Chicago (ATL - CHI)

Know your dates, get live prices in seconds:

From
To
Depart
Return
Any month
Compare vs. Cheapflights |
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime

We work with more than 300 partners to bring you better travel deals

The best prices from Atlanta 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 (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 to Chicago

One-way from

$34

One-way flight from Atlanta 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 to Chicago?

Users have found that leaving on a Friday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 48% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 48% by booking at least 20 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 Atlanta to Chicago within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $213.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Chicago from Atlanta with a flight ticket averaging about $182. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $64. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Atlanta to Chicago at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 12% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Atlanta to Chicago in November, December 2020

The best prices found for ATL to CHI flights for November, December
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$31pp
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
19 Dec - 9 Jan
$33pp
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
15 Dec - 15 Dec
$34pp
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 to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Atlanta found for next year
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$31pp
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
19 Dec - 9 Jan
$33pp
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
15 Dec - 15 Dec
$34pp
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

Save time with Atlanta to Chicago direct flight deals
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$31pp
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
19 Dec - 9 Jan
$33pp
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
15 Dec - 15 Dec
$34pp
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 to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Atlanta, departing today and this week
3 Dec - 6 Dec
$39pp
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
3 Dec - 8 Dec
$42pp
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 Dec - 7 Dec
$43pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 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

The cheapest one-way flights from Atlanta to Chicago
7:16 am - 3:28 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
9h 12m
ATL - ORD
Frontier
1:03 pm - 2:10 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 07m
ATL - ORD
United Airlines
$38
United
11:00 am - 4:14 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
18h 14m
ATL - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$56
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Atlanta to Chicago flights.

Flight FAQs

From Atlanta 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?

Southwest and Delta are some 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 to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Atlanta to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $31, but on average you can expect to pay $43.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Atlanta to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Atlanta to Chicago is less than $46.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Atlanta 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, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Per day, 93 flights depart from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Chicago on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 3% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 26% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 51% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 20% 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 to Chicago?

For as low as $177, Delta can have you in Chicago from Atlanta in 1h 51m. The distance from Atlanta to Chicago is about 594 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Atlanta to Chicago round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Atlanta to Chicago round-trip from $31. Spirit Airlines is priced at 73% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

$16 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Frontier and United Airlines, with prices starting from $34 and $38, respectively.

Alternative routes for Atlanta to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Atlanta to Chicago
Flight duration
1h 57m
Average temperature for November in Chicago
51.8 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Chicago
2.4 ″

Airports servicing Atlanta

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 6 airlines from Atlanta to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Atlanta to Chicago 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
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 to Chicago

Morning 6 AM to noon 35% of ATL to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 34% of ATL to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 25% of ATL to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 6% of ATL to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Atlanta to Chicago
Sunday
72 daily flights
Monday
63 daily flights
Tuesday
67 daily flights
Wednesday
65 daily flights
Thursday
13 daily flights
Friday
60 daily flights
Saturday
58 daily flights
Home North America USA Illinois Chicago Cheap flights from Atlanta to Chicago