The cheapest times to fly from ATL to AVL are

  • April 9th to May 20th (except the week of May 7th)
  • August 27th to September 16th
  • October 29th to March 25th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, December 17th, and December 24th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ATL to AVL is early December. Prices can be as high as $333 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $139 for Wednesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Asheville

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Asheville, NC (AVL) will usually cost between $149 to $274 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $164. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $243. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $79 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $189 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to AVL flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ATL to AVL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ATL to AVL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to AVL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Atlanta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.72, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $85 (35%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $157. Return trip prices are from the AVL to ATL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ATL to AVL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 17 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from ATL to AVL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tri Cities Airport (TRI) in Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN

  • 72 miles (116 km) away from AVL
  • Usually 6.88% less expensive than AVL
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to TRI flights

Destination alternative #2: Augusta Regional at Bush Field Airport (AGS) in Augusta, GA

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from AVL
  • Usually 6.88% less expensive than AVL
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to AGS flights

Destination alternative #3: McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) in Knoxville, TN

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from AVL
  • Usually 5.29% less expensive than AVL
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to TYS flights

Destination alternative #4: Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) in Columbia, SC

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from AVL
  • Usually 5.29% less expensive than AVL
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to CAE flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ATL to AVL? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Asheville Regional Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 164 miles or 264 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ATL to AVL?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to AVL flight is about 1 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Asheville, NC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from ATL to AVL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ATL
Origination airport name Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City Atlanta, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.6
Longitude -84.4

Return Airport

Destination code AVL
Destination airport name Asheville Regional Airport
City Asheville, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 35.4
Longitude -82.5


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ATL to AVL tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 32% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 6% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave AVL heading for ATL about 14 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Asheville, NC is about 5 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 13 minutes late
  • SkyWest: 18 minutes late
  • Endeavor: 8 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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