The cheapest times to fly from SYD to ATL are

  • January 22nd to March 25th
  • July 23rd to November 25th (except the week of September 24th)

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 SYD to ATL is mid October. Prices can be as high as $2248 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $973 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Atlanta

Flying from Sydney (SYD) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $997 to $1744 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 $996. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2120. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1125 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1182 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SYD to ATL flight.

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

SYD to ATL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SYD to ATL flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Sydney. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $140 (9%) 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 $1157. Return trip prices are from the ATL to SYD 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 SYD 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 17 hour 41 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1011
  • Average savings: $171 (14.47%)

See SYD to SFO flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (SYD > SFO > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1126
  • Average savings: $56 (4.74%)

See SYD to LAX flights

Hack #3: Houston, TX (SYD > IAH > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1141
  • Average savings: $41 (3.47%)

See SYD to IAH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, JAL, JetBlue, Korean Air, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9283 miles or 14940 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SYD to ATL flight is about 17 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Sydney and Atlanta, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from SYD to ATL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SYD
Origination airport name Sydney International Airport
City Sydney
Country Australia
Latitude -33.9
Longitude 151.2

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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