Cheap flights from Iowa (IA) to Columbia (CAE)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Iowa to Columbia (CAE)

All the information you need to plan the best null to CAE flight in 2021: compare Iowa to Columbia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Columbia.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Iowa to Columbia?

Flights from Iowa to Columbia lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Iowa to Columbia in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $215.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Iowa to Columbia (IA - CAE)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Iowa to Columbia as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Iowa to Columbia in December, January 2022

The best prices found for Iowa to CAE flights for December, January
15 Jan - 18 Jan
$319pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
15 Jan - 18 Jan
$322pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
15 Jan - 18 Jan
$326pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Iowa to Columbia 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Columbia from Iowa found for this year
21 Dec - 24 Dec
$404pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
21 Dec - 24 Dec
$429pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
8 Dec - 12 Dec
$533pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Metropolitan from Iowa

The cheapest one-way flights from Iowa to Columbia
11:42 am - 4:51 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
4h 09m
DSM - CAE
American Airlines
2:09 pm - 7:12 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
16h 03m
DSM - CAE
American Airlines
10:52 am - 12:15 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
48h 23m
DSM - CAE
Multiple Airlines
$277
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Iowa to Columbia

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

For a flight from Iowa to Columbia, you will be flying into Metropolitan. Columbia Metropolitan (CAE) is just 6.5 mi from the center of the city.

Which airlines flying from Iowa 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 Iowa to Columbia Metropolitan have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Iowa to Columbia for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $319, but on average you can expect to pay $436.

What are the most popular routes from Iowa to Columbia?

When deciding which route to take from Iowa to Columbia consider Des Moines - Columbia Metropolitan, Sioux City Sioux Gateway - Columbia Metropolitan or Cedar Rapids - Columbia Metropolitan as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from Iowa to Columbia?

On average you can expect to pay $179 for a flight from Iowa to Columbia. The cheapest flight overall is $144 while the most popular route, (Des Moines - Columbia Metropolitan) is currently priced at $339.

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

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

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Columbia, SC

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Iowa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Columbia Metropolitan.

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

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

Returning to Iowa from Columbia Metropolitan

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Columbia Metropolitan must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Iowa.

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

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Departure points for flights from Iowa 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 Iowa to Columbia.
Average temperature for December in Columbia
60.8 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Columbia
3.1 ″

Airports servicing

Cedar Rapids (CID)
Dubuque (DBQ)
Des Moines (DSM)
Fort Dodge (FOD)
Mason City (MCW)

Airports servicing Columbia

Top 3 airlines flying from Iowa to Columbia Metropolitan

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Iowa 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
$122 $328 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$140 $320 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$152 $385 No cancel fee 71%