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The cheapest times to fly from CLT to TYS are

  • August 6th to February 25th (except the weeks of August 27th, November 19th, and November 26th)

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 TYS is late October. Prices can be as high as $1210 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $242 for Tuesday flights around late October.

 

When to Fly to Knoxville

Flying from Charlotte, NC (CLT) to Knoxville, TN (TYS) will usually cost between $249 to $358 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $271. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $544. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $272 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $319 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLT to TYS flight.

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

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CLT to TYS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CLT to TYS 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 $1.13, 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 $69 (19%) 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 $286. Return trip prices are from the TYS to CLT flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CLT to TYS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 18 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 TYS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lovell Field Airport (CHA) in Chattanooga, TN

  • 87 miles (140 km) away from TYS
  • Usually 12.40% less expensive than TYS
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLT to CHA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 176 miles or 283 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CLT to TYS flight is about 1 hour 18 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from CLT to TYS.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeCLT
Origination airport nameCharlotte Douglas International Airport
CityCharlotte, NC
Countrythe United States
Latitude35.2
Longitude-80.9

Return Airport

Destination codeTYS
Destination airport nameMcGhee Tyson Airport
CityKnoxville, TN
Countrythe United States
Latitude35.8
Longitude-84

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from CLT to TYS tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 33% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 22% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave TYS heading for CLT about 24 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Knoxville, TN is about 20 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 20 minutes late
  • PSA: 25 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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