The cheapest times to fly from IAD to CLT are
- August 13th to February 25th (except the weeks of November 19th and December 17th)
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 IAD to CLT is late October. Prices can be as high as $516 for Monday flights during late July, or as low as $196 for Tuesday flights around late October.
When to Fly to Charlotte
Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Charlotte, NC (CLT) will usually cost between $198 to $312 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $213. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $313. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $100 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $238 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to CLT flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the IAD to CLT route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the IAD to CLT flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.46, which is a bit above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays 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 $37 (14%) 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 $224. Return trip prices are from the CLT to IAD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from IAD to CLT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 34 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 IAD to CLT while comparing.
- 130 miles (209 km) away from CLT
- Usually 15.16% less expensive than CLT
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from IAD to CLT? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Charlotte Douglas International Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 322 miles or 518 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from IAD to CLT?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to CLT flight is about 1 hour 34 minutes.
How many flights go between Washington, DC and Charlotte, NC?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 41 available flights from IAD to CLT.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Washington Dulles International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Charlotte Douglas International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from IAD to CLT tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 23% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 32% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave CLT heading for IAD about 11 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Charlotte, NC is about 3 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- PSA: 9 minutes late
- Mesa: 15 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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