The flight time from Cleveland to Atlanta is 1 hour, 43 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves CLE Cleveland, OH 4 minutes early.
11 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 23 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives ATL Atlanta, GA 10 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Cleveland to Atlanta is 1 hour, 43 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 23 minutes.

The flight distance from Cleveland to Atlanta is 554 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Atlanta to Cleveland
1 hour, 36 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

1h 42m
1h 43m
1h 44m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

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

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



554 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Cleveland from Atlanta by plane?

The distance from Cleveland to Atlanta by plane is 554 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Cleveland to Atlanta?

The flight time from Cleveland to Atlanta is 1 hour, 43 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 23 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Delta being the fastest taking 1 hour, 42 minutes, and Spirit the slowest taking 1 hour, 44 minutes.

What airlines fly from Cleveland to Atlanta?

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

Does Southwest fly from Cleveland to Atlanta?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Atlanta (ATL). On average, they have 5 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 Cleveland 4 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 11 minutes
In the Air 83 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Atlanta 10 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 Cleveland to Atlanta, Southwest is 87% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 87% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 90% 5% 5%
Southwest 87% 8% 5%
Spirit 86% 14% 0%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Cleveland and Atlanta, 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
In the Air
Taxiing In
Delta 11 83 6 102
Southwest 8 85 6 103
Spirit 11 83 9 104

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
6am 0.44
5pm 0.75
8am 0.87
10am 0.49
7pm 0.2
7am 0.62
5am 0.32
4pm 0.18
9am 0.01
9pm 0
6pm 0.67
11am 0.21
3pm 0.24
12pm 0.63
1pm 0.24
2pm 0.59

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Cleveland to Atlanta 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 257
February 256
March 309
April 122
May 63
June 112
July 183
August 211
September 193
October 187
November 291
December 285

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Cleveland to Atlanta 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 7.17
Tuesday 6.5
Wednesday 6.44
Thursday 7.04
Friday 7.27
Saturday 6.15
Sunday 6.9

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 1
Southwest 0
Spirit 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
In the Air
Taxi In
6am 11 80 7 99
5pm 9 83 7 103
8am 12 84 7 106
10am 10 83 6 101
7pm 11 86 8 110
7am 11 83 6 103
5am 13 85 6 109
4pm 9 83 6 100
9am 12 81 7 101
9pm 10 91 7 108
6pm 10 83 9 103
11am 10 83 6 101
3pm 11 82 7 100
12pm 10 83 6 100
1pm 11 81 6 99
2pm 10 84 7 104
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.