Flights from Columbia to Gainesville

Columbia and Gainesville airports and terminals

Airports in Columbia SC, US

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    Metropolitan Airport (CAE)

    Distance from City Center: 6.7 miles

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Airports in Gainesville FL, US

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    Regional Airport (GNV)

    Distance from City Center: 4 miles

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Flights to Gainesville

Columbia Metropolitan Airport

Locating cheap flights from Columbia may seem like a challenge, but Orbitz.com helps travelers search a variety of domestic and international flights from the city at one time to locate discount airfares. The Columbia Metropolitan Airport is located seven and a half miles from downtown Columbia at 3250 Airport Boulevard, West Columbia, South Carolina, and it is serviced by four major airlines:, American Eagle, Delta, United Airlines and US Airways.

Parking at the Airport

The Columbia Metropolitan Airport offers a multilevel garage, with a maximum daily fee of $12, and a surface lot, with a maximum daily fee of $8. Shorter-term parking fees are assessed in 20-minute increments. Travelers also have the option of paying a weekly rate of $66 for parking. Shuttle services provide transportation to and from the parking areas.

Transportation to the Airport

Orbitz.com helps travelers book car rentals to travel to the airport. To avoid parking fees, travelers can drop the cars off at designated locations before boarding their flights. Nearby hotels offer free shuttle services to and from the airport. Limo and sedan rentals are available by the hour as well. Taxi services provide metered transportation, and the city bus is available at a flat rate.

Restaurants at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport

Travelers who arrive at the airport early may decide to grab a bite to eat before boarding the plane. The Columbia Metropolitan Airport offers a variety of restaurant options for breakfast, including Gleaton's Restaurant, which offers a selection of breakfast items and coffee, and Creative Croissants, which serves gourmet coffee, croissants and pastries. To see all the airport has to offer, begin by booking cheap flights from Columbia through Orbitz.com.

Airport in Gainesville, Florida

Flights to Gainesville, Florida, are easy to come by when using Orbitz.com. The site helps travelers find the cheapest domestic and international flights and book hotels or car rentals, so everything is ready as soon as you land. Gainesville Regional Airport is the primary airport serving this location. Several major airlines fly in and out frequently. These include American Airlines, Delta, Silver Airways, United, and US Airways.

Transportation From Gainesville Regional Airport

There are several modes of transportation travelers can choose from when leaving the airport. Taxi and limo services are available, as well as public bus transportation. Travelers can also use Orbitz.com to find discount car rentals from one of several main providers. Avis, Enterprise, and Hertz are just a few of the rental car companies available.

Weather in Gainesville

The average temperature for Gainesville annually is 68 °F. Generally, the temperature never reaches freezing levels, and tourists can be found in the city May through October for the warm temperatures and wide array of activities.

Activities in Gainesville

Although not located on the ocean, there is still plenty to enjoy in Gainesville for vacationers and visitors. Golf courses abound, including the luxurious Haile Plantation Golf and Country Club. For families or those looking for a bit more culture, there is the Florida Museum of Natural History and the Kanapaha Botanical Gardens. The city is also just a couple of hours from many of Florida's major cities, including Orlando and Jacksonville, so many vacationers get flights to Gainesville through Orbitz.com and make the drive to popular destinations from there.

Flight schedule for flights from Columbia to Gainesville on Mon, May 4, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/American Airlines AA3929/AA5283 CAE 6:00 AM GNV 10:18 AM CRJ/CRJ 4hr 18min
American Airlines/US Airways AA3929/US5283 CAE 6:00 AM GNV 10:18 AM CRJ/CRJ 4hr 18min
US Airways/American Airlines US3929/AA5283 CAE 6:00 AM GNV 10:18 AM CRJ/CRJ 4hr 18min
US Airways/US Airways US3929/US5283 CAE 6:00 AM GNV 10:18 AM CRJ/CRJ 4hr 18min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA3774/AA5268 CAE 11:20 AM GNV 2:06 PM CRJ/CRJ 2hr 46min
American Airlines/US Airways AA3774/US5268 CAE 11:20 AM GNV 2:06 PM CRJ/CRJ 2hr 46min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA4778/AA5268 CAE 9:25 AM GNV 2:06 PM DH3/CRJ 4hr 41min
American Airlines/US Airways AA4778/US5268 CAE 9:25 AM GNV 2:06 PM DH3/CRJ 4hr 41min
US Airways/American Airlines US3774/AA5268 CAE 11:20 AM GNV 2:06 PM CRJ/CRJ 2hr 46min
US Airways/US Airways US3774/US5268 CAE 11:20 AM GNV 2:06 PM CRJ/CRJ 2hr 46min
US Airways/American Airlines US4778/AA5268 CAE 9:25 AM GNV 2:06 PM DH8/CRJ 4hr 41min
US Airways/US Airways US4778/US5268 CAE 9:25 AM GNV 2:06 PM DH8/CRJ 4hr 41min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA3922/AA5137 CAE 2:25 PM GNV 7:04 PM CRJ/CRJ 4hr 39min