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The cheapest times to fly from ATL to RSW are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • July 23rd to December 16th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)

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 RSW is late September. Prices can be as high as $475 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $157 for Wednesday flights around late September.

 

When to Fly to Fort Myers

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Fort Myers, FL (RSW) will usually cost between $177 to $354 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 $171. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $375. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $204 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $237 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to RSW flight.

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

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ATL to RSW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to RSW 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 $0.29, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to RSW, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ATL. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Fort Myers, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Atlanta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $35 (13%) 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 $230. Return trip prices are from the RSW 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 RSW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 55 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 RSW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando, FL

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 42.83% less expensive than RSW
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to MCO flights

Destination alternative #2: Melbourne International Airport (MLB) in Melbourne, FL

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 25.74% less expensive than RSW
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to MLB flights

Destination alternative #3: Miami International Airport (MIA) in Miami, FL

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 24.26% less expensive than RSW
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to MIA flights

Destination alternative #4: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) in Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 24.26% less expensive than RSW
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to FLL flights

Destination alternative #5: Tampa International Airport (TPA) in Tampa, FL

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 18.14% less expensive than RSW
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to TPA flights

Destination alternative #6: Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) in Sarasota/Bradenton, FL

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 8.02% less expensive than RSW
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to SRQ flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 516 miles or 830 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to RSW flight is about 1 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Fort Myers, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 60 available flights from ATL to RSW.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeATL
Origination airport nameHartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
CityAtlanta, GA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.6
Longitude-84.4

Return Airport

Destination codeRSW
Destination airport nameSouthwest Florida International Airport
CityFort Myers, FL
Countrythe United States
Latitude26.5
Longitude-81.8

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ATL to RSW tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 36% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 6% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave RSW heading for ATL about 14 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Fort Myers, FL is about 9 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 19 minutes late
  • Delta: 13 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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