The cheapest times to fly from AKL to ATL are

  • January 22nd to March 25th
  • April 30th to June 10th (except the weeks of May 14th and May 28th)
  • July 23rd to August 5th
  • October 8th to November 25th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from AKL to ATL is early November. Prices can be as high as $2753 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $1024 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Atlanta

Flying from Auckland (AKL) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $1024 to $2063 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $1041. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2432. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1391 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1359 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AKL to ATL flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the AKL to ATL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

AKL to ATL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AKL to ATL flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Auckland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Atlanta, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Auckland. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $163 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1310. Return trip prices are from the ATL to AKL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from AKL to ATL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 34 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from AKL to ATL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) in Birmingham, AL

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from ATL
  • Usually 2.06% less expensive than ATL
  • 1-layover flights available

See AKL to BHM flights


Flight Hacking AKL to ATL

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from AKL to ATL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (AKL > LAX > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1212
  • Average savings: $148 (10.85%)

See AKL to IAH flights

Hack #2: Houston, TX (AKL > IAH > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1274
  • Average savings: $86 (6.29%)

See AKL to LAX flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (AKL > SFO > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1292
  • Average savings: $67 (4.93%)

See AKL to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from AKL to ATL? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, American, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Fiji Airways, Korean Air, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Auckland International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8099 miles or 13034 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from AKL to ATL?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AKL to ATL flight is about 15 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Auckland and Atlanta, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 49 available flights from AKL to ATL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code AKL
Origination airport name Auckland International Airport
City Auckland
Country New Zealand
Latitude -37
Longitude 174.8

Return Airport

Destination code ATL
Destination airport name Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City Atlanta, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.6
Longitude -84.4


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