The cheapest times to fly from CLT to MBS are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the weeks of August 27th and November 19th)

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 MBS is early December. Prices can be as high as $443 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $195 for Wednesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Saginaw

Flying from Charlotte, NC (CLT) to Saginaw/Bay City/Midland, MI (MBS) will usually cost between $205 to $374 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $216. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $335. 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 $245 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLT to MBS flight.

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

CLT to MBS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CLT to MBS 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 $0.25, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $98 (32%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $211. Return trip prices are from the MBS to CLT flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CLT to MBS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 3 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from CLT to MBS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport (DTW) in Detroit, MI

  • 98 miles (158 km) away from MBS
  • Usually 27.35% less expensive than MBS
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to DTW flights

Destination alternative #2: Cherry Capital Airport (TVC) in Traverse City, MI

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from MBS
  • Usually 12.24% less expensive than MBS
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to TVC flights

Destination alternative #3: Bishop International Airport (FNT) in Flint, MI

  • 43 miles (69 km) away from MBS
  • Usually 11.43% less expensive than MBS
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to FNT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from MBS International Airport to Charlotte Douglas International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 598 miles or 962 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CLT to MBS flight is about 2 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Charlotte, NC and Saginaw/Bay City/Midland, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 33 available flights from CLT to MBS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCLT
Origination airport nameCharlotte Douglas International Airport
CityCharlotte, NC
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeMBS
Destination airport nameMBS International Airport
CitySaginaw/Bay City/Midland, MI
Countrythe United States


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