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Travel time from Orlando to Huntersville


Orlando to Huntersville airports and flights

How long does it really take to fly from Orlando to Huntersville? Here's a sample itinerary for a commercial flight plan. If you want to know the total travel time to reach Huntersville, 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, 7:29 am:  start in Orlando
drive for about 26 minutes
most airlines recommend you get to the airport at least 90 minutes before your flight, so arrive by 8:50 am at the latest

7:55 am:  Orlando International (MCO)
if you need to check luggage, make sure you do it at least 30-60 minutes before departure, or in this case, by 9:20 am

8:25 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

9:25 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

9:55 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

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

10:20 am:  this is your scheduled departure time
but this flight is usually delayed by an average of 5 minutes

10:25 am:  so this is your actual departure time
it takes the plane an average of 18 minutes to taxi to the runway

10:43 am:  wheels up! take-off from MCO
fly for about 1.5 hours in the air

11:59 am (local time):  Charlotte Douglas International (CLT)
Huntersville is the same time as Orlando
taxi on the runway for an average of 9 minutes to the gate

12:08 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 44 minutes to your destination

12:52 pm (local time):  arrive in Huntersville

Total travel time: 5 hours

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Flying non-stop from Orlando to Huntersville

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

Flight distance: 475 miles or 764 km

Flight time: 1 hour, 17 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 5 hours, 23 minutes.

Flying private is roughly 5.4x faster, and saves you about 4.5 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.


Huntersville Airports
  1. Charlotte Douglas International Airport


Best day of the week to fly to Huntersville

Looking at flights on American Airlines Inc. from MCO 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.



Alternate flights from Orlando to Huntersville

The most common route is MCO to CLT, 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. MCO to CLT
    Orlando International to Charlotte Douglas International
  2. DAB to CLT
    Daytona Beach International to Charlotte Douglas International


Airlines that fly to Huntersville

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)
  2. Frontier Airlines Inc. (F9)


Plan a trip to Huntersville

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

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






At a Glance
without making any stops
flight distance is 475 miles
flight time of 1 hour, 17 minutes
139 Orlando travel answers
1 Huntersville travel answer










   
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