The cheapest times to fly from CMH to CHA are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 23rd to June 17th (except the weeks of April 30th and May 14th)
  • July 23rd to August 19th (except the week of July 30th)
  • September 3rd to September 23rd

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from CMH to CHA is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $427 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $196 for Tuesday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Chattanooga

Flying from Columbus, OH (CMH) to Chattanooga, TN (CHA) will usually cost between $215 to $314 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $219. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $313. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $94 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $234 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CMH to CHA flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CMH to CHA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

CMH to CHA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CMH to CHA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Columbus. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.4, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $53 (19%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $219. Return trip prices are from the CHA to CMH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CMH to CHA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 38 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CMH to CHA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lovell Field Airport to John Glenn Columbus International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 365 miles or 587 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CMH to CHA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CMH to CHA flight is about 1 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Columbus, OH and Chattanooga, TN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 64 available flights from CMH to CHA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CMH
Origination airport name John Glenn Columbus International Airport
City Columbus, OH
Country the United States
Latitude 40
Longitude -82.9

Return Airport

Destination code CHA
Destination airport name Lovell Field Airport
City Chattanooga, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 35
Longitude -85.2


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