The flight time from Tampa to Atlanta is 1 hour, 26 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves TPA Tampa, FL 2 minutes early.
13 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 5 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives ATL Atlanta, GA 8 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Tampa to Atlanta is 1 hour, 26 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 5 minutes.

The flight distance from Tampa to Atlanta is 406 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Atlanta to Tampa
1 hour, 19 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

1h 24m
1h 26m
1h 30m
1h 35m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



406 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Tampa from Atlanta by plane?

The distance from Tampa to Atlanta 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 Tampa to Atlanta?

The flight time from Tampa to Atlanta is 1 hour, 26 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 5 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 1 hour, 24 minutes, and Frontier the slowest taking 1 hour, 35 minutes.

What airlines fly from Tampa to Atlanta?

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

Does Southwest fly from Tampa to Atlanta?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Tampa (TPA) to Atlanta (ATL). On average, they have 27 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 Tampa 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 13 minutes
In the Air 65 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Atlanta 8 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 Tampa 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% 7% 1%
Southwest 84% 14% 2%
Spirit 82% 16% 2%
Frontier 80% 17% 3%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Tampa 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 12 66 6 84
Delta 13 64 7 86
Spirit 13 67 9 90
Frontier 17 67 10 95

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
5pm 0.95
11am 1.22
6pm 0.96
4pm 1.06
9am 1.16
7am 1.2
3pm 0.92
12pm 1.49
1pm 0.86
8am 1.08
7pm 1.09
6am 1.62
10am 0.77
10pm 0.04
5am 0.25
8pm 0.13
9pm 0.42
2pm 0.68

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Tampa 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 484
February 409
March 528
April 505
May 498
June 491
July 505
August 476
September 457
October 506
November 503
December 516

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Tampa 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 16.87
Tuesday 15.27
Wednesday 15.6
Thursday 16.42
Friday 16.71
Saturday 15.56
Sunday 16.62

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
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
In the Air
Taxi In
5pm 14 65 8 88
11am 13 64 7 85
6pm 15 65 9 91
4pm 13 66 6 87
9am 12 64 8 85
7am 13 65 10 89
3pm 14 65 6 87
12pm 14 65 7 87
1pm 14 64 8 87
8am 13 64 7 85
7pm 12 64 8 86
6am 12 65 6 84
10am 12 66 7 85
10pm 15 67 7 90
5am 12 64 6 83
8pm 11 64 9 85
9pm 10 64 5 79
2pm 14 66 7 89
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.