The cheapest times to fly from CMH to GUW are

  • early August
  • October 22nd to April 1st (except the weeks of December 17th and January 1st)

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 GUW is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $8063 for Friday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $1416 for Sunday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Atyrau

Flying from Columbus, OH (CMH) to Atyrau (GUW) will usually cost between $1417 to $7961 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $1695. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $4781. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3086 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1712 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CMH to GUW flight.

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

CMH to GUW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CMH to GUW flight is 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 $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to GUW, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into CMH. Fridays 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 $4033 (59%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1688. Return trip prices are from the GUW 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 GUW can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 26 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CMH to GUW

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 GUW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Moscow (CMH > SVO > GUW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1353
  • Average savings: $359 (20.97%)

See CMH to SVO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Astana, Air Canada, American, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5804 miles or 9341 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CMH to GUW flight is about 11 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Columbus, OH and Atyrau?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from CMH to GUW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CMH
Origination airport name John Glenn Columbus International Airport
City Columbus, OH
Country the United States
Latitude 40
Longitude -82.9

Return Airport

Destination code GUW
Destination airport name Atyrau Airport
City Atyrau
Country Kazakhstan
Latitude 47.1
Longitude 51.8


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