Charlotte Flight Reservations & Air Tickets

Charlotte, North Carolina’s largest city, is situated along the Catawba River. Often referred to as the Queen City, Charlotte is ready to delight tourists with its historic sites, great shopping, restaurants, and adventurous activities. Book cheap flights to Charlotte from FlyOfinder and enjoy vacation in a city which is a haven for racing enthusiasts, culture hounds and art aficionados.

Flying to Charlotte

Airport

Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Airport Code

CLT

High Season

June to August

Low Season

December to February

Cheapest Month to Fly

September

Most Expensive Month to Fly

December

Best Time to Fly

March-May & September-November

Cheapest Day to Fly

Saturday

Most Expensive Day to Fly

Sunday

Cheapest Time of Day to Fly

Morning

Most Expensive Time of Day to Fly

Afternoon

Time Zone

Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)

Must see Places in Charlotte

NASCAR Hall of Fame: The NASCAR Hall of Fame is spread in a 150,000-square-foot area offering high-tech exhibits, a 278-seat theatre and racing simulators among other features. The Heritage Speedway exhibit here provides insight into the six-decade history of NASCAR with the help of educational films and authentic artifacts.

Mint Museum Uptown: The Mint Museum Uptown truly portrays Charlotte's exploding art scene. You will discover a wide variety of European and American art. The famous Craft + Design Collection showcases a special collection wood, furniture, jewelry, fiber, international studio glass and clay art.

Discovery Place: The kid-friendly Discovery Place is in fact a science museum in Charlotte offering interactive, hands-on exhibits covering a variety of scientific concepts like earth science and physics. The kids can try hands at designing and conducting lab experiments and building mock structures.

The flourishing city of Charlotte has everything to attract tourists while keeping its class Southern charm alive. This engagingly energetic has many attractions to offer. These include U.S. National Whitewater Center, 7th Street Public Market, Billy Graham Library, BB&T Ballpark, Levine Museum of the New South, Freedom Park, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Carowinds, Carolina Raptor Center, and more.

Best Time to Book Flights to Charlotte

Taking flights to Charlotte during March to May or September to November are usually the perfect times. The tourist crowds in the city are less and hotel rooms are less expensive during these shoulder seasons. The months from June to August are however the peak tourist season in the Queen City. This time is though hottest but preferred by many tourists due to extended hours of some of the top attractions in the city. Visiting in autumn is also great due to mild temperatures and lower hotel prices.

Getting Around in Charlotte

After your flight reaches Charlotte Douglas International Airport, reaching downtown Charlotte is relatively easier. Three bus routes from the airport to different parts of the city are operated by the Charlotte Area Transit System. Other modes of transportation for getting around in the city include taxi and rental car.

Top Things to Do in Charlotte

The Queen City, as Charlotte is often called, will keep you captivated with its sporting events, museums, restaurants and tons of cultural attractions. Take a look at some of the top things to see and do during your Charlotte holiday.

  • Take a self-guided walking tour through Uptown for seeing beautiful homes dating back to Revolutionary War days, and discovering historical sites as well as other architectural, artistic and entertainment attractions
  • Visit the 1,290-acre Latta Plantation Nature Preserve located within Mecklenburg County. This wonderful place is home to a nature center and Carolina Raptor Center. Look forward to horseback riding, fishing, hiking and picnicking near the scenic lake
  • Get an insight into Charlotte’s military history with a visit to the Kings Mountain National Military Park, located 30 miles outside the city. The trail here provides a glimpse of the important Revolutionary War battlefield sites
  • If you love antiques then hire a rental car to visit the nearby small towns of Waxhaw, Pineville or Matthews for finding some real treasures and artifacts of the past

Get ready to catch some of the top annual sporting events such as the PGA Tour’s Wells Fargo Championship, Bank of America 500, and the Coca-Cola 600, when travelling during fall or spring 

   

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Frequently Asked Questions

The best deals on Charlotte flights are usually available when booking one to four months in advance before your planned departure date. Expect more flight options when flying on Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday. Finding great discounts on Charlotte flight tickets for non-holiday travel is also possible when booking two weeks in advance before departure date.

Charlotte Douglas International Airport, U.S. East Coast’s second largest and the world’s sixth busiest airport is served by all major airlines in the United States. Direct flights to Charlotte are offered by airlines such as United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Alaska Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Frontier Airlines and JetBlue Airways. You can also travel by Lufthansa and Air Canada when travelling from international destinations.

Flights to Charlotte from New York are for just over one hour. When taking flights from Houston the duration will be under 3 hours, while nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Charlotte will be about 5 hours. If you are travelling from London it will take you around 9 hours to reach Charlotte.

Many tourists visiting Charlotte prefer staying in the Uptown area, where many hotels are available. Staying in this area is recommended as many attractions here are in walking distance. You will also find many clubs, bars and trendy restaurants as well. The business travellers mostly choose to stay closer to the South End neighbourhood for work-related purposes. If you are passionate about nightlife then prefer staying in the Elizabeth neighbourhood where top live music venues and excellent restaurants are located.

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