The cheapest times to fly from BHM to CLT are

  • August 27th to February 25th (except the weeks of October 1st and November 26th)

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 BHM to CLT is late October. Prices can be as high as $630 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $252 for Wednesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Charlotte

Flying from Birmingham, AL (BHM) to Charlotte, NC (CLT) will usually cost between $270 to $407 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 $274. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $373. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $99 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $337 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BHM to CLT flight.

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

BHM to CLT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BHM to CLT flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Birmingham. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.6, which is above 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 to Charlotte, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Birmingham. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $74 (21%) 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 $283. Return trip prices are from the CLT to BHM 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 BHM 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 37 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 BHM to CLT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) in Greer, SC

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 34.92% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See BHM to GSP flights

Destination alternative #2: Tri Cities Airport (TRI) in Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 35.22% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See BHM to TRI flights

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

  • 89 miles (143 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 27.49% less expensive than CLT
  • Nonstop flights available

See BHM to CAE flights

Destination alternative #4: Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) in Greensboro/High Point, NC

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 23.63% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See BHM to GSO flights

Destination alternative #5: Fayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport (FAY) in Fayetteville, NC

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 20.80% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See BHM to FAY flights

Destination alternative #6: Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) in Asheville, NC

  • 91 miles (146 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 18.87% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See BHM to AVL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Charlotte Douglas International Airport to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 350 miles or 563 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BHM to CLT flight is about 1 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Birmingham, AL and Charlotte, NC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from BHM to CLT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BHM
Origination airport name Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
City Birmingham, AL
Country the United States
Latitude 33.6
Longitude -86.8

Return Airport

Destination code CLT
Destination airport name Charlotte Douglas International Airport
City Charlotte, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 35.2
Longitude -80.9


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from BHM to CLT tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 28% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 36% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave CLT heading for BHM about 14 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Charlotte, NC is about 7 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • PSA: 14 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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