The cheapest times to fly from CAE to BRU are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • April 23rd to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • October 1st to December 16th

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 BRU is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1599 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $885 for Wednesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Brussels

Flying from Columbia, SC (CAE) to Brussels (BRU) will usually cost between $889 to $1456 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $934. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1393. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $459 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1156 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAE to BRU flight.

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

CAE to BRU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CAE to BRU flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Columbia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BRU, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into CAE. Saturdays 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 $140 (11%) 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 $1080. Return trip prices are from the BRU to CAE 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 CAE to BRU can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 40 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CAE to BRU

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from CAE to BRU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (CAE > BOS > BRU)

  • Price for both tickets: $701
  • Average savings: $455 (39.33%)

See CAE to BOS flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (CAE > LGA > BRU)

  • Price for both tickets: $809
  • Average savings: $347 (30.03%)

See CAE to LGA flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (CAE > JFK > BRU)

  • Price for both tickets: $818
  • Average savings: $338 (29.25%)

See CAE to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CAE to BRU? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Brussels National Airport to Columbia Metropolitan Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4266 miles or 6865 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAE to BRU flight is about 8 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Columbia, SC and Brussels?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from CAE to BRU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CAE
Origination airport name Columbia Metropolitan Airport
City Columbia, SC
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -81.1

Return Airport

Destination code BRU
Destination airport name Brussels National Airport
City Brussels
Country Belgium
Latitude 50.9
Longitude 4.5


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