Book Cheap Flight Tickets from New York City (NYC) to Atlanta (ATL)
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Whether you are looking for a fun-filled vacation or a last-minute trip due to business reasons, flights from NYC to Atlanta offer breathing space. Not only is Atlanta a charming city, but it also offers a chance to make some memories and dip into local cuisines. The only thing that may bother you is getting affordable flight tickets that fit your budget.

We at Crystal Travel are here to help you find flight tickets that won’t bust your budget. Whether you want to fly one-way, non-stop, or round trip, we have some of the best deals on flights that will match your schedule and price range. So, what are you waiting for? Book your cheap flight tickets from New York City to Atlanta at an affordable rate.

About New York City

New York City is often described as the economic capital of the world. It is also known as the city of diversity with the influence of politics, culture, knowledge, and entertainment. NYC houses the headquarters of several companies and the famous Wall Street. Along with the businesses and industrial sites, the Big Apple also boasts some of the best tourist attractions.

About Atlanta City

Atlanta is a lively cosmopolitan with rich history and southern charm. The city was an integral part of the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement, a glimpse of which can be seen at the museums and historic sites. Atlanta boasts some world-class landmarks and an irresistible gourmet scene. Also, Atlanta City is the global headquarters of companies like Coca-Cola and CNN.

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FAQs on New York City to Atlanta Flights
1. Which airlines fly directly from New York City to Atlanta?

The airlines flying directly from New York City to Atlanta are:

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

New York City is served by three airports, all of which offer non-stop flights to Atlanta. The airports are:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
  • Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)

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

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

3. What is the duration of the flight between NYC and ATL?
The flight distance between New York City and Atlanta is around 763 miles (650 nautical miles). The quickest non-stop flight from NYC, operated by Delta Air Lines, takes about 2 hours and 10 minutes to land in Atlanta. On average, a flight departing from NYC will take approximately 2 hours and 25 minutes to land in Atlanta.
4. Which airline has the least delayed flights from New York City to Atlanta?
As per the data available till April 2022, Delta Air Lines has the least delayed flights between New York City and Atlanta, followed by Southwest, United, and American Airlines.
5. Which is the cheapest day of the week to fly from New York City to Atlanta?
As per the general trend, Wednesday is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Atlanta from New York. Generally, flights are expensive during the weekend, with Saturday being the most expensive.
6. How to get the boarding pass for my flight to Atlanta?
Customers traveling to Atlanta can download their boarding passes to their mobile devices directly from the airlines’ website by entering their PNR and/or other basic details. In case you have made the booking from our website, you will receive a confirmation message along with the PNR and the steps on how to download your boarding pass for your flight to Atlanta.
7. How much time does it take to get booking confirmation on a flight ticket?
The airlines usually take 5 to 10 minutes to send you a confirmation email regarding your flight ticket, sometimes it may take up to 4 hours or more. Do not worry, if you have made a reservation through Crystal Travel, our responsive team will ensure that you get your booking confirmation in time.
8. Do I need to pay any fees or charges for canceling my flight from JFK/LGA/EWR to ATL?
Most airlines charge a processing fee for change or cancellation of flights. However, since the pandemic, many airlines have waived their change and cancellation fees on flights. For more information contact our customer support team or check the cancellation policies on the airline website.
9. Which is the most booked class for NYC to ATL flights?
As per the data, travelers flying from NYC to Atlanta prefer to book their seats in the Economy Class, followed by Premium Economy and the Business Class.
10. Do airlines offer sleeping areas to passengers traveling from New York City to Atlanta?
Airlines have specific lounges for their passengers at various airports where they can relax and enjoy the complimentary meals. Some lounges also offer sleeping areas to the business and first-class ticket holders. The same is not available for economy class passengers. However, Airports in New York and Atlanta offer sleeping pods and reclined chairs in specific areas, where passengers can lie down and sleep.
11. 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.
12. What is the baggage allowance on a flight from New York City to Atlanta?
The baggage allowance on a flight from NYC 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 for your flight journey. The baggage dimensions (length + width + height) of the check-in bag must not exceed 62 inches (158 cm), and the weight of the bag must be less than 50 pounds (23 kg). You are advised to check with the airlines or our travel agents before booking. Passengers are also allowed to have a carry-on in the flight cabin. The weight of the carry-on must not exceed 18 lbs, plus its dimensions must be compatible to fit in the overhead cabin.
13. I lost my baggage during my flight to Atlanta from New York City, 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.

14. How would I get the best deal on my flight from New York City to Atlanta?
Crystal Travel offers some of the best deals for your flight from NYC to Atlanta. We have sourced many deals from multiple airlines to offer you some of the lowest prices for your trip so that your airfare remains within your budget.
15. What are the latest offers available with Crystal Travel on flights to Atlanta?
Crystal Travel always has some offers or the other 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. Add your source airport of NYC, “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 and they will give you all the latest offers available.
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  • Check out the Search Engine—  If you are not fond of browsing through several websites then our search engine is the right place to get fares of all airlines in one place with just a click.
  • Book ahead of time— If you are fine with flexible dates or know when you will travel then it's the best advice to book ahead of your time, say 90 days early. 
  • Avoid weekends/busy days— New York is a fully buzzed place all week as many people visit here for work and leisure. Hence to fly out of New York choose a day with fewer passengers over the airport. For Atlanta avoid weekends to get over the rush. 
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Information on New York to Atlanta Flights
Get to know the New York to Atlanta flight route



759 miles  ·  (1,221 km)

Popular Airlines

Delta, American Airlines, Jet Blue and United Airlines

Least time taken

2 hours and 40 minutes

Airport Code

New York—
LaGuardia Airport(LGA)
John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
Newark Liberty International Airport(EWR)

Other/Best mode of commute

Bus— Approx 18 hours

Train— Approx 45 mins

Flight— 2 hour 45 minutes

High season to Travel 


Time difference


Direct/ Non-Direct flight

Direct as well as non-direct flights both are available from New York to Atlanta




Airports near New York—

LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)

Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF)

Airports near Atlanta—

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)

Nashville International Airport (BNA)

Airlines flying from New York to Atlanta









Flight time from New York to Atlanta, GA via Columbus • JFK to ATL via CMH

Taking Delta Air Lines flight from John F Kennedy International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, United States will take approximately 6 hours 33 minutes.





Total Duration:

2 hrs 3 mins

2 hrs 52 mins

1 hr 38 mins

6 hrs 33 mins

Flight time from New York to Atlanta, GA via Chicago, Il • LGA to ATL via ORD

It takes 11 hours, 8 minutes for a United Airlines flight to travel from La Guardia Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport via Chicago O'Hare International Airport, United States.





Total Duration

2 hrs 40 mins

6 hrs 20 mins


11 hrs 8 mins


Flight time from New York, the United States to airports near Atlanta, GA, United States

One stop flight time from John F Kennedy International Airport, New York to airports nearest to Atlanta, GA is given in the table below



Destination Airports 




Birmingham, Birmingham Airport

4 hrs 45 mins

1 Stop


Montgomery, Dannelly Fld Airport

4 hrs 25 mins

1 Stop


Huntsville, AL, Huntsville International - Carl T. Jones Field Airport

5 hrs 45 mins

1 Stop


Fletcher, Asheville Regional Airport

4 hrs

1 Stop


Augusta, Bush Field Airport

4 hrs 10 mins

1 Stop


*Please note that some of the information provided here is subject to change depending upon the airlines operating on this route and guidelines / policies of the aviation authority.

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