Cheap flights from Columbia to Washington, D.C. (CAE - WAS)

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The best prices from Columbia Metropolitan to Washington, D.C. are usually found in July or August, booked 54 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Friday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Columbia (CAE) to Washington, D.C. (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best CAE to WAS flight in 2022: compare Columbia to Washington, D.C. flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington, D.C..
CAE - WAS
Price
$197 - $296
WAS
Temperature
35.6 - 80.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.6 - 4 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Average price

$220

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

$197

From Columbia Metropolitan to Washington, D.C. (WAS)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Columbia to Washington, D.C.?

Users have found that flying from Columbia to Washington, D.C. on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save up to 88% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 52 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Columbia to Washington, D.C. from $324 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $512 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Flights from Columbia to Washington, D.C. lean towards being more expensive in November. Prices are generally better when you fly from Columbia to Washington, D.C. in July, with the cheapest ticket starting at $106.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Columbia to Washington, D.C. (CAE - WAS)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Columbia to Washington, D.C. in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 10% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Columbia to Washington, D.C. in May, June 2022

The best prices found for CAE to WAS flights for May, June
21 Jun - 29 Jun
$188pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
14 Jun - 19 Jun
$188pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
21 Jun - 29 Jun
$195pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan

Columbia Metropolitan to Washington, D.C. 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington, D.C. from Columbia found for this year
14 Jun - 19 Jun
$188pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
21 Jun - 29 Jun
$188pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
21 Jun - 29 Jun
$195pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan

Non-stop flights to Washington, D.C. from Columbia

Save time with Columbia to Washington, D.C. direct flight deals
14 Jun - 19 Jun
$188pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
21 Jun - 29 Jun
$188pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
8 Sep - 20 Sep
$208pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan

Last minute flights from Columbia to Washington, D.C.

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington, D.C. from Columbia, departing today and this week
1 Jun - 8 Jun
$293pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
1 Jun - 6 Jun
$293pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
1 Jun - 8 Jun
$300pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan

One-way flights to Washington, D.C. from Columbia

The cheapest one-way flights from Columbia to Washington, D.C.
2:00 am - 7:03 am
Delta
1 Stop
5h 03m
CAE - DCA
Delta
$223
Delta
2:00 am - 3:31 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 31m
CAE - IAD
United Airlines
$229
United
1:18 am - 6:29 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 11m
CAE - IAD
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Columbia</span> to <span class="emphasized">Washington, D.C.</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Columbia to Washington, D.C.

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

If you book a flight to Washington, D.C. from Columbia, you will be flying from Metropolitan, which is the city’s only airport. Columbia Metropolitan (CAE) is located 6.5 mi from the center of Columbia. There are 5 flights from Metropolitan to Washington, D.C. per day from 5 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Columbia Metropolitan to Washington, D.C. have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Columbia Metropolitan to Washington, D.C. have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, United 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 American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Columbia to Washington, D.C. for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $188, but on average you can expect to pay $219.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Columbia to Washington, D.C. under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Columbia to Washington, D.C. is less than $246.

Are there last-minute flights available from Columbia to Washington, D.C. for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Columbia to Washington, D.C. within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

Currently priced at $188, United Airlines will fly you from Columbia to Washington, D.C. 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 $188 and $206, respectively. United Airlines is priced at 19% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Columbia to Washington, D.C. one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $142 on American Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Delta from $143 and United Airlines from $194 one-way.

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

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Columbia to Washington, D.C..

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

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $220. While the most popular route (Columbia Metropolitan - Washington, D.C. Reagan-National) can be booked for $228 on average our data indicates $315 when flying from Columbia to Washington, D.C..

What are the most popular routes from Columbia to Washington, D.C.?

Most travelers choose Columbia Metropolitan - Washington, D.C. Reagan-National, Columbia Metropolitan - Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl or Columbia Metropolitan - Baltimore/Washington when deciding on the best route from Columbia to Washington, D.C..

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

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Columbia to Washington, D.C. are Copa Airlines (100%), Air Wisconsin (81%) and United Airlines (78%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Washington, D.C., DC

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Washington, D.C. from Columbia?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Washington, D.C. within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Columbia Metropolitan must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Washington, D.C..

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Columbia Metropolitan are not required to quarantine after entering Washington, D.C..

Do I need a test to fly back to Columbia from Washington, D.C.?

Returning to Columbia Metropolitan from Washington, D.C.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Washington, D.C. must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Columbia Metropolitan.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington, D.C. are not required to quarantine after entering Columbia Metropolitan.

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Destination information for Washington, D.C.

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Columbia to Washington, D.C..
Flight duration from CAE to Washington, D.C.
1h 32m
Average temperature for May in Washington, D.C.
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Washington, D.C.
4.1 ″

Airports servicing Columbia

Airports servicing Washington, D.C.

Reagan-National (DCA)

Top 4 airlines flying from Columbia Metropolitan to Washington, D.C.

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Columbia to Washington, D.C. 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
Juneyao Airlines
$16 $26 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

American Airlines
$181 $320 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$199 $329 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$215 $309 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Columbia to Washington, D.C.

See what time of day planes typically take off from Columbia towards Washington, D.C..
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 35% of CAE to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 34% of CAE to WAS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 16% of CAE to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 15% of CAE to WAS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Columbia to Washington, D.C.
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Columbia to Washington, D.C..
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
6 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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