The flight time from Charlotte to New York is 1 hour, 43 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves CLT Charlotte, NC 4 minutes early.
20 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 17 minutes in the air
5 minutes taxiing in
Arrives LGA New York, NY 15 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Charlotte to New York is 1 hour, 43 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 17 minutes.

The flight distance from Charlotte to New York is 544 Miles.

Reverse Journey

New York to Charlotte
1 hour, 56 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

1h 40m
1h 50m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

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

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



544 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Charlotte from New York by plane?

The distance from Charlotte to New York by plane is 544 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 New York?

The flight time from Charlotte to New York is 1 hour, 43 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 17 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with American being the fastest taking 1 hour, 40 minutes, and Delta the slowest taking 1 hour, 50 minutes.

What airlines fly from Charlotte to New York?

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

Does Southwest fly from Charlotte to New York?

Southwest does not fly from Charlotte (CLT) to New York (LGA). 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 4 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 20 minutes
In the Air 77 minutes
Taxiing In 5 minutes
Arrives New York 15 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 New York, American is 84% reliable, which means that American flights are on time 84% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
American 84% 9% 7%
Delta 82% 13% 5%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Charlotte and New York, 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
American 18 76 5 100
Delta 23 77 7 110

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
9pm 0.1
3pm 0.08
2pm 0.92
8pm 0.87
6pm 0.67
10pm 0.24
12pm 0.58
7pm 0.02
4pm 1.01
7am 0.67
11am 0.6
1pm 0.84
10am 0.6
9am 0.83
6am 0.06
8am 0.42
5am 0.31
5pm 0.67

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Charlotte to New York 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 489
February 451
March 494
April 150
May 56
June 114
July 224
August 271
September 265
October 234
November 475
December 478

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Charlotte to New York 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 10.87
Tuesday 10.33
Wednesday 10.46
Thursday 10.81
Friday 11.21
Saturday 7.56
Sunday 9.94

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
Delta 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
9pm 13 76 5 94
3pm 29 77 8 114
2pm 19 77 5 102
8pm 19 76 6 103
6pm 21 77 6 106
10pm 13 74 5 94
12pm 23 77 6 107
7pm 21 79 7 110
4pm 21 77 5 104
7am 19 77 7 105
11am 19 77 4 102
1pm 18 77 5 102
10am 19 76 5 103
9am 26 77 5 110
6am 18 78 7 101
8am 22 79 5 107
5am 13 74 5 94
5pm 19 77 7 104
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.