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The cheapest times to fly from TYS to CLT are

  • August 6th to November 18th (except the week of October 1st)
  • 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 TYS to CLT is mid October. Prices can be as high as $1209 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $242 for Tuesday flights around mid October.

 

When to Fly to Charlotte

Flying from Knoxville, TN (TYS) to Charlotte, NC (CLT) will usually cost between $250 to $358 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $270. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $609. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $339 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $321 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TYS to CLT flight.

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

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TYS to CLT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TYS to CLT flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Knoxville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.13, which is above average.

 

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 $69 (19%) 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 $286. Return trip prices are from the CLT to TYS 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 TYS 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 18 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 TYS to CLT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Fayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport (FAY) in Fayetteville, NC

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 14.95% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to FAY flights

Destination alternative #2: Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) in Greensboro/High Point, NC

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 14.33% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to GSO flights

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

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 14.33% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to RDU flights

Destination alternative #4: Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) in Columbia, SC

  • 89 miles (143 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 13.40% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to CAE flights

Destination alternative #5: Tri Cities Airport (TRI) in Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 6.23% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See TYS to TRI flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 176 miles or 283 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TYS to CLT flight is about 1 hour 18 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from TYS to CLT.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeTYS
Origination airport nameMcGhee Tyson Airport
CityKnoxville, TN
Countrythe United States
Latitude35.8
Longitude-84

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 TYS 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 37% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave CLT heading for TYS about 7 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: 26 minutes late
  • PSA: 2 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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