The cheapest times to fly from ATL to SCL are

  • January 15th to May 27th (except the weeks of February 12th, March 5th, and April 9th)
  • 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 SCL is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1812 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $1009 for Monday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Santiago

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Santiago (SCL) will usually cost between $1052 to $1585 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $1089. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1597. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $508 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1227 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to SCL flight.

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

ATL to SCL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to SCL 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 $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $194 (14%) 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 $1178. Return trip prices are from the SCL 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 SCL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 28 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking ATL to SCL

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 SCL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lima (ATL > LIM > SCL)

  • Price for both tickets: $808
  • Average savings: $419 (34.15%)

See ATL to LIM flights

Hack #2: Quito (ATL > UIO > SCL)

  • Price for both tickets: $948
  • Average savings: $279 (22.74%)

See ATL to UIO flights

Hack #3: Bogota (ATL > BOG > SCL)

  • Price for both tickets: $991
  • Average savings: $236 (19.23%)

See ATL to BOG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, Gol, JetBlue, KLM, LATAM, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4714 miles or 7586 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to SCL flight is about 9 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Santiago?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 56 available flights from ATL to SCL.


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 SCL
Destination airport name Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport
City Santiago
Country Chile
Latitude -33.4
Longitude -70.8


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