Flights from Tampa to Columbia

Selected fares from Tampa to Columbia

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
TPA CAE Thu, Jul 23 - Sun, Jul 26 $228
TPA CAE Mon, Apr 6 - Wed, Apr 8 $389
TPA CAE Sat, Mar 7 - Mon, Mar 9 $393
TPA CAE Fri, Mar 6 - Mon, Mar 9 $668

Tampa and Columbia airports and terminals

Airports in Tampa FL, US

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    Tampa Airport (TPA)

    Distance from City Center: 4.6 miles

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Airports in Columbia SC, US

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    Metropolitan Airport (CAE)

    Distance from City Center: 6.7 miles

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Lowest roundtrip airfare in April from Tampa to Columbia

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Apr 6 Tampa (TPA) Columbia (CAE) Delta Air Lines $280
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Return Wed, Apr 8 Columbia (CAE) Tampa (TPA) Delta Air Lines
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Flights to Columbia

Flying From Tampa

The commercial airport offering flights from Tampa is the Tampa International Airport. It primarily serves Silver Airways, Southwest Airlines, and North American Airlines. The airport lies six miles west of downtown Tampa. can help you find cheap flights from Tampa International.

Parking at the Airport

Tampa International Airport offers several parking options for your vehicle while you are away. Short-term parking is in a garage located above the terminal at the northern end of the airport. It costs no more than $20 for a 24-hour period. Long-term parking is the cheaper option; it costs $15 for 24 hours. The long-term parking area is adjacent to Airside A.'s flight planner option helps you choose parking options.

Transportation Options for Travelers

Getting to Tampa International Airport is easy by bus or taxi. HART makes regular stops at the east end of the red baggage claim near belt #15. Greyhound, meanwhile, has a terminal on Polk Street in downtown Tampa that has buses that travel to the airport. If you take a taxi, expect to pay at least $15. may offer special deals for bus tickets, depending on your location.

Eating at the Airport

The landside building at the airport offers a variety of cuisines to refresh you before your flight from Tampa. If you want coffee and breakfast, you can have a latte at the Starbucks, which is open 24 hours per day. Terminal restaurants, including Burger King, are open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Airports in Columbia

Columbia Metropolitan Airport in West Columbia, South Carolina, services more than 1.2 million passengers annually. One of the best ways to find cheap flights to Columbia is to check, which searches hundreds of flights to ensure you get the best deal. Located approximately 10 miles from downtown Columbia, this airport is serviced by Delta, American Eagle, US Airways and United.

Transportation From the Airport

When your flight lands at Columbia Metropolitan Airport, you can take a taxi to the hotel of your choice. If you want to rent a car to make traveling around the city easier during your stay, you can check for package deals that include low-cost flights to Columbia, hotel rooms and rental cars on Many of the larger hotels near the airport offer complimentary shuttle service to and from the airport.

Weather in Columbia

Daytime temperatures in Columbia are fairly mild during the winter months, with highs in the 50s. During the summer, the weather is hot with highs in the 80s to 90s. Nighttime lows rarely dip lower than the upper 30s during the winter and the 60s during the summer. If you are traveling during the summer months, bring an umbrella or rain coat, as pop-up showers are possible.

Colombia's Major Attractions

Once you book cheap flights to Columbia on, you will have to decide what to do. You can go to the award-winning Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden. You may also want to visit the State Museum or find sales on tickets to a production at one of the many theatres in the area.

Flight schedule for flights from Tampa to Columbia on Mon, Mar 2, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/American Airlines AA2061/AA4733 TPA 5:11 AM CAE 8:32 AM 320/DH8 3hr 21min
American Airlines/US Airways AA2061/US4733 TPA 5:11 AM CAE 8:32 AM 320/DH3 3hr 21min
US Airways/American Airlines US2061/AA4733 TPA 5:11 AM CAE 8:32 AM 320/DH8 3hr 21min
US Airways/US Airways US2061/US4733 TPA 5:11 AM CAE 8:32 AM 320/DH3 3hr 21min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA2061/AA4044 TPA 5:11 AM CAE 10:33 AM 320/CRJ 5hr 22min
American Airlines/US Airways AA2061/US4044 TPA 5:11 AM CAE 10:33 AM 320/CRJ 5hr 22min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1958/AA4044 TPA 6:45 AM CAE 10:33 AM 321/CRJ 3hr 48min
American Airlines/US Airways AA1958/US4044 TPA 6:45 AM CAE 10:33 AM 321/CRJ 3hr 48min
US Airways/American Airlines US2061/AA4044 TPA 5:11 AM CAE 10:33 AM 320/CRJ 5hr 22min
US Airways/US Airways US2061/US4044 TPA 5:11 AM CAE 10:33 AM 320/CRJ 5hr 22min
US Airways/American Airlines US1958/AA4044 TPA 6:45 AM CAE 10:33 AM 321/CRJ 3hr 48min
US Airways/US Airways US1958/US4044 TPA 6:45 AM CAE 10:33 AM 321/CRJ 3hr 48min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1813/AA4067 TPA 10:20 AM CAE 2:04 PM 320/CRJ 3hr 44min