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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Columbia, SC, United States - CHI to CAE Last modified: May 28, 2016 12:55 PM

Popular flights from Chicago to Columbia Last modified: May 28, 2016 12:55 PM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 4, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 $339
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 4, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 $325

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Chicago to Columbia (CHI to CAE)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Columbia, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $379.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Chicago to Columbia (CHI to CAE)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Chicago to Columbia based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Chicago to Columbia

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Chicago to Columbia should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $894 $902
7-14 days $731 $615
14-21 days $553 $561
21-30 days $499 $513
30-60 days $469 $477
60-90 days $397 $411
90+ days $325 $333

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Columbia

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Chicago to Columbia.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$356 $341 $387 $397 $397 $385 $387

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Chicago to Columbia

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Chicago to Columbia.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$499
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$499
TIPSave $579 by flying into Raleigh - Durham instead of Columbia from Chicago

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Chicago to Columbia (CHI to CAE)

Your Chicago to Columbia flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Chicago to Columbia is $404.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Columbia is $499.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Chicago to Columbia.

Nonstop Flight Details from Chicago to Columbia
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 14:00 18:15

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Chicago to Columbia (CHI to CAE)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chicago to Columbia. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chicago to Columbia is $224.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Columbia is $404.

Chicago to Columbia Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Chicago to Columbia?
Answer: The average Chicago to Columbia flight time is 2 hours and 11 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Chicago and Columbia?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Columbia is 665 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Columbia?
Answer: There are 13 direct flights from Chicago to Columbia.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chicago to Columbia?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Columbia.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Columbia?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Columbia (CHI to CAE) Number of flights searched: 89Last modified: May 28, 2016 12:55 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Chicago to Columbia with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Chicago to Columbia.

Chicago to Columbia
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DCA X X X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Delta CVG / ATL X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United IAD X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Chicago and Columbia, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $81
Chicago to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $99
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $137
Chicago to Charlotte American, Frontier, United $87
Chicago to Washington American, Alaska, Frontier, United $98
Chicago to Miami American, Alaska, Frontier, United $119
Chicago to Myrtle Beach American, Spirit, United $153
Chicago to Charleston American, United $257
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $118
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $183
Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $119
Chicago to Raleigh - Durham American, Frontier, United $97
Chicago to Tampa American, Alaska, Spirit, United $154
Chicago to Greenville American, United $255
Chicago to Augusta American $283

Cheap Domestic Flights to Columbia - CAE

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Milwaukee to Columbia American, United $272
Indianapolis to Columbia American, United $264
Grand Rapids to Columbia American, United $369
Madison to Columbia American, United $538
Green Bay to Columbia American, United $444
Lansing to Columbia American, United $522
Toledo to Columbia American Check Dates
Moline to Columbia American, United $550
Ft Wayne to Columbia American, United $352
Appleton to Columbia United $609
Peoria to Columbia American, United $498
South Bend to Columbia United $696
Bloomington - Normal to Columbia American Check Dates
Indianapolis to Atlanta American, Frontier, United $88
Milwaukee to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $93
Cheap Flights from Chicago to Columbia, SC, United States, from $325 Round trip from CHI to CAE