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Fares from $75 One Way, $115 Round Trip from Chicago to Columbia

Prices starting at $115 for return flights and $75 for one-way flights to Columbia were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

More About Flying To Columbia from Chicago

Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Columbia

Origin Airport IATA CodeCHI
Destination Airport IATA CodeCAE
Distance665 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesUnited Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival12:58AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival12:58AM UTC

Flights Review

Dec 1, 2019

Service was good

Nov 30, 2019

Flight was ahead of schedule. Great service for wheelchair passenger.

Nov 29, 2019

We flew on Thanksgiving day for the first time and loved it. Hardly any lines anywhere.

Jun 12, 2019

seats are too narrow and seat belts too short

Nov 23, 2018

Please keep up the good work.

Flights from Chicago to Columbia

Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Chicago Airport Parking

Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.

Chicago Airport Transportation

There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.

Chicago Airport Restaurants

Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

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 Orbitz.com, 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 Orbitz.com. 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 Orbitz.com, 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.

Flights from Chicago to Columbia - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Columbia?

There is. United Airlines offers nonstop flights from Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Columbia, SC Airport (CAE-Columbia Metropolitan), which makes flying from Chicago to Columbia a snap.

What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Columbia?

The trip from Chicago to Columbia can be as quick as 1 hour and 58 minutes. With a leisurely flight time like this, why not round up some friends and take off on a spontaneous getaway?

What airlines fly from Chicago to Columbia most frequently?

United Airlines is the most frequent airline servicing the Chicago to Columbia route. You can choose from 63 flights every month with this carrier.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.