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The cheapest times to fly from ATL to LEX are

  • January 8th to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • May 28th to June 10th
  • July 9th to July 22nd
  • August 6th to November 18th

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 LEX is late September. Prices can be as high as $359 for Sunday flights during early April, or as low as $197 for Wednesday flights around late September.

 

When to Fly to Lexington

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Lexington, KY (LEX) will usually cost between $198 to $294 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 $221. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $281. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $60 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $244 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to LEX flight.

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

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ATL to LEX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to LEX 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 $0.5, which is above average.

 

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 $64 (24%) 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 $206. Return trip prices are from the LEX 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 LEX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 32 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 LEX while comparing.

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

  • 70 miles (113 km) away from LEX
  • Usually 11.07% less expensive than LEX
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to CVG flights

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

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from LEX
  • Usually 9.22% less expensive than LEX
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to DAY flights

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

  • 62 miles (100 km) away from LEX
  • Usually 5.33% less expensive than LEX
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to SDF flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 304 miles or 489 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to LEX flight is about 1 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Lexington, KY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 55 available flights from ATL to LEX.

 

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 LEX
Destination airport name Blue Grass Airport
City Lexington, KY
Country the United States
Latitude 38
Longitude -84.6

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ATL to LEX tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 29% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 11% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LEX heading for ATL about 17 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Lexington, KY is about 10 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 10 minutes late
  • Republic: 33 minutes late
  • Endeavor: 15 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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