The flight time from Charlotte to Philadelphia is 1 hour, 37 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves CLT Charlotte, NC on time.
19 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 9 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives PHL Philadelphia, PA 4 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

American
83%
Frontier
66%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Charlotte to Philadelphia is 1 hour, 37 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 9 minutes.

The flight distance from Charlotte to Philadelphia is 449 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Philadelphia to Charlotte
1 hour, 43 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

American
1h 36m
Frontier
1h 39m
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 ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

67

Distance

449 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246810

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
61
Frontier
5

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Charlotte from Philadelphia by plane?

The distance from Charlotte to Philadelphia by plane is 449 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 Philadelphia?

The flight time from Charlotte to Philadelphia is 1 hour, 37 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 9 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with American being the fastest taking 1 hour, 36 minutes, and Frontier the slowest taking 1 hour, 39 minutes.

What airlines fly from Charlotte to Philadelphia?

American and Frontier are the airlines with direct flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia.

Does Southwest fly from Charlotte to Philadelphia?

Southwest does not fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Philadelphia (PHL). 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 19 minutes
In the Air 69 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia, Frontier is 66% reliable, which means that Frontier flights are on time 66% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
American 83% 16% 1%
Frontier 66% 31% 3%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Charlotte and Philadelphia, 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)
American 19 69 7 96
Frontier 21 68 9 99

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
10am 0
12pm 0.01
6pm 0.96
6am 0.13
9pm 0
3pm 0.16
2pm 0.77
10pm 0.95
1pm 0.92
5pm 0.19
8am 0.21
11am 0.99
8pm 1.03
9am 0.97
7am 0.87
7pm 0.21
0am 0.02
4pm 1.04

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia 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 289
February 256
March 275
April 271
May 296
June 284
July 299
August 298
September 303
October 312
November 305
December 310

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia 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 9.98
Tuesday 9.62
Wednesday 10.06
Thursday 9.6
Friday 9.98
Saturday 8.54
Sunday 9.5

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

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)
10am 12 65 5 82
12pm 14 74 5 93
6pm 19 73 7 102
6am 18 67 8 94
9pm 12 80 4 96
3pm 21 73 7 101
2pm 22 72 7 101
10pm 14 66 7 89
1pm 18 70 6 95
5pm 21 71 9 102
8am 25 72 6 104
11am 16 68 7 92
8pm 17 67 7 92
9am 22 69 6 98
7am 22 71 6 101
7pm 19 67 10 97
0am 13 62 9 83
4pm 22 69 8 100
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.