The cheapest times to fly from ATL to CGH are

  • January 22nd to February 11th
  • March 5th to April 29th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • May 14th to June 24th
  • August 13th to September 30th (except the week of August 27th)

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 CGH is mid May. Prices can be as high as $2522 for Saturday flights during early July, or as low as $959 for Tuesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to São Paulo

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Sao Paulo (CGH) will usually cost between $1064 to $1870 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $1049. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $1828. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $779 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1203 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to CGH flight.

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

ATL to CGH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to CGH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Atlanta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $116 (8%) 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 $1206. Return trip prices are from the CGH 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 CGH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 23 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 CGH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Guarulhos Gov Andre Franco Montoro Airport (GRU) in Sao Paulo

  • 18 miles (29 km) away from CGH
  • Usually 9.02% less expensive than CGH
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to GRU flights

Destination alternative #2: Viracopos International Airport (VCP) in Sao Paulo

  • 52 miles (84 km) away from CGH
  • Usually 8.94% less expensive than CGH
  • 1-layover flights available

See ATL to VCP flights


Flight Hacking ATL to CGH

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 CGH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (ATL > MIA > CGH)

  • Price for both tickets: $911
  • Average savings: $292 (24.28%)

See ATL to MIA flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (ATL > MCO > CGH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1039
  • Average savings: $164 (13.64%)

See ATL to MCO flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1078
  • Average savings: $125 (10.35%)

See ATL to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, American, Azul, COPA, Delta, Gol, JetBlue, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4670 miles or 7516 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to CGH flight is about 9 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Sao Paulo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 87 available flights from ATL to CGH.


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 CGH
Destination airport name Congonhas Airport
City Sao Paulo
Country Brazil
Latitude -23.6
Longitude -46.7


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