The cheapest times to fly from CAE to STT are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • May 14th to August 12th (except the weeks of May 21st, June 25th, and July 30th)
  • August 27th to September 23rd

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 STT is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1237 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $385 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Saint Thomas

Flying from Columbia, SC (CAE) to Charlotte Amalie, VI (STT) will usually cost between $599 to $953 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $535. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $881. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $346 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $657 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAE to STT flight.

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

CAE to STT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CAE to STT flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Columbia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.28, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $124 (16%) 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 $634. Return trip prices are from the STT 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 STT 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 37 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 STT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (SJU) in San Juan, PR

  • 68 miles (109 km) away from STT
  • Usually 15.53% less expensive than STT
  • 1-layover flights available

See CAE to SJU flights


Flight Hacking CAE to STT

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 STT — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $626
  • Average savings: $32 (4.79%)

See CAE to BOS flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (CAE > MCO > STT)

  • Price for both tickets: $646
  • Average savings: $12 (1.75%)

See CAE to MCO flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (CAE > MIA > STT)

  • Price for both tickets: $646
  • Average savings: $11 (1.67%)

See CAE to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Cape Air, Delta, Seaborne Airlines, Silver Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cyril E King Airport to Columbia Metropolitan Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1467 miles or 2361 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAE to STT flight is about 3 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Columbia, SC and Charlotte Amalie, VI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from CAE to STT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeSTT
Destination airport nameCyril E King Airport
CityCharlotte Amalie, VI
Countrythe United States


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