The flight time from Charlotte to Nashville is 1 hour, 25 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves CLT Charlotte, NC 2 minutes early.
19 minutes taxiing out
58 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives BNA Nashville, TN 4 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Charlotte to Nashville is 1 hour, 25 minutes. The time spent in the air is 58 minutes.

The flight distance from Charlotte to Nashville is 328 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Nashville to Charlotte
1 hour, 22 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

1h 19m
1h 21m
1h 26m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



328 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Charlotte from Nashville by plane?

The distance from Charlotte to Nashville by plane is 328 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 Nashville?

The flight time from Charlotte to Nashville is 1 hour, 25 minutes. The time spent in the air is 58 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 1 hour, 19 minutes, and American the slowest taking 1 hour, 26 minutes.

What airlines fly from Charlotte to Nashville?

Spirit, Southwest, and American are the airlines with direct flights from Charlotte to Nashville.

Does Southwest fly from Charlotte to Nashville?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Nashville (BNA). On average, they have 12 flights per week on this route. This may vary seasonally, please check the chart above for more details.

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 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 19 minutes
In the Air 58 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Nashville 4 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 Nashville, Southwest is 85% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 85% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Southwest 85% 15% 0%
American 84% 16% 0%
Spirit 79% 20% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Charlotte and Nashville, 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
In the Air
Taxiing In
Southwest 16 57 5 79
Spirit 14 56 9 81
American 20 58 6 86

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
6pm 1.16
10am 1.4
3pm 0.27
4pm 1.14
5am 0.12
7pm 0.02
1pm 0.91
11am 1.2
6am 0.22
9am 0.64
0am 0
12pm 0.09
5pm 0.13
8pm 1.02
8am 0.42
10pm 0.79
7am 0.88
9pm 0.32
2pm 0.8

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Charlotte to Nashville 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 321
February 319
March 358
April 348
May 393
June 381
July 394
August 371
September 328
October 354
November 331
December 329

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Charlotte to Nashville 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 12
Tuesday 11.27
Wednesday 11.73
Thursday 11.88
Friday 12.04
Saturday 10.37
Sunday 12

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
American 1
Southwest 0
Spirit 0

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
In the Air
Taxi In
6pm 18 58 6 84
10am 18 58 6 84
3pm 18 59 7 84
4pm 21 59 6 90
5am 16 59 6 82
7pm 18 61 7 88
1pm 23 58 6 88
11am 21 58 6 87
6am 14 55 5 74
9am 17 58 6 83
0am 21 59 7 87
12pm 17 59 6 84
5pm 16 57 5 78
8pm 17 57 6 82
8am 21 61 6 89
10pm 16 56 7 81
7am 21 58 6 86
9pm 18 56 7 83
2pm 18 59 6 85
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.