Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Columbia (PHL - CAE)

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The best prices from Philadelphia to Columbia 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
60.8 - 93.2 °F
CAE
Rainfall
2.7 - 5.4 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

Average price

$269

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$269

From Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to Columbia?

Users have found that leaving on a Thursday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 23% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 25 days in advance to save up to 27% 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 25 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 $374, or $460 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

When flying from Philadelphia to Columbia, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 3% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Columbia in May, June 2021

The best prices found for PHL to CAE flights for May, June
18 May - 20 May
$198pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
18 May - 20 May
$235pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
18 May - 20 May
$262pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia

Philadelphia to Columbia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Columbia from Philadelphia found for this year
18 May - 20 May
$198pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
18 May - 20 May
$235pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
18 May - 20 May
$262pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia

Non-stop flights to Columbia from Philadelphia

Save time with Philadelphia to Columbia direct flight deals
8 Sep - 15 Sep
$283pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
14 Jul - 19 Jul
$294pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
18 Jun - 20 Jun
$305pp
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
18 May - 20 May
$198pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
18 May - 20 May
$235pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
18 May - 20 May
$262pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia

One-way flights to Columbia from Philadelphia

The cheapest one-way flights from Philadelphia to Columbia
5:10 pm - 5:00 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
59h 50m
PHL - CAE
Multiple Airlines
$318
Kiwi.com
3:30 pm - 8:35 pm
Delta
1 Stop
5h 05m
PHL - CAE
Delta
$352
Delta
9:45 am - 7:55 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
10h 10m
PHL - CAE
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Philadelphia to Columbia

Are flight prices decreasing from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia 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 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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Philadelphia to Columbia for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $198, but on average you can expect to pay $292.

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

Cheapflights has at least 13 direct flights from Philadelphia to Columbia under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Philadelphia to Columbia is less than $406.

Are there last-minute flights available from Philadelphia to Columbia for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Philadelphia to Columbia within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Philadelphia to Columbia?

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

Does it rain more in Philadelphia or Columbia?

Expected rainfall in Philadelphia is same as in Columbia. You can expect this to be the case over the next 16 days.

Is Philadelphia weather warmer or cooler than Columbia?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 93 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Columbia is typically hotter than in Philadelphia. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Philadelphia to Columbia?

Airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta fly from Philadelphia to Columbia in about 1h 53m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 2h 19m. 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 Philadelphia to Columbia round-trip?

American Airlines, at $283, was found to be the cheapest airline from Philadelphia to Columbia. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Delta. You may be able to fly from Philadelphia to Columbia for 20% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

$149 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from American Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Delta and United Airlines, with prices starting from $162 and $484, respectively.

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
1h 52m
Average temperature for May in Columbia
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May 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 66% of PHL to CAE departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 33% 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
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Philadelphia to Columbia
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Philadelphia to Columbia.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
0 flights
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