The cheapest times to fly from CAE to KEF are

  • April 2nd to October 21st (except the weeks of June 11th, June 25th, and July 30th)

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 KEF is early September. Prices can be as high as $6081 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $582 for Monday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Reykjavík

Flying from Columbia, SC (CAE) to Keflavik/Reykjavik (KEF) will usually cost between $592 to $2155 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $590. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2660. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2070 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $862 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAE to KEF flight.

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

CAE to KEF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CAE to KEF flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly 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

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $559 (32%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $890. Return trip prices are from the KEF 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 KEF can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 44 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CAE to KEF

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 KEF — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $633
  • Average savings: $229 (26.57%)

See CAE to BOS flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (CAE > JFK > KEF)

  • Price for both tickets: $722
  • Average savings: $141 (16.3%)

See CAE to JFK flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (CAE > EWR > KEF)

  • Price for both tickets: $735
  • Average savings: $127 (14.73%)

See CAE to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Icelandair, KLM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Keflavik International Airport to Columbia Metropolitan Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3193 miles or 5139 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAE to KEF flight is about 6 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Columbia, SC and Keflavik/Reykjavik?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from CAE to KEF.


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 KEF
Destination airport name Keflavik International Airport
City Keflavik/Reykjavik
Country Iceland
Latitude 64
Longitude -22.6


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