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The best prices from Houston to Columbia are usually found in August or July, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

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

IAH - CAE
Price
$214 - $361
CAE
Temperature
60.8 - 93.2 °F
CAE
Rainfall
2.7 - 5.4 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 30% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$214

From Houston to Columbia

One-way from

$110

One-way flight from Houston 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 Houston to Columbia?

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 43% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save up to 62% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 31 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Houston to Columbia from $294 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $404 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that July tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Columbia from Houston. Users have commonly found prices around $244 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $148. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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 26% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Houston to Columbia in November, December 2020

The best prices found for IAH to CAE flights for November, December
25 Dec - 3 Jan
$220pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
27 Dec - 3 Jan
$244pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
28 Dec - 4 Jan
$246pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Houston to Columbia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Columbia from Houston found for next year
25 Dec - 3 Jan
$220pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
27 Dec - 3 Jan
$244pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
28 Dec - 4 Jan
$246pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Non-stop flights to Columbia from Houston

Save time with Houston to Columbia direct flight deals
7 Jan - 11 Jan
$237pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-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
30 Nov - 3 Dec
$363pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
30 Nov - 3 Dec
$364pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
30 Nov - 3 Dec
$1,214pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

One-way flights to Columbia from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to Columbia
1:23 am - 7:23 am
Major Airline
1 Stop
5h 00m
IAH - CAE
Major Airline
$110
StudentUniverse
9:25 am - 3:19 pm
Delta
1 Stop
4h 54m
IAH - CAE
Delta
$123
Delta
1:23 am - 2:03 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
11h 40m
IAH - CAE
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Houston to Columbia flights.

Flight FAQs

From Houston to Columbia

Are flight prices decreasing from Houston 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 Houston 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Columbia Metropolitan to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Columbia Metropolitan are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Houston George Bush Intcntl 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 Houston George Bush Intcntl to Columbia Metropolitan have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to Columbia for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Major Airline for just $220, but on average you can expect to pay $272.

Are there nonstop flights from Houston to Columbia for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 1 direct flight from Houston to Columbia under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Houston to Columbia is less than $237.

Are there last-minute flights available from Houston to Columbia for under $400?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Houston to Columbia within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are nonstop flights available from Houston to Columbia?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Columbia Metropolitan was viewed by 81 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Houston or Columbia?

In Houston, there will be greater rainfall in Houston compared to Columbia over the next 12 days.

Is Houston weather warmer or cooler than Columbia?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 93 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Columbia is generally hotter than in Houston. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Houston to Columbia?

Departing from Houston to Columbia will take you 2h 20m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Houston to Columbia is Major Airline. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $220 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are United Airlines and American Airlines, starting at $237 and $243 round-trip. Major Airline is 28% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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 Major Airline ($110), United Airlines ($119), and American Airlines ($122).

Alternative routes for Houston to Columbia

Destination information for Columbia

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Houston to Columbia
Flight duration
2h 38m
Average temperature for November in Columbia
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Columbia
2.7 ″

Airports servicing Houston

Airports servicing Columbia

Top 3 airlines from Houston to Columbia

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
American Airlines
$188 $328 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$233 $340 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$228 $367 No cancel fee N/A
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