The cheapest times to fly from EMA to ATL are

  • July 16th to October 14th
  • October 29th to November 11th
  • November 26th to December 23rd (except the week of December 10th)

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 EMA to ATL is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $6055 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1095 for Friday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Atlanta

Flying from Derby (EMA) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $1342 to $3971 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $2378. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $3887. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1509 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3791 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EMA to ATL flight.

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

EMA to ATL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EMA to ATL flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Nottingham. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.57, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $5697 (45%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2322. Return trip prices are from the ATL to EMA 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 EMA to ATL can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 26 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking EMA 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 EMA to ATL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Edinburgh (EMA > EDI > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $768
  • Average savings: $3023 (79.74%)

See EMA to GLA flights

Hack #2: Glasgow (EMA > GLA > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $783
  • Average savings: $3008 (79.35%)

See EMA to EDI flights

Hack #3: Dublin (EMA > DUB > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $785
  • Average savings: $3006 (79.29%)

See EMA to DUB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alitalia, American, Delta, KLM, Loganair, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4136 miles or 6656 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EMA to ATL flight is about 8 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Derby and Atlanta, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from EMA to ATL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code EMA
Origination airport name East Midlands Airport
City Derby
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 52.8
Longitude -1.3

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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