Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Columbia (PHL - CAE)

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The best prices from Philadelphia to Columbia Metropolitan are usually found in May or June, booked 38 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Saturday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Philadelphia (PHL) to Columbia (CAE)

All the information you need to plan the best PHL to CAE flight in 2021: compare Philadelphia to Columbia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Columbia.
PHL - CAE
Price
$269 - $519
CAE
Temperature
44.6 - 82.4 °F
CAE
Precipitation
2.6 - 5.5 inches

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$269

From Philadelphia to Columbia Metropolitan

One-way from

$225

One-way flight from Philadelphia to Columbia Metropolitan

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Philadelphia to Columbia?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 39 days in advance to save up to 79% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 39 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Philadelphia to Columbia 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $496, or $673 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Columbia from Philadelphia average $357. You can even find prices in May for less than $357, as users have found deals to Columbia from as low as $222. The month of September appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Columbia from Philadelphia. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 45%.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Philadelphia to Columbia?

Sunday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Philadelphia to Columbia. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Columbia.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Philadelphia to Columbia (PHL - CAE)?

It’s optimal to fly from Philadelphia to Columbia at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 3% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Columbia in October, November 2021

The best prices found for PHL to CAE flights for October, November
11 Nov - 14 Nov
$295pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
11 Nov - 14 Nov
$298pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
12 Nov - 15 Nov
$305pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Delta
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Delta
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Philadelphia to Columbia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Columbia from Philadelphia found for this year
11 Nov - 14 Nov
$295pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
11 Nov - 14 Nov
$298pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
12 Nov - 15 Nov
$305pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Delta
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Delta
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Non-stop flights to Columbia from Philadelphia

Save time with Philadelphia to Columbia direct flight deals
12 Jan - 19 Jan
$303pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
17 Nov - 18 Nov
$314pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
3 Dec - 6 Dec
$325pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia

Last minute flights from Philadelphia to Columbia

Late deals on round-trip flights to Columbia from Philadelphia, departing today and this week
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$401pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$426pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$446pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

One-way flights to Metropolitan from Philadelphia

The cheapest one-way flights from Philadelphia to Columbia
7:20 pm - 5:20 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
35h 00m
PHL - CAE
Multiple Airlines
$225
Kiwi.com
12:30 am - 5:55 am
Delta
1 Stop
5h 25m
PHL - CAE
Delta
$279
Delta
1:02 am - 4:28 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
3h 26m
PHL - CAE
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Philadelphia to Columbia

Which airlines flying from Philadelphia 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 Major Airline flying from Philadelphia to Columbia Metropolitan have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Philadelphia to Columbia for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $245, but on average you can expect to pay $302.

Are there nonstop flights from Philadelphia to Columbia for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Philadelphia to Columbia under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Philadelphia to Columbia is less than $376.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Philadelphia to Columbia within the next 7 days for less than $500.

What days are nonstop flights available from Philadelphia to Columbia?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Philadelphia to Columbia flight route?

The Philadelphia to Columbia Metropolitan flight path was viewed by 12 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Philadelphia to Columbia on average per day?

Travelers can expect 2 flights from Philadelphia to Columbia on average per day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Philadelphia to Columbia?

Delta and American Airlines can get you from Philadelphia to Columbia in just under 2h 01m. Your travel time can differ by up to 13h 49m. Airlines will cover a distance of 525 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Philadelphia to Columbia round-trip from $245. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is American Airlines. Users have found that Delta is 31% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

Before booking your flight from Philadelphia to Columbia check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta.

What are the cheapest flights from Philadelphia to Columbia?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $125. While the most popular route (Philadelphia - Columbia Metropolitan) can be booked for $265 on average our data indicates $442 when flying from Philadelphia to Columbia

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Columbia, SC

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia.

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

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Alternative routes for Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to Columbia.
Flight duration from PHL to CAE
1h 53m
Average temperature for October in Columbia
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Columbia
3.0 ″

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Airports servicing Columbia

Hourly flight availability from Philadelphia to Columbia

See what time of day planes typically take off from Philadelphia towards Columbia.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 61% of PHL to CAE departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 38% of PHL to CAE departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of PHL to CAE departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of PHL to CAE departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Philadelphia to Columbia
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Philadelphia to Columbia.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
0 flights
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