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The cheapest times to fly from CAE to FSD are

  • January 1st to March 11th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to May 20th (except the week of April 30th)
  • October 22nd to March 11th (except the weeks of November 19th, December 17th, December 24th, and February 12th)

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 FSD is early December. Prices can be as high as $726 for Sunday flights during early to mid June, or as low as $298 for Wednesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Sioux Falls

Flying from Columbia, SC (CAE) to Sioux Falls, SD (FSD) will usually cost between $301 to $598 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 $326. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid June, with an average price of $616. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $290 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $438 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAE to FSD flight.

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

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CAE to FSD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CAE to FSD 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 $0.25, which is below 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 $135 (27%) 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 $356. Return trip prices are from the FSD 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 FSD 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 54 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 FSD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Sioux Gateway/Col. Bud Day Field Airport (SUX) in Sioux City, IA

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from FSD
  • Usually 16.89% less expensive than FSD
  • 1-layover flights available

See CAE to SUX flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CAE to FSD? 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 Joe Foss Field Airport to Columbia Metropolitan Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1070 miles or 1722 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAE to FSD flight is about 2 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Columbia, SC and Sioux Falls, SD?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from CAE to FSD.

 

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 FSD
Destination airport name Joe Foss Field Airport
City Sioux Falls, SD
Country the United States
Latitude 43.6
Longitude -96.7

 

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