The cheapest times to fly from ATL to SCO are

  • March 26th to September 16th (except the weeks of July 30th, August 13th, and September 3rd)
  • October 1st to October 28th

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 SCO is early to mid April. Prices can be as high as $6907 for Thursday flights during mid December, or as low as $993 for Wednesday flights around early to mid April.


When to Fly to Aktau

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Aktau (SCO) will usually cost between $1477 to $5422 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid April with an average ticket price of $1528. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $5266. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3738 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3982 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to SCO flight.

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

ATL to SCO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to SCO 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 $0.39, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SCO, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into ATL. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Aktau, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Atlanta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2730 (55%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1772. Return trip prices are from the SCO 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 SCO can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 29 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ATL to SCO

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 SCO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Almaty (ATL > ALA > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1260
  • Average savings: $2722 (68.37%)

See ATL to ALA flights

Hack #2: London (ATL > LHR > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1335
  • Average savings: $2647 (66.47%)

See ATL to LHR flights

Hack #3: Kiev (ATL > KBP > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1354
  • Average savings: $2628 (66.01%)

See ATL to KBP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6393 miles or 10289 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to SCO flight is about 12 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Aktau?

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


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 SCO
Destination airport name Shevchenko Airport
City Aktau
Country Kazakhstan
Latitude 43.9
Longitude 51.1


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