Flights from Columbia

Columbia Metropolitan Airport

Locating cheap flights from Columbia may seem like a challenge, but Orbitz.com helps travelers search a variety of domestic and international flights from the city at one time to locate discount airfares. The Columbia Metropolitan Airport is located seven and a half miles from downtown Columbia at 3250 Airport Boulevard, West Columbia, South Carolina, and it is serviced by four major airlines:, American Eagle, Delta, United Airlines and US Airways.

Parking at the Airport

The Columbia Metropolitan Airport offers a multilevel garage, with a maximum daily fee of $12, and a surface lot, with a maximum daily fee of $8. Shorter-term parking fees are assessed in 20-minute increments. Travelers also have the option of paying a weekly rate of $66 for parking. Shuttle services provide transportation to and from the parking areas.

Transportation to the Airport

Orbitz.com helps travelers book car rentals to travel to the airport. To avoid parking fees, travelers can drop the cars off at designated locations before boarding their flights. Nearby hotels offer free shuttle services to and from the airport. Limo and sedan rentals are available by the hour as well. Taxi services provide metered transportation, and the city bus is available at a flat rate.

Restaurants at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport

Travelers who arrive at the airport early may decide to grab a bite to eat before boarding the plane. The Columbia Metropolitan Airport offers a variety of restaurant options for breakfast, including Gleaton's Restaurant, which offers a selection of breakfast items and coffee, and Creative Croissants, which serves gourmet coffee, croissants and pastries. To see all the airport has to offer, begin by booking cheap flights from Columbia through Orbitz.com.

Flights to Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Municipal Airport

Warm temperatures and year-round sunshine lead a large number of visitors to head to Santa Barbara. If you keep finding flights to Santa Barbara that are already full, head to Orbitz.com. With thousands of flights and other travel deals available, you can always find what you need. The website offers flights to the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport, which is only seven miles from downtown. Five airlines operate out of the airport, providing domestic flights across the country. More than 30 flights leave the airport every day.

How to Get to Your Hotel

Getting to your hotel shouldn't be a hassle. American Taxi, Yellow Cab, Rose Cab, and several other cab companies offer pickup at the airport; expect to pay about $15 to $20 for a ride. If you stay at the Holiday Inn or Hyatt hotels, you have access to free shuttle service from the airport. Alamo, Budget, Avis, and Enterprise are just a few of the rental car companies operating out of the airport. Car rentals cost about $20 to $30 a day.

Weather and Climate in Santa Barbara

Temperatures in the high 40s and 50s are common during the winter, while temperatures can easily reach the mid-70s in the summer with a possibility of storms. These moderate year-round temperatures make the city appealing to travelers.

Fun Festivals and Events

Finding cheap things to do in Santa Barbara is easy. The city holds several festivals every year, including the Fiesta, the French Festival, and the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Let Orbitz.com help you book your flights to Santa Barbara and all your other travel needs.

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Hotels in Santa Barbara

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West Beach Inn, a Coast Hotel
West Beach Inn, a Coast Hotel
306 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (139 reviews)

Situated in Santa Barbara, the West Beach Inn is just 10 steps from the beach and 3 blocks from Stearns Wharf and downtown State Street. Santa Barbara Yacht ...

$239

$239
Hadsten House
Hadsten House
1450 Mission Dr, Solvang
3.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (50 reviews)

This boutique hotel is in the Danish village of Solvang within the Santa Ynez Valley wine country featuring over 30 wineries. The beach is 15 miles away and ...

$156

$156
Hotel Milo Santa Barbara
Hotel Milo Santa Barbara
202 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
3.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (236 reviews)

Set amid fragrant gardens and graceful palm trees, Hotel Milo Santa Barbara is across from West Beach, between Stearns Wharf and the harbor, and near State ...

$179

$179
Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara
Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara
1111 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
4.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (129 reviews)

Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara is just across the road from East Beach, and a 5-minute walk from Santa Barbara Zoo. The MTD Waterfront Shuttle can whisk guests ...

$207

$207
Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach
Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach
223 Castillo St, Santa Barbara
3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (56 reviews)

Located in a quiet residential neighborhood, Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach, is just a 5-minute walk from Santa Barbara harbor and the beach. It’s a 10-minute ...

$219

$219
Sideways Inn
Sideways Inn
114 E Highway 246, Buellton
2.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (2 reviews)

Situated in Buellton, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Mendenhall's Museum of Gasoline Pumps & Petroliana, OstrichLand USA, and Mosby Winery. Wildling Museum ...

$65

$65
The Fess Parker Santa Barbara - DoubleTree by Hilton Resort
The Fess Parker Santa Barbara - DoubleTree by Hilton Resort
633 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (106 reviews)

This mission-style resort is on Cabrillo Boulevard across from Chase Palm Park and the beach. State Street, the Santa Barbara Zoo, and Santa Barbara Harbor are ...

$205

$205
Best Western Plus Carpinteria Inn
Best Western Plus Carpinteria Inn
4558 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria
3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (67 reviews)

Convenient to US-101, this Spanish-style hotel is half a mile from Carpinteria's famed beach and close to the Santa Ynez Mountains; Santa Barbara lies within ...

$103

$103
Ramada Santa Barbara
Ramada Santa Barbara
4770 Calle Real, Santa Barbara
2.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (166 reviews)

Just off US-101, this Ramada hotel is 4.5 miles from Santa Barbara Municipal airport, Goleta Beach, and UC Santa Barbara.

$144

$144
Kimpton Goodland
Kimpton Goodland
5650 Calle Real, Goleta
4.0 out of 5.0
2.6 out of 5 (7 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this eco-friendly hotel is 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Santa Barbara Orchid Estate and within 9 mi (15 km) of University of California-Santa ...

$164

$164

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