The cheapest times to fly from CAE to LBB are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • May 28th to June 10th
  • July 9th to October 7th (except the week of 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 LBB is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $962 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $422 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Lubbock

Flying from Columbia, SC (CAE) to Lubbock, TX (LBB) will usually cost between $432 to $593 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 $447. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $665. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $218 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $466 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAE to LBB flight.

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

CAE to LBB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CAE to LBB 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 $0.24, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LBB, and Tuesday 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 $65 (13%) 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 $440. Return trip prices are from the LBB 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 LBB can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 7 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CAE to LBB? 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 Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport to Columbia Metropolitan Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1186 miles or 1909 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAE to LBB flight is about 3 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Columbia, SC and Lubbock, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from CAE to LBB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCAE
Origination airport nameColumbia Metropolitan Airport
CityColumbia, SC
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeLBB
Destination airport nameLubbock Preston Smith International Airport
CityLubbock, TX
Countrythe United States


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