The cheapest times to fly from STI to CAE are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 16th to July 29th (except the weeks of May 14th, May 21st, and June 25th)

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 STI to CAE is mid July. Prices can be as high as $1174 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $759 for Tuesday flights around mid July.


When to Fly to Columbia

Flying from Santiago (STI) to Columbia, SC (CAE) will usually cost between $759 to $996 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid July with an average ticket price of $759. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1004. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $245 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $783 can be considered a good price for a round-trip STI to CAE flight.

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

STI to CAE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the STI to CAE flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Santiago De Los Caballeros. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.41, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CAE, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into STI. Saturdays 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 $47 (6%) 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 $770. Return trip prices are from the CAE to STI 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 STI 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 3 hour 8 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 STI to CAE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Charleston AFB/International Airport (CHS) in Charleston, SC

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from CAE
  • Usually 33.55% less expensive than CAE
  • 1-layover flights available

See STI to CHS flights

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

  • 89 miles (143 km) away from CAE
  • Usually 32.14% less expensive than CAE
  • 1-layover flights available

See STI to CLT flights

Destination alternative #3: Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) in Greer, SC

  • 91 miles (146 km) away from CAE
  • Usually 20.89% less expensive than CAE
  • 1-layover flights available

See STI to GSP flights


Flight Hacking STI 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 STI to CAE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (STI > MIA > CAE)

  • Price for both tickets: $635
  • Average savings: $148 (18.91%)

See STI to FLL flights

Hack #2: Fort Lauderdale, FL (STI > FLL > CAE)

  • Price for both tickets: $709
  • Average savings: $74 (9.46%)

See STI to MIA flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (STI > BOS > CAE)

  • Price for both tickets: $729
  • Average savings: $54 (6.84%)

See STI to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from STI 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 Cibao International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1194 miles or 1922 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop STI to CAE flight is about 3 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Santiago and Columbia, SC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from STI to CAE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSTI
Origination airport nameCibao International Airport
CountryDominican Republic

Return Airport

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


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