The cheapest times to fly from ATL to LNK are

  • April 16th to May 20th (except the weeks of April 23rd and May 7th)
  • July 30th to October 7th
  • October 29th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to February 25th (except the weeks of December 10th 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 LNK is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $567 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $262 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Lincoln

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Lincoln, NE (LNK) will usually cost between $280 to $455 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $307. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $427. 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 $344 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to LNK flight.

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

ATL to LNK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to LNK 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 $0.25, which is below 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 $100 (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 $308. Return trip prices are from the LNK 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 LNK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 30 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 LNK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK) in Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from LNK
  • Usually 5.96% less expensive than LNK
  • 1-layover flights available

See ATL to MHK flights

Destination alternative #2: Eppley Airfield Airport (OMA) in Omaha, NE

  • 55 miles (89 km) away from LNK
  • Usually 4.94% less expensive than LNK
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to OMA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 840 miles or 1352 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to LNK flight is about 2 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Lincoln, NE?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 76 available flights from ATL to LNK.


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 LNK
Destination airport name Lincoln Airport
City Lincoln, NE
Country the United States
Latitude 40.9
Longitude -96.8


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ATL to LNK tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 32% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 7% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LNK heading for ATL about 12 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Lincoln, NE is about 1 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Endeavor: 12 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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