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The cheapest times to fly from TYS to ATL are

  • April 16th to May 27th (except the week of May 14th)
  • August 6th to September 30th
  • October 22nd to November 11th
  • December 3rd to February 25th (except the weeks of December 17th and December 24th)

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 TYS to ATL is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $370 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $139 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.

 

When to Fly to Atlanta

Flying from Knoxville, TN (TYS) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $149 to $234 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $163. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $221. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $58 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $179 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TYS to ATL flight.

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

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TYS to ATL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TYS to ATL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Knoxville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.73, which is above 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 (27%) 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 $151. Return trip prices are from the ATL to TYS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from TYS 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 15 minutes may be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to McGhee Tyson Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 152 miles or 245 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TYS to ATL flight is about 1 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Knoxville, TN and Atlanta, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 44 available flights from TYS to ATL.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeTYS
Origination airport nameMcGhee Tyson Airport
CityKnoxville, TN
Countrythe United States
Latitude35.8
Longitude-84

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 TYS to ATL tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 14% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 47% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ATL heading for TYS about 5 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Atlanta, GA is about 3 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 4 minutes late
  • Endeavor: 5 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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