Cheap flights from Columbia to Chicago (CAE - CHI)

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The best prices from Columbia Metropolitan to Chicago are usually found in February or August, booked 43 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Columbia (CAE) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best CAE to CHI flight in 2022: compare Columbia to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
CAE - CHI
Price
$257 - $466
CHI
Temperature
23 - 73.4 °F
CHI
Rainfall
1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop

Average price

$274

Average for round-trip flights in August 2022

Round-trip from

$257

From Columbia Metropolitan to Chicago (CHI)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Columbia to Chicago?

Flying to your destination on a Sunday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Chicago. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Columbia to Chicago (CAE - CHI)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Columbia to Chicago in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 39% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Columbia to Chicago?

Flights from Columbia to Chicago lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Columbia to Chicago in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $247.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Columbia to Chicago?

To save on the cost of your flight from Columbia to Chicago, book at least 40 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 47% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $394 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $532.

Cheap flights from Columbia to Chicago in August, September 2022

The best prices found for CAE to CHI flights for August, September
8 Sep - 10 Sep
$175pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
8 Sep - 10 Sep
$177pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
13 Sep - 20 Sep
$186pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Delta
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan

Columbia Metropolitan to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Columbia found for this year
9 Nov - 12 Nov
$168pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
8 Sep - 10 Sep
$175pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
8 Sep - 10 Sep
$177pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan

Cheap United Airlines flights from Columbia to Chicago

9 Nov - 12 Nov
$168pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
9 Nov - 12 Nov
$177pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
11 Jan - 18 Jan
$208pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan

Cheap Delta flights from Columbia to Chicago

21 Sep - 24 Sep
$186pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
21 Sep - 24 Sep
$190pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Delta
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
11 Jan - 18 Jan
$195pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Delta
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Columbia

Save time with Columbia to Chicago direct flight deals
9 Nov - 12 Nov
$168pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
8 Sep - 10 Sep
$175pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
11 Jan - 18 Jan
$208pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan

Last minute flights from Columbia to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Columbia, departing today and this week
27 Aug - 31 Aug
$237pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
27 Aug - 31 Aug
$244pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
27 Aug - 31 Aug
$246pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan

One-way flights to Chicago from Columbia

The cheapest one-way flights from Columbia to Chicago
2:00 am - 3:33 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
26h 33m
CAE - ORD
United Airlines
$285
United
12:27 pm - 5:12 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 45m
CAE - ORD
American Airlines
1:25 am - 9:40 am
Delta
2 Stops
9h 15m
CAE - ORD
Delta
$304
Delta

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Columbia to Chicago

What airport do you fly from for flights from Columbia to Chicago?

Columbia Metropolitan (CAE), located 6.5 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Columbia to Chicago. 4 airlines have flights from Metropolitan to Chicago on a regular basis. Booking flights from Columbia Metropolitan to Chicago should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 2 outbound flights to Chicago per day.

Which airlines flying from Columbia Metropolitan to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Columbia Metropolitan to Chicago that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Columbia to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Columbia to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $168, but on average you can expect to pay $210.

Are there nonstop flights from Columbia to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Columbia to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Columbia to Chicago is less than $290.

Are there last-minute flights available from Columbia to Chicago for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Columbia to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Columbia to Chicago round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Columbia to Chicago is United Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $168 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Delta and American Airlines, starting at $186 and $204 round-trip. United Airlines is currently priced 51% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Columbia to Chicago one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with United Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $204. Delta flights start at $218 while deals on American Airlines start at $232 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Columbia to Chicago?

Consider American Airlines, Delta or Juneyao Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Columbia to Chicago.

What are the cheapest flights from Columbia to Chicago?

On average you can expect to pay $355 for a flight from Columbia to Chicago. The cheapest flight overall is $207 while the most popular route, (Columbia Metropolitan - Chicago O'Hare Intl) is currently priced at $186.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chicago from Columbia?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Chicago within the United States

Most visitors from Columbia Metropolitan need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Columbia Metropolitan are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Columbia Metropolitan are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Do I need a test to fly back to Columbia from Chicago?

Returning to Columbia Metropolitan from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Columbia Metropolitan.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Columbia Metropolitan.

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Alternative routes for Columbia to Chicago

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 3 airlines flying from Columbia Metropolitan to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Columbia to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
$207 $367 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$213 $427 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$242 $442 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Columbia to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Columbia towards Chicago.
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 50% of CAE to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 50% of CAE to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of CAE to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of CAE to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Columbia to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Columbia to Chicago.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights