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The cheapest times to fly from SDF to CLT are

  • August 6th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to February 25th (except the week of 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 SDF to CLT is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $620 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $283 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.

 

When to Fly to Charlotte

Flying from Louisville, KY (SDF) to Charlotte, NC (CLT) will usually cost between $287 to $377 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 $316. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $422. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $106 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $348 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SDF to CLT flight.

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

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SDF to CLT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SDF to CLT flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Louisville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.65, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Charlotte, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Louisville. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $24 (7%) 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 $331. Return trip prices are from the CLT to SDF 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 SDF 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 35 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 SDF to CLT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) in Greer, SC

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 25.00% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See SDF to GSP flights

Destination alternative #2: Augusta Regional at Bush Field Airport (AGS) in Augusta, GA

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 30.17% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See SDF to AGS flights

Destination alternative #3: Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) in Columbia, SC

  • 89 miles (143 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 24.43% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See SDF to CAE flights

Destination alternative #4: Florence Regional Airport (FLO) in Florence, SC

  • 99 miles (159 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 19.83% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See SDF to FLO flights

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

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 18.97% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See SDF to GSO flights

Destination alternative #6: Fayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport (FAY) in Fayetteville, NC

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 18.10% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See SDF to FAY flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SDF 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 Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 335 miles or 539 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SDF to CLT flight is about 1 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Louisville, KY and Charlotte, NC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 46 available flights from SDF to CLT.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeSDF
Origination airport nameLouisville International-Standiford Field Airport
CityLouisville, KY
Countrythe United States
Latitude38.2
Longitude-85.7

Return Airport

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

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from SDF to CLT tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 19% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 41% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave CLT heading for SDF about 5 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Charlotte, NC is about 1 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 6 minutes late
  • Republic: 2 minutes late
  • PSA: 5 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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