The cheapest times to fly from CLT to LAN are

  • August 6th to March 4th (except the weeks of September 24th, 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 LAN is late January. Prices can be as high as $691 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $230 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Lansing

Flying from Charlotte, NC (CLT) to Lansing, MI (LAN) will usually cost between $240 to $401 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $241. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $423. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $182 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $296 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLT to LAN flight.

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

CLT to LAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CLT to LAN 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 $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.


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 $73 (21%) 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 $269. Return trip prices are from the LAN 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 LAN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 59 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 LAN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport (DTW) in Detroit, MI

  • 74 miles (119 km) away from LAN
  • Usually 39.86% less expensive than LAN
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to DTW flights

Destination alternative #2: Cherry Capital Airport (TVC) in Traverse City, MI

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from LAN
  • Usually 27.36% less expensive than LAN
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to TVC flights

Destination alternative #3: Bishop International Airport (FNT) in Flint, MI

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from LAN
  • Usually 26.69% less expensive than LAN
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to FNT flights

Destination alternative #4: MBS International Airport (MBS) in Saginaw/Bay City/Midland, MI

  • 58 miles (93 km) away from LAN
  • Usually 17.23% less expensive than LAN
  • 1-layover flights available

See CLT to MBS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 558 miles or 898 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CLT to LAN flight is about 1 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Charlotte, NC and Lansing, MI?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCLT
Origination airport nameCharlotte Douglas International Airport
CityCharlotte, NC
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeLAN
Destination airport nameCapital Region International Airport
CityLansing, MI
Countrythe United States


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