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Fares from $77 One Way, $160 Round Trip from Omaha to Columbus

Prices starting at $160 for return flights and $77 for one-way flights to Columbus 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 Omaha to Columbus

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Omaha's Eppley Airfield

Travelers can quickly find cheap flights from Omaha with the help of Orbitz.com. Eppley Airfield is located just three miles from downtown Omaha. It is the largest airport in Nebraska and serves Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and South Dakota. American Airlines, Frontier, Southwest Airlines, and US Airways all fly out of Eppley Airfield.

Eppley Airfield Parking

Several parking options are available at Eppley Airfield. The airport offers over 8,000 parking spaces. Long-term, short-term, economy, and valet parking are all options. Short-term parkers can expect to spend $1 an hour, while long-term parkers should expect to pay $14 a day. Weekly rates for economy parking start at $36.

Eppley Airfield Transportation

Eppley Airfield offers a variety of ground transportation services for travelers. Rental cars, taxis, and shuttles are all readily available. Shuttles cost around $17 from the city center, while a taxi ride could cost as much as $32. Expect a short 15-minute trip. Popular shuttles include Dashabout, Eppley Express, and Omalink. The Omaha Metro serves the airport seven days a week as well. One-way fares are $1.25. For the budget planner, weekly and monthly passes can also be purchased.

Eppley Airfield Restaurants

There are several dining options for hungry passengers at Eppley. The north terminal includes choices such as KFC, Taco Bell, Hangar Express, Godfather's Pizza, Scotter's Coffee, and Dagwood's Deli. The south terminal has Hangar Lounge, Blimpie, and Austin Blues and Barbecue. The lower level terminal includes Simply Scrumptious, while Concourse A offers Kracky McGees. You can book with Orbitz.com today to score cheap flights from Omaha.

Port Columbus International Airport

If you're looking for domestic flights to Columbus, Orbitz.com can help you find the best deal. Port Columbus International Airport is located at 4600 International Gateway, approximately 9 miles from downtown Columbus. Seven airlines service the airport-United Airlines, Southwest, US Airways, American Airlines, Delta, Air Canada and AirTran Airways.

Transportation From the Airport

The Central Ohio Transit Authority operates bus services that run from the airport to downtown Columbus. Bus fare costs $2. Taxicabs are also available at the airport. Cab fare costs $2.75 for the first 1/9 of a mile and $.45 for each 2/9 of a mile after that. There is also a $3 surcharge for all taxicabs transporting passengers from the airport. Cab fare to the downtown area typically costs between $23 and $28. If you want access to your own vehicle, Orbitz.com can reserve a rental car for you.

Weather in Columbus

During the winter months, the temperatures in Columbus are typically in the high 20s or low 30s. The weather warms up in the summer, and temperatures are usually in the mid-80s. If you use Orbitz.com to book your trip in April or October, you'll have nice weather and save money, because it's not considered a peak travel time.

Highlights and Attractions

Each year, in July, Columbus hosts the Ohio State Fair. Other area attractions include the Central Ohio Fire Museum, the Columbus Museum of Art and the Wyandotte Winery. The Orbitz.com website does more than find flights to Columbus; it also finds discounts on hotels and allows you to purchase tickets to area attractions.

Flights from Omaha to Columbus - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Omaha to Columbus?

As you can't fly straight from Omaha, NE (OMA-Eppley Field) to Columbus, OH (CMH-John Glenn Columbus Intl.), a flight with just one stop is the next best thing. Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and United Airlines are respected airlines that service this route.

What is the shortest flight from Omaha to Columbus?

It can take as little as 2 hours and 30 minutes to fly from Omaha, NE (OMA-Eppley Field) to Columbus, OH (CMH-John Glenn Columbus Intl.). Buckle up and enjoy the service, because you'll be landing in no time.

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

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 Columbus 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 Columbus with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Columbus 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.