The cheapest times to fly from CMH to LYH are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the week of October 1st)
  • December 3rd to March 4th (except the weeks of December 10th, December 17th, December 24th, and February 12th)

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 LYH is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $892 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $189 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Lynchburg

Flying from Columbus, OH (CMH) to Lynchburg, VA (LYH) will usually cost between $196 to $473 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $218. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $525. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $307 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $240 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CMH to LYH flight.

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

CMH to LYH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CMH to LYH flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Columbus. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.55, which is above 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 $128 (36%) 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 $224. Return trip prices are from the LYH 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 LYH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 28 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 LYH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) in Raleigh/Durham, NC

  • 103 miles (166 km) away from LYH
  • Usually 35.42% less expensive than LYH
  • Nonstop flights available

See CMH to RDU flights

Destination alternative #2: Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) in Greensboro/High Point, NC

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from LYH
  • Usually 33.13% less expensive than LYH
  • 1-layover flights available

See CMH to GSO flights

Destination alternative #3: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington, DC

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from LYH
  • Usually 5.42% less expensive than LYH
  • Nonstop flights available

See CMH to IAD flights

Destination alternative #4: Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO) in Charlottesville, VA

  • 70 miles (113 km) away from LYH
  • Usually 0.42% less expensive than LYH
  • 1-layover flights available

See CMH to CHO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: American, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lynchburg Regional/Preston Glenn Field Airport to John Glenn Columbus International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 271 miles or 436 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CMH to LYH flight is about 1 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Columbus, OH and Lynchburg, VA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 70 available flights from CMH to LYH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeLYH
Destination airport nameLynchburg Regional/Preston Glenn Field Airport
CityLynchburg, VA
Countrythe United States


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