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The cheapest times to fly from CAE to DBQ are

  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 6th to September 30th
  • October 22nd to November 18th
  • December 3rd to March 4th (except the week of December 17th)

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 DBQ is early December. Prices can be as high as $835 for Monday flights during mid December, or as low as $334 for Wednesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Dubuque

Flying from Columbia, SC (CAE) to Dubuque, IA (DBQ) will usually cost between $334 to $678 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $336. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $579. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $243 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $395 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAE to DBQ flight.

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

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CAE to DBQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CAE to DBQ flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Columbia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.31, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DBQ, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into CAE. Mondays 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 $194 (34%) 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 $355. Return trip prices are from the DBQ 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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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CAE to DBQ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 23 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from CAE to DBQ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport (MSN) in Madison, WI

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 19.90% less expensive than DBQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See CAE to MSN flights

Destination alternative #2: General Downing – Peoria International Airport (PIA) in Peoria, IL

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 18.88% less expensive than DBQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See CAE to PIA flights

Destination alternative #3: The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) in Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA

  • 63 miles (101 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 12.55% less expensive than DBQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See CAE to CID flights

Destination alternative #4: General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in Milwaukee, WI

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 17.87% less expensive than DBQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See CAE to MKE flights

Destination alternative #5: Quad City International Airport (MLI) in Moline, IL

  • 67 miles (108 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 7.98% less expensive than DBQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See CAE to MLI flights

Destination alternative #6: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 6.72% less expensive than DBQ
  • Nonstop flights available

See CAE to ORD flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Dubuque Regional Airport to Columbia Metropolitan Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 782 miles or 1259 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAE to DBQ flight is about 2 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Columbia, SC and Dubuque, IA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from CAE to DBQ.

 

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 codeDBQ
Destination airport nameDubuque Regional Airport
CityDubuque, IA
Countrythe United States
Latitude42.4
Longitude-90.7

 

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