The cheapest times to fly from PHL to CLT are
- July 30th to February 11th (except the weeks of 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 PHL to CLT is early December. Prices can be as high as $369 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $124 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to Charlotte
Flying from Philadelphia, PA (PHL) to Charlotte, NC (CLT) will usually cost between $150 to $323 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 $135. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $326. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $191 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $236 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHL to CLT flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PHL to CLT route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the PHL to CLT flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Philadelphia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.
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 $39 (15%) 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 $213. Return trip prices are from the CLT to PHL 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 PHL 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 47 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 PHL to CLT while comparing.
- 130 miles (209 km) away from CLT
- Usually 33.47% less expensive than CLT
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from PHL to CLT? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Charlotte Douglas International Airport to Philadelphia International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 448 miles or 721 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from PHL to CLT?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHL to CLT flight is about 1 hour 47 minutes.
How many flights go between Philadelphia, PA and Charlotte, NC?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from PHL to CLT.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Philadelphia International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Charlotte Douglas International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from PHL to CLT tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 30% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 18% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave CLT heading for PHL about 13 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Charlotte, NC is about 5 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- American: 9 minutes late
- Republic: 142 minutes late
- Frontier: 37 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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