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Cheap Flights from Washington to Columbia, SC, United States - WAS to CAE

Popular flights from Washington to Columbia

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
Jul 20, 2016 Jul 26, 2016 $219
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 27, 2016 May 31, 2016 $293
May 28, 2016 May 31, 2016 $293
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 4, 2016 $293
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 16, 2016 $293
Jun 10, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $293

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Washington to Columbia (WAS to CAE)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Washington to Columbia, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $267.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Washington to Columbia (WAS to CAE)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Washington 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 Washington to Columbia

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $621 $253
7-14 days $327 $254
14-21 days $293 $254
21-30 days $293 $299
30-60 days $293 $273
60-90 days $293 $219
90+ days $293 $300

Cheapest Day To Fly from Washington to Columbia

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$273 $254 $219 $254 $253 $293 $323

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Washington to Columbia

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Washington to Columbia.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Washington Columbia American 5/6/16 5/11/16 1 $253
June Washington Columbia American 6/13/16 6/18/16 1 $273
July Washington Columbia American 7/20/16 7/26/16 1 $219
August Washington Columbia American 8/19/16 8/21/16 0 $293
September Washington Columbia American 9/22/16 9/25/16 0 $293
October Washington Columbia American 10/6/16 10/9/16 0 $293
November Washington Columbia American 11/21/16 11/27/16 0 $352
December Washington Columbia American 12/19/16 1/6/17 1 $307

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$621
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$621 $361
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$361 $293
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$293 $327
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$327 $293
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$293

TIPSave $90 by flying into Greenville instead of Columbia from Washington

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Washington to Columbia (WAS to CAE)

Your Washington 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 Washington to Columbia is $356.

The average price for non-stop flights from Washington to Columbia is $293.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Washington to Columbia
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 3 3 3 3 3 0 2 08:33 19:30
United 5 5 4 4 4 3 1 08:15 22:17

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Washington to Columbia (WAS 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 Washington 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 Washington to Columbia is $141.

The average price for round trip flights from Washington to Columbia is $256.

Washington to Columbia Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Washington to Columbia?
Answer: The average Washington to Columbia flight time is an hour and 34 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Washington and Columbia?
Answer: The distance from Washington to Columbia is 400 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Washington to Columbia?
Answer: There are 38 direct flights from Washington to Columbia.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Washington to Columbia?
Answer: United Airlines provides 57% of the non-stop flights between Washington and Columbia.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Washington to Columbia?
Answer: Charlotte, NC

Airlines Flying from Washington to Columbia (WAS to CAE)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Washington 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 Washington to Columbia.

Washington to Columbia
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X
American PHL X X X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Delta DTW / ATL X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Washington 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 Washington - WAS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Washington to Atlanta American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $166
Washington to Charlotte American, United $190
Washington to New York American, JetBlue, United $137
Washington to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $88

Cheap Domestic Flights to Columbia - CAE

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Philadelphia to Columbia American, United $298
Newark to Columbia American, United $184
Baltimore to Columbia American, United $209
Pittsburgh to Columbia American, United $168
Richmond to Columbia American, United $409
Norfolk to Columbia American $386
Harrisburg to Columbia American, United $246
Newport News to Columbia American $407
Charlottesville to Columbia American $395
Lynchburg to Columbia American Check Dates
Roanoke to Columbia American $409
State College to Columbia American, United Check Dates
Philadelphia to Atlanta American, Frontier, Spirit, United $88
Baltimore to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $117
Newark to Atlanta American, Alaska, United $201
Baltimore to Charlotte American, United $190
Philadelphia to Charlotte American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $75
Newark to Charlotte American, Alaska, United $147
Pittsburgh to Atlanta American, Frontier, United $68
Richmond to Atlanta American, United $161
Norfolk to Atlanta American $194
Philadelphia to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $98
Pittsburgh to Charlotte American, Alaska, United $316
Newark to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $179
Philadelphia to Charleston American, United $284
Baltimore to Charleston American, JetBlue, United $235
Cheap Flights from Washington to Columbia, SC, United States, from $219 Round trip from WAS to CAE