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The cheapest times to fly from ATL to GTR are

  • July 30th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to February 25th (except the weeks of December 17th, January 1st, and February 12th)

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 GTR is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $523 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $156 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.

 

When to Fly to Columbus

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Columbus, MS (GTR) will usually cost between $159 to $338 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $209. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $326. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $117 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $246 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to GTR flight.

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

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ATL to GTR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to GTR 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 $0.64, which is above average.

 

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 $110 (37%) 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 $190. Return trip prices are from the GTR 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 GTR can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 25 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 GTR while comparing.

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

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from GTR
  • Usually 47.97% less expensive than GTR
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to MSL flights

Destination alternative #2: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) in Birmingham, AL

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from GTR
  • Usually 27.24% less expensive than GTR
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to BHM flights

Destination alternative #3: Huntsville International-Carl T Jones Field Airport (HSV) in Huntsville, AL

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from GTR
  • Usually 27.24% less expensive than GTR
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to HSV flights

Destination alternative #4: Greenville Mid Delta Airport (GLH) in Greenville, MS

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from GTR
  • Usually 11.38% less expensive than GTR
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to GLH flights

Destination alternative #5: Memphis International Airport (MEM) in Memphis, TN

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from GTR
  • Usually 5.28% less expensive than GTR
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to MEM flights

Destination alternative #6: Jackson Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) in Jackson/Vicksburg, MS

  • 117 miles (188 km) away from GTR
  • Usually 0.81% less expensive than GTR
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to JAN flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: Delta, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Golden Triangle Regional Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 240 miles or 386 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to GTR flight is about 1 hour 25 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 4 available flights from ATL to GTR.

 

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 GTR
Destination airport name Golden Triangle Regional Airport
City Columbus, MS
Country the United States
Latitude 33.4
Longitude -88.6

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ATL to GTR tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 36% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 2% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave GTR heading for ATL about 20 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Columbus, MS is about 10 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 20 minutes late

 

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