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The cheapest times to fly from CLT to JFK are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • August 6th to November 18th

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 CLT to JFK is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $560 for Sunday flights during mid May, or as low as $140 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.

 

When to Fly to New York

Flying from Charlotte, NC (CLT) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $140 to $258 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $140. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $259. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $119 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $174 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLT to JFK flight.

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

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CLT to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CLT to JFK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Charlotte. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into CLT. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $46 (22%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $165. Return trip prices are from the JFK to CLT flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CLT to JFK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 57 minutes may be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from CLT to JFK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 3.17% less expensive than JFK
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to LGA flights

Destination alternative #2: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 0.29% less expensive than JFK
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to EWR flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CLT to JFK? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, Qatar Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Charlotte Douglas International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 541 miles or 871 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CLT to JFK?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CLT to JFK flight is about 1 hour 57 minutes.

How many flights go between Charlotte, NC and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 55 available flights from CLT to JFK.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeCLT
Origination airport nameCharlotte Douglas International Airport
CityCharlotte, NC
Countrythe United States
Latitude35.2
Longitude-80.9

Return Airport

Destination codeJFK
Destination airport nameJohn F. Kennedy International Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States
Latitude40.6
Longitude-73.8

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from CLT to JFK tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 33% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 15% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave JFK heading for CLT about 26 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in New York, NY is about 21 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 40 minutes late
  • American: 17 minutes late
  • SkyWest: 81 minutes late
  • JetBlue: 29 minutes late
  • Endeavor: 8 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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