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The cheapest times to fly from MCI to CAE are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • July 9th to July 22nd
  • August 13th to November 18th

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 MCI to CAE is early November. Prices can be as high as $844 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $269 for Tuesday flights around early November.

 

When to Fly to Columbia

Flying from Kansas City, MO (MCI) to Columbia, SC (CAE) will usually cost between $290 to $427 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $308. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $458. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $150 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $331 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCI to CAE flight.

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

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MCI to CAE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCI to CAE flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Kansas City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, which is below 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 $77 (20%) 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 $301. Return trip prices are from the CAE to MCI flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MCI to CAE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 30 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 MCI to CAE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Augusta Regional at Bush Field Airport (AGS) in Augusta, GA

  • 63 miles (101 km) away from CAE
  • Usually 30.03% less expensive than CAE
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCI to AGS flights

Destination alternative #2: Fayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport (FAY) in Fayetteville, NC

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from CAE
  • Usually 26.63% less expensive than CAE
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCI to FAY flights

Destination alternative #3: Hilton Head Airport (HHH) in Hilton Head, SC

  • 121 miles (195 km) away from CAE
  • Usually 3.78% less expensive than CAE
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCI to HHH flights

Destination alternative #4: Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) in Greer, SC

  • 91 miles (146 km) away from CAE
  • Usually 2.87% less expensive than CAE
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCI to GSP flights

Destination alternative #5: Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) in Savannah, GA

  • 125 miles (201 km) away from CAE
  • Usually 2.27% less expensive than CAE
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCI to SAV flights

Destination alternative #6: Florence Regional Airport (FLO) in Florence, SC

  • 82 miles (132 km) away from CAE
  • Usually 1.66% less expensive than CAE
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCI to FLO flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Columbia Metropolitan Airport to Kansas City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 839 miles or 1350 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCI to CAE flight is about 2 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Kansas City, MO and Columbia, SC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from MCI to CAE.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeMCI
Origination airport nameKansas City International Airport
CityKansas City, MO
Countrythe United States
Latitude39.3
Longitude-94.7

Return Airport

Destination codeCAE
Destination airport nameColumbia Metropolitan Airport
CityColumbia, SC
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.9
Longitude-81.1

 

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