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Fares from $99 One Way, $195 Round Trip from Orange County to Charlotte

Prices starting at $195 for return flights and $99 for one-way flights to Charlotte were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Flights Review

Dec 27, 2019

Wish you had power at seats

Nov 22, 2019

Wanted in flight entertainment and no WiFi.

Aug 4, 2019

Enjoy my flight on time.

Dec 16, 2018

WiFi would not work half way through the movie I was watching, disappointed that they did not have screens on seats and had to use personal device

Aug 27, 2018

Great Flight, no complaints!

Aug 6, 2018

Was given empty exit seats to accommodate large party, which really made our flight experience enjoyable!

Jul 5, 2018

My only complaint is there are no power outlets like on Delta. They are so helpful.

Jul 3, 2018

Great flight. Real nice service.

Jun 14, 2018

I have poor eyesight and a very kind LAX employee walked me through the automated checking. I think he works for Smerican. Really appreciated that

Jun 12, 2018

I am handicapped and traveling w a 5 yr old!!! EVERYONE I had interactions with was exceptional... their assistance and cornerback for both of us was amazing.

Route Information for Flights from Orange County to Charlotte

Origin Airport IATA CodeQLA
Destination Airport IATA CodeCLT
Distance3411 km
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Fiji Airways, Qantas, Air Tahiti Nui
Earliest Flight Arrival12:56PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival11:02AM UTC

Plan Your Trip from Orange County to Charlotte

Departing From Orange County, CA
John Wayne Airport

The John Wayne Airport, located in Santa Ana, is the only airport in Orange County that provides domestic and international flights for travelers. WestJet, Alaska Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and several others handle all of the flights from Orange County at this airport. A simple visit to can help you find discounted flights and cheap tickets on all flights leaving John Wayne.

Convenient Parking Options

John Wayne Airport has traditional parking available in short-term and long-term lots, but it also features some convenient offerings, such as a curbside valet service. You simply drive your car to one of the drop-off locations for a valet to park your car for you. When you use the valet service, you can also have your car washed and detailed while you're away. Main Street parking away from the airport is available as well, with a courtesy shuttle that transports travelers to and from the terminal.

How to Get There

Yellow Cab charges around $3 for the first 1/4 mile and 65 cents for each additional mile. If you want to get to the airport without driving, take a cab or a shuttle. Apollo Shuttle, Shuttle 2000, and ABC Shuttle are a few of the companies that take travelers to John Wayne Airport. Another option is to drive a rental car there and return it to its on-site company. The rental car companies operating from John Wayne Airport include Hertz, Avis, Enterprise, and Budget. More information on rental car arrangements can be found on

Grab a Bite

With California Pizza Kitchen, Javi's, Pei Wei, Pinkberry, Starbucks, and several other restaurants located at the airport, a snack or full meal can be grabbed in just minutes. Fast food restaurants, such as McDonald's and Subway, also serve travelers at this airport. When you need low-fare tickets to depart from this location, visit It only takes a few minutes to search the available flights from Orange County and find the one that works best for you.

Vacation in Charlotte, NC

For those trying to find cheap flights to Charlotte, look no further than, which compares fares of all major airlines offering service to the city. gives several options to travelers on a budget, so they can choose the best option available to them.

Airports in Charlotte

The Charlotte Douglas Airport provides air service to the Charlotte area and is the sixth busiest airport in the United States. Airlines that provide service to the airport include Air Tran, Air Canada, American, Delta, Jet Blue, Insel Air, Lufthansa, US Airways and United.

Ground Transportation From the Airport

Ground transportation from the airport to your destination is provided by taxi, car rental companies, shuttle service, and hotel courtesy vehicles. You can find and make arrangements for transportation services on when you're searching for airfare. Taxis charge a flat rate fee of $25 for transportation from the airport to downtown, which is an approximately 15-minute drive.

What to Expect From the Weather

The average weather in Charlotte ranges from around 88 degrees in the summer to the lower 50s during winter months. Average rainfall is near four inches per month, with August typically receiving the most rainfall.

Things to Do in Charlotte

Charlotte has many activities for families and individuals. With attractions ranging from the Carowinds theme park to the NASCAR Hall of Fame and the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Charlotte will keep you entertained for days. Tickets to attractions can often be purchased on while you are searching for cheap flights to Charlotte. For those on a budget, provides the best deals Charlotte has to offer.

Flights from Orange County to Charlotte - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Orange County to Charlotte?

Traveling from Orange County, CA Airport (SNA-John Wayne) to Charlotte, NC Airport (CLT-Charlotte-Douglas Intl.)? Breaking up the journey is your only option as there are no airlines that fly nonstop on this route. However, American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta Air Lines offer the nearest thing — a flight with just a single stopover.

What is the shortest flight from Orange County to Charlotte?

The fastest flight from Orange County, CA Airport (SNA-John Wayne) to Charlotte, NC Airport (CLT-Charlotte-Douglas Intl.) is 4 hours and 53 minutes. Bring something on board to stop you from getting bored, like a magazine or a sketch pad.

How many hours flight from Orange County to Charlotte?

On average, the journey from Orange County, CA Airport (SNA-John Wayne) to Charlotte, NC Airport (CLT-Charlotte-Douglas Intl.) takes 6 hours and 6 minutes. If you'd like to be as comfy as possible, try upgrading your seat using miles or cash.

What airlines have the most flights from Orange County to Charlotte?

You'll have to make one or more stopovers if you plan to travel from Orange County, CA Airport (SNA-John Wayne) to Charlotte, NC Airport (CLT-Charlotte-Douglas Intl.). Unfortunately, there aren't any airlines that have nonstop flights on this route.


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^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 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.