The cheapest times to fly from ATL to RST are
- July 30th to February 25th (except the weeks of October 15th, November 19th, November 26th, 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 RST is late September. Prices can be as high as $572 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $242 for Wednesday flights around late September.
When to Fly to Rochester
Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Rochester, MN (RST) will usually cost between $247 to $403 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 $249. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $422. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $172 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $266 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to RST flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ATL to RST route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ATL to RST 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 $0.2, 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 $83 (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 $257. Return trip prices are from the RST to ATL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from ATL to RST can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 29 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 RST while comparing.
- 76 miles (122 km) away from RST
- Usually 8.47% less expensive than RST
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ATL to RST? 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 Rochester International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 831 miles or 1337 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ATL to RST?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to RST flight is about 2 hour 29 minutes.
How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Rochester, MN?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from ATL to RST.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Rochester International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from ATL to RST tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 38% 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 RST heading for ATL about 22 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Rochester, MN is about 14 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Endeavor: 22 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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