The cheapest times to fly from JFK to ATL are
- January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
- August 6th to November 18th (except the week of August 20th)
- December 3rd to March 4th (except the weeks of December 17th, December 24th, and February 12th)
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 JFK to ATL is early November. Prices can be as high as $436 for Sunday flights during early to mid April, or as low as $177 for Tuesday flights around early November.
When to Fly to Atlanta
Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $178 to $319 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $180. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid April, with an average price of $306. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $126 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $209 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to ATL flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the JFK to ATL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the JFK to ATL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ATL, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. 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 $62 (24%) 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 $199. Return trip prices are from the ATL to JFK 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 JFK to ATL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 21 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from JFK to ATL? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Azul, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 759 miles or 1221 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from JFK to ATL?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to ATL flight is about 2 hour 21 minutes.
How many flights go between New York, NY and Atlanta, GA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from JFK to ATL.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||John F. Kennedy International Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from JFK to ATL tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 48% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 3% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ATL heading for JFK about 30 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Atlanta, GA is about 16 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Delta: 34 minutes late
- JetBlue: 12 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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