The cheapest times to fly from CAE to SFO are
- January 8th to March 4th
- April 16th to May 6th
- August 6th to November 11th
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 SFO is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1060 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $355 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.
When to Fly to San Francisco
Flying from Columbia, SC (CAE) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $358 to $663 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $382. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $579. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $198 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $407 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAE to SFO flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CAE to SFO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the CAE to SFO 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 $0.11, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday 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 $133 (25%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $390. Return trip prices are from the SFO 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 SFO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 8 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from CAE to SFO? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from San Francisco International Airport to Columbia Metropolitan Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2308 miles or 3714 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from CAE to SFO?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAE to SFO flight is about 5 hour 8 minutes.
How many flights go between Columbia, SC and San Francisco, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 78 available flights from CAE to SFO.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Columbia Metropolitan Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||San Francisco International Airport|
|City||San Francisco, CA|
|Country||the United States|
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