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Fares from $108 One Way, $187 Round Trip from Cincinnati to Columbia

Prices starting at $187 for return flights and $108 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.

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Route Information for Flights from Cincinnati to Columbia

Origin Airport IATA CodeCVG
Destination Airport IATA CodeCAE
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Traveling from Cincinnati to Columbia

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

The Cinncinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport is located at 2939 Terminal Drive in Hebron, Kentucky. It sits just across the Ohio River from Cincinnati, approximately 13 miles from downtown. Eight airlines service the airport, including Air Canada, United Airlines, Delta and US Airways. Orbitz.com makes it easy to find cheap flights from Cincinnati. The website searches through various airlines for available flights so that you can book your flight with an airline that has cheap tickets.

Parking and Transportation

The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport offers long-term parking for $8 per day. The airport provides courtesy shuttles that will take you from the rather remote long-term parking lots to the airport terminal. If you are traveling for more than three days, it will be cheaper to take a taxicab to the airport. Taxicabs are available 24 hours a day and will cost only about $30 traveling from downtown Cincinnati. If you need a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, you can also use Orbitz.com to book a rental car. Using the website to reserve a rental car will ensure a smoother transit as your vehicle can be prepared beforehand to be ready for you as soon as you arrive at your destination.

Dining at the Airport

The airport offers numerous dining options if you need to grab a meal before your flight. These include Chick-fil-A, McDonald's, Panda Express and Great American Bagels. When you book cheap flights from Cincinnati using Orbitz.com, all of your travel arrangements will be well taken care of ahead of time. This way, you'll have plenty of time to relax and eat before you board your plane.

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 Cincinnati to Columbia - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Cincinnati to Columbia?

There are no direct flights from Cincinnati, OH (CVG-Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky Intl.) to Columbia, SC (CAE-Columbia Metropolitan), so your next best option is to select a carrier that offers a stopover. Rack up those air miles with American Airlines, Delta Air Lines or United Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Cincinnati to Columbia?

It can take as little as 2 hours and 13 minutes to jet from Cincinnati, OH (CVG-Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky Intl.) to Columbia, SC (CAE-Columbia Metropolitan). Relax and enjoy those window views, because you'll be walking through arrivals in next to no time.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Columbia?

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 to Columbia 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 to Columbia with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Columbia 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 the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^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.