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The cheapest times to fly from LAX to ATL are

  • August 6th to February 25th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, and December 17th)

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 LAX to ATL is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1047 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $251 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.

 

When to Fly to Atlanta

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $277 to $454 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $275. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $496. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $221 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $328 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to ATL flight.

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

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LAX to ATL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to ATL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.

 

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 $67 (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 $319. Return trip prices are from the ATL to LAX 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 LAX to ATL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 29 minutes may be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1942 miles or 3125 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to ATL flight is about 4 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Atlanta, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 81 available flights from LAX to ATL.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeLAX
Origination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.9
Longitude-118.4

Return Airport

Destination codeATL
Destination airport nameHartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
CityAtlanta, GA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.6
Longitude-84.4

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from LAX to ATL tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 35% 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 LAX about 11 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Atlanta, GA is about 5 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 4 minutes late
  • Delta: 11 minutes late
  • American: 22 minutes late
  • Spirit: 5 minutes late
  • Frontier: 4 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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