Cheap flights from Richmond to Columbia (RIC - CAE)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Richmond (RIC) to Columbia (CAE)

All the information you need to plan the best RIC to CAE flight in 2022: compare Richmond to Columbia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Columbia.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Richmond, Virginia to Columbia?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Columbia from Richmond, Virginia average $274. You can even find prices in August for less than $274, as users have found deals to Columbia from as low as $174. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Columbia from Richmond, Virginia. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 31%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Richmond, Virginia to Columbia (RIC - CAE)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 25% on flights from Richmond, Virginia to Columbia by exploring options for tickets at noon.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Richmond, Virginia to Columbia?

Flights from Richmond, Virginia to Columbia are found to be more expensive on Sunday. 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.

Cheap flights from Richmond to Columbia in January, February 2022

The best prices found for RIC to CAE flights for January, February
20 Jan - 23 Jan
$357pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
20 Jan - 23 Jan
$361pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
18 Jan - 18 Jan
$373pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Richmond Byrd Intl to Columbia 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Columbia from Richmond found for this year
30 Apr - 10 May
$217pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
27 Apr - 14 May
$218pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
28 Apr - 11 May
$233pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Delta
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Last minute flights from Richmond to Columbia

Late deals on round-trip flights to Columbia from Richmond, departing today and this week
21 Jan - 23 Jan
$357pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
21 Jan - 23 Jan
$361pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
21 Jan - 23 Jan
$653pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

One-way flights to Metropolitan from Richmond

The cheapest one-way flights from Richmond to Columbia
1:55 pm - 6:38 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
4h 43m
RIC - CAE
American Airlines
4:06 am - 1:54 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
9h 48m
RIC - CAE
American Airlines
3:53 am - 11:15 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
55h 22m
RIC - CAE
Multiple Airlines
$210
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Flight FAQs

From Richmond to Columbia

Which airlines flying from Richmond Byrd Intl 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 Richmond Byrd Intl to Columbia Metropolitan have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Richmond, Virginia to Columbia for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Richmond, Virginia to Columbia for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $217, but on average you can expect to pay $298.

Are there last-minute flights available from Richmond, Virginia to Columbia for under $400?

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

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Richmond, Virginia to Columbia round-trip?

Flying on American Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Columbia, with prices starting at $217. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Delta and United Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $233 and $396, respectively. American Airlines is currently priced 20% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Richmond, Virginia to Columbia?

Before booking your flight from Richmond, Virginia to Columbia check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Delta or United Airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from Richmond, Virginia to Columbia?

The cheapest flight price from Richmond, Virginia to Columbia is $162. On average you can expect to pay $225. The most popular route, (Richmond Byrd Intl - Columbia Metropolitan), can usually be booked for $220.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Columbia, SC

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

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Richmond Byrd Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Columbia Metropolitan.

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

Returning to Richmond Byrd Intl 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 Richmond Byrd Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Columbia Metropolitan are not required to quarantine after entering Richmond Byrd Intl.

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Alternative routes for Richmond 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 Richmond to Columbia.
Average temperature for January in Columbia
60.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Columbia
3.7 ″

Airports servicing Richmond

Airports servicing Columbia

Top 3 airlines flying from Richmond Byrd Intl to Columbia Metropolitan

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Richmond 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
$170 $272 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$208 $380 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$233 $381 No cancel fee 71%
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