The cheapest times to fly from ATL to DRS are

  • October 1st to April 1st (except the week of December 17th)

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 DRS is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $2338 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1016 for Tuesday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Dresden

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Dresden (DRS) will usually cost between $1020 to $1886 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $1039. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1847. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $809 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1558 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to DRS flight.

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

ATL to DRS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to DRS flight is 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 $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DRS, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ATL. 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 $208 (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 $1372. Return trip prices are from the DRS 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 DRS 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 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 ATL to DRS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ruzyne Airport (PRG) in Prague

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from DRS
  • Usually 41.06% less expensive than DRS
  • 1-layover flights available

See ATL to PRG flights

Destination alternative #2: Tegel Airport (TXL) in Berlin

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from DRS
  • Usually 34.34% less expensive than DRS
  • 1-layover flights available

See ATL to TXL flights

Destination alternative #3: Strachowice Airport (WRO) in Wroclaw

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from DRS
  • Usually 21.37% less expensive than DRS
  • 1-layover flights available

See ATL to WRO flights


Flight Hacking ATL to DRS

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 DRS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Amsterdam (ATL > AMS > DRS)

  • Price for both tickets: $953
  • Average savings: $606 (38.86%)

See ATL to AMS flights

Hack #2: Dusseldorf (ATL > DUS > DRS)

  • Price for both tickets: $964
  • Average savings: $594 (38.13%)

See ATL to DUS flights

Hack #3: Zurich (ATL > ZRH > DRS)

  • Price for both tickets: $976
  • Average savings: $582 (37.36%)

See ATL to ZRH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Shanghai Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4773 miles or 7681 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to DRS flight is about 9 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Dresden?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from ATL to DRS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeATL
Origination airport nameHartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
CityAtlanta, GA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeDRS
Destination airport nameDresden Airport


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