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The cheapest times to fly from ATL to BHM are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to June 3rd
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the weeks of August 27th, September 10th, October 1st, and October 8th)
  • December 3rd to December 16th

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 BHM is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $462 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $139 for Wednesday flights around early to mid May.

 

When to Fly to Birmingham

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Birmingham, AL (BHM) will usually cost between $149 to $234 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $158. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $258. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $101 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $179 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to BHM flight.

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

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ATL to BHM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to BHM 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 $0.83, 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 $47 (23%) 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 $156. Return trip prices are from the BHM to ATL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ATL to BHM can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 13 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 BHM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL) in Muscle Shoals, AL

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from BHM
  • Usually 28.49% less expensive than BHM
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to MSL flights

Destination alternative #2: Columbus Airport (CSG) in Columbus, GA

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from BHM
  • Usually 10.34% less expensive than BHM
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to CSG flights

Destination alternative #3: Lovell Field Airport (CHA) in Chattanooga, TN

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from BHM
  • Usually 9.78% less expensive than BHM
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to CHA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 134 miles or 216 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to BHM flight is about 1 hour 13 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Birmingham, AL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 56 available flights from ATL to BHM.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeATL
Origination airport nameHartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
CityAtlanta, GA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.6
Longitude-84.4

Return Airport

Destination codeBHM
Destination airport nameBirmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
CityBirmingham, AL
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.6
Longitude-86.8

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ATL to BHM tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 29% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 8% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave BHM heading for ATL about 12 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Birmingham, AL is about 4 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 12 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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