The flight time from Charlotte to Newark is 1 hour, 50 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves CLT Charlotte, NC on time.
22 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 18 minutes in the air
8 minutes taxiing in
Arrives EWR Newark, NJ 1 minute early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Charlotte to Newark is 1 hour, 50 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 18 minutes.

The flight distance from Charlotte to Newark is 529 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Newark to Charlotte
1 hour, 56 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

1h 46m
1h 46m
1h 55m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m2h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



529 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Charlotte from Newark by plane?

The distance from Charlotte to Newark by plane is 529 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 Newark?

The flight time from Charlotte to Newark is 1 hour, 50 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 18 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with American being the fastest taking 1 hour, 46 minutes, and United the slowest taking 1 hour, 55 minutes.

What airlines fly from Charlotte to Newark?

American, United, and Spirit are the airlines with direct flights from Charlotte to Newark.

Does Southwest fly from Charlotte to Newark?

Southwest does not fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Newark (EWR). 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 on time
Taxi Out Time 22 minutes
In the Air 78 minutes
Taxiing In 8 minutes
Arrives Newark 1 minute 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 Newark, Spirit is 92% reliable, which means that Spirit flights are on time 92% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Spirit 92% 8% 0%
United 74% 23% 3%
American 68% 30% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Charlotte and Newark, 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
Spirit 18 77 8 106
American 20 78 7 106
United 25 78 9 115

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
5pm 0.43
12pm 0.49
9pm 0.13
9am 0.62
11am 1.81
10am 0.32
2pm 0.7
8pm 0.69
5am 0.06
3pm 0.01
7pm 0.95
7am 1.75
6pm 0.01
6am 1.76
0am 0.02
4pm 1.39
1pm 0.98
10pm 0.89
8am 0.01

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Charlotte to Newark 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 347
February 316
March 356
April 372
May 389
June 420
July 454
August 461
September 444
October 473
November 407
December 435

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Charlotte to Newark 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 14.12
Tuesday 13.81
Wednesday 13.98
Thursday 13.92
Friday 14.13
Saturday 10.6
Sunday 13.17

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
United 1
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
5pm 25 79 10 118
12pm 29 80 9 119
9pm 17 78 6 105
9am 19 76 7 102
11am 27 78 7 114
10am 28 76 6 111
2pm 23 80 7 111
8pm 20 78 8 107
5am 18 76 11 108
3pm 25 77 9 108
7pm 23 79 8 113
7am 19 77 9 106
6pm 25 84 11 126
6am 21 78 8 108
0am 13 68 6 90
4pm 26 79 8 116
1pm 24 79 7 110
10pm 15 75 7 98
8am 26 75 8 111
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.