The cheapest times to fly from MEM to CLT are

  • May 14th to June 17th
  • July 2nd to July 22nd
  • October 8th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to February 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 MEM to CLT is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $435 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $279 for Wednesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Charlotte

Flying from Memphis, TN (MEM) to Charlotte, NC (CLT) 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 October to early November with an average ticket price of $321. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $366. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $45 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 MEM to CLT flight.

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

MEM to CLT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MEM to CLT flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Memphis. 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 CLT to MEM 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 MEM to CLT 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 MEM to CLT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tri Cities Airport (TRI) in Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 37.71% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See MEM to TRI flights

Destination alternative #2: Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) in Greer, SC

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 25.29% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See MEM to GSP flights

Destination alternative #3: Augusta Regional at Bush Field Airport (AGS) in Augusta, GA

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 32.71% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See MEM to AGS flights

Destination alternative #4: Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) in Asheville, NC

  • 91 miles (146 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 21.29% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See MEM to AVL flights

Destination alternative #5: Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) in Greensboro/High Point, NC

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 15.71% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See MEM to GSO flights

Destination alternative #6: Florence Regional Airport (FLO) in Florence, SC

  • 99 miles (159 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 15.71% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See MEM to FLO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MEM to CLT? 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 Charlotte Douglas International Airport to Memphis International Airport?

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

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

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

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from MEM to CLT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMEM
Origination airport nameMemphis International Airport
CityMemphis, TN
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeCLT
Destination airport nameCharlotte Douglas International Airport
CityCharlotte, NC
Countrythe United States


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from MEM to CLT 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 30% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave CLT heading for MEM about 8 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Charlotte, NC is about 4 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 12 minutes late
  • Republic: 4 minutes late
  • PSA: 3 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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