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Johannesburg (JNB) to Atlanta (ATL)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to ATL flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Atlanta flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Atlanta.
ZA1 - ATL
Price
R820 - R1 134
ATL
Temperature
6 - 27 °C
ATL
Precipitation
86 - 135 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R12 143

From Johannesburg to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

One-way from

R10 366

One-way flight from Johannesburg to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Atlanta (ZA1 - ATL)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 18% on flights from Johannesburg to Atlanta by exploring options for tickets at midday.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg to Atlanta?

Friday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Johannesburg to Atlanta. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Atlanta.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg to Atlanta?

Find a great deal and save up to 9% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Johannesburg to Atlanta within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at R14 261.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Atlanta?

February can be a great time to fly to Atlanta from Johannesburg with a flight ticket averaging about R14 422. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as R10 544. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Atlanta in October, November 2021

The best prices found for JNB to ATL flights in October, November
18 Nov - 25 Nov
R10 499pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
2 Nov - 9 Nov
R10 662pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
18 Nov - 25 Nov
R10 810pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
   
2 STOPS
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Atlanta 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Atlanta from Johannesburg found for this year
18 Nov - 25 Nov
R10 499pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
2 Nov - 9 Nov
R10 662pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
18 Nov - 25 Nov
R10 810pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
   
2 STOPS
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Atlanta from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to Atlanta direct flight deals
19 Dec - 2 Jan
R14 557pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
Direct
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
26 Dec - 8 Jan
R15 371pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
Direct
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
25 Nov - 5 Dec
R16 689pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Delta
Direct
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Atlanta

Late deals on return flights to Atlanta from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
2 Nov - 9 Nov
R10 662pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
2 Nov - 9 Nov
R11 077pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Virgin Atlantic
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
2 Nov - 9 Nov
R12 928pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Hartsfield-Jackson from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Atlanta
18:55 - 8:15
KLM
1 stop
44h 20m
JNB - ATL
KLM
R10 366
KLM
6:10 - 14:25
British Airways
2 stops
39h 15m
JNB - ATL
British Airways
R10 396
18:55 - 8:15
Delta
1 stop
44h 20m
JNB - ATL
Delta
R10 499
Delta

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Atlanta

What airport do you fly into for flights to Atlanta from Johannesburg?

If you book a flight to Atlanta from Johannesburg, you will be flying to Hartsfield-Jackson, which is the city’s only airport. Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL) is located 13,2 km from the centre of Atlanta. There are 0 flights from Johannesburg to Hartsfield-Jackson per day from 12 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Virgin Atlantic, Qatar Airways, and British Airways flying from Johannesburg to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Atlanta for under R10 500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Atlanta for under R10 500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Atlantic for just R10 499, but on average you can expect to pay R11 936.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Atlanta for under R14 600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 6 direct flights from Johannesburg to Atlanta under R14 600. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to Atlanta is less than R32 608.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Atlanta for under R10 700?

There are currently 13+ open flights from Johannesburg to Atlanta within the next 7 days for less than R10 700.

How popular is this Johannesburg to Atlanta flight route?

The Johannesburg to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson flight path was viewed by 3 030 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Johannesburg to Atlanta return?

Virgin Atlantic, at R10 499, was found to be the cheapest airline from Johannesburg to Atlanta.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include British Airways and American Airlines. You may be able to fly from Johannesburg to Atlanta for 27% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Johannesburg to Atlanta one-way?

R8 604 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from British Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Delta and Emirates, with prices starting from R9 241 and R10 262, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Johannesburg to Atlanta?

Consider American Airlines, Air France or ITA - Airways when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Johannesburg to Atlanta.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Atlanta?

While on average a flight from Johannesburg to Atlanta is generally R26 485, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is R9 530. When looking at the most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson), you can expect to pay R11 077 for that flight.

What airports serve Johannesburg to Atlanta flights?

There are two airports passengers can leave from when going to Atlanta from Johannesburg. The most common airport to depart from is O.R. Tambo International Airport, but some travellers may leave from Lanseria International Airport. O.R. Tambo is the busier airport while Lanseria is quieter and less hectic. When landing in Atlanta, travellers will disembark at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The airport is 11 kilometres from downtown Atlanta and offers 192 gates for travel. This is a hub for Delta Air Lines and a focus city for Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Southwest Airlines. The airport has five runways and several terminals.

Which airlines fly directly from Johannesburg to Atlanta?

While there are direct, nonstop flights from Johannesburg to Atlanta, they are not as common as stopover flights due to how far the two locations are from each other. Delta Air Lines offers direct flights that make it into Atlanta after 16h 25m in the air. These flights can be fairly expensive compared to stopover flights, but make it to the United States much more quickly. There are many other airlines that offer stopover flights into Atlanta such as Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways, and Virgin Atlantic. The flights that are quickest will get passengers there in about 21h 45 m, but others will take 31h 30m to reach the destination.

What are the stopover options between Johannesburg to Atlanta?

Stopover flights operate more commonly than direct flights between Atlanta and Johannesburg and may have stops in various locations before reaching the destination. For fights with a single stop, some of the areas where the plane may stop include Hamad International Airport in Qatar, Istanbul Airport in Turkey, or London Heathrow Airport in England. There are also flights with at least two stops with touch downs in places like Dubai Airport and Fort Lauderdale International Airport, Hamad Airport and Boston Logan International Airport, or Amsterdam Airport and Detroit Wayne County Airport.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Johannesburg to Atlanta?

Travellers going to Atlanta from Johannesburg will need a passport as well as a visa to do so. South Africa is not country with a visa waiver for the USA.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Atlanta, GA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Atlanta from Johannesburg?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Most visitors from Johannesburg will not be allowed to enter Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

Do I need a test to fly back to Johannesburg from Atlanta?

Returning to Johannesburg from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Johannesburg.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

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Alternative routes for Johannesburg to Atlanta

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Atlanta

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Johannesburg to Atlanta.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,07
Flight duration from Johannesburg to ATL
15h 52m
Average temperature for October in Atlanta
24.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Atlanta
77.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Airports servicing Atlanta

Top 10 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg to Atlanta choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Virgin Atlantic
R10 617 R14 037 No cancel fee 72%
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Qatar Airways
R11 628 R15 298 No cancel fee 68%
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British Airways
R11 906 R15 281 No cancel fee 70%
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American Airlines
R13 345 R14 739 No cancel fee 71%
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Turkish Airlines
R13 417 R15 123 No cancel fee 77%
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ITA - Airways
R14 077 R15 689 No cancel fee 81%
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KLM
R15 357 R19 244 No cancel fee 75%
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Delta
R17 143 R20 954 No cancel fee N/A
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South African
R17 669 R25 017 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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United Airlines
R20 477 R32 677 No cancel fee 69%
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Hourly flight availability from Johannesburg to Atlanta

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Weekly flight availability
from Johannesburg to Atlanta
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Johannesburg to Atlanta.
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Monday
1 daily flight
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Thursday
1 daily flight
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1 daily flight
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