The flight time from Charlotte to Orlando is 1 hour, 38 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves CLT Charlotte, NC on time.
17 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 10 minutes in the air
10 minutes taxiing in
Arrives MCO Orlando, FL 2 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Charlotte to Orlando is 1 hour, 38 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 10 minutes.

The flight distance from Charlotte to Orlando is 468 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Orlando to Charlotte
1 hour, 40 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

1h 37m
1h 40m
1h 40m
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



468 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Charlotte from Orlando by plane?

The distance from Charlotte to Orlando by plane is 468 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 Orlando?

The flight time from Charlotte to Orlando is 1 hour, 38 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 10 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with American being the fastest taking 1 hour, 37 minutes, and Spirit the slowest taking 1 hour, 40 minutes.

What airlines fly from Charlotte to Orlando?

Frontier, Spirit, and American are the airlines with direct flights from Charlotte to Orlando.

Does Southwest fly from Charlotte to Orlando?

Southwest does not fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Orlando (MCO). 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 17 minutes
In the Air 70 minutes
Taxiing In 10 minutes
Arrives Orlando 2 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 Orlando, Frontier is 78% reliable, which means that Frontier flights are on time 78% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
American 79% 19% 2%
Frontier 78% 21% 1%
Spirit 63% 34% 3%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Charlotte and Orlando, 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 17 70 9 97
Frontier 18 69 12 100
Spirit 15 71 12 100

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 0.75
9pm 0.15
2pm 0.93
3pm 0.62
10pm 0.88
5pm 0.24
8pm 1.19
4pm 0.97
0am 0.02
8am 0.38
7am 1.03
6am 0.73
9am 0.94
1pm 0.99
10am 0.35
11am 1.04

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Charlotte to Orlando 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 327
February 300
March 333
April 319
May 311
June 336
July 363
August 375
September 359
October 372
November 376
December 381

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Charlotte to Orlando 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 11.87
Tuesday 10.23
Wednesday 11.37
Thursday 11.54
Friday 12.04
Saturday 11.42
Sunday 11.38

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
Frontier 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 69 10 99
9pm 17 67 12 98
2pm 18 71 10 100
3pm 16 71 12 101
10pm 15 68 8 92
5pm 17 69 9 98
8pm 18 69 9 97
4pm 21 70 10 102
0am 12 65 5 85
8am 21 68 9 99
7am 21 70 10 102
6am 15 69 10 95
9am 17 70 9 99
1pm 15 70 9 95
10am 13 70 10 95
11am 15 70 9 96
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.