The cheapest times to fly from LFT to ATL are
- May 14th to November 18th (except the weeks of June 25th and October 8th)
- December 24th to February 18th (except the week of February 5th)
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 LFT to ATL is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $587 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $199 for Tuesday flights around late May to early June.
When to Fly to Atlanta
Flying from Lafayette, LA (LFT) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $219 to $337 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $238. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $344. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $106 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $273 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LFT to ATL flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LFT to ATL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LFT to ATL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Lafayette. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.34, 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. 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 $72 (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 $223. Return trip prices are from the ATL to LFT 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 LFT 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 53 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 LFT to ATL while comparing.
- 134 miles (216 km) away from ATL
- Usually 3.85% less expensive than ATL
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LFT to ATL? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Lafayette Regional Paul Fournet Field Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 502 miles or 808 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LFT to ATL?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LFT to ATL flight is about 1 hour 53 minutes.
How many flights go between Lafayette, LA and Atlanta, GA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from LFT to ATL.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Lafayette Regional Paul Fournet Field Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from LFT 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 41% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ATL heading for LFT about 6 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Atlanta, GA is about 4 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Delta: 1 minutes early
- SkyWest: 22 minutes late
- Endeavor: 5 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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