The cheapest times to fly from ATL to SLK are

  • August 6th to March 4th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, December 10th, February 5th, and February 19th)

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 SLK is late October. Prices can be as high as $1045 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $394 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Saranac Lake

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Saranac Lake/Lake Placid, NY (SLK) will usually cost between $407 to $665 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $406. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $664. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $258 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $482 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to SLK flight.

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

ATL to SLK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to SLK 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 $0.32, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $93 (17%) 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 $453. Return trip prices are from the SLK 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 SLK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 38 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from ATL to SLK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Albany International Airport (ALB) in Albany, NY

  • 115 miles (185 km) away from SLK
  • Usually 43.51% less expensive than SLK
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to ALB flights

Destination alternative #2: Burlington International Airport (BTV) in Burlington, VT

  • 52 miles (84 km) away from SLK
  • Usually 35.20% less expensive than SLK
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to BTV flights

Destination alternative #3: Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) in Syracuse, NY

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from SLK
  • Usually 41.43% less expensive than SLK
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to SYR flights

Destination alternative #4: Ottawa Macdonald Cartier International Airport (YOW) in Ottawa

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from SLK
  • Usually 32.71% less expensive than SLK
  • 1-layover flights available

See ATL to YOW flights

Destination alternative #5: Watertown International Airport (ART) in Watertown, NY

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from SLK
  • Usually 32.29% less expensive than SLK
  • 1-layover flights available

See ATL to ART flights

Destination alternative #6: Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) in Montreal

  • 78 miles (126 km) away from SLK
  • Usually 28.45% less expensive than SLK
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to YUL flights


Flight Hacking ATL to SLK

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ATL to SLK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (ATL > BOS > SLK)

  • Price for both tickets: $463
  • Average savings: $19 (3.84%)

See ATL to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Cape Air, Delta, JetBlue, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 922 miles or 1484 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to SLK flight is about 2 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Saranac Lake/Lake Placid, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from ATL to SLK.


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 SLK
Destination airport name Adirondack Regional Airport
City Saranac Lake/Lake Placid, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 44.4
Longitude -74.2


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