The cheapest times to fly from ATL to ROA are

  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • May 28th to June 10th
  • August 6th to November 11th (except the weeks of August 13th, September 17th, and October 1st)
  • December 3rd to February 25th (except the week of December 17th)

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 ROA is early December. Prices can be as high as $362 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $199 for Wednesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Roanoke

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Roanoke, VA (ROA) will usually cost between $209 to $299 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 $230. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $274. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $44 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $244 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to ROA flight.

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

ATL to ROA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to ROA 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 $0.42, which is a bit 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 $53 (20%) 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 $211. Return trip prices are from the ROA 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 ROA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 37 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 ROA while comparing.

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

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from ROA
  • Usually 27.87% less expensive than ROA
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to TRI flights

Destination alternative #2: Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) in Raleigh/Durham, NC

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from ROA
  • Usually 6.97% less expensive than ROA
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to RDU flights

Destination alternative #3: Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) in Greensboro/High Point, NC

  • 85 miles (137 km) away from ROA
  • Usually 4.10% less expensive than ROA
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to GSO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Roanoke Blacksburg Regional Woodrum Field Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 357 miles or 575 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to ROA flight is about 1 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Roanoke, VA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 60 available flights from ATL to ROA.


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 ROA
Destination airport name Roanoke Blacksburg Regional Woodrum Field Airport
City Roanoke, VA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.3
Longitude -80


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ATL to ROA 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 ROA heading for ATL about 20 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Roanoke, VA is about 12 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 21 minutes late
  • Endeavor: 18 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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