Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Columbia (CAE)

WAS — CAE
Feb 7 — Feb 141

The best prices from Washington, D.C. to Columbia Metropolitan are usually found in August or September, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Columbia (CAE)

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to CAE flight in 2023: compare Washington, D.C. to Columbia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Columbia.

WAS - CAE

Price

$262 - $397

CAE

Temperature

44.6 - 82.4 °F

CAE

Rainfall

2.6 - 5.5 inches

Popular inMayHigh demand for flights, 16% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop
Round-trip from$262From Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Columbia Metropolitan
One-way from$199One-way flight from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Columbia Metropolitan

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Washington, D.C. to Columbia?

Sunday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Washington, D.C. to Columbia. 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 Washington, D.C. to Columbia?

To save up to 45% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Washington, D.C. to Columbia from $338 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $452 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington, D.C. to Columbia?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in May. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Columbia. Flights to Columbia from Washington, D.C. in August are about $333 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $207.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington, D.C. to Columbia (WAS - CAE)?

It’s optimal to fly from Washington, D.C. to Columbia at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 13% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. to Columbia in February, March 2023

The best prices found for WAS to CAE flights for February, March
Feb 24 - Feb 28
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

Nonstop

1h 38m
CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Nonstop

1h 33m
$128

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/31

Mar 2 - Mar 9
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

Nonstop

1h 34m
CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Nonstop

1h 32m
$128

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Mar 2 - Mar 9
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

Nonstop

1h 48m
CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Nonstop

1h 34m
$138

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Washington, D.C. to Columbia 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Columbia from Washington, D.C. found for this year
Feb 24 - Feb 28
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

Nonstop

1h 38m
CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Nonstop

1h 33m
$128

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Mar 2 - Mar 9
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

Nonstop

1h 34m
CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Nonstop

1h 32m
$128

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Mar 2 - Mar 9
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

Nonstop

1h 48m
CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Nonstop

1h 34m
$138

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Cheap American Airlines flights from Washington, D.C. to Columbia

Feb 24 - Feb 28
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

Nonstop

1h 38m
CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Nonstop

1h 33m
$128

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Mar 2 - Mar 9
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

Nonstop

1h 48m
CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Nonstop

1h 34m
$138

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Feb 24 - Feb 28
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

Nonstop

1h 38m
CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

1 stop

3h 24m
$146

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Cheap United Airlines flights from Washington, D.C. to Columbia

Mar 2 - Mar 9
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

Nonstop

1h 34m
CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Nonstop

1h 32m
$128

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Feb 22 - Feb 28
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

Nonstop

1h 34m
CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

6h 42m
$138

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Mar 11 - Mar 18
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

Nonstop

1h 40m
CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Nonstop

1h 32m
$143

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Non-stop flights to Columbia from Washington, D.C.

Save time with Washington, D.C. to Columbia direct flight deals
Feb 24 - Feb 28
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

Nonstop

1h 38m
CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Nonstop

1h 33m
$128

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Mar 2 - Mar 9
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

Nonstop

1h 34m
CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Nonstop

1h 32m
$128

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Mar 2 - Mar 9
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

Nonstop

1h 48m
CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Nonstop

1h 34m
$138

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Last minute flights from Washington, D.C. to Columbia

Late deals on return flights to Columbia from Washington, D.C., departing today and this week
Feb 10 - Feb 13
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

Nonstop

1h 38m
CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Nonstop

1h 42m
$163

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 11 - Feb 13
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

Nonstop

1h 41m
CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Nonstop

1h 34m
$163

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 10 - Feb 13
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

Nonstop

1h 38m
CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

1 stop

3h 24m
$171

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

One-way flights to Columbia from Washington, D.C.

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington, D.C. to Columbia
Mar 15
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

1 stop

6h 31m
$111

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Mar 15
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

Nonstop

1h 35m
$121

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Mar 15
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

CAE

Columbia Metropolitan

Nonstop

1h 40m
$121

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Columbia

Delta
7.9
Good
2,050 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Great airline. Will always flight with Delta. The flight attendant are so professional friendly and caring. Wifi was great. The tv selection to watch movies was perfect also. No complain.

Delta
7.9
Good
2,050 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,050 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Great airline. Will always flight with Delta. The flight attendant are so professional friendly and caring. Wifi was great. The tv selection to watch movies was perfect also. No complain.

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,189 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,050 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Great airline. Will always flight with Delta. The flight attendant are so professional friendly and caring. Wifi was great. The tv selection to watch movies was perfect also. No complain.

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,668 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,050 reviews

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Great airline. Will always flight with Delta. The flight attendant are so professional friendly and caring. Wifi was great. The tv selection to watch movies was perfect also. No complain.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Washington, D.C. to Columbia flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Columbia from Washington, D.C.?

Columbia Metropolitan (CAE) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Washington, D.C. to Columbia. You should not have trouble finding flights to Metropolitan from Washington, D.C.; the airport handles an average of 3 inbound flights from Washington, D.C. per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 5 airlines have flights to the Columbia airport from Washington, D.C.. It is only a 6.5 mi journey from Metropolitan (CAE) to Columbia’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Columbia Metropolitan have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Washington, D.C. to Columbia for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington, D.C. to Columbia for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $128, but on average you can expect to pay $152.

Are there nonstop flights from Washington, D.C. to Columbia for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington, D.C. to Columbia under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington, D.C. to Columbia is less than $164.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington, D.C. to Columbia for under $200?

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

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Columbia round-trip?

Currently priced at $128, American Airlines will fly you from Washington, D.C. to Columbia and back. In addition to American Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from United Airlines and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $128 and $159, respectively. American Airlines is 61% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Washington, D.C. to Columbia one-way?

$111 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Delta. You may also be able to find cheap deals on American Airlines and United Airlines, with prices starting from $121 and $121, respectively.

What are the most popular routes from Washington, D.C. to Columbia?

Most travelers choose Washington, D.C. Reagan-National - Columbia Metropolitan, Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl - Columbia Metropolitan or Baltimore/Washington - Columbia Metropolitan when deciding on the best route from Washington, D.C. to Columbia.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Washington, D.C. to Columbia?

When booking a flight from Washington, D.C. to Columbia, you may want to consider flying on Undisclosed Carrier, American Airlines or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Washington, D.C. to Columbia?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Washington, D.C. to Columbia consider choosing Brussels Airlines (73%), Air Wisconsin (73%) or United Airlines (71%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Washington, D.C. to Columbia?

The cheapest flight price from Washington, D.C. to Columbia is $148. On average you can expect to pay $301. The most popular route, (Washington, D.C. Reagan-National - Columbia Metropolitan), can usually be booked for $159.

Top 4 airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Columbia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington, D.C. to Columbia choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$10Average$18FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$167Average$277FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$185Average$337FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$185Average$269FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Washington, D.C. to Columbia

See what time of day planes typically take off from Washington, D.C. to Columbia
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
31%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
52%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
16%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Washington, D.C. to Columbia

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Washington, D.C. to Columbia
Sunday3daily flights
Monday3daily flights
Tuesday3daily flights
Wednesday3daily flights
Thursday6daily flights
Friday3daily flights
Saturday3daily flights
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