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Travel time from Hickory to Taylorsville


Hickory to Taylorsville airports and flights

How long does it really take to fly from Hickory to Taylorsville? Here's a sample itinerary for a commercial flight plan. If you want to know the total travel time to reach Taylorsville, you need to include time at the airports. Eventually, you'll be able to customize this itinerary to select other nearby airports and choose your preferred airline.


Thursday, 7:58 am:  start in Hickory
drive for about 2 hours
most airlines recommend you get to the airport at least 90 minutes before your flight, so arrive by 11:00 am at the latest

10:05 am:  Charlotte Douglas International (CLT)
if you need to check luggage, make sure you do it at least 30-60 minutes before departure, or in this case, by 11:30 am

10:35 am:  get your boarding pass and go through TSA security
allow enough time for long security lines during busy travel seasons or holidays, and prepare for the wait time

11:35 am:  arrive at the gate
once you're ready to board, you can get something to eat in the airport or just relax near the gate

12:05 pm:  prepare for boarding
check your boarding pass for your group number or listen to the gate agent as they announce boarding, some airlines require you to be in the boarding area 10-15 minutes before departure or risk losing your seat

12:20 pm:  board Delta Air Lines Inc. flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

12:30 pm:  this is your scheduled departure time
but this flight is usually delayed by an average of 2 minutes

12:32 pm:  so this is your actual departure time
it takes the plane an average of 17 minutes to taxi to the runway

12:49 pm:  wheels up! take-off from CLT
fly for about 43 minutes in the air

1:32 pm:  Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International (ATL)
Atlanta, GA is the same time as Charlotte, NC
land at the connecting airport
taxi on the runway for an average of 6 minutes to the gate

1:38 pm:  arrive at the connecting airport
make sure you schedule enough time for your layover
there may be a minimum connection time for your flight

2:30 pm:  get to your connection gate
with the average delay, you have about 52 minutes
if your incoming flight was delayed, you may need to run

2:45 pm:  board Delta Air Lines Inc. connecting flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

2:55 pm:  scheduled departure time for connecting flight
but this flight is usually delayed by an average of 3 minutes

2:58 pm:  actual departure time for connecting flight
it takes the plane an average of 15 minutes to taxi to the runway

3:13 pm:  wheels up again! take-off from
fly for about 54 minutes in the air

4:07 pm (local time):  Louisville International-Standiford Field (SDF)
Taylorsville is the same time as Hickory
taxi on the runway for an average of 5 minutes to the gate

4:12 pm (local time):  arrive at the gate at SDF
deboard the plane, and claim any baggage
if you're renting a car, check if you need to take a shuttle to car rental agency, otherwise you can ride in a cab, limo, or Uber for about 1 hour to your destination

5:23 pm (local time):  arrive in Taylorsville

Total travel time: 9 hours

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Flying non-stop from Hickory to Taylorsville

How far is Taylorsville from Hickory? Here's the quick answer if you have a private jet and you can fly in the fastest possible straight line.

Flight distance: 272 miles or 438 km

Flight time: 48 minutes

Compare this to a whole day of commercial travel with the airports and waiting in line for security, which ends up taking a total of 9 hours, 25 minutes.

Flying private is roughly 8x faster, and saves you about 8 hours in your total travel time.

Because of the curvature of the Earth, the shortest distance is actually the "great circle" distance, or "as the crow flies" which is calculated using an iterative Vincenty formula.

This is a relatively short flight in a private plane, but you might be planning to book a commercial flight. In that case, your travel time would really need to include how many minutes to get to your local airport, wait for security, board and taxi on the runway, land at the other airport, and get to your destination. The flight itinerary at the top of the page takes into account all these factors to get a more accurate estimate of your actual flight time.


Taylorsville Airports
  1. Louisville International Airport
  2. Blue Grass Airport


Best day of the week to fly to Taylorsville

Looking at flights on Delta Air Lines Inc. from CLT to ATL, and connecting flights on Delta Air Lines Inc. from ATL to SDF, here's a breakdown of the number of flights available each day:

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Based on these statistical results, we chose Thursday for the flight itinerary above.



Alternate flights from Hickory to Taylorsville

The most common route is CLT to ATL, then connecting to SDF, so that's what we used in the sample itinerary. However, you may want to explore travel alternatives, you could try one of these routes:

  1. CLT to ATL to SDF
    Charlotte Douglas International to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  2. CLT to ATL to LEX
    Charlotte Douglas International to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International to Blue Grass
  3. CLT to ORD to LEX
    Charlotte Douglas International to Chicago O'Hare International to Blue Grass
  4. CLT to ORD to SDF
    Charlotte Douglas International to Chicago O'Hare International to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  5. CLT to LGA to LEX
    Charlotte Douglas International to LaGuardia to Blue Grass
  6. CLT to LGA to SDF
    Charlotte Douglas International to LaGuardia to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  7. CLT to EWR to SDF
    Charlotte Douglas International to Newark Liberty International to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  8. CLT to EWR to LEX
    Charlotte Douglas International to Newark Liberty International to Blue Grass
  9. CLT to DTW to LEX
    Charlotte Douglas International to Detroit Metro Wayne County to Blue Grass
  10. CLT to DTW to SDF
    Charlotte Douglas International to Detroit Metro Wayne County to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  11. CLT to IAH to SDF
    Charlotte Douglas International to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  12. CLT to IAH to LEX
    Charlotte Douglas International to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston to Blue Grass
  13. CLT to MSP to LEX
    Charlotte Douglas International to Minneapolis-St Paul International to Blue Grass
  14. CLT to MSP to SDF
    Charlotte Douglas International to Minneapolis-St Paul International to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  15. CLT to BWI to SDF
    Charlotte Douglas International to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  16. CLT to DFW to SDF
    Charlotte Douglas International to Dallas/Fort Worth International to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  17. CLT to MCO to SDF
    Charlotte Douglas International to Orlando International to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  18. CLT to TPA to SDF
    Charlotte Douglas International to Tampa International to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  19. CLT to PHX to SDF
    Charlotte Douglas International to Phoenix Sky Harbor International to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  20. CLT to DEN to SDF
    Charlotte Douglas International to Denver International to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  21. CLT to LAX to LEX
    Charlotte Douglas International to Los Angeles International to Blue Grass
  22. CLT to LAS to SDF
    Charlotte Douglas International to McCarran International to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  23. CLT to MDW to SDF
    Charlotte Douglas International to Chicago Midway International to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  24. HKY to YYZ to SDF
    Hickory Regional to Lester B. Pearson International to Louisville International-Standiford Field
  25. HKY to YYZ to LEX
    Hickory Regional to Lester B. Pearson International to Blue Grass


Airlines that fly to Taylorsville

We picked Delta Air Lines Inc. for your main flight, and Delta Air Lines Inc. for your connecting flight, but there are other airlines that you should check if you're looking for the cheapest flight, or you need a different schedule. Check the websites of these airlines:

  1. Delta Air Lines Inc. (DL)
  2. American Airlines Inc. (AA)
  3. ExpressJet Airlines Inc. (EV)


Plan a trip to Taylorsville

Trippy has a ton of information that can help you plan your trip to Taylorsville, Kentucky. Start by reading the Trippy page on where to stay in Taylorsville. Click the button below to explore Taylorsville in detail.





What about the return flight?

The distance is the same either way if you're flying a straight line. But for a real trip, there can be plenty of differences so go ahead and check the reverse flight itinerary to fly from Taylorsville to Hickory, or go to the main page to calculate other flight times.

You can also compare the travel time if you were to drive instead. Get the full itinerary for a Hickory to Taylorsville road trip. Or if you're more interested in the distance, How far is it from Hickory to Taylorsville?

If you happen to know Hickory, don't forget to help other travelers and answer some questions about Hickory!






At a Glance
without making any stops
flight distance is 272 miles
flight time of 48 minutes










   
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