Cheap flights from Dulles Intl (IAD) to Columbia (CAE) from $78

This is the cheapest one-way flight price, found on 10/2. Prices may vary by date and flight preferences.
IAD — CAE
Oct 8 — Oct 151

How to find the cheapest flight from Dulles Intl (IAD) to Columbia (CAE)

All the information you need to plan the best IAD to CAE flight in 2023: compare Dulles Intl to Columbia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Columbia.

Popular in

October

Cheapest in

February

Round-trip from

$363

One-way from

$284
High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 38% potential price drop
From Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl to Columbia Metropolitan
One-way flight from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl to Columbia Metropolitan

IAD - CAE

Price

$363 - $556

CAE

Temperature

44.6 - 82.4 °F

CAE

Rainfall

2.6 - 5.5 inches

How far in advance should I book a flight from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to Columbia?

To save up to 44% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 35 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. Dulles Intl Airport to Columbia from $330 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $440 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Columbia from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport. Users have commonly found prices around $318 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $172. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in May.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to Columbia (IAD - CAE)?

When flying from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to Columbia, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap Delta flights from Dulles Intl to Columbia

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Cheap United Airlines flights from Dulles Intl to Columbia

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Cheap Dulles Intl to Columbia flights in October & November 2023

The best prices found for IAD to CAE flights for October, November
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Dulles Intl to Columbia 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Columbia from Dulles Intl found for this year
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Non-stop flights to Columbia from Dulles Intl

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One-way flights to Columbia from Dulles Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from Dulles Intl to Columbia
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Price

Washington, D.C. Dulles IntlColumbia Metropolitan

IAD - CAE

IADCAE

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Tue 10/24

Nonstop1h 31m

Columbia Metropolitan

Sat 10/28

Nonstop1h 34m

Washington, D.C. Dulles IntlColumbia Metropolitan

IAD - CAE

IADCAE

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Thu 11/9

Nonstop1h 38m

Columbia Metropolitan

Mon 11/13

Nonstop1h 35m

Washington, D.C. Dulles IntlColumbia Metropolitan

IAD - CAE

IADCAE

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Thu 11/2

Nonstop1h 40m

Columbia Metropolitan

Sun 11/5

Nonstop1h 35m

Washington, D.C. Dulles IntlColumbia Metropolitan

IAD - CAE

IADCAE

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Tue 10/24

1 stop3h 30m

Columbia Metropolitan

Tue 10/24

1 stop3h 17m

Washington, D.C. Dulles IntlColumbia Metropolitan

IAD - CAE

IADCAE

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Mon 11/6

1 stop6h 14m

Columbia Metropolitan

Fri 11/10

1 stop3h 30m

Washington, D.C. Dulles IntlColumbia Metropolitan

IAD - CAE

IADCAE

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Thu 11/2

Nonstop1h 40m

Columbia Metropolitan

Sun 11/5

1 stop5h 10m

Washington, D.C. Dulles IntlColumbia Metropolitan

IAD - CAE

IADCAE

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Wed 11/1

1 stop4h 54m

Columbia Metropolitan

Wed 11/8

1 stop3h 23m

Washington, D.C. Dulles IntlColumbia Metropolitan

IAD - CAE

IADCAE

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Tue 2/6

1 stop4h 39m

Columbia Metropolitan

Wed 2/14

1 stop3h 55m

Washington, D.C. Dulles IntlColumbia Metropolitan

IAD - CAE

IADCAE

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Thu 11/9

1 stop5h 48m

Columbia Metropolitan

Mon 11/13

1 stop5h 30m

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Deals found on 10/2

Reviews of airlines servicing Columbia

Read reviews from past customers who have flown Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines from Washington, D.C. to Columbia. Users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
Delta
7.9
Good
3,023 reviews

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Overall

7.9

Crew

8.5

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

The actual flight out of MSP was great. However, it was delayed by an hour and we didn’t have anyone at our gate to provide any information until boarding.

Delta
7.9
Good
3,023 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
3,023 reviews

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Overall

7.9

Crew

8.5

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

The actual flight out of MSP was great. However, it was delayed by an hour and we didn’t have anyone at our gate to provide any information until boarding.

United Airlines
7.4
Good
1,891 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
3,023 reviews

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Overall

7.9

Crew

8.5

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

The actual flight out of MSP was great. However, it was delayed by an hour and we didn’t have anyone at our gate to provide any information until boarding.

American Airlines
7.2
Good
2,635 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
3,023 reviews

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Overall

7.9

Crew

8.5

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

The actual flight out of MSP was great. However, it was delayed by an hour and we didn’t have anyone at our gate to provide any information until boarding.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Dulles Intl to Columbia flights.

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

Located just 6.5 mi from the city center, Columbia Metropolitan is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Columbia from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl. Booking flights from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl to Metropolitan (CAE) should be relatively easy as there are 3 daily inbound flights from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl from 3 different airlines.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to Columbia for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $156, but on average you can expect to pay $195.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to Columbia under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to Columbia is less than $247.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to Columbia for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to Columbia within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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

Currently priced at $156, United Airlines will fly you from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to Columbia and back. In addition to United Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from American Airlines and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $174 and $175, respectively. United Airlines is 47% 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. Dulles Intl Airport to Columbia one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $78 on United Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Delta from $88 and American Airlines from $97 one-way.

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

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

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to Columbia consider choosing CommutAir (92%), United Airlines (92%) or Copa Airlines (92%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

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

On average you can expect to pay $163 for a flight from Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport to Columbia. The cheapest flight overall is $70 while the most popular route, (Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl - Columbia Metropolitan) is currently priced at $172.

What does IAD to CAE mean?

IAD stands for Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl Airport, while CAE stands for Columbia Metropolitan Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry.

Alternative routes for Dulles Intl to Columbia

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Top 3 airlines flying from Dulles Intl to Columbia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Dulles Intl to Columbia choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
American AirlinesCheapest$148Average$278FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
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United AirlinesCheapest$148Average$264FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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DeltaCheapest$166Average$274FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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Hourly flight availability from Dulles Intl to Columbia

See what time of day planes typically take off from Dulles Intl to Columbia
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22%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
77%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Dulles Intl to Columbia

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