While you won't be able to fly nonstop from Charlotte, NC (CLT-Charlotte-Douglas Intl.) to Palm Springs, CA (PSP-Palm Springs Intl.), there are several carriers that operate on this route with only one stopover. Why not see if American Airlines or United Airlines have flights that match your travel plans? If not, look up Delta Air Lines.
The quickest flight time from Charlotte to Palm Springs is 5 hours and 20 minutes. Grab a refreshment from the cabin crew, go over your travel itinerary or get to know your seat mate — you'll have the time on this medium-haul trip.
|Origin Airport IATA Code||CLT|
|Destination Airport IATA Code||PSP|
|Direct Flight Airlines||American Airlines, Fiji Airways, Qantas, China Southern Airlines, Air Tahiti Nui|
|Earliest Flight Arrival||2:07PM UTC|
|Latest Flight Arrival||2:56AM UTC|
Charlotte Douglas International Airport is a busy hub in the southeast that offers many regional and international flights from Charlotte. More than 39 million people passed through this airport in 2011 alone. The five concourses are home to 13 airlines, from popular domestic carriers such as American Airlines and JetBlue Airways to foreign carriers like Air Canada Jazz and Lufthansa German Airlines. Located six miles west of downtown Charlotte on the Josh Birmingham Parkway, this airport offers many air ticket deals through Orbitz.com.
Charlotte International Airport offers over 25,000 parking spaces. The long-term parking lot is the best value at $4 per day. The costliest option is valet parking at $19 per day. Several shuttles are available to get you to and from the lot if you choose the economical option.
If you choose to leave your car at home, there are several options for transportation to and from the airport. Charlotte has bus, train and taxi services; the cheapest options are the bus and train. You can ride either for $1.75 per ride, and they operate 20 hours a day. Express bus fare will cost you $2.40. A taxi is the most direct route and costs about $20 per trip within six miles of the airport. With the money you save by buying your air tickets on Orbitz.com, you can afford the extra cost of a taxi.
Like any other airport, Charlotte International offers a wide variety of fast food options. From Burger King to Panda Express, there are plenty of the choices available. For a good sit-down breakfast before your flight, stop at Bojangles' Famous Chicken and Biscuits. The restaurant is located inside the airport and offers home-style meals for passengers boarding flights from Charlotte. Book you flight on Orbitz.com to save enough time to savor the meal before take-off.
The Palm Springs International Airport, located at 3300 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, is one of the most stress-free airports you may ever fly into. It is a relatively small airport, so chances are that you and your fellow passengers will have the entire airport to yourselves while you are there. Use Orbitz.com to book a cheap flight to Palm Springs on one of the 11 airlines that fly in and out of the airport.
Palm Springs offers little in the way of public transportation, so most visitors use a taxi, limousine service or rental car. The airport is less than three miles from downtown, but most visitors head to one of the area resorts, which can be as far as 20 minutes away. Many Palm Springs resorts offer free shuttle service to and from the airport. You can check the resort's transportation options and other deals when you make your reservation and purchase your air ticket through Orbitz.com.
Palm Springs has typical desert weather, with winter temperatures in the 50s and 60s and summer temperatures that can soar past 100 degrees Fahrenheit. If you're visiting in the spring or summer, wear light-colored clothing with a high cotton or linen content, and schedule golf outings for early morning or late afternoon.
Palm Springs is a popular destination year-round, and most visitors do little more than swim, golf and relax. If you get into town, take a stroll down Palm Canyon Drive, where you can window shop in the little boutiques or have a light nosh at a cafÃ©. Enjoy your trip, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you are looking for cheap flights to Palm Springs.
^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.