The cheapest times to fly from ATL to MEM are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • April 23rd to June 3rd
  • August 13th 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 MEM is early October. Prices can be as high as $527 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $177 for Wednesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Memphis

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Memphis, TN (MEM) will usually cost between $188 to $289 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $211. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $316. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $105 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $233 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to MEM flight.

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

ATL to MEM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to MEM 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 $0.44, which is a bit 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 $47 (19%) 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 $207. Return trip prices are from the MEM 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 MEM can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 35 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 MEM while comparing.

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

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from MEM
  • Usually 45.06% less expensive than MEM
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to MSL flights

Destination alternative #2: Greenville Mid Delta Airport (GLH) in Greenville, MS

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from MEM
  • Usually 6.44% less expensive than MEM
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to GLH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 331 miles or 533 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to MEM flight is about 1 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Memphis, TN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from ATL to MEM.


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 MEM
Destination airport name Memphis International Airport
City Memphis, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 35
Longitude -90


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ATL to MEM 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 MEM heading for ATL about 13 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Memphis, TN is about 5 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 13 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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