The cheapest times to fly from MEM to ATL are
- January 8th to February 4th
- April 23rd to June 3rd
- August 13th 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 MEM to ATL is early October. Prices can be as high as $527 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $177 for Wednesday flights around early October.
When to Fly to Atlanta
Flying from Memphis, TN (MEM) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $188 to $279 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $211. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $316. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $105 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $232 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MEM to ATL flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MEM to ATL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MEM to ATL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Memphis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.44, which is a bit 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 $47 (19%) 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 $207. Return trip prices are from the ATL to MEM 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 MEM 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 35 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 MEM to ATL while comparing.
- 106 miles (171 km) away from ATL
- Usually 0.86% less expensive than ATL
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MEM to ATL? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Memphis International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 331 miles or 533 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MEM to ATL?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MEM to ATL flight is about 1 hour 35 minutes.
How many flights go between Memphis, TN and Atlanta, GA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 56 available flights from MEM to ATL.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Memphis International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from MEM 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 25% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ATL heading for MEM about 10 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:
- Delta: 10 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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