The flight time from Tampa to Atlanta is 1 hour, 25 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves TPA Tampa, FL 4 minutes early.
12 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 5 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives ATL Atlanta, GA 10 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
94%
Southwest
93%
Spirit
93%
Frontier
92%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Tampa to Atlanta is 1 hour, 25 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 ?

Southwest
1h 23m
Delta
1h 26m
Spirit
1h 28m
Frontier
1h 29m
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 ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

93

Distance

406 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0510

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Delta
61
Southwest
25
Spirit
5
Frontier
0

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, 25 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, 23 minutes, and Frontier the slowest taking 1 hour, 29 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 25 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 4 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 12 minutes
In the Air 65 minutes
Taxiing In 6 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 Tampa to Atlanta, Southwest is 93% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 93% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 94% 5% 1%
Southwest 93% 6% 1%
Spirit 93% 7% 0%
Frontier 92% 8% 0%

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
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Southwest 11 66 5 83
Delta 13 65 7 86
Spirit 12 66 8 88
Frontier 13 65 10 89

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 1.16
11am 0.79
6pm 0.93
4pm 0.9
9am 0.93
7am 1.24
3pm 1.19
12pm 1.43
1pm 0.29
8am 0.87
7pm 0.92
6am 0.73
10am 0.96
5am 0.11
8pm 0.19
9pm 0.24
2pm 0.62

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 468
February 409
March 528
April 505
May 498
June 224
July 341
August 383
September 319
October 375
November 437
December 476

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 13.98
Tuesday 12.75
Wednesday 12.58
Thursday 13.58
Friday 13.68
Saturday 13.17
Sunday 13.89

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
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
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
5pm 13 66 7 88
11am 13 65 6 86
6pm 13 65 7 88
4pm 13 66 6 87
9am 11 65 7 85
7am 12 65 9 87
3pm 12 65 6 85
12pm 13 65 6 85
1pm 11 66 5 84
8am 12 64 7 84
7pm 12 64 8 86
6am 12 66 6 84
10am 11 65 6 83
5am 12 67 6 84
8pm 11 64 6 82
9pm 9 64 5 77
2pm 12 65 6 84
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.