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The cheapest times to fly from CAE to ATL are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • April 23rd to June 3rd (except the week of May 7th)
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the weeks of September 10th, September 24th, and October 8th)
  • December 3rd to March 4th (except the weeks of December 10th, December 17th, and December 24th)

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 CAE to ATL is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $546 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $139 for Wednesday flights around late May to early June.

 

When to Fly to Atlanta

Flying from Columbia, SC (CAE) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $149 to $241 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 $163. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $305. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $142 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $179 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAE to ATL flight.

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

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CAE to ATL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CAE to ATL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Columbia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.58, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $51 (25%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $152. Return trip prices are from the ATL to CAE flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CAE to ATL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 20 minutes may be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CAE to ATL? 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 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Columbia Metropolitan Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 191 miles or 307 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CAE to ATL?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAE to ATL flight is about 1 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Columbia, SC and Atlanta, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 40 available flights from CAE to ATL.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeCAE
Origination airport nameColumbia Metropolitan Airport
CityColumbia, SC
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.9
Longitude-81.1

Return Airport

Destination codeATL
Destination airport nameHartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
CityAtlanta, GA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.6
Longitude-84.4

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from CAE to ATL tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 19% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 27% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ATL heading for CAE about 13 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Atlanta, GA is about 7 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 15 minutes late
  • Endeavor: 7 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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