The flight time from Charlotte to Atlanta is 1 hour, 9 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves CLT Charlotte, NC 3 minutes early.
18 minutes taxiing out
43 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives ATL Atlanta, GA 10 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
89%
American
86%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Charlotte to Atlanta is 1 hour, 9 minutes. The time spent in the air is 43 minutes.

The flight distance from Charlotte to Atlanta is 226 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Atlanta to Charlotte
1 hour, 7 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Delta
1h 8m
American
1h 10m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 15m 30m 45m1h1h 15m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

88

Distance

226 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0510

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Delta
45
American
43

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Charlotte from Atlanta by plane?

The distance from Charlotte to Atlanta by plane is 226 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Charlotte to Atlanta?

The flight time from Charlotte to Atlanta is 1 hour, 9 minutes. The time spent in the air is 43 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Delta being the fastest taking 1 hour, 8 minutes, and American the slowest taking 1 hour, 10 minutes.

What airlines fly from Charlotte to Atlanta?

Delta and American are the airlines with direct flights from Charlotte to Atlanta.

Does Southwest fly from Charlotte to Atlanta?

Southwest does not fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Atlanta (ATL). Keep in mind that Southwest may fly to other nearby airports, as they will often fly into smaller airpors instead of larger ones. This is because the costs are often lower to fly into smaller airports, and they pass the savings on to you.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Charlotte 3 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 18 minutes
In the Air 43 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Atlanta 10 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Charlotte to Atlanta, American is 86% reliable, which means that American flights are on time 86% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 89% 7% 4%
American 86% 9% 5%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Charlotte and Atlanta, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Delta 17 43 6 68
American 19 44 7 70

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
7am 0.81
3pm 0.92
11am 0.94
6am 0.84
8am 0.14
4pm 1.23
7pm 0.74
9pm 0.07
1pm 1.18
6pm 0.38
12pm 0.43
5pm 1.07
8pm 0.57
0am 0.01
9am 1.28
10pm 0.41
2pm 0.49
10am 0.5
5am 0.04

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Charlotte to Atlanta that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 511
February 481
March 514
April 280
May 190
June 209
July 307
August 372
September 368
October 367
November 523
December 505

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Charlotte to Atlanta that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 13.54
Tuesday 12.54
Wednesday 12.56
Thursday 13.15
Friday 13.67
Saturday 10.77
Sunday 12.75

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
Delta 1
American 1

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
7am 17 44 7 70
3pm 18 44 6 70
11am 20 44 6 71
6am 15 42 5 63
8am 22 46 8 76
4pm 17 43 6 67
7pm 19 44 8 74
9pm 15 44 7 70
1pm 20 44 6 72
6pm 21 45 8 74
12pm 17 43 6 67
5pm 16 43 6 68
8pm 18 42 6 66
0am 10 41 6 60
9am 18 43 7 69
10pm 14 42 7 65
2pm 19 44 7 71
10am 15 43 6 64
5am 14 44 7 64
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.