The cheapest times to fly from ATL to ITH are

  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 27th to November 18th (except the weeks of September 17th and October 1st)
  • December 17th to March 4th

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 ITH is early November. Prices can be as high as $824 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $320 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Ithaca

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Ithaca/Cortland, NY (ITH) will usually cost between $323 to $465 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $353. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $472. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $119 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $398 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to ITH flight.

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

ATL to ITH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to ITH 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 $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.


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 $56 (13%) 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 $374. Return trip prices are from the ITH 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 ITH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 20 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from ATL to ITH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Wilkes Barre Scranton International Airport (AVP) in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA

  • 88 miles (142 km) away from ITH
  • Usually 36.31% less expensive than ITH
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to AVP flights

Destination alternative #2: Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) in Buffalo, NY

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from ITH
  • Usually 32.79% less expensive than ITH
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to BUF flights

Destination alternative #3: Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) in Syracuse, NY

  • 46 miles (74 km) away from ITH
  • Usually 29.15% less expensive than ITH
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to SYR flights

Destination alternative #4: Albany International Airport (ALB) in Albany, NY

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from ITH
  • Usually 31.66% less expensive than ITH
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to ALB flights

Destination alternative #5: Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) in Rochester, NY

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from ITH
  • Usually 28.89% less expensive than ITH
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to ROC flights

Destination alternative #6: Stewart International Airport (SWF) in Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from ITH
  • Usually 31.16% less expensive than ITH
  • 1-layover flights available

See ATL to SWF flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ATL to ITH? 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 Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 749 miles or 1205 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to ITH flight is about 2 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Ithaca/Cortland, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 44 available flights from ATL to ITH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeATL
Origination airport nameHartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
CityAtlanta, GA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeITH
Destination airport nameIthaca Tompkins Regional Airport
CityIthaca/Cortland, NY
Countrythe United States


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