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The cheapest times to fly from ATL to TPA are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • August 6th to December 16th (except the week of November 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 TPA is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $700 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $151 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.

 

When to Fly to Tampa

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Tampa, FL (TPA) will usually cost between $153 to $280 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $153. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $341. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $188 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $194 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to TPA flight.

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

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ATL to TPA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to TPA 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 $0.3, 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. 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 $37 (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 $183. Return trip prices are from the TPA 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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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ATL to TPA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 43 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 TPA while comparing.

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

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from TPA
  • Usually 30.15% less expensive than TPA
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to MCO flights

Destination alternative #2: Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB) in Daytona Beach, FL

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from TPA
  • Usually 10.31% less expensive than TPA
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to DAB flights

Destination alternative #3: Melbourne International Airport (MLB) in Melbourne, FL

  • 115 miles (185 km) away from TPA
  • Usually 9.28% less expensive than TPA
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to MLB flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: American, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Silver Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 407 miles or 655 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to TPA flight is about 1 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Tampa, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from ATL to TPA.

 

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 codeTPA
Destination airport nameTampa International Airport
CityTampa, FL
Countrythe United States
Latitude28
Longitude-82.5

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ATL to TPA tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 32% 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 TPA heading for ATL about 17 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Tampa, FL is about 10 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 15 minutes late
  • Delta: 19 minutes late
  • Spirit: 7 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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