The cheapest times to fly from ATL to ABY are

  • January 1st to February 4th
  • April 16th to June 10th
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the weeks of August 27th, September 10th, and October 8th)

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 ABY is late January. Prices can be as high as $330 for Friday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $131 for Wednesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Albany

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Albany, GA (ABY) will usually cost between $141 to $266 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $155. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $253. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $98 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $191 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to ABY flight.

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

ATL to ABY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to ABY 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 $0.81, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $76 (33%) 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 $150. Return trip prices are from the ABY 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 ABY can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 15 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 ABY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Columbus Airport (CSG) in Columbus, GA

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from ABY
  • Usually 15.97% less expensive than ABY
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to CSG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: Delta, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 146 miles or 235 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to ABY flight is about 1 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Albany, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 3 available flights from ATL to ABY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeATL
Origination airport nameHartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
CityAtlanta, GA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeABY
Destination airport nameSouthwest Georgia Regional Airport
CityAlbany, GA
Countrythe United States


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ATL to ABY tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 32% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 2% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ABY heading for ATL about 27 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Albany, GA is about 19 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 27 minutes late


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