The cheapest times to fly from MAA to ATL are

  • January 15th to April 15th
  • May 14th to May 27th
  • September 10th to November 25th

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 MAA to ATL is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1617 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1006 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Atlanta

Flying from Chennai (MAA) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $1028 to $1480 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 $1016. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1512. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $496 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1183 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MAA to ATL flight.

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

MAA to ATL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MAA to ATL flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Chennai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $109 (9%) 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 $1167. Return trip prices are from the ATL to MAA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MAA to ATL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 17 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MAA to ATL

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from MAA to ATL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (MAA > KUL > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1038
  • Average savings: $146 (12.3%)

See MAA to BOM flights

Hack #2: Mumbai (MAA > BOM > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1050
  • Average savings: $134 (11.28%)

See MAA to KUL flights

Hack #3: Delhi (MAA > DEL > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1091
  • Average savings: $92 (7.78%)

See MAA to DEL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, American, ANA, Austrian, Biman, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Frontier, Gulf Air, Iberia, IndiGo, Jazeera, KLM, Korean Air, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, SpiceJet, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Vistara, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9058 miles or 14577 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MAA to ATL flight is about 17 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Chennai and Atlanta, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 80 available flights from MAA to ATL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MAA
Origination airport name Chennai International Airport
City Chennai
Country India
Latitude 13
Longitude 80.2

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


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