The flight time from Nashville to Atlanta is 1 hour, 1 minute. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves BNA Nashville, TN 3 minutes early.
14 minutes taxiing out
38 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 Nashville to Atlanta is 1 hour, 1 minute. The time spent in the air is 38 minutes.

The flight distance from Nashville to Atlanta is 214 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Atlanta to Nashville
59 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

1h 2m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 15m 30m 45m1h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



214 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Nashville from Atlanta by plane?

The distance from Nashville to Atlanta by plane is 214 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Nashville to Atlanta?

The flight time from Nashville to Atlanta is 1 hour, 1 minute. The time spent in the air is 38 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 57 minutes, and Delta the slowest taking 1 hour, 2 minutes.

What airlines fly from Nashville to Atlanta?

Southwest and Delta are the airlines with direct flights from Nashville to Atlanta.

Does Southwest fly from Nashville to Atlanta?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Nashville (BNA) to Atlanta (ATL). On average, they have 26 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 Nashville 3 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 14 minutes
In the Air 38 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 Nashville to Atlanta, Southwest is 84% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 84% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 92% 8% 0%
Southwest 84% 14% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Nashville 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
Southwest 11 38 7 57
Delta 15 38 7 62

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
9am 0.99
2pm 1.1
12pm 1.09
5pm 0.97
6pm 1.14
10pm 0.2
4pm 0.94
8am 0.42
3pm 0.33
7am 1.12
8pm 0.3
7pm 1.16
6am 1.18
10am 1.01
1pm 0.42
9pm 0.05
11am 0.03
5am 1.22

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Nashville 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 410
February 377
March 450
April 441
May 451
June 420
July 420
August 435
September 434
October 439
November 378
December 361

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Nashville 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 14.73
Tuesday 14.92
Wednesday 14.81
Thursday 14.73
Friday 14.73
Saturday 9.62
Sunday 12.92

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 1

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
9am 14 38 7 60
2pm 14 38 7 60
12pm 16 38 6 62
5pm 15 39 7 63
6pm 16 38 8 65
10pm 9 36 5 50
4pm 15 38 7 61
8am 15 39 8 63
3pm 10 39 6 56
7am 15 39 7 63
8pm 9 37 7 55
7pm 13 38 8 60
6am 15 38 7 63
10am 15 38 6 61
1pm 12 39 7 61
9pm 10 37 7 54
11am 10 39 6 56
5am 11 38 6 56
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.