Flights to Atlanta
Discover a southern city with true bohemian flavour
Atlanta is your gateway to the south, and we now fly to and from this fast-growing US city. Book your flights to Atlanta and experience the buzzing cosmopolitan scene, or explore one of the laid back suburbs, home to an array of restaurants, art galleries and shops.
Immerse yourself in some modern pop culture at the World of Coca-Cola and see for yourself how one of the biggest companies in the world was born. To get the adrenaline pumping, head to Six Flags Georgia Theme Park.
Take a walk
For explorers, Atlanta Preservation Center offers nine guided walking tours around historic downtown, midtown's commercial district and many of the city's parks. Find out more at preserveatlanta.com. If walking's not your thing, try a Segway tour, cycling tour, or – if you're feeling extra adventurous – a biplane ride over Atlanta, which gives incredible views of the city.
High museum of Art
Culture lovers have to pay a visit to the High Museum of Art in midtown Atlanta. The museum is home to a wealth of art, from contemporary to classic, as well as architecture by Renzo Piano, designer of The Shard, and Richard Meier. 'The High', as it's known, also hosts exclusive exhibitions throughout the year. Take a look at high.org for more information and to find out about current exhibitions.
Georgia is home to the world-famous Masters tournament, so if you're looking to play a round of golf, there's a huge range of courses to choose from in Atlanta. If you're heading to Atlanta in April and want to see how the professionals do it, just outside Atlanta is Augusta National Golf Club, where you can watch the Masters in action. To find out more and to book tickets, head to masters.com.
Unleash your inner hipster
'Hippy Hood', as it’s known, has poets and street artists on every corner. Delve into the vintage shops, eateries, tattoo parlours and clothing bazaars of Little Five Points. When you're done, head over to the über cool movie theatre-turned-concert hall Variety Playhouse to catch a gig on one of the seven stages. Find out more on our blog.
For the foodies
Head to JCT Kitchen and Bar in Midtown to try some award-winning southern style cooking. Offering a unique twist on classic dishes, the bar also hosts live music and offers a great cocktail menu. For something more laid back, visit Ormsby's, a tavern on the west side of Atlanta. Serving a range of cocktails and craft beers along with a fresh pub menu, you can even try your hand at traditional pub games like backgammon and shuffleboard.
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Before you set off, take a look at our Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport guide.
The flight time to Atlanta from London Heathrow is approximately 9 hours and 25 minutes.
Visit our dedicated US visa page, where you'll find lots of useful information on the travel documents you'll need.
The currency in Atlanta is the US Dollar (USD).
Atlanta has an easy to use transport system called MARTA. It connects the airport to the city and beyond. Taxis are also widely available. See more Atlanta travel information.
The electricity supply is 120 volts in Atlanta. Standard British plugs will need an adapter.