The cheapest times to fly from ATL to SYD are

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the weeks of August 13th and October 8th)

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 SYD is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $2540 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $1136 for Tuesday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Sydney

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Sydney (SYD) will usually cost between $1183 to $1991 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $1193. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2267. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1074 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1501 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to SYD flight.

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

ATL to SYD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to SYD 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 depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $140 (9%) 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 $1437. Return trip prices are from the SYD 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 SYD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 41 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ATL to SYD

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 SYD — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1263
  • Average savings: $238 (15.86%)

See ATL to LAX flights

Hack #2: Honolulu, HI (ATL > HNL > SYD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1337
  • Average savings: $164 (10.93%)

See ATL to HNL flights

Hack #3: Singapore (ATL > SIN > SYD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1366
  • Average savings: $135 (8.99%)

See ATL to SIN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Etihad, Fiji Airways, JetBlue, Korean Air, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9283 miles or 14940 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to SYD flight is about 17 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Sydney?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from ATL to SYD.


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 SYD
Destination airport name Sydney International Airport
City Sydney
Country Australia
Latitude -33.9
Longitude 151.2


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