The cheapest times to fly from RSW to ATL are
- July 16th to November 18th (except the week of July 30th)
- December 24th to March 4th (except the weeks of January 1st and February 5th)
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 RSW to ATL is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $823 for Thursday flights during late November to early December, or as low as $157 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.
When to Fly to Atlanta
Flying from Fort Myers, FL (RSW) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $177 to $338 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 $171. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late November to early December, with an average price of $331. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $159 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $237 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RSW to ATL flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the RSW to ATL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the RSW to ATL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Fort Myers. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.29, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ATL, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into RSW. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Atlanta, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Fort Myers. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $35 (13%) 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 $227. Return trip prices are from the ATL to RSW 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 RSW 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 55 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from RSW to ATL? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Southwest Florida International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 516 miles or 830 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from RSW to ATL?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop RSW to ATL flight is about 1 hour 55 minutes.
How many flights go between Fort Myers, FL and Atlanta, GA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from RSW to ATL.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Southwest Florida International Airport|
|City||Fort Myers, FL|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from RSW 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 31% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ATL heading for RSW about 9 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Atlanta, GA is about 5 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 5 minutes late
- Delta: 10 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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