The cheapest times to fly from SMR to ATL are

  • February 19th to April 1st (except the week of February 26th)
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • August 6th to December 2nd (except the week of October 8th)

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 SMR to ATL is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $2188 for Thursday flights during mid July, or as low as $623 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Atlanta

Flying from Santa Marta (SMR) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $726 to $1715 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $771. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $1715. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $944 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1173 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SMR to ATL flight.

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

SMR to ATL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SMR to ATL flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Santa Marta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.43, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ATL, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into SMR. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Atlanta, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Santa Marta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $126 (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 $1144. Return trip prices are from the ATL to SMR 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 SMR 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 4 hour 1 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Bogota (SMR > BOG > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $605
  • Average savings: $568 (48.42%)

See SMR to MIA flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $689
  • Average savings: $484 (41.26%)

See SMR to BOG flights

Hack #3: Medellin (SMR > MDE > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $717
  • Average savings: $457 (38.92%)

See SMR to MDE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, JetBlue, LATAM, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1684 miles or 2710 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SMR to ATL flight is about 4 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Santa Marta and Atlanta, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from SMR to ATL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSMR
Origination airport nameSimon Bolivar Airport
CitySanta Marta

Return Airport

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


Other Resources

Please note that while we’ve worked hard to analyzed tens of millions of flights to get you this data, we do not calculate current live prices or guarantee pricing. Please see our partners using the links above for current offers.