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The best prices from St Louis to Columbia are usually found in August or June, booked 55 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
St Louis (STL) to Columbia (CAE)

STL - CAE
Price
$208 - $352
CAE
Temperature
60.8 - 93.2 °F
CAE
Rainfall
2.7 - 5.4 inches

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$208

From St Louis to Columbia

One-way from

$138

One-way flight from St Louis 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 St Louis to Columbia?

Flights from St Louis to Columbia are found to be more expensive on Saturday. 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.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 25 days in advance, which can save you up to 27% on flights from St Louis to Columbia compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 25 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 $374. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $460.

When is the cheapest time to fly from St Louis to Columbia (STL - CAE)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from St Louis to Columbia at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 12% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from St Louis to Columbia in January, February 2021

The best prices found for STL to CAE flights for January, February
11 Feb - 14 Feb
$241pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
12 Feb - 15 Feb
$243pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
11 Feb - 14 Feb
$246pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis

St Louis to Columbia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Columbia from St Louis found for this year
30 Mar - 31 Mar
$232pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
30 Jun - 8 Jul
$235pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Delta
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Delta
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
12 Mar - 15 Mar
$240pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis

One-way flights to Columbia from St Louis

The cheapest one-way flights from St Louis to Columbia
1:10 am - 7:49 am
Delta
1 Stop
5h 39m
STL - CAE
Delta
$138
Delta
9:05 am - 2:40 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
28h 35m
STL - CAE
United Airlines
$202
United

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about St Louis to Columbia flights.

Flight FAQs

From St Louis to Columbia

Are flight prices decreasing from St Louis 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 St Louis 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Lambert-St Louis to Columbia Metropolitan to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Lambert-St Louis to Columbia Metropolitan are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Lambert-St Louis 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 Lambert-St Louis to Columbia Metropolitan have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from St Louis to Columbia for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $232, but on average you can expect to pay $339.

Are there nonstop flights from St Louis to Columbia for under $200 on Cheapflights?

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

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 30 users have taken a look at flights from Lambert-St Louis to Columbia Metropolitan.

Does it rain more in St Louis or Columbia?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in St Louis is typically less than Columbia. We can gather that this will continue over the next 15 days.

Is St Louis 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 St Louis. 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 St Louis to Columbia?

Departing from St Louis to Columbia will take you 3h 40m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Flying on American Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Columbia, with prices starting at $232. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Delta and United Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $235 and $243, respectively. American Airlines is 18% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from St Louis to Columbia are Delta ($138) and United Airlines ($202).

Alternative routes for St Louis to Columbia

Destination information for Columbia

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from St Louis to Columbia
Average temperature for January in Columbia
60.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Columbia
3.7 ″

Airports servicing St. Louis

Airports servicing Columbia

Top 3 airlines flying from St Louis to Columbia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from St Louis 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
$92 $256 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$170 $322 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$189 $332 No cancel fee 71%
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