The cheapest times to fly from MSP to ATL are
- January 1st to February 25th
- July 30th to November 18th
- December 3rd to December 16th
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 MSP to ATL is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $475 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $186 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.
When to Fly to Atlanta
Flying from Minneapolis, MN (MSP) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $198 to $329 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 $198. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $316. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $118 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $243 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSP to ATL flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MSP to ATL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
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Compared to other flights, the MSP to ATL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Minneapolis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.
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 $57 (20%) 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 $225. Return trip prices are from the ATL to MSP 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 MSP 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 37 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MSP to ATL? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 907 miles or 1460 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MSP to ATL?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSP to ATL flight is about 2 hour 37 minutes.
How many flights go between Minneapolis, MN and Atlanta, GA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from MSP to ATL.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Minneapolis-St Paul 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 MSP to ATL tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 22% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 6% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ATL heading for MSP about 10 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Atlanta, GA is about 2 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Delta: 10 minutes late
- Spirit: 15 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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