The cheapest times to fly from CLT to LHR are

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • April 16th to June 3rd
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the week of 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 LHR is mid May. Prices can be as high as $1503 for Thursday flights during early August, or as low as $669 for Tuesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Charlotte, NC (CLT) to London (LHR) will usually cost between $763 to $1271 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $676. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1347. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $672 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $930 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLT to LHR flight.

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

CLT to LHR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CLT to LHR flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Charlotte. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, 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. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to London, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Charlotte. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $83 (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 $910. Return trip prices are from the LHR 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 LHR can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 9 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 LHR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: London City Airport (LCY) in London

  • 22 miles (35 km) away from LHR
  • Usually 0.70% less expensive than LHR
  • 1-layover flights available

See CLT to LCY flights


Flight Hacking CLT to LHR

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 LHR — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $527
  • Average savings: $403 (43.3%)

See CLT to BOS flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (CLT > JFK > LHR)

  • Price for both tickets: $538
  • Average savings: $392 (42.12%)

See CLT to JFK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $544
  • Average savings: $386 (41.47%)

See CLT to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3982 miles or 6408 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CLT to LHR flight is about 8 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Charlotte, NC and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from CLT to LHR.


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 LHR
Destination airport name London Heathrow Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.5
Longitude -0.5


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