Cheap flights from Houston to Columbia (IAH - CAE)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Houston (IAH) to Columbia (CAE)

All the information you need to plan the best IAH to CAE flight in 2022: compare Houston to Columbia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Columbia.
IAH - CAE
Price
$236 - $842
CAE
Temperature
44.6 - 82.4 °F
CAE
Rainfall
2.6 - 5.5 inches

Popular in

April

High demand for flights, 52% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 42% potential price drop

Average price

$326

Average for round-trip flights in July 2022

Round-trip from

$236

From Houston to Columbia Metropolitan

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 Houston to Columbia?

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 43%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Houston to Columbia (IAH - CAE)?

It’s optimal to fly from Houston to Columbia in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 27% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Houston to Columbia in July, August 2022

The best prices found for IAH to CAE flights for July, August
10 Aug - 13 Aug
$395pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
9 Aug - 11 Aug
$396pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
17 Aug - 21 Aug
$398pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Delta
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Delta
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Houston to Columbia 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Columbia from Houston found for this year
10 Aug - 13 Aug
$395pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
9 Aug - 11 Aug
$396pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
17 Aug - 21 Aug
$398pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Delta
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Delta
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Cheap American Airlines flights from Houston to Columbia

10 Aug - 13 Aug
$395pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
9 Aug - 11 Aug
$396pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
24 Sep - 27 Sep
$399pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Cheap Delta flights from Houston to Columbia

17 Aug - 21 Aug
$398pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Delta
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Delta
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
16 Sep - 18 Sep
$418pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Delta
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Delta
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
22 Sep - 25 Sep
$428pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Delta
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Delta
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Last minute flights from Houston to Columbia

Late deals on round-trip flights to Columbia from Houston, departing today and this week
15 Jul - 22 Jul
$494pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
15 Jul - 22 Jul
$553pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
15 Jul - 22 Jul
$2,259pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

One-way flights to Metropolitan from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to Columbia
6:54 am - 12:38 pm
Delta
1 Stop
4h 44m
HOU - CAE
Delta
$265
Delta
2:15 am - 7:24 pm
American Airlines
3 Stops
16h 09m
IAH - CAE
American Airlines
1:15 am - 4:59 pm
United Airlines
3 Stops
38h 44m
IAH - CAE
United Airlines
$872
United

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Flight FAQs

From Houston to Columbia

What airport do you fly into for flights to Columbia from Houston?

For a flight from Houston to Columbia, you will be flying into Metropolitan. Columbia Metropolitan (CAE) is just 6.5 mi from the center of the city. Metropolitan is the only Columbia airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Houston per day. 5 airlines have flights to Columbia Metropolitan from Houston on a regular basis.

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

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

Can I find flights from Houston to Columbia for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to Columbia for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $395, but on average you can expect to pay $420.

Are there last-minute flights available from Houston to Columbia for under $500?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Houston to Columbia within the next 7 days for less than $500.

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

Flying on American Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Columbia, with prices starting at $395. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Delta and United Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $398 and $400, respectively. These flights start at 3% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Houston to Columbia are American Airlines ($221), Delta ($222), and United Airlines ($267).

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

When booking a flight from Houston to Columbia, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Houston to Columbia?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Houston to Columbia? While on average our users pay $543, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $382. The most popular route (Houston Hobby - Columbia Metropolitan), is priced around $398.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Columbia, SC

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Houston from Columbia Metropolitan

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

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

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Alternative routes for Houston to Columbia

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

Top 3 airlines flying from Houston to Columbia Metropolitan

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Houston 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
Delta
$143 $397 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$235 $374 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$318 $615 No cancel fee 69%
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