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Travel time from Mebane to Rock Hill

Mebane to Rock Hill airports and flights

How long does it really take to fly from Mebane to Rock Hill? Here's a sample itinerary for a commercial flight plan. If you want to know the total travel time to reach Rock Hill, 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, 7:23 am:  start in Mebane
drive for about 1.5 hours
most airlines recommend you get to the airport at least 90 minutes before your flight, so arrive by 9:50 am at the latest

8:55 am:  Raleigh-Durham International (RDU)
if you need to check luggage, make sure you do it at least 30-60 minutes before departure, or in this case, by 10:20 am

9:25 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

10:25 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

10:55 am:  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

11:10 am:  board American Airlines Inc. flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

11:20 am:  this is your scheduled departure time
but this flight is usually delayed by an average of 3 minutes

11:23 am:  so this is your actual departure time
it takes the plane an average of 17 minutes to taxi to the runway

11:40 am:  wheels up! take-off from RDU
fly for about 37 minutes in the air

12:17 pm (local time):  Charlotte Douglas International (CLT)
Rock Hill is the same time as Mebane
taxi on the runway for an average of 8 minutes to the gate

12:25 pm (local time):  arrive at the gate at CLT
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

1:27 pm (local time):  arrive in Rock Hill

Total travel time: 6 hours

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Flying non-stop from Mebane to Rock Hill

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

Flight distance: 128 miles or 206 km

Flight time: 32 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 6 hours, 4 minutes.

Flying private is roughly 6.4x faster, and saves you about 5 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.

Rock Hill Airports
  1. Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Best day of the week to fly to Rock Hill

Looking at flights on American Airlines Inc. from RDU to CLT, 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.

Airlines that fly to Rock Hill

We picked American Airlines Inc. for your main 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. American Airlines Inc. (AA)

Plan a trip to Rock Hill

Trippy has a ton of information that can help you plan your trip to Rock Hill, South Carolina. Start by reading the Trippy page on where to stay in Rock Hill. A great place to eat might be Rooster's Southpark. Click the button below to explore Rock Hill 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 Rock Hill to Mebane, 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 Mebane to Rock Hill road trip. Or if you're more interested in the distance, How far is it from Mebane to Rock Hill?

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

At a Glance
without making any stops
flight distance is 128 miles
flight time of 32 minutes
1 Mebane travel answer
1 Rock Hill travel answer

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