Cheap flights from Columbia (CAE) to Illinois (IL)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Columbia (CAE) to Illinois

All the information you need to plan the best CAE to ORD flight in 2021: compare Columbia to Illinois flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Illinois.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Columbia to Illinois (CAE - IL)?

When flying from Columbia to Illinois, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Columbia to Illinois?

June is one of the best times of the year to fly to Illinois from Columbia. Prices for June average $345 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $176. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January. Opting for a June flight can save you 25% on your journey compared to booking in June

How far in advance should I book a flight from Columbia to Illinois?

To save on the cost of your flight from Columbia to Illinois, book at least 29 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 35% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $415 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $529.

Cheap flights from Columbia to Illinois in December, January 2022

The best prices found for CAE to Illinois flights for December, January
29 Dec - 5 Jan
$202pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
STL
Lambert-St Louis
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
15 Jan - 16 Jan
$218pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
15 Jan - 16 Jan
$247pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan

Columbia Metropolitan to Illinois 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Illinois from Columbia found for this year
29 Dec - 5 Jan
$202pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
STL
Lambert-St Louis
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
7 Dec - 16 Dec
$313pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
8 Dec - 9 Dec
$313pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Delta
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan

Non-stop flights to Illinois from Columbia

Save time with Columbia to Illinois direct flight deals
14 Jan - 17 Jan
$257pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
15 Jan - 16 Jan
$321pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
18 Jan - 20 Jan
$329pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan

Last minute flights from Columbia to Illinois

Late deals on round-trip flights to Illinois from Columbia, departing today and this week
16 Dec - 31 Dec
$328pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
17 Dec - 21 Dec
$334pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
16 Dec - 21 Dec
$337pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan

One-way flights to Illinois from Columbia

The cheapest one-way flights from Columbia to Illinois
12:10 pm - 6:49 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
31h 39m
CAE - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$242
Gotogate
1:25 am - 3:01 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 36m
CAE - ORD
United Airlines
$249
United
2:20 am - 10:00 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
8h 40m
CAE - MLI
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Columbia to Illinois

What airport do you fly from for flights from Columbia to Illinois?

Most people fly from Columbia Metropolitan (CAE) if they book a flight from Columbia to Illinois. Columbia Metropolitan is conveniently located just 6.5 mi from Columbia’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Columbia Metropolitan to Illinois have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Columbia Metropolitan to Illinois that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, Delta, and American Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Columbia to Illinois for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Columbia to Illinois for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $202, but on average you can expect to pay $266.

Are there nonstop flights from Columbia to Illinois for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Columbia to Illinois under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Columbia to Illinois is less than $501.

Are there last-minute flights available from Columbia to Illinois for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Columbia to Illinois within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are nonstop flights available from Columbia to Illinois?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Friday.

How many flights depart from Columbia to Illinois on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 1 flight from Columbia to Illinois a day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Columbia to Illinois?

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta can get you from Columbia to Illinois in just under 4h 19m. Your travel time can differ by up to 22h 31m. The distance from Columbia to Illinois is about 670 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Columbia to Illinois one-way?

$157 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Delta. You may also be able to find cheap deals on United Airlines and American Airlines, with prices starting from $165 and $174, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Columbia to Illinois?

When booking a flight from Columbia to Illinois, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from Columbia to Illinois?

The most popular route from Columbia to Illinois is Columbia Metropolitan - Chicago O'Hare Intl. You may also consider Columbia Metropolitan - Lambert-St Louis or Columbia Metropolitan - Chicago Midway.

What are the cheapest flights from Columbia to Illinois?

The cheapest flight price from Columbia to Illinois is $84. On average you can expect to pay $142. The most popular route, (Columbia Metropolitan - Chicago O'Hare Intl), can usually be booked for $268.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Illinois (IL)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Illinois from Columbia?

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

Most visitors from Columbia Metropolitan need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Illinois.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Columbia Metropolitan are not required to quarantine after entering Illinois.

Do I need a test to fly back to Columbia from Illinois?

Returning to Columbia Metropolitan from Illinois

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Illinois are not required to quarantine after entering Columbia Metropolitan.

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Destination points for flights from Columbia to Illinois

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Destination information for Illinois

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Columbia to Illinois.
Flight duration from CAE to Illinois
2h 25m

Airports servicing Columbia

Airports servicing

Bloomington (BMI)
Champaign (CMI)
Decatur (DEC)
Moline (MLI)
Marion (MWA)

Top 3 airlines flying from Columbia Metropolitan to Illinois

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Columbia to Illinois 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
American Airlines
$128 $333 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$130 $444 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$218 $399 No cancel fee 69%
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