The cheapest times to fly from CLT to SMR are

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • March 19th to May 6th (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 9th)
  • August 6th to November 25th

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 SMR is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $2740 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $655 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Santa Marta

Flying from Charlotte, NC (CLT) to Santa Marta (SMR) will usually cost between $681 to $1996 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $676. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1993. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1317 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1088 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLT to SMR flight.

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

CLT to SMR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CLT to SMR 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 $0.39, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SMR, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into CLT. Saturdays 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 $305 (21%) 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 $1027. Return trip prices are from the SMR 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 SMR can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 4 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 SMR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Rafael Nunez Airport (CTG) in Cartagena

  • 99 miles (159 km) away from SMR
  • Usually 36.09% less expensive than SMR
  • 1-layover flights available

See CLT to CTG flights

Destination alternative #2: Ernesto Cortissoz Airport (BAQ) in Barranquilla

  • 41 miles (66 km) away from SMR
  • Usually 25.98% less expensive than SMR
  • 1-layover flights available

See CLT to BAQ flights


Flight Hacking CLT to SMR

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 SMR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Bogota (CLT > BOG > SMR)

  • Price for both tickets: $747
  • Average savings: $341 (31.31%)

See CLT to BOG flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (CLT > MIA > SMR)

  • Price for both tickets: $749
  • Average savings: $339 (31.17%)

See CLT to MIA flights

Hack #3: Fort Lauderdale, FL (CLT > FLL > SMR)

  • Price for both tickets: $779
  • Average savings: $309 (28.37%)

See CLT to FLL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, COPA, LATAM, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1717 miles or 2763 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CLT to SMR flight is about 4 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Charlotte, NC and Santa Marta?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from CLT to SMR.


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 SMR
Destination airport name Simon Bolivar Airport
City Santa Marta
Country Colombia
Latitude 11.1
Longitude -74.2


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