The cheapest times to fly from CLT to TPA are
- May 14th to June 24th (except the week of May 21st)
- July 9th to February 11th (except the weeks of July 16th, October 1st, November 19th, December 17th, and December 24th)
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 TPA is early December. Prices can be as high as $434 for Sunday flights during early April, or as low as $164 for Wednesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to Tampa
Flying from Charlotte, NC (CLT) to Tampa, FL (TPA) will usually cost between $164 to $330 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $171. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $350. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $178 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $252 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLT to TPA flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CLT to TPA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the CLT to TPA 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 $0.31, which is in the normal range for a flight.
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 $53 (20%) 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 $213. Return trip prices are from the TPA 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 TPA 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 TPA while comparing.
- 81 miles (130 km) away from TPA
- Usually 11.51% less expensive than TPA
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from CLT to TPA? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Contour Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Tampa International Airport to Charlotte Douglas International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 509 miles or 819 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from CLT to TPA?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop CLT to TPA flight is about 1 hour 54 minutes.
How many flights go between Charlotte, NC and Tampa, FL?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 72 available flights from CLT to TPA.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Charlotte Douglas International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Tampa International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from CLT to TPA tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 33% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 8% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave TPA heading for CLT about 14 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Tampa, FL is about 13 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- American: 14 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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