The cheapest times to fly from CAK to CLT are

  • August 6th to February 18th (except the weeks of November 19th 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 CAK to CLT is early December. Prices can be as high as $642 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $218 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Charlotte

Flying from Akron, OH (CAK) to Charlotte, NC (CLT) will usually cost between $253 to $390 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 $294. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $438. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $144 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $375 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAK to CLT flight.

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

CAK to CLT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CAK to CLT flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Akron. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.59, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $71 (19%) 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 $310. Return trip prices are from the CLT to CAK 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 CAK 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 42 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 CAK to CLT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) in Greensboro/High Point, NC

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 45.73% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See CAK to GSO flights

Destination alternative #2: Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) in Raleigh/Durham, NC

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 45.87% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See CAK to RDU flights

Destination alternative #3: Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) in Greer, SC

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 35.20% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See CAK to GSP flights

Destination alternative #4: Florence Regional Airport (FLO) in Florence, SC

  • 99 miles (159 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 38.00% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See CAK to FLO flights

Destination alternative #5: Augusta Regional at Bush Field Airport (AGS) in Augusta, GA

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 30.00% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See CAK to AGS flights

Destination alternative #6: Fayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport (FAY) in Fayetteville, NC

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 29.60% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See CAK to FAY flights


Flight Hacking CAK to CLT

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from CAK to CLT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (CAK > BOS > CLT)

  • Price for both tickets: $370
  • Average savings: $6 (1.47%)

See CAK to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Charlotte Douglas International Airport to Akron-Canton Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 395 miles or 636 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAK to CLT flight is about 1 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Akron, OH and Charlotte, NC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 42 available flights from CAK to CLT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CAK
Origination airport name Akron-Canton Regional Airport
City Akron, OH
Country the United States
Latitude 40.9
Longitude -81.4

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 CAK to CLT tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 33% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 34% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave CLT heading for CAK about 27 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Charlotte, NC is about 19 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • PSA: 27 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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