The cheapest times to fly from PHL to ATL are
- August 6th to February 18th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)
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 PHL to ATL is late October. Prices can be as high as $726 for Thursday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $173 for Tuesday flights around late October.
When to Fly to Atlanta
Flying from Philadelphia, PA (PHL) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $183 to $288 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $186. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $373. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $188 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $227 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHL to ATL flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PHL to ATL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the PHL to ATL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Philadelphia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ATL, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into PHL. Thursdays 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 $20 (8%) 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 $221. Return trip prices are from the ATL to PHL 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 PHL 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 11 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from PHL to ATL? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Azul, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, 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 Philadelphia International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 666 miles or 1072 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from PHL to ATL?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHL to ATL flight is about 2 hour 11 minutes.
How many flights go between Philadelphia, PA 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 PHL to ATL.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Philadelphia 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 PHL to ATL tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 30% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 17% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ATL heading for PHL about 15 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:
- Southwest: 11 minutes late
- Delta: 16 minutes late
- American: 20 minutes late
- Republic: on time
- Spirit: on time
- Frontier: 20 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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