The cheapest times to fly from CLT to FAO are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 22nd, October 29th, and November 19th)

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 FAO is early October. Prices can be as high as $2063 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $809 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Faro

Flying from Charlotte, NC (CLT) to Faro (FAO) will usually cost between $855 to $1585 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $861. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1674. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $813 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1186 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLT to FAO flight.

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

CLT to FAO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CLT to FAO 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 $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FAO, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into CLT. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Faro, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Charlotte. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $108 (8%) 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 $1133. Return trip prices are from the FAO 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 FAO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 8 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 FAO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lisboa Airport (LIS) in Lisbon

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from FAO
  • Usually 15.60% less expensive than FAO
  • 1-layover flights available

See CLT to LIS flights

Destination alternative #2: Jerez Airport (XRY) in Jerez de la Frontera

  • 107 miles (172 km) away from FAO
  • Usually 5.31% less expensive than FAO
  • 1-layover flights available

See CLT to XRY flights


Flight Hacking CLT to FAO

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 FAO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (CLT > JFK > FAO)

  • Price for both tickets: $715
  • Average savings: $471 (39.71%)

See CLT to JFK flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (CLT > BOS > FAO)

  • Price for both tickets: $764
  • Average savings: $422 (35.58%)

See CLT to BOS flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (CLT > EWR > FAO)

  • Price for both tickets: $789
  • Average savings: $398 (33.52%)

See CLT to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3969 miles or 6387 kilometers.

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

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

How many flights go between Charlotte, NC and Faro?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from CLT to FAO.


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 FAO
Destination airport name Faro Airport
City Faro
Country Portugal
Latitude 37
Longitude -8


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