The cheapest times to fly from BHM to ATL are
- January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 5th)
- April 23rd to June 3rd
- August 6th to November 18th (except the weeks of August 20th, September 17th, and October 15th)
- early December
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 BHM to ATL is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $473 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $139 for Wednesday flights around early to mid May.
When to Fly to Atlanta
Flying from Birmingham, AL (BHM) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $149 to $234 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $158. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $258. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $101 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $174 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BHM to ATL flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BHM to ATL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the BHM to ATL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Birmingham. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.81, which is above 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 $47 (23%) 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 $156. Return trip prices are from the ATL to BHM 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 BHM to ATL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 13 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from BHM to ATL? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 134 miles or 216 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from BHM to ATL?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop BHM to ATL flight is about 1 hour 13 minutes.
How many flights go between Birmingham, AL and Atlanta, GA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from BHM to ATL.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from BHM to ATL tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 17% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 22% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ATL heading for BHM about 7 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Atlanta, GA is about 1 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Delta: 7 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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