The cheapest times to fly from CMH to BJL are

  • November 5th to June 17th (except the weeks of December 17th, December 24th, March 26th, and June 4th)

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 CMH to BJL is early January. Prices can be as high as $8876 for Sunday flights during mid August, or as low as $1365 for Thursday flights around early January.


When to Fly to Banjul

Flying from Columbus, OH (CMH) to Banjul (BJL) will usually cost between $1371 to $5261 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early January with an average ticket price of $1401. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $5291. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3890 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1476 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CMH to BJL flight.

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

CMH to BJL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CMH to BJL flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Columbus. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BJL, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into CMH. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Banjul, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Columbus. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2237 (57%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1475. Return trip prices are from the BJL to CMH 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 CMH to BJL can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 51 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 CMH to BJL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Blaise Diagne International Airport (DSS) in Dakar Thies

  • 96 miles (154 km) away from BJL
  • Usually 3.12% less expensive than BJL
  • 1-layover flights available

See CMH to DSS flights


Flight Hacking CMH to BJL

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 CMH to BJL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Newark, NJ (CMH > EWR > BJL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1338
  • Average savings: $139 (9.38%)

See CMH to EWR flights

Hack #2: Washington, DC (CMH > IAD > BJL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1338
  • Average savings: $138 (9.35%)

See CMH to IAD flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1378
  • Average savings: $98 (6.64%)

See CMH to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Iberia, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4376 miles or 7042 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CMH to BJL flight is about 8 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between Columbus, OH and Banjul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from CMH to BJL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeBJL
Destination airport nameBanjul International Airport
CountryThe Gambia


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