The cheapest times to fly from ATL to PIA are

  • January 8th to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • July 30th 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 PIA is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $453 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $239 for Wednesday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Peoria

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Peoria, IL (PIA) will usually cost between $240 to $354 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $268. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $343. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $75 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $284 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to PIA flight.

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

ATL to PIA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to PIA 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 $0.31, 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 $61 (20%) 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 $247. Return trip prices are from the PIA 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 PIA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 60 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 PIA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from PIA
  • Usually 22.01% less expensive than PIA
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to ORD flights

Destination alternative #2: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) in Chicago, IL

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from PIA
  • Usually 12.15% less expensive than PIA
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to MDW flights

Destination alternative #3: Quad City International Airport (MLI) in Moline, IL

  • 69 miles (111 km) away from PIA
  • Usually 0.18% less expensive than PIA
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to MLI flights

Destination alternative #4: St Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) in St. Louis, MO

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from PIA
  • Usually 12.15% less expensive than PIA
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to STL flights

Destination alternative #5: The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) in Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from PIA
  • Usually 0.18% less expensive than PIA
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to CID flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ATL to PIA? 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 General Downing – Peoria International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 565 miles or 909 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to PIA flight is about 1 hour 60 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Peoria, IL?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codePIA
Destination airport nameGeneral Downing – Peoria International Airport
CityPeoria, IL
Countrythe United States


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ATL to PIA tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 23% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 5% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PIA heading for ATL about 21 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Peoria, IL is about 9 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 21 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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