The flight time from Nashville to Charlotte is 1 hour, 22 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves BNA Nashville, TN 3 minutes early.
16 minutes taxiing out
52 minutes in the air
12 minutes taxiing in
Arrives CLT Charlotte, NC 2 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Nashville to Charlotte is 1 hour, 22 minutes. The time spent in the air is 52 minutes.

The flight distance from Nashville to Charlotte is 328 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Charlotte to Nashville
1 hour, 25 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

1h 14m
1h 20m
1h 23m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



328 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Nashville from Charlotte by plane?

The distance from Nashville to Charlotte by plane is 328 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Nashville to Charlotte?

The flight time from Nashville to Charlotte is 1 hour, 22 minutes. The time spent in the air is 52 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 1 hour, 14 minutes, and American the slowest taking 1 hour, 23 minutes.

What airlines fly from Nashville to Charlotte?

Spirit, American, and Southwest are the airlines with direct flights from Nashville to Charlotte.

Does Southwest fly from Nashville to Charlotte?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Nashville (BNA) to Charlotte (CLT). On average, they have 12 flights per week on this route. This may vary seasonally, please check the chart above for more details.

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 Nashville 3 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 16 minutes
In the Air 52 minutes
Taxiing In 12 minutes
Arrives Charlotte 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 Nashville to Charlotte, Southwest is 86% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 86% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Southwest 86% 14% 0%
American 82% 17% 1%
Spirit 68% 31% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Nashville and Charlotte, 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
Southwest 15 50 7 74
Spirit 15 52 10 80
American 16 52 13 83

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
3pm 0.44
6am 0.82
5pm 1.26
4pm 1.02
5am 0.31
8pm 0.26
1pm 0.53
8am 0.28
2pm 0.7
7pm 0.84
9pm 0.07
12pm 0.55
6pm 0.07
11am 0.89
10am 1.43
9am 0.97
7am 1.02

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Nashville to Charlotte 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 318
February 320
March 362
April 351
May 392
June 382
July 393
August 354
September 324
October 354
November 331
December 329

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Nashville to Charlotte 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 11.92
Tuesday 11.23
Wednesday 11.69
Thursday 11.79
Friday 12.04
Saturday 10.37
Sunday 11.92

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
Southwest 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
3pm 17 53 15 86
6am 21 53 10 86
5pm 16 52 12 83
4pm 14 50 11 77
5am 19 54 9 86
8pm 13 49 6 69
1pm 15 51 13 81
8am 17 53 13 85
2pm 16 52 15 87
7pm 16 52 13 83
9pm 11 50 7 69
12pm 14 52 13 80
6pm 17 52 13 83
11am 16 53 13 84
10am 17 52 10 80
9am 14 51 11 77
7am 17 53 12 85
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.