Cheap flights from Chicago to Charlotte (CHI - CLT)

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The best prices from Chicago to Charlotte Douglas are usually found in July or August, booked 23 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Charlotte (CLT)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to CLT flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Charlotte flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Charlotte.
CHI - CLT
Price
$165 - $303
CLT
Temperature
41 - 78.8 °F
CLT
Precipitation
3 - 4.2 inches

Popular in

February

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 37% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$165

From Chicago (CHI) to Charlotte Douglas

One-way from

$92

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Charlotte Douglas

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Charlotte?

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to Charlotte from Chicago. Prices for July average $263 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $87. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of February. Opting for a July flight can save you 15% on your journey compared to booking in July

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Charlotte?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 8%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Charlotte (CHI - CLT)?

It’s optimal to fly from Chicago to Charlotte in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 4% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Charlotte?

Find a great deal and save up to 5% by booking at least 20 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Chicago to Charlotte within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $291.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Charlotte in November, December 2021

The best prices found for CHI to CLT flights for November, December
14 Dec - 15 Dec
$110pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Dec - 9 Dec
$113pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Dec - 8 Dec
$115pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Charlotte 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Charlotte from Chicago found for this year
14 Dec - 15 Dec
$110pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Dec - 9 Dec
$113pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Dec - 8 Dec
$115pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Charlotte from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Charlotte direct flight deals
6 Jan - 11 Jan
$146pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Jan - 15 Jan
$150pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Jan - 10 Jan
$156pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Charlotte

Late deals on round-trip flights to Charlotte from Chicago, departing today and this week
7 Dec - 9 Dec
$113pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Dec - 8 Dec
$115pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Dec - 13 Dec
$119pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Douglas from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Charlotte
4:00 am - 12:19 pm
JetBlue
1 Stop
7h 19m
ORD - CLT
JetBlue
9:00 am - 12:14 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 14m
ORD - CLT
United Airlines
$94
United
12:55 pm - 6:01 pm
Delta
1 Stop
4h 06m
MDW - CLT
Delta
$103
Delta

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> to <span class="emphasized">Charlotte</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Charlotte

What airport do you fly into for flights to Charlotte from Chicago?

Located just 5.7 mi from the city center, Charlotte Douglas is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Charlotte from Chicago. Booking flights from Chicago to Douglas (CLT) should be relatively easy as there are 21 daily inbound flights from Chicago from 7 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Charlotte Douglas have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, and Spirit Airlines flying from Chicago to Charlotte Douglas have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Charlotte for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Charlotte for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $78, but on average you can expect to pay $114.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Charlotte for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Charlotte under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Charlotte is less than $224.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Charlotte for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Charlotte within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Charlotte?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Chicago to Charlotte on average per day?

Travelers can expect 12 flights from Chicago to Charlotte on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 42% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 58% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago to Charlotte?

Spirit Airlines and American Airlines can get you from Chicago to Charlotte in just under 20h 59m. Your travel time can differ by up to 4h 55m. The distance between Chicago and Charlotte is about 602 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Charlotte round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to Charlotte is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $78 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is American Airlines, starting at $110. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 70% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Charlotte one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $38. Users have also found prices from $69 and $78 on American Airlines and Delta, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Charlotte?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Chicago to Charlotte? While on average our users pay $326, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $38. The most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Charlotte Douglas), is priced around $88.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Charlotte?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Chicago to Charlotte consider choosing Republic Airways (96%), SAS (91%) or Qatar Airways (89%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Charlotte?

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or JetBlue when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Charlotte.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Charlotte, NC

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Charlotte from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Charlotte Douglas within the United States

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Charlotte Douglas.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Charlotte Douglas.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Charlotte Douglas.

Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Charlotte?

Returning to Chicago from Charlotte Douglas

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Charlotte Douglas must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Charlotte Douglas are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Alternative routes for Chicago to Charlotte

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Charlotte

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Charlotte.
Average temperature for December in Charlotte
57.2 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Charlotte
3.1 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Charlotte

Top 6 airlines flying from Chicago to Charlotte Douglas

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Charlotte choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$59 $155 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$92 $314 No cancel fee N/A
Spirit Airlines
$93 $196 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$95 $288 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$98 $193 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$149 $359 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Charlotte

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Charlotte.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 69% of CHI to CLT departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 24% of CHI to CLT departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 7% of CHI to CLT departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of CHI to CLT departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Charlotte
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Charlotte.
Sunday
17 daily flights
Monday
33 daily flights
Tuesday
36 daily flights
Wednesday
20 daily flights
Thursday
13 daily flights
Friday
21 daily flights
Saturday
11 daily flights
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