Cheap flights from St. Louis to Columbia (STL - CAE)

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The best prices from Lambert-St Louis to Columbia Metropolitan are usually found in November or February, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Tuesday and return on a Saturday

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

All the information you need to plan the best STL to CAE flight in 2022: compare St. Louis to Columbia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Columbia.
STL - CAE
Price
$131 - $488
CAE
Temperature
44.6 - 82.4 °F
CAE
Rainfall
2.6 - 5.5 inches

Popular in

May

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 60% potential price drop

Average price

$345

Average for round-trip flights in August 2022

Round-trip from

$131

From Lambert-St Louis to Columbia Metropolitan

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
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 in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 27% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from St. Louis to Columbia?

Leaving on a Saturday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 96% on the overall cost on flights from St. Louis to Columbia.

What is the cheapest month to fly from St. Louis to Columbia?

The best pricing can be found in the month of November. Prices to Columbia from St. Louis average $331. You can even find prices in November for less than $331, as users have found deals to Columbia from as low as $102. The month of May appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Columbia from St. Louis. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 47%.

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

To save up to 82% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 32 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from St. Louis to Columbia from $374 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $477 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

Cheap flights from St. Louis to Columbia in August, September 2022

The best prices found for STL to CAE flights for August, September
14 Sep - 16 Sep
$293pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
31 Aug - 1 Sep
$294pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Delta
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
26 Aug - 28 Aug
$299pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STL
Lambert-St Louis

Lambert-St Louis to Columbia 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Columbia from St. Louis found for this year
14 Sep - 16 Sep
$293pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
31 Aug - 1 Sep
$294pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Delta
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
19 Oct - 24 Oct
$296pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Delta
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Delta
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis

Cheap American Airlines flights from St. Louis to Columbia

14 Sep - 16 Sep
$293pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
4 Oct - 12 Oct
$297pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STL
Lambert-St Louis
26 Aug - 28 Aug
$299pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STL
Lambert-St Louis

Cheap Delta flights from St. Louis to Columbia

19 Oct - 24 Oct
$296pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Delta
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Delta
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
22 Nov - 29 Nov
$378pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Delta
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Delta
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
22 Dec - 29 Dec
$518pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Delta
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Delta
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis

Last minute flights from St. Louis to Columbia

Late deals on round-trip flights to Columbia from St. Louis, departing today and this week
20 Aug - 27 Aug
$394pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
20 Aug - 27 Aug
$398pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STL
Lambert-St Louis
20 Aug - 27 Aug
$404pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STL
Lambert-St Louis

One-way flights to Metropolitan from St. Louis

The cheapest one-way flights from St. Louis to Columbia
4:35 am - 10:14 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
4h 39m
STL - CAE
United Airlines
$147
United
1:03 pm - 7:53 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 50m
STL - CAE
American Airlines
2:00 am - 1:12 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
10h 12m
STL - CAE
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From St. Louis to Columbia

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 $293, but on average you can expect to pay $389.

Are there last-minute flights available from St. Louis to Columbia for under $400?

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

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 $293. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Delta and United Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $296 and $467, respectively. Users have found that American Airlines is 11% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from St. Louis to Columbia?

Looking for the cheapest flight from St. Louis to Columbia? While on average our users pay $353, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $291. The most popular route (Lambert-St Louis - Columbia Metropolitan), is priced around $294.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from St. Louis to Columbia?

Before booking your flight from St. Louis to Columbia check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Delta or Juneyao Airlines.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Columbia, SC

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Columbia from St. Louis?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Lambert-St Louis are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Columbia Metropolitan.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Lambert-St Louis are not required to quarantine after entering Columbia Metropolitan.

Do I need a test to fly back to St. Louis from Columbia?

Returning to Lambert-St Louis from Columbia Metropolitan

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Columbia Metropolitan are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Lambert-St Louis.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Columbia Metropolitan are not required to quarantine after entering Lambert-St Louis.

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Alternative routes for St. Louis to Columbia

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Top 3 airlines flying from Lambert-St Louis to Columbia Metropolitan

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
Delta
$102 $374 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$115 $215 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$131 $380 No cancel fee 71%