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The cheapest times to fly from LEX to ATL are

  • January 8th to February 25th (except the week of February 5th)
  • May 28th to June 10th
  • July 9th to July 22nd
  • August 6th to November 18th

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 LEX to ATL is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $408 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $197 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.

 

When to Fly to Atlanta

Flying from Lexington, KY (LEX) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $198 to $293 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $221. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $299. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $78 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $244 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LEX to ATL flight.

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

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LEX to ATL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LEX to ATL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Lexington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.5, 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 $64 (24%) 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 $206. Return trip prices are from the ATL to LEX 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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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LEX 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 32 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 LEX to ATL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lovell Field Airport (CHA) in Chattanooga, TN

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from ATL
  • Usually 11.89% less expensive than ATL
  • 1-layover flights available

See LEX to CHA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 304 miles or 489 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LEX to ATL flight is about 1 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Lexington, KY and Atlanta, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 47 available flights from LEX to ATL.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code LEX
Origination airport name Blue Grass Airport
City Lexington, KY
Country the United States
Latitude 38
Longitude -84.6

Return Airport

Destination code ATL
Destination airport name Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City Atlanta, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.6
Longitude -84.4

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from LEX to ATL tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 21% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 33% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ATL heading for LEX 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:

  • Delta: 1 minutes late
  • Republic: 17 minutes late
  • Endeavor: 11 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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