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Cheap Flights to North Carolina

Cheap Flights to North Carolina

There's so much to see and do in the United States, especially in the busiest areas of the country. As one of the top ten most populous states in the U.S., North Carolina is undoubtedly a great spot for a vacation. Not sure when to fly? Skyscanner's Cheapest Month Search Tool will look at flight prices for the entire year and show you when you can get the lowest airfare to North Carolina. Once your travel dates have been chosen, set a Skyscanner Price Alert to keep an eye on price fluctuations. That way, you always know you're getting the best deal.

Best Time to Book a Flight to North Carolina

Most areas in North Carolina see cold weather in the winters and hot weather in the summers, with the spring and fall months being relatively unpredictable. However, due to the temperature extremes felt in the summers and winters, tourists do generally prefer to take their chances and visit from March to May or from September to October. If you visit in the fall, you'll be able to view the leaves changing colors near the Appalachian Mountains.

North Carolina Airport and Airline Options

North Carolina is well-connected worldwide with eleven major airports, the biggest of which is Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT). Big airlines like Air Canada and American Eagle fly direct from Toronto to Charlotte Douglas. It is also one of American Airlines' largest hubs.

The second-busiest North Carolina airport is located about three hours away from Carolina in Raleigh. Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) serves over ten million passengers per year and is a focus city for Delta Air Lines. Delta is also the airline covering the most flight destinations though Southwest Airlines also flies throughout the United States.

Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) is a distant third in terms of passengers served. The airport consists of one passenger terminal and is served by seven airlines, including American Airlines and Delta Air Lines. American Eagle offers the most flight destinations.

Arriving at the Airport

Charlotte Douglas International Airport is the largest in size of all of North Carolina's major airports, with five Concourses and an expansion in the works. A taxi ride from CLT to downtown Charlotte will take 20-30 minutes and cost about $35 CAD. Uber and Lyft are also permitted to pick up directly at the airport.

Raleigh-Durham International Airport has two terminals connected by a shuttle bus or moving walkway. Southwest Airlines uses Terminal 1 and all other airlines use Terminal 2. A taxi ride from RDU to Raleigh will take about half an hour and cost about $55 CAD. To Durham, the ride will take about a half hour in the opposite direction and cost about the same.

AtPiedmont Triad International Airport, Triad Transportation is the exclusive cab company and their cabs can be found outside of arrivals. A ride into Greensboro will take about 25 minutes and cost around $35 CAD. All three airports also have car rental services available as well as a few public transportation links.

What to See and Do in North Carolina

North Carolina is home to the highest point in the Appalachian Mountains, Mount Mitchell. When it's warm, hiking the mountain trails is a great, physically challenging activity. Chimney Rock State Park is another outdoor tourist destination that is very popular.

The North Carolina Aquarium and the North Carolina Zoo are two family friendly tourist spots. If you have any film buffs in your travel group, there are many popular films that were filmed in North Carolina, such as The Hunger Games and Iron Man 3.

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