The cheapest times to fly from ATL to KAN are

  • February 5th to March 4th
  • October 15th to November 4th
  • November 26th to December 31st

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 KAN is mid October. Prices can be as high as $13800 for Wednesday flights during mid March, or as low as $929 for Monday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Kano

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Kano (KAN) will usually cost between $974 to $10800 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $2946. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $9405. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $6459 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $5042 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to KAN flight.

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

ATL to KAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to KAN 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 $0.53, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to KAN, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into ATL. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Kano, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Atlanta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $5299 (62%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1126. Return trip prices are from the KAN 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 KAN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 39 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ATL to KAN

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 KAN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (ATL > JFK > KAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1323
  • Average savings: $3720 (73.77%)

See ATL to JFK flights

Hack #2: Cairo (ATL > CAI > KAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1496
  • Average savings: $3547 (70.34%)

See ATL to CAI flights

Hack #3: Addis Ababa (ATL > ADD > KAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1820
  • Average savings: $3222 (63.9%)

See ATL to ADD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, Ethiopian, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5925 miles or 9535 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to KAN flight is about 11 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Kano?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from ATL to KAN.


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 KAN
Destination airport name Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport
City Kano
Country Nigeria
Latitude 12
Longitude 8.5


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