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The cheapest times to fly from STL to ATL are

  • January 22nd to February 4th
  • May 21st to June 10th
  • July 9th to July 22nd
  • August 6th to December 16th (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 STL to ATL is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $617 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $171 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.

 

When to Fly to Atlanta

Flying from St. Louis, MO (STL) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $173 to $361 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $223. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $351. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $127 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $247 can be considered a good price for a round-trip STL to ATL flight.

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

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STL to ATL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the STL to ATL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from St. Louis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.32, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

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 $67 (24%) 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 $218. Return trip prices are from the ATL to STL 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 STL 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 51 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 STL to ATL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM) in Montgomery, AL

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from ATL
  • Usually 9.51% less expensive than ATL
  • 1-layover flights available

See STL to MGM flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Choice One, Alaska, American, Cape Air, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to St Louis Lambert International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 484 miles or 779 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop STL to ATL flight is about 1 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between St. Louis, MO and Atlanta, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from STL to ATL.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeSTL
Origination airport nameSt Louis Lambert International Airport
CitySt. Louis, MO
Countrythe United States
Latitude38.7
Longitude-90.4

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 STL to ATL tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 26% 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 STL 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: 10 minutes late
  • Delta: 9 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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