The cheapest times to fly from ATL to IND are

  • August 6th to February 25th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, and January 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 IND is early December. Prices can be as high as $562 for Sunday flights during early April, or as low as $212 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Indianapolis

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Indianapolis, IN (IND) will usually cost between $213 to $367 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 April, with an average price of $355. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $139 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $245 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to IND flight.

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

ATL to IND Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to IND 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 $0.35, 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 $40 (14%) 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 $241. Return trip prices are from the IND 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 IND can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 46 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 IND while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) in Cincinnati, OH

  • 98 miles (158 km) away from IND
  • Usually 11.43% less expensive than IND
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to CVG flights

Destination alternative #2: James M Cox/Dayton International Airport (DAY) in Dayton, OH

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from IND
  • Usually 9.59% less expensive than IND
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to DAY flights

Destination alternative #3: Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport (SDF) in Louisville, KY

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from IND
  • Usually 5.71% less expensive than IND
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to SDF flights

Destination alternative #4: Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) in Fort Wayne, IN

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from IND
  • Usually 3.27% less expensive than IND
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to FWA flights

Destination alternative #5: Evansville Regional Airport (EVV) in Evansville, IN

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from IND
  • Usually 0.41% less expensive than IND
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to EVV flights

Destination alternative #6: Blue Grass Airport (LEX) in Lexington, KY

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from IND
  • Usually 0.41% less expensive than IND
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to LEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Indianapolis International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 433 miles or 697 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to IND flight is about 1 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Indianapolis, IN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 50 available flights from ATL to IND.


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 IND
Destination airport name Indianapolis International Airport
City Indianapolis, IN
Country the United States
Latitude 39.7
Longitude -86.3


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ATL to IND tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 30% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 8% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave IND heading for ATL about 13 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Indianapolis, IN is about 4 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 13 minutes late
  • Delta: 13 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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