The cheapest times to fly from SRQ to CLT are

  • January 22nd to February 4th
  • February 26th to July 22nd (except the weeks of April 9th, May 7th, and May 14th)
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the weeks of November 12th, 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 SRQ to CLT is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $753 for Thursday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $252 for Friday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Charlotte

Flying from Sarasota/Bradenton, FL (SRQ) to Charlotte, NC (CLT) will usually cost between $252 to $355 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $252. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $416. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $164 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $306 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SRQ to CLT flight.

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

SRQ to CLT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SRQ to CLT flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Sarasota. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.35, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $18 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $305. Return trip prices are from the CLT to SRQ 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 SRQ 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 58 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 SRQ to CLT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) in Greensboro/High Point, NC

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 30.44% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See SRQ to GSO flights

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

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 19.48% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See SRQ to GSP flights

Destination alternative #3: Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) in Raleigh/Durham, NC

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 30.28% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See SRQ to RDU flights

Destination alternative #4: Fayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport (FAY) in Fayetteville, NC

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 18.33% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See SRQ to FAY flights

Destination alternative #5: Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) in Columbia, SC

  • 89 miles (143 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 12.93% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See SRQ to CAE flights

Destination alternative #6: Augusta Regional at Bush Field Airport (AGS) in Augusta, GA

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 16.20% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See SRQ to AGS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Charlotte Douglas International Airport to Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 548 miles or 882 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SRQ to CLT flight is about 1 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Sarasota/Bradenton, FL and Charlotte, NC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from SRQ to CLT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SRQ
Origination airport name Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport
City Sarasota/Bradenton, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 27.4
Longitude -82.6

Return Airport

Destination code CLT
Destination airport name Charlotte Douglas International Airport
City Charlotte, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 35.2
Longitude -80.9


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from SRQ to CLT tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 18% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 42% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave CLT heading for SRQ about 2 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Charlotte, NC is about on time. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 1 minutes early
  • PSA: 3 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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