The cheapest times to fly from LSI to ATL are

  • January 1st to March 18th
  • April 30th to May 13th
  • October 22nd to December 16th

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 LSI to ATL is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $4510 for Saturday flights during mid March, or as low as $968 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Atlanta

Flying from Lerwick (LSI) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $972 to $2022 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $997. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $2159. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1162 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1192 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LSI to ATL flight.

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

LSI to ATL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LSI to ATL flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Shetland Islands. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $277 (18%) 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 $1154. Return trip prices are from the ATL to LSI 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 LSI 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 12 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Aberdeen (LSI > ABZ > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $880
  • Average savings: $312 (26.14%)

See LSI to BOS flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (LSI > BOS > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $943
  • Average savings: $249 (20.86%)

See LSI to ABZ flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (LSI > ORD > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $988
  • Average savings: $204 (17.08%)

See LSI to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, British Airways, Delta, Loganair, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4010 miles or 6453 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LSI to ATL flight is about 8 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Lerwick and Atlanta, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from LSI to ATL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LSI
Origination airport name Sumburgh Airport
City Lerwick
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 59.9
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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