The cheapest times to fly from SCO to COU are

  • January 15th to February 11th
  • April 2nd to May 6th
  • July 16th to October 21st

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 SCO to COU is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $9607 for Monday flights during mid March, or as low as $1888 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Columbia

Flying from Aktau (SCO) to Columbia, MO (COU) will usually cost between $2051 to $8924 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $5251. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $7519. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2268 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $6706 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCO to COU flight.

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

SCO to COU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCO to COU flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Aktau. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.66, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to COU, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into SCO. Mondays 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 $4051 (48%) 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 $4429. Return trip prices are from the COU to SCO 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 SCO to COU can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 17 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from SCO to COU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: St Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) in St. Louis, MO

  • 100 miles (161 km) away from COU
  • Usually 51.98% less expensive than COU
  • 2-layover flights available

See SCO to STL flights

Destination alternative #2: Kansas City International Airport (MCI) in Kansas City, MO

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from COU
  • Usually 20.77% less expensive than COU
  • 2-layover flights available

See SCO to MCI flights

Destination alternative #3: Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF) in Springfield, MO

  • 126 miles (203 km) away from COU
  • Usually 11.62% less expensive than COU
  • Nonstop flights available

See SCO to SGF flights


Flight Hacking SCO to COU

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 SCO to COU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Beijing (SCO > PEK > COU)

  • Price for both tickets: $1323
  • Average savings: $5383 (80.27%)

See SCO to FRA flights

Hack #2: Frankfurt (SCO > FRA > COU)

  • Price for both tickets: $1452
  • Average savings: $5255 (78.36%)

See SCO to PEK flights

Hack #3: Washington, DC (SCO > DCA > COU)

  • Price for both tickets: $1539
  • Average savings: $5167 (77.05%)

See SCO to DCA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SCO to COU? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Columbia Regional Airport to Shevchenko Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6281 miles or 10108 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SCO to COU?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCO to COU flight is about 12 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Aktau and Columbia, MO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from SCO to COU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SCO
Origination airport name Shevchenko Airport
City Aktau
Country Kazakhstan
Latitude 43.9
Longitude 51.1

Return Airport

Destination code COU
Destination airport name Columbia Regional Airport
City Columbia, MO
Country the United States
Latitude 38.8
Longitude -92.2


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