The flight time from Miami to Atlanta is 1 hour, 52 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves MIA Miami, FL 2 minutes early.
16 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 27 minutes in the air
8 minutes taxiing in
Arrives ATL Atlanta, GA 7 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
89%
Spirit
87%
Southwest
85%
American
79%
Frontier
74%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Miami to Atlanta is 1 hour, 52 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 27 minutes.

The flight distance from Miami to Atlanta is 594 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Atlanta to Miami
1 hour, 48 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
1h 46m
Delta
1h 51m
Spirit
1h 54m
American
1h 54m
Frontier
1h 56m
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 ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

136

Distance

594 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun05101520

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Delta
66
American
42
Southwest
14
Frontier
11
Spirit
2

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Miami from Atlanta by plane?

The distance from Miami to Atlanta by plane is 594 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Miami to Atlanta?

The flight time from Miami to Atlanta is 1 hour, 52 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 27 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 1 hour, 46 minutes, and Frontier the slowest taking 1 hour, 56 minutes.

What airlines fly from Miami to Atlanta?

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

Does Southwest fly from Miami to Atlanta?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Miami (MIA) to Atlanta (ATL). On average, they have 14 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 Miami 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 16 minutes
In the Air 87 minutes
Taxiing In 8 minutes
Arrives Atlanta 7 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 Miami to Atlanta, Delta is 89% reliable, which means that Delta flights are on time 89% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 89% 10% 1%
Spirit 87% 11% 2%
Southwest 85% 13% 2%
American 79% 20% 1%
Frontier 74% 26% 0%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Miami 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
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Southwest 13 87 5 106
Delta 16 86 7 111
Spirit 18 86 8 114
American 17 87 8 114
Frontier 18 87 9 116

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
11am 1.34
9pm 1.52
5am 0.26
10am 1.27
5pm 0.76
7pm 1.45
10pm 0.64
3pm 1.49
8am 1.68
1pm 1.56
4pm 1.45
6pm 0.48
9am 0.67
8pm 0.45
2pm 0.66
6am 1.67
7am 1.05
12pm 0.82

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Miami 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 587
February 415
March 606
April 649
May 646
June 597
July 608
August 570
September 517
October 635
November 623
December 644

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Miami 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 19.83
Tuesday 18.62
Wednesday 19.21
Thursday 19.98
Friday 19.96
Saturday 18.77
Sunday 20.12

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
American 1
Southwest 0
Frontier 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
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
11am 18 86 7 112
9pm 18 86 8 114
5am 12 86 5 105
10am 15 86 7 110
5pm 16 88 8 114
7pm 20 86 8 116
10pm 15 85 7 108
3pm 15 87 7 110
8am 14 87 9 112
1pm 16 87 7 112
4pm 14 87 7 110
6pm 16 89 8 114
9am 15 85 8 110
8pm 19 86 7 115
2pm 15 88 7 111
6am 15 87 6 109
7am 16 86 10 113
12pm 16 87 7 112
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.