Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Charlotte to South Bend
|August||Best time to beat the crowds with an average 27% drop in price.|
|January||Most popular time to fly with an average 27% increase in price.|
Average price round-trip
|$383||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
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American Airlines has waived its change and cancellation fees on flights from Charlotte to South Bend. Confirm policy on booking site.
The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, Most European Countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City), the UK, Ireland, Brazil and South Africa in the past 14 days.
With the exception of certain travelers which includes certain family members of US citizens or permanent residents including; spouses, children (under the age of 21), parents (provided that his/her US citizen or permanent resident child is unmarried and under the age of 21), and siblings (provided that both the sibling and the US citizen or permanent resident are unmarried and under the age of 21);
There is also an exception for travelers with the following visas: A-1, A-2, C-1, C-1/D, C-2, C-3, CR-1, CR-2, D, E-1 (as an employee of TECRO or TECO or the employee's immediate family members), G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, IR-1, IR-4, IH-4, NATO-1 through NATO-4, or NATO-6 visa;
Members of the US Armed Forces, spouses, and children of members of the US Armed Forces;
Travelers with invitation of the USA government for a purpose related to the containment/mitigation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19);
Travelers with documents issued by the US Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection, or US Department of State indicating that the traveler is exempt from the restriction;
B1 crew crewmembers that are engaged in lightering, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) activity, wind farm activity, private air/sea crew and other similar crewmember activities;
Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents, if they arrive from or have been in Ireland, the UK or Schengen Area in the past 14 days.
All travelers, 2 years of age or older (including US citizens and transit passenger) must present a negative COVID-19 viral or antigen test result issued 72 hours prior to departure or have a proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding the plane.
Exemptions or waiver to the testing requirements may be granted by the CDC on an extremely limited basis when emergency travel (like an emergency medical evacuation) must occur to preserve someone’s life, health against a serious danger, or physical safety and testing cannot be completed before travel.
US citizens and permanent residents arriving from the UK must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure.
Travelers are advised to get tested 3-5 days after travel and stay home and self-quarantine for 7 days after travel. Even if they test negative, they must still stay home and self-quarantine for the full 7 days. If the test is positive, isolate to protect others from getting infected.
Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.
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Travelers are subject to COVID-19 measures set by the state/territory of their final destination. For more information go to CDC website.
There are currently 1,095 active cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in US and 0 deaths as of Feb 24 2021
Please see our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Restrictions page for more information on restrictions worldwide.
An average nonstop flight takes 1h 55m, covering a distance of 533 miles.
There are 29 (nonstop) flights between Charlotte and South Bend per week, averaging 4 per day.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on American Airlines ($186) and United Airlines ($203)
American Airlines (4 times daily) is the most frequent flyer on this route.
From Charlotte to South Bend, Tuesday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Friday is the most expensive. Flying from South Bend back to Charlotte , the best deals are generally found on Monday, with Friday being the most expensive.
When flying out of Charlotte you will be using Charlotte Douglas, often referred to as Charlotte Airport. You will be landing at South Bend/Michiana, also known as South Bend Airport.
KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Charlotte to South Bend.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to South Bend from Charlotte is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to South Bend with an airline and back to Charlotte with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to South Bend from Charlotte up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.
Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Very attentive.. good service.."
Cons: "Seats to tight.."
Pros: "Very helpful and kind staff. Everything was on time and made for a great travel experience."
Cons: "I was unable to log on to gogoinflight to watch a movie, my ipad was unable to connect."
Pros: "On time arrival"
Cons: "Last to board with a young child."
Cons: "experienced a 1hr mechanical delay. it would be nice if refreshments were served."
Cons: "Cramped seating"
Pros: "Purchased extra legroom -- on time boarding"
Pros: "Leave and arrive on time"
Cons: "No entertainment options"
Pros: "Comfortable seats."
Cons: "Internet slow to access."
Pros: "Helpful staff"
Pros: "Power kept me working, big value to me"
Pros: "Quiet, easy to sleep on"
Cons: "Running late, but only by 30 mins. Better than it could have been!"
Cons: "Told me that if I checked my carry on bag at gate, I'd be able to pick bag up from from the gate at the other end. Instead it went to baggage claim with took more than 30 minutes."
Cons: "They didn't even get me to Sarasota, they flew me into Tampa."
Cons: "Food was mediocre, portions were extremely small, breakfast seriously they should stop serving that muffin with yogurt."
Cons: "Boarding was delayed 30 minutes, with no explanation. Upon arrival, another airplane was in our gate, resulting in an additional 30 minute wait, buckled in my seat on the tarmac."
Cons: "No accommodation for delays and overnight stay in airport."
Cons: "The seats were so close together! I was between two men, and one was spitting tabaco into a cup. It was terrible."
Cons: "30 minutes late taking off. Therefore arrived late."
Pros: "All was good!!"
Cons: "A bit warm which is unusual."
Pros: "good price."
Cons: "La Guardia Airport is a kind of messy. Some people in AA are rude, specially ground personnel."
Cons: "AC didn't work and no beverage service or WiFi"
Pros: "Pretty much everything! Great service, staff was friendly, courteous, smooth trip."
Cons: "Not a thing!"
Cons: "Middle seat and one of the last ones on. Enough said"
Cons: "British airways?"
Pros: "Short trips so no entertainment is offered so it's n/a"
Pros: "Everyone was very helpful."
Cons: "Food is garbage.."
Cons: "No power outlets. A bag of chips in 1st class is pretty weak. Compared to Europe flights we can from, aircraft felt like 1960's Aeroflot."
Pros: "I liked the ease of the gate for the airplane."
Cons: "There was no entertainment. The airline did not offer a complimentary headphones, and failr sure the wifi was not even working. Also was not that big of a fan with the extra long layover. Was not a fan of the extra time in the holding pattern above Indianapolis, nor the extra time 150 feet from the gate after we landed."
Cons: "super slow touchscreen response. menu of entertainment difficult to navigate and unimpressive content"
Pros: "Friendly customer service, good snacks."
Cons: "No negative actions or interactions."
Pros: "Was up to standard for everything. nothinf lacking, not exceptional"
Pros: "Everyone operated fast and professional"
Pros: "The spaciousness of the seating on AA is tops bar none"
Cons: "The cookies and it was cold. Jesse"
Pros: "Updated interior. Comfortable chairs. Friendly staff. Pilot communicated well."
Cons: "No charging capabilities for devices. Limited food options."
Cons: "The seats were cramped and uncomfortable. The entertainment options are very limited on a cross-country trip. I also don't see how there are no charging options at all."
Cons: "Terribly uncomfortable seats"
Cons: "No entertainment on board Wifi not working."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "All well"
Pros: "Snacks and Beverage"
Pros: "Staff was nice."
Cons: "Again boarding and unboarding was very slow."
Pros: "Comfortable seats, attentive staff, good entertainment offerings"
Cons: "AA got rid of the video screens on the back of seats."
Cons: "We didn't have hot beverage service due to turbslsnce and the attendant never came back to offer my 84 year old mother another choice"
Pros: "Everythinf was great, First time flying with them and I would do it again."
Pros: "Complimentary First Class."
Cons: "Clean plane better"
Cons: "Roomier Seats more isle space and comfortable seating. Better head sets"
Pros: "Fantastic service and very poloce staff."
Cons: "Getting a partner airline, cancelled flight, missed intercontinental connecting flight, missing an important occasion, missing an entire day of vacation, no willingness to find more suitable outcomes."
Pros: "Everything was very good"
Pros: "Quick boarding early takeoff."
Cons: "Learning I had to check my bag in at the gate, due to plane size and no room in cabin for roll-ons."
Pros: "A bit more leg and knee room."
Pros: "On time schedule!"
Cons: "They never have enough food selections in First Class"
Pros: "Quick boarding and on time take off"
Cons: "Nothing to report!"
Cons: "Small plane"
Pros: "Boarding was earlier than schedule."
Pros: "Staff, modern plane"
Cons: "Seats where slightly small"
Cons: "Thought we were going to have to spend the night on New Jersey. Because of it. No apologies or compensation. As a result, we didn't get home until almost 3:00 A.M."
Pros: "The flight attendants were excellent! They really communicated with the passengers regarding connecting flights and flight time delays."
Cons: "Way too small and skimpy seats, I felt like I was in a jump seat getting ready to jump out with a parachute!"
Pros: "Flying first class"
Pros: "Plane took very late. No air conditioning for quite a long time before airplane took off."
Cons: "Never seems to happen to me on other airlines"
Pros: "The service"
Pros: "all went well...no issues"
Pros: "priority boarding; seat;"
Cons: "snacks selection was limited"
Pros: "Quick and easy boarding process; no lingering trying to sit."
Cons: "We waited for a while to depart; I believe that's customary dealy for Charlotte Douglas now, so not a sole reflection of United."
Pros: "Ease of security and boarding. Friendly and accommodating staff. No concerns at all."
Cons: "They suspended my ticket claiming I was a NO SHOW when that was not the case @ all!"
Pros: "No long waits. Smooth travel."
Pros: "Uneventful. Pleasant staff."
Cons: "Airplane seats, they're never very comfortable. Unfair to have to pay more for exit row. Headrests and seats are just not pleasant."
Pros: "Nice and happy/friendly people working for the airline..will take this airline again"
Pros: "They lied"
Cons: "The delays all day!"
Cons: "Nothing not to like!"
Pros: "Compared to other aircrafts i've recently been on, this aircraft was very comfy"
Pros: "The chairs were nice"
Cons: "Not a hole can f oj"
Pros: "Getting home"
Cons: "Everything. The people checking you in were so low speaking to announce the flight multiple people including me missed it. When I got rebooked the airplane was just dirty"
Pros: "Everything no line Quick best ride I ever had Thankyou"
Pros: "Late boarding, other then that ok."
Pros: "Everything went smooth."
Pros: "Found what was expected from the flight. Hats up to the take off that happened on time in a busy airport."
Cons: "Aircraft is tiny and seats are narrow."
Pros: "Quick easy boarding"
Cons: "A bit of delay not to bad though"
Pros: "I liked the snacks and I liked how I got to volunteer check my bag"
Cons: "The seating room was extremely uncomfortable"
Pros: "Wine was good and generous pours were nice."
Cons: "Turkey was terrible never offer it again. Bread was stale. Get better coffee"
Pros: "The snack"
Cons: "For the price I paid, it was a terrible seat, no room with 2 people sitting on either side."
Cons: "These morning flights are often late. And they don't change the departure time on the app until after takeoff. Shows I time until you land. Very tough to schedule meetings around."
Cons: "Very nice friendly service, keep up the good work."
Pros: "Flights were on time..."
Cons: "Never made it so I can't rate it"
Cons: "Complimentary wifi was on the fritz"
Pros: "Everything, service, timing. Great job"
Airlines flying from Charlotte to South Bend have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Charlotte to South Bend
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Charlotte to South Bend
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Charlotte to South Bend
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Charlotte to South Bend
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Charlotte to South Bend