The cheapest times to fly from TER to ATL are

  • October 8th to April 1st (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, December 10th, and February 12th)

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 TER to ATL is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $4122 for Sunday flights during mid June, or as low as $1128 for Wednesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Atlanta

Flying from Lajes (TER) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $1196 to $3079 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 $1237. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $2855. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1618 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1666 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TER to ATL flight.

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

TER to ATL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TER to ATL flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Terceira Island. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Atlanta, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Terceira Island. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $596 (24%) 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 $1599. Return trip prices are from the ATL to TER 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 TER 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 6 hour 41 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Lisbon (TER > LIS > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $753
  • Average savings: $913 (54.8%)

See TER to OPO flights

Hack #2: Porto (TER > OPO > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $830
  • Average savings: $837 (50.21%)

See TER to LIS flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (TER > BOS > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $890
  • Average savings: $776 (46.58%)

See TER to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Azores Airlines, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3164 miles or 5092 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TER to ATL flight is about 6 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Lajes and Atlanta, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from TER to ATL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TER
Origination airport name Lajes Airport
City Lajes
Country Portugal
Latitude 38.8
Longitude -27.1

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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