Cheap flights from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA

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Cheapest one-way trip

£25

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

£25

Cheapest round-trip

£35

Average round-trip

£80

Nonstop flights in December

£25 – £899

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Chicago MDWAtlanta ATL

Frontier Airlines

£35
Chicago MDWAtlanta ATL

Frontier Airlines

£35

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Travelers usually depart from O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago, IL - Union Station, Chicago Rockford International, or Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station when they travel from Chicago to Atlanta. Book your trip to arrive at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, Atlanta Bus Station, Atlanta - Peachtree, DeKalb–Peachtree, or Atlanta-Civic Center Bus stop. The distance between Chicago and Atlanta is 977 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Linear Air, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. Chicago and Atlanta have 401 direct flights per week.

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Frontier Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Spirit Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

United Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Chicago to Atlanta

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Linear Air O2YesNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Atlanta travel tips

1) Check out the art of puppetry in Atlanta

Atlanta hosts the largest Centre for Puppetry Arts. It displays some popular puppets like the Muppets, Sesame Street and more. And if you are with children, make sure to buy the ticket, including making a puppet. The puppets are paper cutouts that you make from instructions and then decorate. Children will be impressed.

2) Visit the Criminal Records store in Atlanta to find themed records and comics

If you go to the Criminal Records store in Atlanta, you will get lost in its goods. They have everything from new pop, soul, jazz and metal records to music-related books and a great collection of comic books and graphic novels.

3) See the impact of African culture on Atlanta in Sweet Auburn Historic District

Walking around Sweet Auburn Historic District in Atlanta, pay attention to authentic architecture, like The Royal Peacock nightclub. Also, you will find out the impact of African-American business people and see some outstanding establishments, like The Atlanta Daily World, the first black daily newspaper in the country.

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travelers from Chicago, ORD can enter Atlanta, ATL.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Chicago to Atlanta?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Chicago and Atlanta takes around 2.0 hours.
What is the flight distance between Chicago and Atlanta?
The flight distance between Chicago and Atlanta is 977 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Chicago and Atlanta?
Several carriers operate flights between Chicago and Atlanta. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and London, Manchester, Athens, Dublin, New York, Las Vegas, Vilnius, Los Angeles, Denver, Orlando, Minneapolis, Barcelona, Austin, Edinburgh, San Francisco, Paris, Nashville, Glasgow, Riga, Madrid.
What are the most popular routes to and from Atlanta?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Atlanta and London, New York, Dublin, Manchester, San Francisco, Toronto, Glasgow, Reykjavik, Orlando, Boston, Paris, San Juan, Saint Thomas, Edinburgh, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Miami, Athens, Las Vegas.
Which airports are there in Chicago?
Chicago is mainly served by O Hare International. But there are other airports nearby, including Chicago Midway International, Chicago Rockford International.
What airports are near Chicago?
The main airport in Chicago is O Hare International. It is also served by Gerald R. Ford International, General Mitchell International, Dane County Regional, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, Fort Wayne International, Central Illinois Regional, South Bend International, Quad City International, Muskegon County, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International.
What airports are near Atlanta?
The main airport in Atlanta is Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International. It is also served by McGhee Tyson, Greenville–Spartanburg International, Chattanooga Metropolitan, Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International, Columbus Metropolitan, Augusta Regional, Montgomery Regional, Middle Georgia Regional, Southwest Georgia Regional, Athens Ben Epps.
What buses and trains depart from Chicago?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Chicago, including Greyhound.
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