The cheapest times to fly from ATL to SMI are

  • July 30th to September 2nd
  • October 22nd to March 11th

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 SMI is mid August. Prices can be as high as $13400 for Friday flights during early April, or as low as $5954 for Saturday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Samos

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Samos (SMI) will usually cost between $6040 to $12500 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $6049. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $11848. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $5799 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $6361 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to SMI flight.

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

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ATL to SMI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to SMI 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 $0.68, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SMI. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Samos. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $299 (4%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $6589. Return trip prices are from the SMI to ATL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ATL to SMI can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 28 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from ATL to SMI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Adnan Menderes Airport (ADB) in Izmir

  • 44 miles (71 km) away from SMI
  • Usually 81.47% less expensive than SMI
  • 1-layover flights available

See ATL to ADB flights

Destination alternative #2: Dalaman Airport (DLM) in Dalaman

  • 123 miles (198 km) away from SMI
  • Usually 80.32% less expensive than SMI
  • 1-layover flights available

See ATL to DLM flights

Destination alternative #3: Santorini Airport (JTR) in Santorini

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from SMI
  • Usually 66.56% less expensive than SMI
  • 1-layover flights available

See ATL to JTR flights

Destination alternative #4: Diagoras Airport (RHO) in Rhodes

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from SMI
  • Usually 55.46% less expensive than SMI
  • 1-layover flights available

See ATL to RHO flights

Destination alternative #5: Mikonos Airport (JMK) in Mikonos Island

  • 87 miles (140 km) away from SMI
  • Usually 16.55% less expensive than SMI
  • 1-layover flights available

See ATL to JMK flights

Destination alternative #6: Kos Airport (KGS) in Kos

  • 63 miles (101 km) away from SMI
  • Usually 2.95% less expensive than SMI
  • 1-layover flights available

See ATL to KGS flights


Flight Hacking ATL to SMI

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 SMI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Paris (ATL > CDG > SMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1061
  • Average savings: $5300 (83.32%)

See ATL to CDG flights

Hack #2: Athens (ATL > ATH > SMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1062
  • Average savings: $5299 (83.3%)

See ATL to ATH flights

Hack #3: Venice (ATL > VCE > SMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1095
  • Average savings: $5267 (82.79%)

See ATL to VCE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Olympic, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5825 miles or 9374 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to SMI flight is about 11 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Samos?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 4 available flights from ATL to SMI.


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 SMI
Destination airport name Samos Airport
City Samos
Country Greece
Latitude 37.7
Longitude 26.9


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