The cheapest times to fly from ATL to CHS are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • July 16th to November 18th (except the week of July 23rd)
  • 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 CHS is late September. Prices can be as high as $1113 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $179 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Charleston

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Charleston, SC (CHS) will usually cost between $190 to $289 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $193. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $1003. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $810 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $239 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to CHS flight.

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

ATL to CHS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to CHS 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 $0.58, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Charleston, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Atlanta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $57 (22%) 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 $204. Return trip prices are from the CHS 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 CHS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 27 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 CHS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) in Savannah, GA

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from CHS
  • Usually 27.62% less expensive than CHS
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to SAV flights

Destination alternative #2: Augusta Regional at Bush Field Airport (AGS) in Augusta, GA

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from CHS
  • Usually 26.36% less expensive than CHS
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to AGS flights

Destination alternative #3: Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) in Columbia, SC

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from CHS
  • Usually 25.10% less expensive than CHS
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to CAE flights

Destination alternative #4: Hilton Head Airport (HHH) in Hilton Head, SC

  • 60 miles (97 km) away from CHS
  • Usually 8.37% less expensive than CHS
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to HHH flights

Destination alternative #5: Brunswick Golden Isles Airport (BQK) in Brunswick, GA

  • 141 miles (227 km) away from CHS
  • Usually 6.28% less expensive than CHS
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to BQK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Charleston AFB/International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 258 miles or 415 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to CHS flight is about 1 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Charleston, SC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from ATL to CHS.


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 CHS
Destination airport name Charleston AFB/International Airport
City Charleston, SC
Country the United States
Latitude 32.9
Longitude -80


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ATL to CHS tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 27% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 10% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave CHS heading for ATL about 10 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Charleston, SC is about 3 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 10 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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