Cheap flights from Buffalo to Columbia (BUF - CAE)

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The best prices from Buffalo to Columbia are usually found in July or June, booked 29 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Buffalo (BUF) to Columbia (CAE)

All the information you need to plan the best BUF to CAE flight in 2021: compare Buffalo to Columbia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Columbia.
BUF - CAE
Price
$177 - $388
CAE
Temperature
60.8 - 93.2 °F
CAE
Rainfall
2.7 - 5.4 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 37% potential price drop

Average price

$177

Average for round-trip flights in July 2021

Round-trip from

$177

From Buffalo to Columbia

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 Buffalo to Columbia?

Leaving on a Friday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 27% on the overall cost on flights from Buffalo to Columbia.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Buffalo to Columbia, book at least 25 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 27% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $374 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $460.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Buffalo to Columbia (BUF - CAE)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Buffalo to Columbia in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 35% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Buffalo to Columbia in July, August 2021

The best prices found for BUF to CAE flights for July, August
14 Aug - 18 Aug
$391pp
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
14 Aug - 18 Aug
$472pp
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
14 Aug - 18 Aug
$555pp
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo

Buffalo to Columbia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Columbia from Buffalo found for this year
11 Sep - 18 Sep
$232pp
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
25 Sep - 29 Sep
$233pp
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
29 Sep - 2 Oct
$235pp
BUF
Buffalo
Delta
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Delta
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo

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Flight FAQs

From Buffalo to Columbia

Are flight prices decreasing from Buffalo to Columbia due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Buffalo and Columbia for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta flying from Buffalo to Columbia Metropolitan have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Buffalo to Columbia for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Buffalo to Columbia for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $232, but on average you can expect to pay $283.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Buffalo to Columbia, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

What days are nonstop flights available from Buffalo to Columbia?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Wednesday.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Buffalo to Columbia Metropolitan have been viewed 62 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Buffalo or Columbia?

Buffalo will have less rainfall in 2 compared to Columbia over the next 17 days.

Is Buffalo weather warmer or cooler than Columbia?

Temperatures around the 93 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in Columbia is hotter than in Buffalo. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Buffalo to Columbia?

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta can get you from Buffalo to Columbia in just under 3h 34m. Your travel time can differ by up to 1h 09m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, American Airlines ($232), Delta ($235), and United Airlines ($391) offers the cheapest pricing from Buffalo to Columbia. American Airlines is priced at 17% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Columbia, SC

Can I fly to Columbia Metropolitan from Buffalo right now?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Buffalo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Columbia Metropolitan.

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

Can I fly back to Buffalo from Columbia Metropolitan?

Returning to Buffalo from Columbia Metropolitan

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Columbia Metropolitan must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Buffalo.

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

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Alternative routes for Buffalo to Columbia

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Destination information for Columbia

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Buffalo to Columbia.
Average temperature for July in Columbia
93.2 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Columbia
5.4 ″

Airports servicing Buffalo

Airports servicing Columbia

Top 3 airlines flying from Buffalo to Columbia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Buffalo to Columbia 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
$227 $323 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$190 $343 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$259 $391 No cancel fee N/A
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