Cheap flights from Tampa to Columbus (TPA - CMH)

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The best prices from Tampa to Columbus are usually found in April or January, booked 48 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Tampa (TPA) to Columbus (CMH)

All the information you need to plan the best TPA to CMH flight in 2022: compare Tampa to Columbus flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Columbus.
TPA - C01
Price
$85 - $218
C01
Temperature
30.2 - 75.2 °F
C01
Precipitation
2.3 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 44% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$85

From Tampa to Columbus

One-way from

$38

One-way flight from Tampa to Columbus

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Tampa to Columbus?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 46 days in advance to save up to 28% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 46 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Tampa to Columbus 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $130, or $158 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Tampa to Columbus?

Sunday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Tampa to Columbus. 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 Columbus.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Tampa to Columbus (TPA - C01)?

It’s optimal to fly from Tampa to Columbus at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 39% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Tampa to Columbus?

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Columbus from Tampa. Users have commonly found prices around $151 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $32. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

Cheap flights from Tampa to Columbus in January, February 2022

The best prices found for TPA to CMH flights for January, February
27 Jan - 30 Jan
$34pp
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
2 Feb - 13 Feb
$36pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
1 Feb - 5 Feb
$37pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa

Tampa to Columbus 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Columbus from Tampa found for this year
27 Jan - 30 Jan
$34pp
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
2 Feb - 13 Feb
$36pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
1 Feb - 5 Feb
$37pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa

Non-stop flights to Columbus from Tampa

Save time with Tampa to Columbus direct flight deals
27 Jan - 30 Jan
$34pp
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
2 Feb - 13 Feb
$36pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
1 Feb - 5 Feb
$37pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa

Last minute flights from Tampa to Columbus

Late deals on round-trip flights to Columbus from Tampa, departing today and this week
19 Jan - 20 Jan
$40pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
23 Jan - 27 Jan
$41pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
21 Jan - 23 Jan
$42pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa

One-way flights to Columbus from Tampa

The cheapest one-way flights from Tampa to Columbus
2:30 am - 4:56 am
Frontier
Nonstop
2h 26m
TPA - CMH
Frontier
$38
Flights by SU
5:30 am - 7:50 am
Breeze Airways
Nonstop
2h 20m
TPA - CMH
Breeze Airways
$52
Kiwi.com
6:41 am - 12:54 pm
Delta
1 Stop
6h 13m
TPA - CMH
Delta
$77
Delta

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Tampa to Columbus

What airport do you fly from for flights from Tampa to Columbus?

Tampa (TPA) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Tampa to Columbus. You should not have trouble finding flights to Columbus from Tampa; the airport handles an average of 1 outbound flight to Columbus per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 7 airlines have flights from the Tampa airport to Columbus. It is only a 4.9 mi journey to Tampa (TPA) from Tampa’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Tampa to Columbus have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Tampa to Columbus have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Spirit Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Tampa to Columbus for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Tampa to Columbus for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $34, but on average you can expect to pay $51.

Are there nonstop flights from Tampa to Columbus for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Tampa to Columbus under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Tampa to Columbus is less than $52.

Are there last-minute flights available from Tampa to Columbus for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Tampa to Columbus within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Tampa to Columbus?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Tampa to Columbus flight route?

Within the past month, 59 users have taken a look at flights from Tampa to Columbus.

How many flights depart from Tampa to Columbus on average per day?

6 flight departures from Tampa to Columbus per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 33% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 17% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Tampa to Columbus?

Departing from Tampa to Columbus will take you 2h 12m. There are 835 mi between Tampa and Columbus. All flights are typically nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Tampa to Columbus round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Tampa to Columbus round-trip from $34. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Spirit Airlines, from $36, and Breeze Airways, from $78. These flights start at 77% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Tampa to Columbus one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $18. Frontier flights start at $21 while deals on Breeze Airways start at $39 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Tampa to Columbus?

The cheapest flight price from Tampa to Columbus is $79. On average you can expect to pay $235. The most popular route, (Tampa - Columbus), can usually be booked for $40.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Tampa to Columbus?

The most popular airlines flying from Tampa to Columbus are American Airlines, Delta and Frontier. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Tampa to Columbus?

Before booking your flight to Columbus from Tampa, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Spirit Airlines (92%), Southwest (86%), Frontier( 71%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Columbus, OH

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Columbus from Tampa?

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

Most visitors from Tampa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Columbus.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Tampa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Columbus.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Tampa are not required to quarantine after entering Columbus.

Do I need a test to fly back to Tampa from Columbus?

Returning to Tampa from Columbus

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Columbus must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Tampa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Columbus are not required to quarantine after entering Tampa.

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Alternative routes for Tampa to Columbus

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Columbus

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Tampa to Columbus.
Flight duration from TPA to Columbus
2h 19m
Average temperature for January in Columbus
41.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Columbus
3.3 ″

Airports servicing Tampa

Airports servicing Columbus

Rickenbacker (LCK)

Top 7 airlines flying from Tampa to Columbus

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Tampa to Columbus 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
Frontier
$41 $106 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$56 $145 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$82 $229 No cancel fee 69%
Allegiant Air
$82 $190 No cancel fee 88%
Delta
$87 $292 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$87 $293 No cancel fee 71%
Southwest
$209 $340 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Tampa to Columbus

See what time of day planes typically take off from Tampa towards Columbus.
Morning 6 AM to noon 56% of TPA to CMH departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 37% of TPA to CMH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 6% of TPA to CMH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of TPA to CMH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Tampa to Columbus
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Tampa to Columbus.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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