The cheapest times to fly from ATL to BUQ are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 23rd to May 27th (except the week of May 7th)
  • September 17th to September 30th
  • October 15th to December 9th

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 ATL to BUQ is mid March. Prices can be as high as $3250 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $1729 for Tuesday flights around mid March.


When to Fly to Bulawayo

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Bulawayo (BUQ) will usually cost between $1731 to $2593 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid March with an average ticket price of $1766. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2607. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $841 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2063 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to BUQ flight.

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

ATL to BUQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to BUQ flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Atlanta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, 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. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Bulawayo, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Atlanta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $159 (7%) 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 $2016. Return trip prices are from the BUQ to ATL 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 ATL to BUQ 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 52 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ATL to BUQ

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 ATL to BUQ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Johannesburg (ATL > JNB > BUQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1347
  • Average savings: $716 (34.71%)

See ATL to JNB flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (ATL > JFK > BUQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1348
  • Average savings: $715 (34.66%)

See ATL to JFK flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (ATL > BOS > BUQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1492
  • Average savings: $571 (27.68%)

See ATL to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, LATAM, Lufthansa, South African, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from J. M. Nkomo International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8271 miles or 13311 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to BUQ flight is about 15 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Bulawayo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from ATL to BUQ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code BUQ
Destination airport name J. M. Nkomo International Airport
City Bulawayo
Country Zimbabwe
Latitude -20
Longitude 28.6


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