|Popular in||July||High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||March||Best time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop|
|Average price||$2,350||Average for return flights in January 2022|
AKL - ATL
$1,585 - $2,885
6 - 27 °C
86 - 135 mm
If you're looking at Atlanta flight deals and wondering about the travel duration for your journey, the time your trip will take largely depends on where you're flying from. If you're flying from Auckland, you can expect flights with two to three layovers along the way. Emirates offers flights from here to Atlanta that stop at three destinations, before completing the journey in around 46h. Flights from Wellington also generally have three layovers, and flights tend to take close to 59h, depending on the length of your layovers. If you're flying out of Christchurch, you can expect three layovers along the way and a travel time of around 59h 30min, depending on how long your layovers are.
Unfortunately, if you're flying from New Zealand to Atlanta, USA, there aren't any direct flights currently from any of the airports in the country. Flights from Auckland International Airport (AKL) to Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) have a minimum of two layovers along the way. Some of the common layovers will be in Kuala Lumpur, Dubai, Singapore and France. If you're flying from Wellington, you'll find several flights operating this route throughout the day, many that have three layovers in places like Auckland, Brisbane and Doha before completing the journey to Atlanta. When flying from Christchurch, you can expect your journey to take a little longer with at least three layovers along the way, in the same places as flights from Wellington: Auckland, Brisbane and Doha.
If you're wondering how to get to the city centre from Atlanta Airport, Atlanta, you'll find numerous transport modes to use. Firstly, go to Airport Station and take the subway train to the Civic Centre Station, in the middle of the city. This train leaves every 15min or so and takes around 19min. Another option is to pick up a taxi, which'll take you to the city centre in around 15min. If you want to drive yourself around the city, you could opt for a car hire at the airport. Or, you could jump on the shuttle that runs from the airport to the city; this will take close to 15min.
Atlanta stands as the capital city of the State of Georgia in the USA and played an important role in the Civil Rights Movement of the 60s, as well as the Civil War. Due to this, there are numerous historical sites in the city worth checking out, if you're a history buff. If you're travelling with the family and looking for something to entertain the kids, check out Atlanta Zoo or Georgia Aquarium to explore the many exhibits each place has, and the animals on display. High Museum of Art is a popular art museum worth visiting in the city, which offers a wide range of art exhibits to explore. For a gentle stroll through nature, make your way to Atlanta Botanical Garden and meander through 30 acres of plants, fountains and statues. Head to Piedmont Park for some local sporting attractions as well as a farmers market to get fresh produce.
If you're travelling as a citizen of New Zealand, you will need a passport to travel to the USA, but you won't need to obtain a visa if you're travelling for tourism, business or transit and don't plan on staying in the country for longer than 90 days. Because New Zealand is part of the Visa Waiver Program, you will need to obtain an ESTA travel authorisation, which is valid for two years or until your passport expires. If you have an ESTA, remember that it's only valid for entry if you're on a commercial flight or a cruise.
For a flight to Atlanta, you will be flying into Hartsfield-Jackson. Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL) is just 13.2 km from the centre of the city.