The cheapest times to fly from CLT to DRS are

  • January 1st to April 8th
  • early to mid May
  • October 8th to December 16th

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 DRS is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $1846 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $648 for Tuesday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Dresden

Flying from Charlotte, NC (CLT) to Dresden (DRS) will usually cost between $865 to $1713 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $907. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1784. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $877 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1155 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLT to DRS flight.

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

CLT to DRS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CLT to DRS flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Charlotte. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $142 (11%) 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 $1144. Return trip prices are from the DRS 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 DRS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 11 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from CLT to DRS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ruzyne Airport (PRG) in Prague

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from DRS
  • Usually 22.90% less expensive than DRS
  • 1-layover flights available

See CLT to PRG flights

Destination alternative #2: Tegel Airport (TXL) in Berlin

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from DRS
  • Usually 9.57% less expensive than DRS
  • 1-layover flights available

See CLT to TXL flights


Flight Hacking CLT to DRS

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 DRS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Amsterdam (CLT > AMS > DRS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1033
  • Average savings: $123 (10.61%)

See CLT to AMS flights

Hack #2: Munich (CLT > MUC > DRS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1064
  • Average savings: $92 (7.92%)

See CLT to MUC flights

Hack #3: Frankfurt (CLT > FRA > DRS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1076
  • Average savings: $79 (6.84%)

See CLT to FRA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4559 miles or 7337 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CLT to DRS flight is about 9 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between Charlotte, NC and Dresden?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from CLT to DRS.


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 DRS
Destination airport name Dresden Airport
City Dresden
Country Germany
Latitude 51.1
Longitude 13.8


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