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The cheapest times to fly from ATL to CLT are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • May 28th to June 10th
  • July 9th to July 22nd

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 ATL to CLT is early November. Prices can be as high as $610 for Thursday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $158 for Saturday flights around early November.

 

When to Fly to Charlotte

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Charlotte, NC (CLT) will usually cost between $162 to $238 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $177. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $286. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $109 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $198 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to CLT flight.

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

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ATL to CLT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to CLT flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Atlanta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.54, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $48 (22%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $166. Return trip prices are from the CLT to ATL 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 ATL 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 23 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 ATL to CLT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tri Cities Airport (TRI) in Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 11.11% less expensive than CLT
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to TRI flights

Destination alternative #2: Augusta Regional at Bush Field Airport (AGS) in Augusta, GA

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 11.11% less expensive than CLT
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to AGS flights

Destination alternative #3: Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) in Columbia, SC

  • 89 miles (143 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 9.60% less expensive than CLT
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to CAE flights

Destination alternative #4: Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) in Asheville, NC

  • 91 miles (146 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 4.55% less expensive than CLT
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to AVL flights

Destination alternative #5: Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) in Greer, SC

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 1.77% less expensive than CLT
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to GSP flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Charlotte Douglas International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 226 miles or 364 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to CLT flight is about 1 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 47 available flights from ATL to CLT.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeATL
Origination airport nameHartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
CityAtlanta, GA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.6
Longitude-84.4

Return Airport

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

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ATL to CLT tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 21% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 18% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave CLT heading for ATL about 9 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Charlotte, NC is about 2 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 11 minutes late
  • American: 7 minutes late
  • PSA: 9 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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