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Airfares from $50 One Way, $118 Round Trip from Fort Lauderdale to Columbia

Prices starting at $118 for return flights and $50 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 Fort Lauderdale to Columbia

Origin Airport IATA CodeFLL
Destination Airport IATA CodeJEF
Distance1252 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Qatar Airways, Southwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival11:35PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival3:20AM UTC

Plan Your Trip from Fort Lauderdale to Columbia

Fort Lauderdale Airport

Orbitz.com can help you find flights from Fort Lauderdale for your next trip. Fort Lauderdale is served by the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, located at 100 Terminal Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL. It is about nine miles away from the city center. Domestic and international flights are provided by 30 airlines, including JetBlue, United, American and US Airways. Over 60,000 travelers pass through the airport each day.

Airport Parking Information

The Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport has over 12,000 hourly and daily parking spaces for a small hourly fee. There are lanes available that will allow you to pay for your parking with a SunPass.

Ground Transportation Information

Metered taxis are available to transport you to the airport. Taxis can accept up to five people for the rate shown on the meter. The fare from downtown Fort Lauderdale to the airport is approximately $16. There is also bus service available through Route 1 of the Broward County Transit bus system. The fare is $1.75, or $4.00 for an all-day pass. Not only can Orbitz.com help you plan your air travel, it can also help you arrange ground transportation.

Fort Lauderdale Airport Restaurants

There are many restaurant options available at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, so you can grab a bite to eat while waiting for your flight. Chili's to Go, Dunkin Donuts, Pizza Uno, Spinaci's Fine Food and many other dining options are available, so there will be something for everyone. There are also plenty of shops for those who need to make last-minute purchases. Checking Orbitz.com for flights from Fort Lauderdale is your best bet for finding the cheapest fares.

Columbia Regional Airport

When you book cheap flights to Columbia, you will be flying to the Columbia Regional Airport. This small Missouri airport sees around 40,000 passengers each year, and all of these passengers book flights on Delta Connection planes because this is the airport's only airline. Although you might wait months for the airline to offer sales on tickets, Orbitz.com offers low prices every day. With Orbitz.com, you can even save money on a hotel room or on a rental car to drive the 12 miles to downtown Columbia.

Cars, Taxis, and Shuttles

As you walk through the airport, keep your eyes peeled for Enterprise or Hertz, as these two rental car agencies both have offices there. There are nine taxi cab companies servicing the airport, including Tiger Taxi, Economy Cab Company, and American Taxi, and you can find these cabs waiting outside the terminal. Stoney Creek Inn and Courtyard by Marriott offer free shuttle service for guests staying at the hotels.

Mild Winters and Warm Summers

Winters in Columbia are generally mild, with temperatures in the low to mid-40s, although temperatures can also drop to freezing. The summers usually have higher temperatures in the high 80s and low 90s, with temperatures sometimes dropping into the 60s.

Festivals and Fairs

Depending on when you visit, you might have the chance to experience some of the great low-cost or free festivals and fairs in Columbia. The Citizen Jane Film Festival, the Family Fun Fest, and Hot Summer Nights are just a few of the events that keep tourists coming back every year. With the cheap flights to Columbia offered by Orbitz.com, you can easily afford to come back multiple times for every event that peaks your interest.

Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Columbia - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Fort Lauderdale to Columbia?

Dig out your passport, because Southwest Airlines will take you straight from Fort Lauderdale to Columbia. Book your ticket now and enjoy a relaxing, nonstop flight.

What is the shortest flight from Fort Lauderdale to Columbia?

The fastest flight time from Fort Lauderdale to Columbia is 3 hours and 26 minutes, which gives you lots of time to indulge in a tipple or get absorbed in a good movie.

What airlines fly from Fort Lauderdale to Columbia most frequently?

Southwest Airlines has the most flights along this route. This leading air carrier operates 86 flights from FLL to Lambert Field every month.

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 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. 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 August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

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 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.