The cheapest times to fly from DSS to ATL are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • April 2nd to May 6th (except the week of April 9th)
  • July 30th to August 12th
  • September 3rd to November 18th

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 DSS to ATL is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $2456 for Thursday flights during mid August, or as low as $1166 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Atlanta

Flying from Dakar Thies (DSS) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $1247 to $1877 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $1265. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $1839. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $574 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1454 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DSS to ATL flight.

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

DSS to ATL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DSS to ATL flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Dakar. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Atlanta, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Dakar. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $106 (7%) 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 $1412. Return trip prices are from the ATL to DSS 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 DSS to ATL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 51 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DSS to ATL

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 DSS to ATL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lisbon (DSS > LIS > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1121
  • Average savings: $333 (22.88%)

See DSS to JFK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1169
  • Average savings: $285 (19.61%)

See DSS to LIS flights

Hack #3: Madrid (DSS > MAD > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1194
  • Average savings: $260 (17.85%)

See DSS to MAD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Ethiopian, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, South African, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4368 miles or 7030 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DSS to ATL flight is about 8 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between Dakar Thies and Atlanta, GA?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DSS
Origination airport name Blaise Diagne International Airport
City Dakar Thies
Country Senegal
Latitude 14.7
Longitude -17.1

Return Airport

Destination code ATL
Destination airport name Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City Atlanta, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.6
Longitude -84.4


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