The cheapest times to fly from CLT to BHM are

  • July 30th to February 25th

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 BHM is late October. Prices can be as high as $1173 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $252 for Wednesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Birmingham

Flying from Charlotte, NC (CLT) to Birmingham, AL (BHM) 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 $270. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $488. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $218 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $332 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLT to BHM flight.

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

CLT to BHM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CLT to BHM 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 $0.59, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Birmingham, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Charlotte. 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 $282. Return trip prices are from the BHM 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 BHM 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 CLT to BHM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) in Atlanta, GA

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from BHM
  • Usually 40.36% less expensive than BHM
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to ATL flights

Destination alternative #2: Columbus Airport (CSG) in Columbus, GA

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from BHM
  • Usually 16.27% less expensive than BHM
  • 1-layover flights available

See CLT to CSG flights

Destination alternative #3: Lovell Field Airport (CHA) in Chattanooga, TN

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from BHM
  • Usually 15.96% less expensive than BHM
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to CHA flights

Destination alternative #4: Golden Triangle Regional Airport (GTR) in Columbus, MS

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from BHM
  • Usually 3.46% less expensive than BHM
  • 1-layover flights available

See CLT to GTR flights

Destination alternative #5: Huntsville International-Carl T Jones Field Airport (HSV) in Huntsville, AL

  • 74 miles (119 km) away from BHM
  • Usually 0.90% less expensive than BHM
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to HSV flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CLT to BHM? 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 Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport to Charlotte Douglas International Airport?

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

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

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

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from CLT to BHM.


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


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from CLT to BHM tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 25% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 26% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave BHM heading for CLT about 9 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Birmingham, AL is about 8 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • PSA: 9 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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