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The cheapest times to fly from MDW to ATL are

  • July 30th to February 11th (except the weeks of November 19th and December 24th)

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 MDW to ATL is early September. Prices can be as high as $883 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $115 for Wednesday flights around early September.

 

When to Fly to Atlanta

Flying from Chicago, IL (MDW) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $121 to $416 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $133. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $568. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $435 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $250 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MDW to ATL flight.

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

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MDW to ATL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MDW to ATL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is below 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 $86 (28%) 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 $218. Return trip prices are from the ATL to MDW 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 MDW 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 3 minutes may be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 591 miles or 951 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MDW to ATL flight is about 2 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Atlanta, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 41 available flights from MDW to ATL.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeMDW
Origination airport nameChicago Midway International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States
Latitude41.8
Longitude-87.8

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 MDW to ATL tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 29% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 23% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ATL heading for MDW about 12 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Atlanta, GA is about 3 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 17 minutes late
  • Delta: 8 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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