The flight time from Newark to Atlanta is 2 hours, 17 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves EWR Newark, NJ 1 minute early.
19 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 48 minutes in the air
8 minutes taxiing in
Arrives ATL Atlanta, GA 6 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Newark to Atlanta is 2 hours, 17 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 48 minutes.

The flight distance from Newark to Atlanta is 746 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Atlanta to Newark
2 hours, 6 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

2h 15m
2h 19m
2h 21m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m2h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



746 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Newark from Atlanta by plane?

The distance from Newark to Atlanta by plane is 746 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Newark to Atlanta?

The flight time from Newark to Atlanta is 2 hours, 17 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 48 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Delta being the fastest taking 2 hours, 15 minutes, and United the slowest taking 2 hours, 21 minutes.

What airlines fly from Newark to Atlanta?

Spirit, United, and Delta are the airlines with direct flights from Newark to Atlanta.

Does Southwest fly from Newark to Atlanta?

Southwest does not fly from Newark (EWR) to Atlanta (ATL). Keep in mind that Southwest may fly to other nearby airports, as they will often fly into smaller airpors instead of larger ones. This is because the costs are often lower to fly into smaller airports, and they pass the savings on to you.

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 Newark 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 19 minutes
In the Air 108 minutes
Taxiing In 8 minutes
Arrives Atlanta 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 Newark to Atlanta, Spirit is 76% reliable, which means that Spirit flights are on time 76% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 84% 14% 2%
United 77% 21% 2%
Spirit 76% 22% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Newark 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 18 108 7 135
Spirit 14 110 10 139
United 20 108 8 141

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
7pm 0.48
6pm 0.92
4pm 1.07
5pm 0.76
8pm 0.83
6am 1.8
9am 0.32
2pm 1.34
9pm 0.2
11am 0.69
3pm 1.08
12pm 1.15
7am 1.16
1pm 1.24
10am 1.23
8am 1.29
10pm 0.3

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Newark 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 494
February 480
March 551
April 502
May 531
June 488
July 485
August 463
September 505
October 491
November 455
December 459

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Newark 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 17.17
Tuesday 16.12
Wednesday 16.15
Thursday 17.1
Friday 17
Saturday 14.1
Sunday 15.9

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
United 1
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
7pm 21 106 8 137
6pm 22 107 8 139
4pm 20 108 8 139
5pm 19 108 8 138
8pm 25 106 9 142
6am 18 109 7 136
9am 25 106 8 140
2pm 15 109 7 134
9pm 22 106 8 137
11am 18 107 8 135
3pm 18 111 9 141
12pm 14 109 7 133
7am 19 109 8 139
1pm 17 108 11 139
10am 19 108 6 136
8am 22 106 8 139
10pm 15 108 9 136
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.