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Airfares from One Way, $320 Round Trip from Cedar Rapids - Iowa City to Columbus

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Route Information for Flights from Cedar Rapids - Iowa City to Columbus

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CID
Destination Airport IATA Code
CMH
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Finding Flights From Cedar Rapids, IA

Searching through all the airlines individually for the best fares can be an exhausting experience. Orbitz.com can do all that work for you in a lot less time. It compares the rates of all major airlines to find cheap flights from Cedar Rapids and all other cities.

Cedar Rapids Airport Information

The Eastern Iowa Airport is Cedar Rapid's major air service provider. The airport is located on Arthur Collins Parkway SW and is about 4 miles from downtown. Domestic airlines providing service to the airport include Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier and United. Orbitz.com will search the rates these airlines offer, helping you find the discount you deserve.

Airport Parking Information

You will find plenty of parking options at the airport, including short- and long-term parking. Short-term rates are $2.25 for the first hour, with an additional $1 for each 30 minutes and a daily rate of $7. Long-term parking is $1.25 for each 30 minutes, with a daily rate of $5. In both lots, parking is free for the first 30 minutes. The Emergency Auto Service will unlock your car if needed, jump-start your car, and fill your tires with air.

Transportation to the Airport

Transportation to the airport is provided by taxi, shuttle, rental car, Burlington Trailways and Cedar Rapids Transit. Shuttle and taxi rates vary by company and your pickup point. The transit bus charges $1.25 for adults from select pickup points. On Orbitz.com, you can find discount rates on car rentals and other ground transportation.

Airport Restaurant Information

For travelers who need a quick snack or a sit-down meal, the airport has several options to choose from. Sam Adams Pub, Grab 'N' Go Restaurant, Millstream Brewhaus and concession stands offer a wide variety of food options.

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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.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Cedar Rapids - Iowa City to Columbus now?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor can help you with questions about quarantine and travel restrictions when catching a flight from Cedar Rapids - Iowa City to Columbus.
What is the shortest flight from Cedar Rapids - Iowa City to Columbus?
It can take as little as 2 hours and 28 minutes to jet from Cedar Rapids, IA (CID-Eastern Iowa) to John Glenn Columbus Intl. Airport (CMH). Sit back and enjoy the journey, because you’ll be stepping off the plane 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 2021 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 from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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