The cheapest times to fly from ORD to ATL are
- August 6th to November 18th
- December 24th to March 4th
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 ORD to ATL is early February. Prices can be as high as $655 for Monday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $97 for Tuesday flights around early February.
When to Fly to Atlanta
Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $120 to $349 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $135. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $399. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $264 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $226 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to ATL flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ORD to ATL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ORD to ATL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays 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 $41 (16%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $219. Return trip prices are from the ATL to ORD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from ORD to ATL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 4 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ORD to ATL? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, SAS, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 607 miles or 977 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ORD to ATL?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to ATL flight is about 2 hour 4 minutes.
How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Atlanta, GA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from ORD to ATL.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Chicago O’Hare International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from ORD to ATL tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 33% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 16% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ATL heading for ORD about 23 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Atlanta, GA is about 19 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Delta: 28 minutes late
- American: 25 minutes late
- SkyWest: 21 minutes late
- United: 13 minutes late
- Envoy: 12 minutes late
- Republic: 12 minutes late
- Spirit: 18 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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