The cheapest times to fly from CLT to CAK are

  • August 6th to February 25th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, and December 17th)

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 CAK is early December. Prices can be as high as $642 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $217 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Akron

Flying from Charlotte, NC (CLT) to Akron, OH (CAK) will usually cost between $255 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 $298. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $437. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $140 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $373 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLT to CAK flight.

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

CLT to CAK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CLT to CAK 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

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 $313. Return trip prices are from the CAK 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 CAK 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 CLT to CAK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport (PKB) in Parkersburg, WV

  • 108 miles (174 km) away from CAK
  • Usually 73.73% less expensive than CAK
  • 1-layover flights available

See CLT to PKB flights

Destination alternative #2: Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport (DTW) in Detroit, MI

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from CAK
  • Usually 52.28% less expensive than CAK
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to DTW flights

Destination alternative #3: Erie International/Tom Ridge Field Airport (ERI) in Erie, PA

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from CAK
  • Usually 27.61% less expensive than CAK
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to ERI flights

Destination alternative #4: Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) in Pittsburgh, PA

  • 70 miles (113 km) away from CAK
  • Usually 12.87% less expensive than CAK
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to PIT flights

Destination alternative #5: Toledo Express Airport (TOL) in Toledo, OH

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from CAK
  • Usually 18.50% less expensive than CAK
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to TOL flights

Destination alternative #6: Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport (CLE) in Cleveland, OH

  • 40 miles (64 km) away from CAK
  • Usually 9.79% less expensive than CAK
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to CLE flights


Flight Hacking CLT to CAK

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 CLT to CAK — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $370
  • Average savings: $3 (0.8%)

See CLT to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CLT to CAK? 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 Akron-Canton Regional Airport to Charlotte Douglas International Airport?

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

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

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

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 45 available flights from CLT to CAK.


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


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from CLT to CAK tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 41% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 24% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave CAK heading for CLT about 25 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Akron, OH is about 26 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • PSA: 25 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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