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Fares from $113 One Way, $225 Round Trip from Albany to Columbia

Prices starting at $225 for return flights and $113 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 Albany

Route Information for Flights from Albany to Columbia

Origin Airport IATA CodeALB
Destination Airport IATA CodeCAE
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Traveling from Albany to Columbia

Albany International Airport

The Albany International Airport is located at 737 Albany-Shaker Road, approximately 13 miles from downtown Albany. Seven airlines fly from Albany-Air Canada, Cape Air, Continental Express, Delta Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways. Orbitz.com searches flights from all of these airlines to find you sales and low-cost airline tickets.

Parking and Transportation

The Albany International Airport has long-term parking available for $9 per day; however, you can purchase five days of parking for $36 or seven days of parking for $45. Buses run from downtown Albany to the airport between 6:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. You can also take a taxicab to the airport. Cab fares are $3.50 for the first half mile and $.20 for each additional 1/10 of a mile. If you need access to a car when you arrive at your destination, you can use Orbitz.com to reserve a rental vehicle.

Dining at the Airport

If you need to grab a bite to eat before your flight, the airport has various dining options available. You can choose from McDonald's, Saranac Street Pub, Dunkin' Donuts, Starbucks and the Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen. The Green Leaf Food Court also serves a wide variety of soups, salads and sandwiches. Orbitz.com does more than find flights from Albany; it helps you plan your entire trip. Since you don't have to worry about a thing, you'll have plenty of time to enjoy a meal 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 Albany to Columbia - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Albany to Columbia?

Unfortunately, direct flights aren't an option between Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.) and Columbia, SC (CAE-Columbia Metropolitan). However, there are numerous airlines that operate on this route with only a single stopover, including American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta Air Lines.

What is the shortest flight from Albany to Columbia?

Leave that movie marathon for another day, because the flight from Albany to Columbia can be as quick as 2 hours and 44 minutes.

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.