Cheap flights to Columbia, SC

NYC — CAE
Feb 11 — Feb 181

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Flights to Columbia in 2023

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inNovemberHigh demand for flights, 11% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average price$263Average for round-trip flights in February 2023
Round-trip from$245From New York to Columbia Metropolitan
One-way from$147One-way flight from New York to Columbia Metropolitan (CAE)

Cheap flights to Columbia in February, March 2023

The best prices found for CAE flights for February, March

Columbia 2023 flight deals

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Reviews of Airlines Servicing Columbia

Delta
7.9
Good
2,070 reviews

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.1

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Had to abort landing and fly around to land again because there was a corporate jet still taxiing on the runway, but I can’t hold that against them, glad we made it safe! Flight attendants were really great!

Delta
7.9
Good
2,070 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,070 reviews

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.1

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Had to abort landing and fly around to land again because there was a corporate jet still taxiing on the runway, but I can’t hold that against them, glad we made it safe! Flight attendants were really great!

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,211 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,070 reviews

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.1

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Had to abort landing and fly around to land again because there was a corporate jet still taxiing on the runway, but I can’t hold that against them, glad we made it safe! Flight attendants were really great!

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,670 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,070 reviews

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.1

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Had to abort landing and fly around to land again because there was a corporate jet still taxiing on the runway, but I can’t hold that against them, glad we made it safe! Flight attendants were really great!

Spirit Airlines
6.9
Okay
716 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,070 reviews

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.1

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Had to abort landing and fly around to land again because there was a corporate jet still taxiing on the runway, but I can’t hold that against them, glad we made it safe! Flight attendants were really great!

What is the cheapest month to fly to Columbia?

The cheapest ticket to Columbia found for each month in 2023 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$429

February

$398

March

$407

April

$403

May

$420

June

$447

July

$464

August

$444

September

$418

October

$435

November

$457

December

$433

Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Columbia. Flying to Columbia in July will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Columbia?

Average Columbia flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2023 and 2024 by month

NYC - CAE

Price

$398 - $567

CAE

Temperature

44.6 - 82.4 °F

CAE

Rainfall

2.6 - 5.5 inches

When is the best time to book a flight to Columbia?

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Columbia, you should look to book at least 26 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Columbia?

At the moment, Saturday is the most economical day to take a flight to Columbia. Friday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Columbia?

Columbia flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the morning. Booking a flight in the afternoon will likely mean higher prices.

Whether you’re interested in American civil war history, connecting with nature peacefully among beautiful parks and greenways or looking for art and culture mixed with just the right amount of southern charm, Columbia, South Carolina is a delightful destination city in the heart of the United States Sunbelt region.   Columbia is one of the first planned cities in the United States, featuring broad avenues and picturesque settings amid the grand pre-Civil War houses of the American south.  Visit the plantation home that was purchased by one of its former slaves and now serves as a museum and reminder of a unique time in history.  Strolling through Columbia’s enchanting gardens and parks brings visitors to museums, art galleries and unique shops that are found throughout the city.  For outdoor adventure, Columbia has an abundance of rivers that are suitable for canoeing, kayaking and parasailing.  The 50,000 acre park, Fort Murray is a mere 15 minutes from downtown and a fantastic destination for hiking, fishing and water sports. For family fun, Riverbank Zoo and Botanical Center is considered to be one of the best American zoos and has both gorilla and koala exhibits as well as a wide variety of other animals to view.  Edventure, a children’s museum, is located next to the state museum and has hands-on exhibits to entertain the little ones.  Be sure to stop by the Melton Memorial Observatory on Monday nights for free viewing of the stars and planets.

Best Time to Fly to Columbia, SC

April marks the beginning of tourist season in Columbia and ushers in a variety of festivals and events with Jazz Appreciation, the Congaree Art Festival, Earth Fest and the Capital City Wing and Fling.  April and May bring the best weather of the year with warm temperatures and sunny skies – ideal for enjoying the city’s many parks.  June through September are hot months with greater than average precipitation.  Budget minded travelers should consider arriving in October, when hotel rates are lower, the weather is temperate and the city enjoys a month full of music and art festivals as well as hosting the South Carolina State Fair.

Getting around Columbia, SC

Columbia’s urban core is pedestrian-friendly and taxicabs can be found near the hotels and waterfront.  Although the city has a decent bus system, it is scheduled and routed to meet the needs of local citizens and tourist destinations are not well served.  Many tourists choose to rent a car, particularly if planning to visit the city’s surrounding parklands.

Columbia, SC airport overview

A small, convenient transport hub, Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) is one of a few entry points for visitors to the ‘Palmetto State’ of South Carolina.

Flights to Columbia Metropolitan Airport are operated by American carriers offering short connections to bigger, international airports such as Chicago O’Hare, New York’s LaGuardia, and Washington-Dulles.

South Carolina is often overlooked as a major tourist destination, but it is a beautiful state, offering plenty of outdoor activities, and down-home southern hospitality. Make sure you check out the Riverbank Botanical Gardens – one of the most beautiful urban parks in the whole of North America.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Columbia?

Travelers will need to book flights to Metropolitan (CAE) if they wish to fly to Columbia. The Columbia airport is 6.5 mi from the city center. Booking flights from New York to Columbia Metropolitan should be relatively easy as there is 1 daily flight from 7 different airlines.

Other local departures to Columbia from the United States

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