Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 31 days in advance to save up to 96% 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 31 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 Columbia to St Louis 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $374, or $553 for flights within the next 24 hours.
Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to St Louis. Flights to St Louis from Columbia in August are about $266 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $158.
It’s typically best to fly out from Columbia to St Louis in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 24% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.