The cheapest times to fly from ATL to BMI are

  • January 1st to February 4th
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • July 30th to November 18th

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 BMI is early October. Prices can be as high as $442 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $224 for Wednesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Bloomington

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Bloomington/Normal, IL (BMI) will usually cost between $227 to $333 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $257. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $344. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $88 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $284 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to BMI flight.

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

ATL to BMI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to BMI 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 $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.


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 $64 (21%) 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 $242. Return trip prices are from the BMI 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 BMI can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 56 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 BMI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from BMI
  • Usually 22.01% less expensive than BMI
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to ORD flights

Destination alternative #2: Indianapolis International Airport (IND) in Indianapolis, IN

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from BMI
  • Usually 13.73% less expensive than BMI
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to IND flights

Destination alternative #3: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) in Chicago, IL

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from BMI
  • Usually 12.15% less expensive than BMI
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to MDW flights

Destination alternative #4: St Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) in St. Louis, MO

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from BMI
  • Usually 12.15% less expensive than BMI
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to STL flights

Destination alternative #5: Quad City International Airport (MLI) in Moline, IL

  • 107 miles (172 km) away from BMI
  • Usually 0.18% less expensive than BMI
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to MLI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 533 miles or 858 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to BMI flight is about 1 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Bloomington/Normal, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from ATL to BMI.


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 BMI
Destination airport name Central Illinois Regional Airport
City Bloomington/Normal, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 40.5
Longitude -88.9


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ATL to BMI 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 18% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave BMI heading for ATL about 11 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Bloomington/Normal, IL is about 3 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Endeavor: 11 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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