The cheapest times to fly from ATL to CAN are

  • January 22nd to March 25th
  • August 20th 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 CAN is late September. Prices can be as high as $1710 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $635 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Guangzhou

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Guangzhou (CAN) will usually cost between $644 to $1490 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $660. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1549. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $888 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1052 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to CAN flight.

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

ATL to CAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to CAN flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Atlanta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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 Guangzhou, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Atlanta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $184 (13%) 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 $972. Return trip prices are from the CAN 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 CAN 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 58 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 ATL to CAN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) in Hong Kong

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from CAN
  • Usually 5.85% less expensive than CAN
  • 1-layover flights available

See ATL to HKG flights


Flight Hacking ATL to CAN

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 CAN — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $929
  • Average savings: $124 (11.74%)

See ATL to LAX flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $961
  • Average savings: $92 (8.7%)

See ATL to JFK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $971
  • Average savings: $81 (7.7%)

See ATL to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Hainan, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8326 miles or 13399 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to CAN flight is about 15 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Guangzhou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 73 available flights from ATL to CAN.


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 CAN
Destination airport name Baiyun International Airport
City Guangzhou
Country China
Latitude 23.4
Longitude 113.3


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