The cheapest times to fly from CLT to MEM are

  • May 14th to June 17th
  • July 2nd to July 22nd
  • October 8th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to February 25th (except the week of 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 MEM is late January. Prices can be as high as $430 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $282 for Wednesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Memphis

Flying from Charlotte, NC (CLT) to Memphis, TN (MEM) will usually cost between $319 to $360 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 $319. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $366. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $47 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $350 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLT to MEM flight.

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

CLT to MEM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CLT to MEM 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 $0.43, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $19 (5%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $335. Return trip prices are from the MEM 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 MEM can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 54 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 MEM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Golden Triangle Regional Airport (GTR) in Columbus, MS

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from MEM
  • Usually 8.43% less expensive than MEM
  • 1-layover flights available

See CLT to GTR flights

Destination alternative #2: Bill and Hillary Clinton Nat Adams Field Airport (LIT) in Little Rock, AR

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from MEM
  • Usually 1.71% less expensive than MEM
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to LIT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 510 miles or 821 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CLT to MEM flight is about 1 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Charlotte, NC and Memphis, TN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 60 available flights from CLT to MEM.


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 MEM
Destination airport name Memphis International Airport
City Memphis, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 35
Longitude -90


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from CLT to MEM tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 21% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 27% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MEM heading for CLT about 7 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Memphis, TN is about 2 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 13 minutes late
  • Republic: 4 minutes early
  • PSA: 2 minutes early
  • Some airlines not reporting


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