The cheapest times to fly from HYA to CAE are

  • June 25th to July 29th
  • October 22nd to November 18th
  • December 3rd to March 18th (except the weeks of December 17th, December 24th, February 12th, and March 5th)

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 HYA to CAE is early to mid December. Prices can be as high as $1213 for Sunday flights during late May to early June, or as low as $481 for Wednesday flights around early to mid December.


When to Fly to Columbia

Flying from Hyannis, MA (HYA) to Columbia, SC (CAE) will usually cost between $492 to $954 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid December with an average ticket price of $594. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May to early June, with an average price of $875. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $281 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $657 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HYA to CAE flight.

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

HYA to CAE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HYA to CAE flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Hyannis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.51, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $246 (28%) 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 $605. Return trip prices are from the CAE to HYA 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 HYA to CAE can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 25 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 HYA to CAE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) in Savannah, GA

  • 125 miles (201 km) away from CAE
  • Usually 6.24% less expensive than CAE
  • 1-layover flights available

See HYA to SAV flights

Destination alternative #2: Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) in Charlotte, NC

  • 89 miles (143 km) away from CAE
  • Usually 6.01% less expensive than CAE
  • 1-layover flights available

See HYA to CLT flights

Destination alternative #3: Charleston AFB/International Airport (CHS) in Charleston, SC

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from CAE
  • Usually 5.71% less expensive than CAE
  • 1-layover flights available

See HYA to CHS flights


Flight Hacking HYA to CAE

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 HYA to CAE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (HYA > BOS > CAE)

  • Price for both tickets: $581
  • Average savings: $77 (11.64%)

See HYA to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from HYA to CAE? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Cape Air, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Columbia Metropolitan Airport to Barnstable Municipal-Boardman/Polando Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 796 miles or 1281 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from HYA to CAE?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HYA to CAE flight is about 2 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Hyannis, MA and Columbia, SC?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeHYA
Origination airport nameBarnstable Municipal-Boardman/Polando Field Airport
CityHyannis, MA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeCAE
Destination airport nameColumbia Metropolitan Airport
CityColumbia, SC
Countrythe United States


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