Cheap flights from San Francisco to Columbia (SFO - CAE)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Columbia Metropolitan are usually found in August or February, booked 46 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Columbia (CAE)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to CAE flight in 2022: compare San Francisco to Columbia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Columbia.
SFO - CAE
Price
$260 - $497
CAE
Temperature
44.6 - 82.4 °F
CAE
Rainfall
2.6 - 5.5 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 39% potential price drop

Average price

$452

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

$260

From San Francisco to Columbia Metropolitan

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Columbia?

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Columbia from San Francisco. Prices for August average $423 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $240. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 17% on your journey compared to booking in December

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

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

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Columbia (SFO - CAE)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from San Francisco to Columbia in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 17% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 45 days in advance, which can save you up to 33% on flights from San Francisco to Columbia compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 45 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $482. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $515.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Columbia in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SFO to CAE flights for May, June
26 May - 28 May
$713pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 May - 28 May
$717pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
25 May - 3 Jun
$765pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Columbia 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Columbia from San Francisco found for this year
22 Oct - 29 Oct
$373pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
22 Oct - 29 Oct
$377pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
22 Oct - 29 Oct
$383pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Columbia

Late deals on round-trip flights to Columbia from San Francisco, departing today and this week
1 Jun - 3 Jun
$885pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
1 Jun - 3 Jun
$888pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
1 Jun - 3 Jun
$896pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Metropolitan from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Columbia
1:10 am - 1:03 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
8h 53m
SFO - CAE
United Airlines
$540
United
5:15 am - 6:55 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
10h 40m
SFO - CAE
American Airlines
1:45 am - 8:46 pm
Delta
3 Stops
16h 01m
SFO - CAE
Delta
$547
Delta

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Columbia

Which airlines flying from San Francisco to Columbia Metropolitan have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from San Francisco to Columbia Metropolitan that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Columbia for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $373, but on average you can expect to pay $649.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Columbia for under $900?

There are currently 10+ open flights from San Francisco to Columbia within the next 7 days for less than $900.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from San Francisco to Columbia round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from San Francisco to Columbia is American Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $373 on this airline. You may be able to fly from San Francisco to Columbia for 11% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

$188 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 $409 and $452, respectively.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Columbia?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $390. While the most popular route (San Francisco - Columbia Metropolitan) can be booked for $376 on average our data indicates $574 when flying from San Francisco to Columbia.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Columbia, SC

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Columbia from San Francisco?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Columbia Metropolitan.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to San Francisco from Columbia?

Returning to San Francisco from Columbia Metropolitan

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Columbia Metropolitan must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to San Francisco.

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

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Alternative routes for San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Columbia.
Average temperature for May in Columbia
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Columbia
3.0 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Columbia

Top 3 airlines flying from San Francisco to Columbia Metropolitan

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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
Delta
$175 $534 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$310 $462 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$380 $514 No cancel fee 69%
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