Direct flights to Atlanta from the UK with British Airways mean you will find yourself in a spirited city that symbolises the old and new south in just nine hours.
The town rebuilt quickly after 1870 to become the self-titled Capital of the New South. Later, it marketed itself as ‘the next Great International City’ – a status confirmed when it hosted the 1996 Olympics, which led to the revitalisation of many neighbourhoods. The city today has an outdoorsy appeal to tourists as much as executives, with a family-friendly zoo and aquarium as well as lush Botanical Gardens featuring a 40ft walkway through the treetops.
British Airways flights to Atlanta (ATL) leave from London Heathrow (LHR) Terminal 5. You will fly on a British Airways Boeing 777 with the very latest cabins, award-winning service and benefits such as complimentary food and drinks. Choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price that includes a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 24 hours before you fly.
Flights to Atlanta with British Airways are non-stop so you’ll arrive feeling refreshed after your flight. With the opportunity to check-in online or via your mobile, and to select your seat 24 hours before you leave*, your trip to Atlanta begins in the best possible way.
*Free seat selection 24 hours in advance is not available if you are travelling on a hand baggage only (Basic) fare.
For an airport that handles more than 95 million passengers a year, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International is suitably well connected to the city. A taxi downtown will take around 25 minutes, there is a train station with regular departures into the city, as well as buses, car hire and shared shuttle van services.
As you would expect from the world’s busiest airport, facilities at Atlanta are plentiful. The new Maynard H. Jackson international terminal is packed with high street shopping favourites, while dining options offer some creative choices beyond the usual airport fare. There are handy charging points for your electronic devices as well as a wireless internet service, art installations and even a dinosaur.
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When travelling to Atlanta from London Heathrow in our World Traveller cabin (economy), you can now choose to pay for a wider choice of indulgent meals as an alternative to the complimentary in-flight meal. When travelling in First, Club World (business) or World Traveller Plus (premium economy) you have the option to make your meal selection in advance at no extra cost.