The cheapest times to fly from CMH to MGA are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • July 16th to December 9th

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 MGA is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1348 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $475 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Managua

Flying from Columbus, OH (CMH) to Managua (MGA) will usually cost between $493 to $1039 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 $489. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1155. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $666 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $870 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CMH to MGA flight.

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

CMH to MGA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CMH to MGA flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Columbus. 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 fly to MGA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into CMH. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Managua, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Columbus. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $86 (10%) 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 $751. Return trip prices are from the MGA 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 MGA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 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 MGA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Daniel Oduber International Airport (LIR) in Liberia

  • 115 miles (185 km) away from MGA
  • Usually 29.60% less expensive than MGA
  • 1-layover flights available

See CMH to LIR flights


Flight Hacking CMH to MGA

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 MGA — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $675
  • Average savings: $195 (22.41%)

See CMH to MIA flights

Hack #2: Washington, DC (CMH > DCA > MGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $703
  • Average savings: $167 (19.2%)

See CMH to DCA flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (CMH > LAX > MGA)

  • Price for both tickets: $709
  • Average savings: $161 (18.51%)

See CMH to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, Avianca El Salvador, COPA, Delta, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Augusto Cesar Sandino International Airport to John Glenn Columbus International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1935 miles or 3114 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CMH to MGA flight is about 4 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Columbus, OH and Managua?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 47 available flights from CMH to MGA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeMGA
Destination airport nameAugusto Cesar Sandino International Airport


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