The flight time from Atlanta to Tampa is 1 hour, 20 minutes. See Data as Tables
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Average Timeline

Leaves ATL Atlanta, GA 1 minute early.
14 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 1 minute in the air
4 minutes taxiing in
Arrives TPA Tampa, FL 6 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Spirit
88%
Delta
87%
Southwest
83%
Frontier
75%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Atlanta to Tampa is 1 hour, 20 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 1 minute.

The flight distance from Atlanta to Tampa is 406 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Tampa to Atlanta
1 hour, 29 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
1h 19m
Delta
1h 20m
Spirit
1h 22m
Frontier
1h 36m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 15m 30m 45m1h1h 15m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

137

Distance

406 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun05101520

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Delta
88
Southwest
37
Spirit
11
Frontier
0

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Atlanta from Tampa by plane?

The distance from Atlanta to Tampa by plane is 406 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Atlanta to Tampa?

The flight time from Atlanta to Tampa is 1 hour, 20 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 1 minute. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 1 hour, 19 minutes, and Frontier the slowest taking 1 hour, 36 minutes.

What airlines fly from Atlanta to Tampa?

Frontier, Spirit, Southwest, and Delta are the airlines with direct flights from Atlanta to Tampa.

Does Southwest fly from Atlanta to Tampa?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Tampa (TPA). On average, they have 37 flights per week on this route. This may vary seasonally, please check the chart above for more details.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Atlanta 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 14 minutes
In the Air 61 minutes
Taxiing In 4 minutes
Arrives Tampa 6 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Atlanta to Tampa, Southwest is 83% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 83% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Spirit 88% 10% 2%
Delta 87% 13% 0%
Southwest 83% 15% 2%
Frontier 75% 25% 0%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Atlanta and Tampa, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Southwest 13 62 4 79
Delta 15 61 4 80
Spirit 13 62 6 82
Frontier 19 63 6 96

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
10pm 1.01
3pm 0.98
10am 1.64
4pm 1.22
5pm 1.85
2pm 1.26
12pm 1.49
6pm 0.64
11am 0.52
8am 1.06
1pm 1.76
9pm 0.25
9am 1.01
6am 0.92
8pm 1.17
7pm 1.33
7am 0.98
11pm 0.34

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Atlanta to Tampa that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 576
February 518
March 643
April 597
May 606
June 618
July 659
August 633
September 568
October 614
November 553
December 558

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Atlanta to Tampa that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 20.37
Tuesday 19.71
Wednesday 19.87
Thursday 20.73
Friday 20.4
Saturday 17.15
Sunday 19.13

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
Delta 2
Southwest 1
Spirit 0
Frontier 0

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
10pm 16 60 4 80
3pm 16 61 4 82
10am 16 61 4 82
4pm 14 61 4 79
5pm 14 62 4 81
2pm 13 61 4 78
12pm 13 61 5 80
6pm 15 62 4 81
11am 15 62 4 81
8am 16 61 4 81
1pm 12 61 4 78
9pm 14 62 4 79
9am 14 61 4 80
6am 13 61 4 78
8pm 15 61 4 80
7pm 15 61 4 80
7am 14 60 4 79
11pm 13 59 4 77
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.