The cheapest times to fly from CAE to CHS are
- May 28th to June 17th
- July 9th to October 7th (except the weeks of July 23rd, July 30th, and August 27th)
- October 22nd to November 18th (except the week of October 29th)
- December 3rd to February 11th (except the weeks of 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 CHS is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1207 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $291 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.
When to Fly to Charleston
Flying from Columbia, SC (CAE) to Charleston, SC (CHS) will usually cost between $291 to $514 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $295. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $578. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $282 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $332 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAE to CHS flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CAE to CHS route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the CAE to CHS 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 $2.17, which is above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CHS, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into CAE. 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 $129 (29%) 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 $310. Return trip prices are from the CHS to CAE flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from CAE to CHS 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 9 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from CAE to CHS? 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 Charleston AFB/International Airport to Columbia Metropolitan Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 95 miles or 153 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from CAE to CHS?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAE to CHS flight is about 1 hour 9 minutes.
How many flights go between Columbia, SC and Charleston, SC?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 55 available flights from CAE to CHS.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Columbia Metropolitan Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Charleston AFB/International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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