The cheapest times to fly from CLT to LEX are
- May 14th to November 11th (except the weeks of July 2nd, July 23rd, and July 30th)
- December 3rd to April 22nd (except the weeks of December 17th and April 2nd)
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 LEX is late December. Prices can be as high as $951 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $318 for Tuesday flights around late December.
When to Fly to Lexington
Flying from Charlotte, NC (CLT) to Lexington, KY (LEX) will usually cost between $318 to $347 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late December with an average ticket price of $318. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $506. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $188 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $327 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLT to LEX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CLT to LEX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the CLT to LEX 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 $0.72, which is above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $26 (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 $319. Return trip prices are from the LEX to CLT flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from CLT to LEX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 29 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 LEX while comparing.
- 70 miles (113 km) away from LEX
- Usually 45.48% less expensive than LEX
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from CLT to LEX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Blue Grass Airport to Charlotte Douglas International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 281 miles or 452 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from CLT to LEX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop CLT to LEX flight is about 1 hour 29 minutes.
How many flights go between Charlotte, NC and Lexington, KY?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from CLT to LEX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Charlotte Douglas International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Blue Grass Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from CLT to LEX tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 29% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 37% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LEX heading for CLT about 11 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Lexington, KY is about 11 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- PSA: 11 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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