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The cheapest times to fly from ATL to BTR are

  • January 15th to February 11th
  • April 30th to June 10th (except the week of May 7th)
  • July 9th to July 22nd
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the week of October 1st)

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 BTR is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $466 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $197 for Wednesday flights around late October to early November.

 

When to Fly to Baton Rouge

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Baton Rouge, LA (BTR) will usually cost between $198 to $321 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $236. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $292. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $56 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $264 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to BTR flight.

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

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ATL to BTR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to BTR 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 $0.37, 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 $88 (29%) 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 $212. Return trip prices are from the BTR 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 BTR can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 47 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 BTR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) in New Orleans, LA

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from BTR
  • Usually 26.52% less expensive than BTR
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to MSY flights

Destination alternative #2: Alexandria International Airport (AEX) in Alexandria, LA

  • 99 miles (159 km) away from BTR
  • Usually 7.58% less expensive than BTR
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to AEX flights

Destination alternative #3: Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT) in Gulfport/Biloxi, MS

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from BTR
  • Usually 7.58% less expensive than BTR
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to GPT flights

Destination alternative #4: Jackson Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) in Jackson/Vicksburg, MS

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from BTR
  • Usually 7.58% less expensive than BTR
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to JAN flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ATL to BTR? 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 Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 448 miles or 721 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to BTR flight is about 1 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Baton Rouge, LA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from ATL to BTR.

 

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 codeBTR
Destination airport nameBaton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport
CityBaton Rouge, LA
Countrythe United States
Latitude30.5
Longitude-91.2

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ATL to BTR tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 24% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 12% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave BTR heading for ATL about 11 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Baton Rouge, LA 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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