Book Cheap Flight Tickets from Chicago (CHI) to Atlanta (ATL)
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Chicago to Atlanta is one of the busiest routes in the United States, so finding affordable flight tickets on this route can be a daunting process. It doesn’t matter whether you are traveling on this route for the first time or 100th, you would love to save some time and money on your trip.

And that is why we are here to help you find the plane ticket that suits your budget and offer you a secure and peaceful journey. So, what are you waiting for? Book your cheap flight tickets from Chicago to Atlanta at some of the best airfares with Crystal Travel. We can offer you a safe and secure flight ticket booking option with IATA and ASTA protection. 

About Chicago

Sitting on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan in Illinois, Chicago is a thriving hub of commerce, trade, culture, and commerce, along with being home to several Fortune 500 companies. The “Windy City” is one of the leading hubs in the USA in education and sports, with professional sports teams in each of the major professional leagues. Some popular tourist attractions include Millennium Park, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and Tribune Tower.

About Atlanta

Atlanta, the capital of Georgia, is a bustling city with a perfect blend of old and new. It is a lively metropolis that houses many stunning skyscrapers dotted between expansive green spaces and old neighborhoods. Renowned as the “Chicago of the South”, Atlanta houses several industries and technology hubs along with the global headquarters of Coca-Cola and CNN. Some of the popular tourist attractions include Zoo Atlanta, Atlanta Botanical Garden, World of Coca-Cola, and National Historical Park

Cheap Flights from Chicago to Atlanta

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FAQs on Chicago to Atlanta Flights
1. Which airlines fly directly from Chicago to Atlanta?

The airlines flying directly from Chicago to Atlanta are:

  • American Airlines 
  • Alaska Airlines
  • Frontier Airlines 
  • Southwest Airlines 
  • Spirit Airlines
  • United Express
  • United Airlines
  • JetBlue
  • Delta Air Lines
2. I’m booking a non-stop/direct flight to Atlanta from Chicago. Which airport do I choose?

Chicago is served by two airports that offer nonstop flights to Atlanta. The airports are:

  • Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)
  • O’Hare International Airport (ORD)

You can choose your departure airport between the two, as per your convenience, depending upon travel time to the airport, the departure time, and the flight cost offered.

All the flights from Chicago will land at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), the only airport in Atlanta, Georgia.

3. What is the duration of the flight between Chicago and ATL?
The flight distance between Chicago and Atlanta is around 590 miles (512 nautical miles). The quickest non-stop flight from MDW, operated by Southwest, takes about an hour and 40 minutes to land in Atlanta. On average, a flight departing from Chicago will take approximately 2 hours to land in Atlanta.
4. Which airline has the least delayed flights from Chicago to Atlanta?
As per the data available till April 2022, Delta Air Lines offers the least delayed flights between Chicago and Atlanta, followed by Alaska Airlines, Southwest, Spirit, and American Airlines.
5. Which is the cheapest day of the week to fly from Chicago to Atlanta?
As per the general trend, Wednesday and Friday (evening) are the cheapest days to fly to Atlanta from Chicago. Generally, flights are expensive during the weekend, with Saturday and Sunday being the most expensive.
6. Do I need to pay any fees or charges for canceling my flight from ORD/MDW to ATL?
Airlines do charge a processing fee for change or cancellation of flights. However, many airlines have waived their change and cancellation fees since the pandemic. For more information, contact our customer support team or check the cancellation policies on the airline website.
7. Do airlines offer sleeping areas to passengers traveling from Chicago to Atlanta?
Most airlines offer lounges for their passengers at various airports where they can relax and enjoy complimentary meals. Some airlines furnish lounges with sleeping areas/rooms for business and first-class ticket holders. However, the same is not available for economy class passengers. Low-cost airlines don't offer any sleeping areas to their ticket holders. However, airports in Chicago and Atlanta offer sleeping pods and reclined chairs in specific areas, where passengers can lie down and sleep.
8. Am I allowed to carry food/eatables on my flight to Atlanta?
As per the TSA rules, you are allowed to carry food/eatables in your carry-on or checked baggage as long as it is solid and well packed. Passengers are not allowed to carry liquid, semi-liquid, and gel items.
9. What is the baggage allowance on a flight from Chicago to Atlanta?

The baggage allowance on a flight from ORD/MDW to Atlanta may vary with the airlines and the ticket. As per the standard for domestic flights in the USA, you can check in one piece of baggage and carry one in the cabin.

Checked Baggage 

  • Dimensions: the sum of three sides (length + width + height) of checked baggage must not exceed 62 inches (158 cm).
  • The weight must be less than 50 pounds (23 kg). You are advised to check with the airlines or our travel agents before booking. 

Carry-on Baggage

  • The weight of the carry-on must not exceed 18 lbs (8 kg), plus its dimensions must be compatible to fit in the overhead cabin or below the seat.
10. I lost my baggage during my flight to Atlanta from Chicago, how can I recover it?

In case you lost your baggage during a flight, here are a few steps you can take to recover it.

  • Contact the airlines immediately. Airlines are responsible for any lost, damaged, or delayed baggage. They have a system to track and identify bags' location.
  • Request for delivery to your address or accommodation till it's found.
  • Request for the baggage fee reimbursement
  • Keep all the receipts of incidental expenses.

Most airlines take 24 hours to 5 days to declare that the baggage is lost. In case your baggage is lost, airlines will compensate you for your bag and its content. For more information, you can check the airline and government policies or contact travel experts.

11. What are the latest offers available with Crystal Travel on flights to Atlanta?
Crystal Travel always has some of the best deals for your flights to Atlanta. Use our extensive search engine to find some of the latest offers available for your trip with just a few clicks. Select your source airport in Chicago, “ATL” in your destination airport, and your journey dates. Then click on search to find the latest offers. However, if you are still unsure, call our travel experts, who will guide you to the latest offers available.
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