The cheapest times to fly from KMG to ATL are

  • February 5th to April 22nd (except the week of March 12th)
  • June 4th to July 1st
  • October 1st to December 31st (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 KMG to ATL is mid October. Prices can be as high as $2472 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $922 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Atlanta

Flying from Kunming (KMG) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $1147 to $1890 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $1108. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1991. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $882 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1428 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KMG to ATL flight.

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

KMG to ATL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KMG to ATL flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Kunming. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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 to Atlanta, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Kunming. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $111 (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 $1388. Return trip prices are from the ATL to KMG 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 KMG 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 16 hour 1 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $934
  • Average savings: $495 (34.63%)

See KMG to JFK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $972
  • Average savings: $457 (31.97%)

See KMG to LAX flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (KMG > SFO > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1018
  • Average savings: $410 (28.71%)

See KMG to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, American, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, KLM, Korean Air, Sichuan Airlines, United, Vietnam Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8357 miles or 13449 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KMG to ATL flight is about 16 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Kunming and Atlanta, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from KMG to ATL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KMG
Origination airport name Wujiaba Airport
City Kunming
Country China
Latitude 25
Longitude 102.7

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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