The cheapest times to fly from CLT to BDL are

  • August 6th to February 25th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, and February 5th)

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 BDL is early September. Prices can be as high as $781 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $331 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Hartford

Flying from Charlotte, NC (CLT) to Hartford, CT (BDL) will usually cost between $333 to $474 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $336. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $487. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $151 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $399 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLT to BDL flight.

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

CLT to BDL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CLT to BDL 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 $0.39, 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. 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 $79 (18%) 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 $359. Return trip prices are from the BDL 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 BDL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 8 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 BDL while comparing.

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

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from BDL
  • Usually 57.84% less expensive than BDL
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to LGA flights

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

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from BDL
  • Usually 56.59% less expensive than BDL
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to EWR flights

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

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from BDL
  • Usually 56.46% less expensive than BDL
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to JFK flights

Destination alternative #4: Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston, MA

  • 91 miles (146 km) away from BDL
  • Usually 55.08% less expensive than BDL
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to BOS flights

Destination alternative #5: Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP) in Islip, NY

  • 82 miles (132 km) away from BDL
  • Usually 27.73% less expensive than BDL
  • 1-layover flights available

See CLT to ISP flights

Destination alternative #6: Albany International Airport (ALB) in Albany, NY

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from BDL
  • Usually 25.22% less expensive than BDL
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to ALB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 644 miles or 1036 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CLT to BDL flight is about 2 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Charlotte, NC and Hartford, CT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from CLT to BDL.


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 BDL
Destination airport name Bradley International Airport
City Hartford, CT
Country the United States
Latitude 41.9
Longitude -72.7


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from CLT to BDL tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 37% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 17% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave BDL heading for CLT about 21 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Hartford, CT is about 17 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 21 minutes late
  • PSA: 23 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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