The cheapest times to fly from TPA to CLT are

  • July 16th to February 11th (except the weeks of September 24th, October 1st, November 19th, November 26th, and December 17th)

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 TPA to CLT is early September. Prices can be as high as $404 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $164 for Wednesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Charlotte

Flying from Tampa, FL (TPA) to Charlotte, NC (CLT) will usually cost between $164 to $324 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $176. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $327. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $151 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $252 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TPA to CLT flight.

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

TPA to CLT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TPA to CLT flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Tampa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.31, which is in the normal range for a flight.


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 $53 (20%) 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 $214. Return trip prices are from the CLT to TPA 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 TPA 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 TPA 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 31.75% less expensive than CLT
  • Nonstop flights available

See TPA to GSO flights

Destination alternative #2: Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) in Raleigh/Durham, NC

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 30.95% less expensive than CLT
  • Nonstop flights available

See TPA to RDU flights

Destination alternative #3: Fayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport (FAY) in Fayetteville, NC

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 17.86% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See TPA to FAY flights

Destination alternative #4: Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) in Greer, SC

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 15.28% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See TPA to GSP flights

Destination alternative #5: Augusta Regional at Bush Field Airport (AGS) in Augusta, GA

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 7.14% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See TPA to AGS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 39 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Bulgaria Air, Contour Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Finnair, Frontier, Hawaiian, Iberia, Icelandair, Jet2, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air UK, Pakistan, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, SAS, Southwest, Spirit, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 509 miles or 819 kilometers.

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

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

How many flights go between Tampa, FL and Charlotte, NC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 50 available flights from TPA to CLT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TPA
Origination airport name Tampa International Airport
City Tampa, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28
Longitude -82.5

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 TPA to CLT tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 27% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 23% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave CLT heading for TPA about 10 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: 10 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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