The cheapest times to fly from CGH to CMH are

  • January 15th to March 25th (except the weeks of February 19th and March 12th)
  • April 23rd to June 3rd (except the week of April 30th)
  • October 8th to November 18th

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 CGH to CMH is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $2751 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $1345 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Columbus

Flying from Sao Paulo (CGH) to Columbus, OH (CMH) will usually cost between $1346 to $2340 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $1346. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2152. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $806 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1507 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CGH to CMH flight.

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

CGH to CMH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CGH to CMH flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from São Paulo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Columbus, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to São Paulo. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $342 (17%) 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 $1491. Return trip prices are from the CMH to CGH 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 CGH to CMH can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 56 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CGH to CMH

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 CGH to CMH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (CGH > MIA > CMH)

  • Price for both tickets: $895
  • Average savings: $612 (40.61%)

See CGH to LAX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (CGH > LAX > CMH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1088
  • Average savings: $420 (27.84%)

See CGH to MIA flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (CGH > JFK > CMH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1093
  • Average savings: $414 (27.47%)

See CGH to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CGH to CMH? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John Glenn Columbus International Airport to Congonhas Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4976 miles or 8008 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CGH to CMH?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CGH to CMH flight is about 9 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between Sao Paulo and Columbus, OH?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCGH
Origination airport nameCongonhas Airport
CitySao Paulo

Return Airport

Destination codeCMH
Destination airport nameJohn Glenn Columbus International Airport
CityColumbus, OH
Countrythe United States


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