The cheapest times to fly from CLT to ABE are

  • September 3rd to March 4th

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 ABE is mid November. Prices can be as high as $653 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $270 for Wednesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Allentown

Flying from Charlotte, NC (CLT) to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA (ABE) will usually cost between $284 to $349 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $304. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $392. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $88 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $348 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLT to ABE flight.

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

CLT to ABE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CLT to ABE 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 $0.45, which is a bit 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $26 (7%) 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 $321. Return trip prices are from the ABE 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 ABE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 51 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 CLT to ABE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from ABE
  • Usually 51.72% less expensive than ABE
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to LGA flights

Destination alternative #2: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 67 miles (108 km) away from ABE
  • Usually 50.29% less expensive than ABE
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to EWR flights

Destination alternative #3: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 87 miles (140 km) away from ABE
  • Usually 50.14% less expensive than ABE
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to JFK flights

Destination alternative #4: Trenton Mercer Airport (TTN) in Trenton, NJ

  • 42 miles (68 km) away from ABE
  • Usually 37.93% less expensive than ABE
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to TTN flights

Destination alternative #5: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 121 miles (195 km) away from ABE
  • Usually 49.14% less expensive than ABE
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to BWI flights

Destination alternative #6: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, PA

  • 55 miles (89 km) away from ABE
  • Usually 33.76% less expensive than ABE
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to PHL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 481 miles or 774 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CLT to ABE flight is about 1 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between Charlotte, NC and Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from CLT to ABE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code ABE
Destination airport name Lehigh Valley International Airport
City Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 40.7
Longitude -75.4


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from CLT to ABE 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 27% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ABE heading for CLT about 15 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA is about 13 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • PSA: 15 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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