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The cheapest times to fly from ATL to SAT are

  • August 6th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to February 25th (except the week of December 24th)

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 SAT is early October. Prices can be as high as $744 for Friday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $177 for Tuesday flights around early October.

 

When to Fly to San Antonio

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to San Antonio, TX (SAT) will usually cost between $184 to $356 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 $212. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $363. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $152 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $268 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to SAT flight.

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

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ATL to SAT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to SAT 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 $0.19, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $46 (16%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $246. Return trip prices are from the SAT to ATL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ATL to SAT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 33 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 SAT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Austin – Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) in Austin, TX

  • 66 miles (106 km) away from SAT
  • Usually 6.53% less expensive than SAT
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to AUS flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 873 miles or 1405 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to SAT flight is about 2 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and San Antonio, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 64 available flights from ATL to SAT.

 

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 codeSAT
Destination airport nameSan Antonio International Airport
CitySan Antonio, TX
Countrythe United States
Latitude29.5
Longitude-98.5

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ATL to SAT tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 38% 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 SAT heading for ATL about 13 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in San Antonio, TX is about 3 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 11 minutes late
  • Delta: 13 minutes late
  • Frontier: 13 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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