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The best prices from Atlanta to Chicago are usually found in February or January, booked 60 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
$119 - $173
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches
Popular in July High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
Round-trip from $119 From Atlanta to Chicago
One-way from $42 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 10% by booking at least 37 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 $177.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Atlanta to Chicago in the 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 August, September 2020

The best prices found for ATL to CHI flights for August, September
6 Aug - 8 Aug
$32pp
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
9 Aug - 12 Aug
$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
14 Aug - 18 Aug
$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 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Atlanta found for this year
6 Aug - 8 Aug
$32pp
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
9 Aug - 12 Aug
$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
14 Aug - 17 Aug
$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
6 Aug - 10 Aug
$32pp
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
9 Aug - 12 Aug
$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
14 Aug - 18 Aug
$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
28 Jul - 1 Aug
$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
27 Jul - 29 Jul
$40pp
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
24 Jul - 27 Jul
$41pp
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
4:00 am - 8:31 am
Cape Air
1 Stop
5h 31m
ATL - ORD
Cape Air
$42
Ovago
10:46 am - 7:23 pm
JetBlue
1 Stop
9h 37m
ATL - ORD
JetBlue
1:45 pm - 4:34 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
15h 49m
ATL - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$55
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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.

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 $32, 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 $43.

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: Tuesday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Per day, 12 flights depart from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Chicago on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 17% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 58% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 25% 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 $123, Delta can have you in Chicago from Atlanta in 1h 49m. The distance from Atlanta to Chicago is about 610 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 $32. Spirit Airlines is priced at 77% 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 Cape Air and JetBlue, with prices starting from $42 and $51, 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
2h 02m
Average temperature for August in Chicago
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for August in Chicago
3.9 ″

Airports servicing Atlanta

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Hourly flight availability from Atlanta to Chicago

Morning 6 AM to noon 40% of ATL to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 35% of ATL to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 15% of ATL to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 10% of ATL to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Atlanta to Chicago
Sunday
46 daily flights
Monday
63 daily flights
Tuesday
51 daily flights
Wednesday
58 daily flights
Thursday
53 daily flights
Friday
55 daily flights
Saturday
44 daily flights
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