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Cheap Flights From Columbia Metropolitan Airport Starting At $78 One Way, $153 Round Trip

Prices starting at $153 for return flights and $78 for one-way flights to were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Cheap Flights to Columbia Metropolitan Airport starting at $78 One Way, $153 Round Trip

One way and return prices found within past 7 days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Deals On This Weekend's Flights

Origin Destination Travel Dates Flights From*
CAE Newark Oct 24 - Oct 30 $265
CAE Indianapolis Oct 24 - Nov 9 $298
CAE Miami Oct 23 - Oct 27 $304
CAE Boston Oct 23 - Nov 10 $312
CAE Philadelphia Oct 24 - Nov 9 $334
CAE Arlington Oct 23 - Oct 25 $340
CAE Phoenix Oct 24 - Nov 7 $377
CAE Dallas Oct 24 - Nov 3 $391
CAE Las Vegas Oct 23 - Oct 28 $494
*Prices include taxes and fees
Columbia Metropolitan Airport
Airport Name
Columbia Metropolitan Airport
Airport Location
Columbia, United States

Airport Code

Precip: 47%
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0 out of 5
Minimal Disruption

Airport Data

Name of Airport
Airport IATA CodeCAE
Lowest Flight Price$78
Available Airline Carriers United, American Airlines
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Fly to Columbia Metropolitan Airport

Columbia is South Carolina's state capital and a popular destination with an incredible history to be discovered; with an antebellum mansion, a former slave girl's abode and plenty of museums to visit. Columbia is great for families too; featuring a large zoo and botanical park, and EdVenture, the biggest children's museum in the Southern states, as well as a national park and a number of city parks.

The University of South Carolina campus is also worth a visit, and if you are there in the Fall, it is highly recommended to go see some college ball, though tickets can be like gold dust.

Getting around

When you fly into Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) there are extremely limited public transportation options, so renting a car or taking a taxi or limousine service is recommended. The airport is only five miles southwest of downtown Columbia, so it is a short journey into town.

Hints and tips

Check out downtown's Five Points for a lively area popular with students for decently priced eats and drinks, plus local boutiques and quirky stores. Alternatively head to the chic Vista area for a more upmarket vibe, favored by local professionals, for some great restaurants, bars and atmosphere.

Flights from Columbia Metropolitan Airport - Frequently Asked Questions

Where can you fly to from Columbia, SC (CAE-Columbia Metropolitan)?

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What airlines fly out of Columbia, SC (CAE-Columbia Metropolitan)?

Pack your suitcase and then jet out of Columbia, SC (CAE-Columbia Metropolitan) with one of these quality domestic carriers:

  • American Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • United Airlines
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight from Columbia, SC (CAE-Columbia Metropolitan)?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans from Columbia, SC (CAE-Columbia Metropolitan) have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights from Columbia, SC (CAE-Columbia Metropolitan) with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight from Columbia, SC (CAE-Columbia Metropolitan) without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is CAE?

CAE is the code set by the International Air Transport Association for Columbia, SC (CAE-Columbia Metropolitan). These three-letter codes help identify airports around the world and are used primarily for ticketing and flight planning purposes.

Are there private lounges in Columbia, SC (CAE-Columbia Metropolitan)?

As yet, Columbia, SC (CAE-Columbia Metropolitan) doesn't have any private lounges. Click around the airport's official website to see what other types of facilities and services are on offer that'll help keep boredom at bay.

Flights Review

Mar 6, 2020

I like to fly American!!

Feb 26, 2020

Uneventful flight, which is GREAT! Thank you.

Jan 24, 2020

On time, actually early

Jan 20, 2020

On time departure and arrival

Jan 18, 2020

More leg room please. Stop charging to pick a seat.

Jan 17, 2020

We left the airport 35 minutes late but still landed on time.

Jan 16, 2020

This was my son’s first flight and he said everything was exceptionally well

Jan 7, 2020

Not happy with space on flight. Too crowded. Too tight..

Jan 2, 2020

Mallory was a great flight attendant.

Dec 31, 2019

Rachel Shepherd the flight attendant on my flight was great! She was personable and very attentive to every passenger.

Dec 22, 2019

I had a economy flight so it was good

Dec 22, 2019

Did not appreciate added cost for luggage because the overhead compartments were small

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