The flight time from Charlotte to Richmond is 1 hour, 7 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves CLT Charlotte, NC 2 minutes early.
17 minutes taxiing out
44 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives RIC Richmond, VA 4 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

American
84%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Charlotte to Richmond is 1 hour, 7 minutes. The time spent in the air is 44 minutes.

The flight distance from Charlotte to Richmond is 257 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Richmond to Charlotte
1 hour, 16 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

American
1h 7m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 15m 30m 45m1h1h 15m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

56

Distance

257 Miles

Flights By Month ?

JFMAMJJASOND050100150200250

Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun02468

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
56

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Charlotte from Richmond by plane?

The distance from Charlotte to Richmond by plane is 257 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 Richmond?

The flight time from Charlotte to Richmond is 1 hour, 7 minutes. The time spent in the air is 44 minutes. These numbers are averages.

What airlines fly from Charlotte to Richmond?

American is the only airline with direct flights from Charlotte to Richmond.

Does Southwest fly from Charlotte to Richmond?

Southwest does not fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Richmond (RIC). 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 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 17 minutes
In the Air 44 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Richmond 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 Richmond, 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% 15% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Charlotte and Richmond, 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 17 44 6 67

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
9am 0.98
8pm 0.98
5pm 0.41
8am 0.04
1pm 0.89
3pm 0.01
12pm 0.1
10pm 0.94
7am 0.87
4pm 0.98
0am 0.02
6pm 0.57
11am 0.95
2pm 0.23

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Charlotte to Richmond 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 266
February 240
March 264
April 257
May 242
June 230
July 238
August 240
September 233
October 242
November 238
December 236

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Charlotte to Richmond 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 8.27
Tuesday 8.23
Wednesday 8.31
Thursday 8.19
Friday 8.29
Saturday 7.02
Sunday 7.96

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

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)
9am 17 44 5 68
8pm 18 43 6 67
5pm 14 44 6 66
8am 23 43 5 72
1pm 20 44 5 70
3pm 28 45 6 78
12pm 11 43 4 58
10pm 15 43 6 64
7am 14 44 5 63
4pm 17 44 5 68
0am 12 39 6 58
6pm 16 44 6 68
11am 21 43 5 69
2pm 12 42 5 62
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.