The cheapest times to fly from ATL to LSI are

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 22nd and November 19th)

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 LSI is early December. Prices can be as high as $2408 for Saturday flights during mid July, or as low as $923 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Shetland Islands

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Lerwick (LSI) will usually cost between $1078 to $2015 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $1109. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $2265. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1156 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1268 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to LSI flight.

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

ATL to LSI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to LSI 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 $0.2, which is 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 $277 (18%) 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 $1264. Return trip prices are from the LSI 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 LSI can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 12 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ATL to LSI

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 LSI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (ATL > BOS > LSI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1086
  • Average savings: $182 (14.36%)

See ATL to BOS flights

Hack #2: Chicago, IL (ATL > ORD > LSI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1130
  • Average savings: $138 (10.89%)

See ATL to ORD flights

Hack #3: Baltimore, MD (ATL > BWI > LSI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1131
  • Average savings: $137 (10.77%)

See ATL to BWI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, British Airways, Delta, Loganair, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4010 miles or 6453 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to LSI flight is about 8 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Lerwick?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from ATL to LSI.


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 LSI
Destination airport name Sumburgh Airport
City Lerwick
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 59.9
Longitude -1.3


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