The cheapest times to fly from PHW to ATL are

  • January 15th to April 1st (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to June 10th
  • July 2nd to July 29th

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 PHW to ATL is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $2713 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $1450 for Tuesday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Atlanta

Flying from Phalaborwa (PHW) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $1471 to $2270 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $1480. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2361. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $881 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1549 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHW to ATL flight.

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

PHW to ATL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHW to ATL flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Phalaborwa. 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. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Atlanta, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Phalaborwa. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $231 (10%) 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 $1563. Return trip prices are from the ATL to PHW 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 PHW 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 21 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: New York, NY (PHW > JFK > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1232
  • Average savings: $318 (20.5%)

See PHW to JNB flights

Hack #2: Johannesburg (PHW > JNB > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1345
  • Average savings: $204 (13.17%)

See PHW to JFK flights

Hack #3: Washington, DC (PHW > IAD > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1477
  • Average savings: $73 (4.68%)

See PHW to IAD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Kruger Park Gateway Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8538 miles or 13741 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHW to ATL flight is about 16 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Phalaborwa and Atlanta, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from PHW to ATL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePHW
Origination airport nameKruger Park Gateway Airport
CountrySouth Africa

Return Airport

Destination codeATL
Destination airport nameHartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
CityAtlanta, GA
Countrythe United States


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