The cheapest times to fly from ATL to CMH are

  • July 16th to February 4th (except the weeks of July 23rd, November 19th, November 26th, and January 15th)

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 CMH is early December. Prices can be as high as $523 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $212 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Columbus

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Columbus, OH (CMH) will usually cost between $213 to $330 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $215. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $338. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $122 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $233 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to CMH flight.

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

ATL to CMH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to CMH 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 $0.32, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $30 (11%) 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 $236. Return trip prices are from the CMH 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 CMH 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 CMH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Toledo Express Airport (TOL) in Toledo, OH

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from CMH
  • Usually 12.47% less expensive than CMH
  • 1-layover flights available

See ATL to TOL flights

Destination alternative #2: Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport (CLE) in Cleveland, OH

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from CMH
  • Usually 11.40% less expensive than CMH
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to CLE flights

Destination alternative #3: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) in Cincinnati, OH

  • 115 miles (185 km) away from CMH
  • Usually 6.67% less expensive than CMH
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to CVG flights

Destination alternative #4: James M Cox/Dayton International Airport (DAY) in Dayton, OH

  • 71 miles (114 km) away from CMH
  • Usually 4.73% less expensive than CMH
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to DAY flights

Destination alternative #5: Akron-Canton Regional Airport (CAK) in Akron, OH

  • 99 miles (159 km) away from CMH
  • Usually 3.01% less expensive than CMH
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to CAK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John Glenn Columbus International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 447 miles or 719 kilometers.

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

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

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Columbus, OH?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 48 available flights from ATL to CMH.


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 CMH
Destination airport name John Glenn Columbus International Airport
City Columbus, OH
Country the United States
Latitude 40
Longitude -82.9


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ATL to CMH tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 31% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 6% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave CMH heading for ATL about 16 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Columbus, OH is about 6 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 14 minutes late
  • Delta: 16 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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