The cheapest times to fly from LHR to ATL are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • April 23rd to June 3rd (except the week of May 14th)
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the week of October 15th)

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 LHR to ATL is late January. Prices can be as high as $1344 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $598 for Wednesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Atlanta

Flying from London (LHR) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $706 to $1228 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $749. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1258. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $509 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $838 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LHR to ATL flight.

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

LHR to ATL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LHR to ATL flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ATL, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LHR. 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 $94 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $834. Return trip prices are from the ATL to LHR 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 LHR to ATL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 32 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Boston, MA (LHR > BOS > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $552
  • Average savings: $287 (34.19%)

See LHR to MIA flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (LHR > MIA > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $579
  • Average savings: $259 (30.91%)

See LHR to BOS flights

Hack #3: Fort Lauderdale, FL (LHR > FLL > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $590
  • Average savings: $248 (29.59%)

See LHR to FLL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4200 miles or 6759 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LHR to ATL flight is about 8 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Atlanta, GA?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LHR
Origination airport name London Heathrow Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.5
Longitude -0.5

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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