The cheapest times to fly from ATL to KMG are

  • January 29th to February 18th
  • March 26th to April 29th
  • August 6th 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 KMG is early September. Prices can be as high as $2950 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $635 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Kunming

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Kunming (KMG) will usually cost between $715 to $1790 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $690. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1834. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1144 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1364 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to KMG flight.

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

ATL to KMG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to KMG 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 $0.1, 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 Kunming, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Atlanta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $111 (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 $1281. Return trip prices are from the KMG 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 KMG can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 1 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ATL to KMG

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 KMG — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1015
  • Average savings: $349 (25.56%)

See ATL to JFK flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (ATL > LAX > KMG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1023
  • Average savings: $341 (25.01%)

See ATL to LAX flights

Hack #3: Vancouver (ATL > YVR > KMG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1057
  • Average savings: $307 (22.52%)

See ATL to YVR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, United, Vietnam Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8357 miles or 13449 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to KMG flight is about 16 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Kunming?

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


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 KMG
Destination airport name Wujiaba Airport
City Kunming
Country China
Latitude 25
Longitude 102.7


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