The cheapest times to fly from ATL to NKG are

  • January 22nd to April 29th (except the week of March 19th)
  • October 8th 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 NKG is mid November. Prices can be as high as $2425 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $859 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Nanjing

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Nanjing (NKG) will usually cost between $878 to $1755 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $899. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1922. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1023 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1220 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to NKG flight.

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

ATL to NKG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to NKG 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 fly to NKG, 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 $177 (12%) 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 $1222. Return trip prices are from the NKG 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 NKG can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 47 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ATL to NKG

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 NKG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (ATL > LAX > NKG)

  • Price for both tickets: $968
  • Average savings: $252 (20.66%)

See ATL to LAX flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (ATL > JFK > NKG)

  • Price for both tickets: $969
  • Average savings: $251 (20.57%)

See ATL to JFK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1016
  • Average savings: $205 (16.76%)

See ATL to YVR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Asiana, British Airways, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Finnair, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7671 miles or 12345 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to NKG flight is about 14 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Nanjing?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from ATL to NKG.


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 NKG
Destination airport name Lukou Airport
City Nanjing
Country China
Latitude 31.7
Longitude 118.9


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