Flights from Chicago to Columbia, United States

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Chicago to Columbia, South Carolina Last modified: Jan 22, 2024 9:21 -05:00

We've scanned 115,678,683 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Columbia, South Carolina. Major Airlines & United frequently offer the best deals to Columbia, South Carolina flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Major Airlines
CHICAE
Sun 2/18
1 stop
CAECHI
Sun 2/25
1 stop
$208
United
CHICAE
Thu 2/22
nonstop
CAECHI
Mon 2/26
nonstop
$239
American
CHICAE
Sat 1/27
nonstop
CAECHI
Sat 2/3
nonstop
$479
Multiple Airlines
CHICAE
Tue 1/23
1 stop
CAECHI
Fri 1/26
1 stop
$598

How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Columbia, South Carolina?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Columbia, South Carolina, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $219.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Columbia, South Carolina?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Chicago to Columbia, South Carolina based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Chicago to Columbia, South Carolina?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Chicago to Columbia, South Carolina.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $489 $473
7-14 days $409 $358
14-21 days $259 $208
21-30 days $299 $238
30-60 days $229 $178
60-90 days $284 $288
90+ days $339 $288

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Columbia, South Carolina

We've examined 231,357,366 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Columbia, South Carolina is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$178$178$208$208$283 $259

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Columbia, South Carolina

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Chicago to Columbia, South Carolina is $279.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Columbia, South Carolina is $318.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Chicago to Columbia, South Carolina.

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Columbia, South Carolina - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 04:15 13:00

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Columbia, South Carolina

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chicago to Columbia, South Carolina. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chicago to Columbia, South Carolina is $156.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Columbia, South Carolina is $277.

Chicago to Columbia, South Carolina Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Columbia, South Carolina?
Answer: The average Chicago to Columbia, South Carolina flight time is 2 hours and 7 minutes.
Question: How far is Columbia, South Carolina from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Columbia, South Carolina is 666 miles (1,071 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Columbia, South Carolina?
Answer: There are 21 direct flights from Chicago to Columbia, South Carolina.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Columbia, South Carolina?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Columbia, South Carolina.

Chicago to Columbia, South Carolina Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago and Columbia, South Carolina. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Columbia, South Carolina