Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Columbia (LAX - CAE)

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The best prices from Los Angeles to Columbia are usually found in July or August, booked 50 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to Columbia (CAE)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to CAE flight in 2021: compare Los Angeles to Columbia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Columbia.
LAX - CAE
Price
$272 - $545
CAE
Temperature
60.8 - 93.2 °F
CAE
Precipitation
2.7 - 5.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

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

Round-trip from

$272

From Los Angeles to Columbia

One-way from

$269

One-way flight from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Columbia?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Friday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

To save up to 27% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 25 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Los Angeles to Columbia from $374 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $460 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Columbia (LAX - CAE)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Los Angeles to Columbia in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 15% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Columbia in July, August 2021

The best prices found for LAX to CAE flights for July, August
25 Aug - 26 Aug
$285pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Aug - 26 Aug
$300pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
27 Aug - 29 Aug
$324pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Columbia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Columbia from Los Angeles found for this year
25 Aug - 26 Aug
$285pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Aug - 26 Aug
$300pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
27 Aug - 29 Aug
$324pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Columbia

Late deals on round-trip flights to Columbia from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
7 Aug - 15 Aug
$378pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
7 Aug - 15 Aug
$381pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
7 Aug - 15 Aug
$397pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Columbia from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Columbia
8:45 pm - 8:22 am
Delta
1 Stop
8h 37m
LAX - CAE
Delta
$269
Delta
2:45 pm - 5:20 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
59h 35m
LAX - CAE
Multiple Airlines
$275
Kiwi.com
3:55 pm - 6:23 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
11h 28m
LAX - CAE
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Columbia

Are flight prices decreasing from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Columbia Metropolitan have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Columbia for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $285, but on average you can expect to pay $349.

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

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

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles to Columbia within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are nonstop flights available from Los Angeles to Columbia?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 227 users have taken a look at flights from Los Angeles to Columbia Metropolitan.

Does it rain more in Los Angeles or Columbia?

Expected rainfall in Los Angeles is more than in Columbia. You can expect this to be the case over the next 2 days.

Is Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Columbia?

Departing from Los Angeles to Columbia will take you 6h 21m. 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 Los Angeles to Columbia round-trip?

According to our current data, Major Airline ($324), American Airlines ($340), and Delta ($343) offers the cheapest pricing from Los Angeles to Columbia. Users have found that Major Airline is 11% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Delta, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $172. Delta is not the only option available. At the moment, American Airlines is another option, for $190.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Columbia, SC

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Columbia from Los Angeles?

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

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

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

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Los Angeles from Columbia?

Returning to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles.

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

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Alternative routes for Los Angeles to Columbia

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

Destination information for Columbia

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

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Columbia

Top 3 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Columbia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles 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
$162 $365 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$185 $418 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$189 $459 No cancel fee N/A
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