$146+ Cheap flights to Columbia, SC

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BOS — CAE
Jul 23 — Jul 301

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Flights to Columbia in 2024

Find the latest flights to Columbia in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 2,689,020 searches and data was last updated on July 18, 2024.

Popular in

March

Cheapest in

September

Average price

$387

Round-trip from

$258

One-way from

$146
High demand for flights, 1% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 0% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in July 2024
From New York to Columbia Metropolitan
One-way flight from New York to Columbia Metropolitan (CAE)

Cheap flights to Columbia in July & August 2024

Discover affordable flights and deals to Columbia in July and August 2024. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 2,689,020 searches and data was last updated on July 18, 2024.
The following deals offer some of the lowest prices we've found on flights heading to Columbia in July and August 2024. If these deals fall outside of your budget, be sure to come back soon as prices update often.
Thu 8/157:37 pmEWR - CAE
1 stop4h 21mAmerican Airlines
Wed 8/212:33 pmCAE - EWR
1 stop4h 13mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 7/16$258
Sat 8/246:03 amEWR - CAE
1 stop4h 06mAmerican Airlines
Wed 8/287:03 amCAE - EWR
1 stop3h 57mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 7/17$263
Thu 8/157:37 pmEWR - CAE
1 stop4h 21mAmerican Airlines
Thu 8/225:18 amCAE - EWR
1 stop5h 42mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 7/16$264
Thu 8/1510:30 amEWR - CAE
1 stop6h 21mUnited Airlines
Mon 8/196:00 amCAE - EWR
1 stop3h 50mUnited Airlines
Deal found 7/17$276
Wed 8/215:14 amEWR - CAE
1 stop4h 55mAmerican Airlines
Sun 8/255:18 amCAE - EWR
1 stop4h 48mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 7/17$288
Wed 8/77:15 amEWR - CAE
1 stop3h 53mDelta
Sat 8/101:01 pmCAE - EWR
1 stop6h 03mDelta
Deal found 7/18$303
Thu 8/295:14 amEWR - CAE
1 stop4h 55mAmerican Airlines
Tue 9/35:18 amCAE - EWR
1 stop5h 42mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 7/17$318
Sat 8/2412:25 pmLGA - CAE
Nonstop2h 11mDelta
Sun 9/13:58 pmCAE - LGA
Nonstop2h 01mDelta
Deal found 7/17$325
Wed 8/211:10 pmEWR - CAE
1 stop8h 04mUnited Airlines
Sun 8/256:00 amCAE - EWR
1 stop3h 56mUnited Airlines
Deal found 7/17$328

Columbia 2024 flight deals

Explore flight deals for Columbia in 2024, offering the best prices and options to suit your preferences. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 2,689,020 searches and data were last updated on July 18, 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals to Columbia in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Thu 8/157:37 pmEWR - CAE
1 stop4h 21mAmerican Airlines
Wed 8/212:33 pmCAE - EWR
1 stop4h 13mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 7/16$258
Sat 8/246:03 amEWR - CAE
1 stop4h 06mAmerican Airlines
Wed 8/287:03 amCAE - EWR
1 stop3h 57mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 7/17$263
Thu 8/157:37 pmEWR - CAE
1 stop4h 21mAmerican Airlines
Thu 8/225:18 amCAE - EWR
1 stop5h 42mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 7/16$264
Wed 9/1112:07 pmEWR - CAE
1 stop4h 43mDelta
Wed 9/186:00 pmCAE - EWR
1 stop5h 02mDelta
Deal found 7/17$268
Fri 9/135:59 pmEWR - CAE
1 stop5h 54mDelta
Fri 9/205:45 pmCAE - EWR
1 stop7h 13mDelta
Deal found 7/18$273
Thu 8/1510:30 amEWR - CAE
1 stop6h 21mUnited Airlines
Mon 8/196:00 amCAE - EWR
1 stop3h 50mUnited Airlines
Deal found 7/17$276
Sat 11/236:00 amEWR - CAE
1 stop3h 51mUnited Airlines
Fri 11/295:29 pmCAE - EWR
1 stop7h 14mUnited Airlines
Deal found 7/17$283
Wed 8/215:14 amEWR - CAE
1 stop4h 55mAmerican Airlines
Sun 8/255:18 amCAE - EWR
1 stop4h 48mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 7/17$288
Wed 8/77:15 amEWR - CAE
1 stop3h 53mDelta
Sat 8/101:01 pmCAE - EWR
1 stop6h 03mDelta
Deal found 7/18$303

Flights to Columbia departing soon

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Users traveling to Columbia last-minute should check out these flights departing soon. Make sure the flight you book matches the day, time, and destination you're looking for.
Tue 7/235:05 amEWR - CAE
1 stop5h 35mAmerican Airlines
Wed 7/3112:44 pmCAE - EWR
1 stop5h 39mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 7/18$333
Fri 7/265:34 pmEWR - CAE
1 stop6h 22mDelta
Mon 7/2910:12 amCAE - EWR
1 stop4h 55mDelta
Deal found 7/18$373
Thu 7/257:55 amEWR - CAE
1 stop6h 14mUnited Airlines
Sun 7/286:30 amCAE - EWR
1 stop5h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 7/17$388
Wed 7/246:27 amEWR - CAE
1 stop4h 13mAmerican Airlines
Sun 7/287:00 amCAE - EWR
1 stop3h 47mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 7/17$405
Tue 7/231:07 pmLGA - CAE
Nonstop2h 11mDelta
Sat 8/311:00 amCAE - LGA
Nonstop1h 56mDelta
Deal found 7/18$423
Tue 7/238:59 pmLGA - CAE
Nonstop2h 17mDelta
Wed 7/315:35 pmCAE - LGA
1 stop4h 51mDelta
Deal found 7/18$433
Tue 7/238:59 amLGA - CAE
1 stop5h 42mDelta
Sat 8/35:28 pmCAE - LGA
1 stop4h 26mDelta
Deal found 7/18$442
Tue 7/236:00 amJFK - CAE
1 stop6h 19mAmerican Airlines
Sat 7/275:18 amCAE - JFK
1 stop4h 42mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 7/17$442
Tue 7/232:50 pmJFK - CAE
1 stop6h 39mAmerican Airlines
Sat 7/2712:44 pmCAE - JFK
2 stops6h 35mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 7/17$447

One-way flights to Columbia

Explore one-way flight options to Columbia for greater flexibility in your travel plans. Find up-to-date pricing and availability for one-way flights. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 2,689,020 searches and data was last updated on July 18, 2024.
Consider booking one of these one-way flights heading to Columbia. Reserve a round-trip flight to Columbia instead by utilizing the search form above.
Fri 8/1611:00 amEWR - CAE
1 stop9h 13mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 7/17$146
Tue 8/277:28 amJFK - CAE
1 stop12h 45mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 7/16$190
Fri 8/169:00 pmLGA - CAE
1 stop24h 12mUnited Airlines
Deal found 7/17$203
Fri 8/169:00 pmLGA - CAE
2 stops22h 36mUnited Airlines
Deal found 7/17$208
Fri 8/236:00 amEWR - CAE
1 stop3h 50mUnited Airlines
Deal found 7/16$208
Fri 8/232:35 pmJFK - CAE
1 stop5h 09mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 7/16$208
Wed 10/168:35 amLGA - CAE
2 stops15h 24mDelta
Deal found 7/18$213
Tue 8/276:58 amEWR - CAE
1 stop13h 15mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 7/16$213
Sat 8/176:00 amLGA - CAE
1 stop10h 39mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 7/18$214

Find flights to Columbia within your budget

Locate flights to Columbia that fit your budget, with regularly updated fares and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 2,689,020 searches and data was last updated on July 18, 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Budget

$258 - $303

Route

Depart

Return

Price

NewarkColumbia Metropolitan

EWR - CAE

EWRCAE

Newark

Thu 8/15

1 stop4h 21m

Columbia Metropolitan

Thu 8/22

1 stop5h 42m

$258

NewarkColumbia Metropolitan

EWR - CAE

EWRCAE

Newark

Sat 8/24

1 stop4h 06m

Columbia Metropolitan

Wed 8/28

1 stop3h 57m

$263

NewarkColumbia Metropolitan

EWR - CAE

EWRCAE

Newark

Thu 8/15

1 stop4h 21m

Columbia Metropolitan

Thu 8/22

1 stop5h 42m

$264

NewarkColumbia Metropolitan

EWR - CAE

EWRCAE

Newark

Wed 9/11

1 stop4h 43m

Columbia Metropolitan

Wed 9/18

1 stop5h 02m

$268

NewarkColumbia Metropolitan

EWR - CAE

EWRCAE

Newark

Fri 9/13

1 stop5h 54m

Columbia Metropolitan

Fri 9/20

1 stop7h 13m

$273

NewarkColumbia Metropolitan

EWR - CAE

EWRCAE

Newark

Thu 8/15

1 stop6h 21m

Columbia Metropolitan

Mon 8/19

1 stop3h 50m

$276

NewarkColumbia Metropolitan

EWR - CAE

EWRCAE

Newark

Sat 11/23

1 stop3h 51m

Columbia Metropolitan

Fri 11/29

1 stop7h 14m

$283

NewarkColumbia Metropolitan

EWR - CAE

EWRCAE

Newark

Wed 8/21

1 stop4h 55m

Columbia Metropolitan

Sun 8/25

1 stop4h 48m

$288

NewarkColumbia Metropolitan

EWR - CAE

EWRCAE

Newark

Tue 9/10

1 stop4h 23m

Columbia Metropolitan

Tue 9/17

1 stop5h 02m

$303

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Deals found on 7/18

Best time to book a flight to Columbia

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Temperature and rainfall in Columbia by month

Plan your trip to Columbia by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

CAE

Temperature

44.6 - 82.4 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Columbia, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, July is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 82.4 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 44.6 F).

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight to Columbia. Price data was last updated on July 12, 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Columbia, you should look to book at least 35 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.
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When is the cheapest time to fly to Columbia?

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Users looking for the lowest fares to Columbia should consider flying on Sunday afternoons, when prices are typically cheapest. Budget-minded travelers will want to avoid Sunday evenings, when prices are usually at their highest.
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Reviews of airlines servicing Columbia

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Columbia. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Columbia. Reviews last updated July 18, 2024.
Get a feel of what it's like to fly with American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta to Columbia by reading reviews from past customers. You can also see how each airline stacks up in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very good
9,383 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

A/C was not working on the ground so it was 110 degrees on the plane when we boarded and we sat there for almost 40 minutes because Austin’s gate system has not kept up with growth. Not Alaska’s fault 100% but it was miserable.

8.1
Very good
9,383 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,383 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

A/C was not working on the ground so it was 110 degrees on the plane when we boarded and we sat there for almost 40 minutes because Austin’s gate system has not kept up with growth. Not Alaska’s fault 100% but it was miserable.

8.0
Very good
9,762 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,383 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

A/C was not working on the ground so it was 110 degrees on the plane when we boarded and we sat there for almost 40 minutes because Austin’s gate system has not kept up with growth. Not Alaska’s fault 100% but it was miserable.

7.4
Good
10,000 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,383 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

A/C was not working on the ground so it was 110 degrees on the plane when we boarded and we sat there for almost 40 minutes because Austin’s gate system has not kept up with growth. Not Alaska’s fault 100% but it was miserable.

7.3
Good
10,000 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,383 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

A/C was not working on the ground so it was 110 degrees on the plane when we boarded and we sat there for almost 40 minutes because Austin’s gate system has not kept up with growth. Not Alaska’s fault 100% but it was miserable.

6.9
Okay
7,353 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,383 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

A/C was not working on the ground so it was 110 degrees on the plane when we boarded and we sat there for almost 40 minutes because Austin’s gate system has not kept up with growth. Not Alaska’s fault 100% but it was miserable.

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 does CAE mean?

    This is defined as Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE). Codes like CAE are often used to just call airports uniquely.

  • 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 4 different airlines.

  • Can I find cheaper flights to Columbia if I am willing to have layovers?

    Yes, flights with layovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to Columbia on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • What is the best airline to fly to Columbia?

    Based on reviews from Cheapflights users, United Airlines is rated the highest out of the airlines that fly to Columbia.

  • What is the cheapest airport to fly to in Columbia?

    Columbia Metropolitan is currently the cheapest airport to fly to in Columbia. One-way flights to Columbia Metropolitan typically cost $123, while round-trip flights cost around $167.

  • How much is a round-trip flight to Columbia?

    A round-trip flight to Columbia will typically cost around $339, however they can be found for as little as $167.

  • Where does the fastest flight to Columbia depart from?

    For those looking to save time traveling to Columbia, Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson offers the quickest one-way flight (0 hours 58 minutes).

  • Which airport is closest to Robert Mills Historic House and Park?

    If being close to Robert Mills Historic House and Park is important to you, you’ll want to land at Charlotte Douglas Airport.

  • Does Columbia Metropolitan have rental cars?

    Yes. Those touching down at Columbia Metropolitan can take advantage of the rental car services offered upon their arrival.

  • Are there hotels close to Columbia Metropolitan?

    Yes. Columbia Metropolitan has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. Red Roof Inn Columbia, SC Airport is the closest property to Columbia Metropolitan (1.0 mi away from Columbia Metropolitan).

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