Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights to Columbia
American Airlines, Qatar Airways and British Airways have waived their change and cancellation fees on flights to Columbia Metropolitan. Confirm policies on booking site.
The cheapest airline ticket to Columbia from the United States in the last 72 hours was $102 one-way, and $178 round-trip on the route from Baltimore to Columbia. The most popular route is from New York to Columbia and the cheapest ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was $192 round-trip.
In general from United States, American Airlines, Brussels Airlines and United Airlines fly the most to Columbia.
Columbia Airport is 6 miles from the center of Columbia. View on Map.
Columbia is served by Columbia Metropolitan Airport, also commonly referred to as Columbia Metropolitan, Metropolitan, or simply Columbia Airport. The airport code is CAE.
After your flight to Columbia, getting to the city center from Columbia Metropolitan Airport is quite easy: a number of hotels in the area offer handy shuttle bus rides and a pickup service to their guests, while independent travelers can opt for a taxi or a ride in a shared ride shuttle, both of which are located at the Arrivals Terminal, near the baggage claim area.
In order to satisfy people passing through its doors, Columbia Metropolitan Airport offers a wide range of services including free Wi-Fi, ATM machines, car rental desks, baby care facilities, a chapel, and mobile charging stations.
Columbia Metropolitan Airport is served by American Airlines, American Eagle, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, United Express, and ViaAir. All these airlines connect Columbia to over a dozen other cities in the United States.
If your stopover in Columbia is a long one, why not get out and explore? Columbia Metropolitan Airport is ideally located to reach downtown Columbia, located only 5 miles northeast. Attractions near the airport that are definitely worth a visit include the Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Gardens (6.3 miles to the northeast), the South Carolina State House (7.6 miles to the northeast), the Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park (6.8 miles to the northeast), and the South Carolina State Museum (6.6 miles to the northeast).
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "After a very long day .. we slept on that last flight ! ❤️"
Pros: "The crew did a mediocre job of keeping us informed as to the delay of takeoff."
Cons: "There was some type of mechanical or electric issue that delayed our flight by 30 minutes or so, which is unwelcome for a flight that late at night."
Pros: "The space we currently have."
Pros: "Crew was friendly and engaging"
Cons: "I wiped down my seat area to clean it. It would be nice to know what Delta is doing as well."
Cons: "They lost my bags. Unacceptable"
Pros: "Crew was very friendly"
Cons: "the seats are horribly squished and uncomfortable. It’s the only thing that makes the flight not excellent"
Pros: "Met expectations; except for treatment of an oversized passanger, which turned out good in the end."
Pros: "It wasn’t delayed 3 hours like the first flight"
Cons: "Departing on time"
Pros: "Delta crew is always great."
Cons: "You need to update ALL of your planes to have charging at EVERY seat, not just the passengers in comfort plus or better. It’s 2019. We ALL have devices."
Pros: "Everything about delta"
Pros: "Efficient, cheerful crew"
Cons: "Stop making seats smaller! The added revenue from 10 squeezed seats is not worth the discomfort it causes."
Pros: "Even though the flight was delayed by a few minutes we still arrived on time."
Pros: "The whole crew was great and very accommodating"
Pros: "Seat comfortable"
Pros: "Great crew and plane arrived on time."
Cons: "No entertainment and no place to charge devices."
Pros: "The crew was wonderful, the flight was on time."
Cons: "But the seats are so tight that we were definitely elbow to elbow and once seated I was unable to access even the purse that was at my feet. There was no entertainment and the tray table was tiny, not even an indentation for a cup!"
Cons: "The seat was very uncomfortable"
Pros: "Smooth flight, on-tome departure"
Cons: "Service in business class left a little more to be desired. I had to ask for food and drinks, because I feel off to sleep in the first round. Came to Gate early, but had to wait for agent to put the jet bridge. Only one person was available."
Cons: "Hassel about getting a visa to Cambodia. Refused to give me a boarding pass for 2nd and 3 rf leg of trip. Korean Air had no problems giving me yhe passes. Otter people had Delta boarding passes shivh they traded for Korran Aiir passes but the got better seats. Food was very good"
Pros: "Great service"
Cons: "No complain"
Pros: "Great service all around. As comfortable as you can get for a domestic flight."
Cons: "Food was pretty good, but not up to their usual high standards"
Pros: "I had the opportunity to send my carry on to the final destination. The flight was overbooked and there was no place to put carry on on the top place."
Cons: "I did not have the chance to choose my seat. I traveled sandwiched by two overweighted guys. I was holding my arms and was literally compressed by the gentlemen. Horrible experience. If I had the chance to choose my seat I would pick the corridor, and had a little less embarrassment and sweating."
Cons: "Delta staff is not too friendly"
Pros: "At least the flight wasn't cancelled?"
Cons: "Five minutes before the scheduled boarding time, it was announced the flight was delayed by 1 hour 25 minutes. I am almost certain this was not weather-related, according to flight trackers. I understand that weather delays are essentially out of airlines' hands. However, if the delay is caused for other reasons like "mechanical issues", or any other errors or miscommunications within the airline itself, then they should be held liable. My time is worth money, so any delays not weather-related should result in a reasonable refund based on the duration of the delay. An apology doesn't placate customers' frustration and inconvenience due to delays."
Cons: "The re route to MSP... Seven hour flight time for a two and half hour flight..."
Pros: "Flights were on time boarding was easy. 2nd crew from ATLANTA was friendly."
Cons: "The foldable snack tray was broken on the flight to ATL."
Pros: "This trip into Merida was amazing from start to finish. Something was lost in translation with my handicap assistance in Atlanta, but the trip was lovely nonetheless."
Pros: "The crew was very nice and attentative."
Cons: "The amount of delays causing us to miss our connection and be stuck in another city for a night before getting to our destination the next day(hopefully)."
Cons: "There was a change in our flight. According to Delta you didn't confirm every leg of our flight and the plane was over booked."
Pros: "There was a threat in the airport which caused the closure of one terminal. It happened to be the one from which this flight was due to depart. The crew was calm and able to get everyone on board with a minimum delay, considering the circumstances. The flight crew made up some time in the air and we were able to land less than 30 minutes after our original ETA. Well done, Delta."
Pros: "Plenty of room, on time"
Pros: "Smooth and easy."
Cons: "Not applicable"
Pros: "Same as above"
Cons: "Same as above"
Cons: "The staff"
Pros: "The captain kept us very informed about what was going on"
Cons: "Only one engine was working"
Pros: "Same as previous"
Cons: "Same as previous"
Pros: "Efficient boarding. Friendly service."
Pros: "On a one hour trip no much to say, understandably no food or bererage service. Got me from here to there quickly. thanks You!"
Cons: "What I didn't like was two idiots behind me that talked loudly for the whole flight and it being a late flight it would have been good to catch a nap. Nothing to do with the flight but really they talked for the whole time they were sitting across the aisle from each other."
Pros: "The leg room and freedom of not having another seat in front of me throughout this flight was great. It made getting comfortable a lot easier."
Cons: "We couldn't hear the overhead announcements at all. Seated right next to the turbine intake on the wing made the amount of ambient noise especially high, so all the in-flight announcements were pretty much unintelligible."
Pros: "Good seat, easy on and off, everything went a little ahead of schedule and smooth"
Pros: "I was able to pick my own flight online easily."
Cons: "Lack of same day, 1 connection, first class seats. Had to fly out the next day because only middle seats left. Frustrating because I paid for first class and had no good choices for my departure day of choice."
Pros: "The crew were AMAZING and made the flight so much better. Boarding was easy. I also love that the pilot acknowledged the Service men and women on our flight."
Cons: "The older plan didn't have some of the perks that I expected from Comfort +... No conformed headrest, no USB plugs... I paid extra for Comfort + and expected some of these things."
Pros: "Great plane"
Pros: "After the extremely long wait to check bags which made us miss the flight, the date crew got us in another flight...it wasn't direct which is what I paid for, but they did get us out, but i missed an interview because of the lack of crew and a missing luggage."
Cons: "Checking a bag, delta did not have enough crew to get everyone thru to their flights. We waited for 80 minutes inline to check a bag. Then we ran to the gate inky to find the gate was closed less than 2 minutes before we arrived. At least 20 others also missed the plane because of the lack of crew and long lines checking bags. It was frustrating, irritating, uncaring crew checking in, and a bit rude. Then on of my checked luggage was lost enroute - which made getting off the flights even later which made me miss a meeting that I was scheduled to be at. All because you didn't have the crew needed to check in."
Cons: "I have a 10 month old infant and I sat next to the motor. I didn't have a chance to move my seat so the poor people next to me had to deal with a screaming infant the whole time. I wish I would have at least had the chance to upgrade but it never gave me and option to pick a seat. I was very unhappy about that."
Pros: "I haven't traveled by air for a number of years, it had gotten to be so crazy at checkin. Well imagine my surprise when I was checked in within five minutes of arriving at the airport. KAYAK took care of everything. All the flights were on time, I received email updates along the way and I am so happy I'm planning my next trip already."
Cons: "Even the babies in the waiting area were quiet on the flight, which leaves nothing for me to complain about at all."
Cons: "Nothing really: standard AA service"
Pros: "Nothing. Crew on all four flights were rude."
Cons: "The flight attendant could have gone and gotten my meds or let me get my meds that I left at the at the gate"
Cons: "Every seat sold. No social distancing. Mask rule not enforced."
Pros: "Flight was super short."
Cons: "Flight attendant stated that phones couldn’t be used for the duration of the flight; even in airplane mode The gate and terminal changed at least 5 separate times before boarding."
Cons: "Ask the ticket agent and flight attendants about changing seats and they weren’t helpful. Also their response was abrasive. Didn’t appreciate it!"
Pros: "Travel is becoming a pain ... what’s new?"
Cons: "Just the way travel has become —loathsome"
Pros: "The crew was great if bored out of their minds with little to do."
Cons: "Could have been on time."
Pros: "Lisa I. was one of the best flight attendants I have ever observed. She enjoys being on the airplane with people who need help, comfort, to complain about anything. She was all over the airplane and refused a tip when I tried to insist she accept it. She said, “I have been doing this for a long time, I am tipped by seeing passengers having a pleasant flight.” I had goosebumps and the two women to my left and right were also impressed by her professionalism. I pray that Lisa is working on my flight home!"
Cons: "Absolutely nothing, even with 30 to 45 MPH winds, the plane was gentle. The passenger next to me was scared. Lisa said to let her know if she needed anything, the woman was fine the whole flight. Lisa came by with extra snacks and she smiled and said she was doing well!"
Cons: "On time departure"
Pros: "Friendly crew, smooth flight and comfortable seats."
Cons: "Be on time"
Cons: "Over booked flight"
Cons: "Not gotten cancelled on August 18 and delayed for 24 hours with no compensation for hotel we had to get. Then would be nice to not get delayed 4 times on today’s flight arriving home at 2 in the morning on a day we HAVE to go to work because we already are in trouble for missing previous day."
Cons: "Larger plane. Had to crouch all the way to my seat. Seat was comfortable enough."
Pros: "New plane"
Cons: "Boarding, no gate changes, no flight delays"
Pros: "WiFi was fast, entertainment was very good."
Cons: "Aesthetically the plane was a disaster. Broken tray table in my exit row seat. Poor updates regarding why flight was delayed. Boarding process was poorly managed by staff, who were more interested in cracking jokes with each other than doing their job. I find that unacceptable, given the situation."
Pros: "Service was American average. Not necessarily a good thing, but it could have been worse."
Cons: "Seats with more leg room required for people over 6' tall."
Pros: "It s american!"
Cons: "When I made the reservation the code indicated that we would be able to purchase food on the flight. When I asked, the flight attendant said, nope, only choice is a pack of two cookies. We were starving on the 3.5 hour flight."
Pros: "Very helpful crew."
Cons: "Too often the video screen I’m given doesn’t charge up and it has to be replaced mid flight. This happened again during this flight when 2 screens didn’t charge and had to be replaced before the movie ended. The crew was helpful, but this problem is annoying."
Cons: "One crew member was rude, another confused. The grey blazer crew member was friendly"
Cons: "Flight was delayed & ultimately cancelled. Replacement flight required going to another airport. That flight too was delayed putting at risk our ability to make the BA flight to Lisbon. Therefore, we took AA flight to JFK and a TAP flight to Lisbon.did not take this flight."
Pros: "Once we boarded in philly"
Cons: "The amount of time on the ground"
Cons: "Delays departing delays connecting delays delays delays. Flight attendants were very pleasant."
Pros: "Great and safe"
Cons: "Lost the flight because of TSA who didn’t care I was missing the flight and gate personnel who didn’t allow me to get on board while the jet was still there. A nightmare and my luggages are still somewhere..."
Pros: "Nothing special"
Cons: "BWI check-in crew is not friendly, not related to Japan Airline."
Pros: "Not at all"
Cons: "I made the reservation without knowing that Americans airlines has a boarding number 9 where you are NOT allowed any carry on. Awful lesson. You are given the worst seat and you cannot store any thing in the overhead compartment. Or there make you pay $60.."
Pros: "Not a thing plans got changed I had back surgery"
Cons: "That my plans got changed"
Pros: "Boarding was fast and smooth. The flight was great, seat was comfortable."
Pros: "The boarding process was quick and efficient."
Cons: "This plane did not feature TV at your seat. Only the overhead TV"
Cons: "For some reason they changed my seat."
Cons: "Inadequate overhead baggage space."
Pros: "Crew and actual flight were great but something was broken on the rear air conditioning unit. It was a full flight and 86F in Dallas and 77F in Columbia. I was seated in rear of the plane very very hot with all the people on the plane. I felt it was difficult to breath once we were on the ground in como. We were at the gate and everyone stood up to get off but the doors remained closed for awhile. It seemed to get even hotter."
Cons: "Crew was great and the flight was smooth."
Pros: "Comfortable and smooth"
Cons: "The cabin was extremely hot, taxi time and time sitting in the plane took way to long. Air flow was extremely limited"
Cons: "Wifi was spotty at best. No charging options"
Cons: "Flight was cancelled and we were never notified!"
Pros: "Puntuality in both fly's"
Cons: "More options with first class food"
Cons: "Plane was delayed due to a mechanical in Charlotte (Old USAir Airbus) then ground stop due to weather after it finally got to Baltimore. Loaded us up and then deplaned us. They brought out water and sodas while we waited. Then reboarded and got into Charlotte about three hours late. Lots of very unhappy people. They passed out 800 numbers to rebook. A lot of people missed connections."
Pros: "I didn't fly through Charlotte on my way home. I went through Philadelphia which was shorter."
Pros: "Everything was perfect."
Pros: "The flight was cancelled and they refused to pay for my hotel and food. They finally paid for the hotel but not food."
Pros: "Ended up leaving earlier than scheduled."
Cons: "American Airlines holding open seats until right before the flight leaves."
Pros: "Flight was fine"
Cons: "Gate in Miami wasn't ready and we sat for 45 minutes until they opened a gate for us to deplane. Ridiculous."
Cons: "Everything. My booking confirmation was with United Airlines only to get to the airport to find that they had subcontracted the flight to a budget airline. Eurowings. The food very substandard. If you were on a basic ticket, you were only entitled to water and no food. So people are travelling on long haul flights without being offered anything as standard. Passengers on these tickets were not aware that they would not be served.any food which is probably unethical. They offer to sell you food if on a basic ticket"
Pros: "Great job."
Cons: "Significant delay-no weather issues, didn't make sense."
Cons: "No drink service And no free tv"
Pros: "Smooth boarding process."
Cons: "The WiFi wasn’t working."
Cons: "I was in business class and was terrible The airplane too old , so expensive for that? Can’t believe it..."
Pros: "Staff was on point!!! Awesome"
Pros: "Service, food quality, profwssionalizem"
Cons: "Equipment. Very old. Seating inconvenient cand cramp."
Pros: "Ontime and excellent service. No complaints at all."
Pros: "The plane window seat"
Cons: "The sit isn't recliner"
Pros: "Free food and drinks"
Pros: "The two people that helped."
Cons: "That United had NO remorse for our inconvenience and offered NO compensations."
Pros: "Movie selection!"
Pros: "Boarding efficient and latest films available. Price excellent."
Cons: "Food ."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Never happened"
Pros: "The landing was perfect"
Pros: "Fast loading and effect attendant"
Pros: "Staff were lovely"
Cons: "Food was Terrible, couldn't eat the veg option and the TVs kept freezing"
Pros: "Everything !"
Cons: "The wi fi should be free of charge"
Cons: "Cancelled and rebooked on a different airline with a long layover."
Cons: "Everything was fine"
Cons: "Very stressful experience at counter check in. Airline representative didn't know the difference between the expiry date of a visa and that of my passport.. he just ran away with the passport to check and didn't get convinced and it took him long to return, with me just waiting and knowing nothing about where he went. Only the passport needs to be valid for three months after returning from the trip. Not the visa. He should know that. I got my boarding pass at the end, and he didn't apologize for the inconvenience or anything."
Cons: "Delayed, No food"
Pros: "Staff excellent"
Cons: "Everything else, space restrictive"
Pros: "Dependable, fast, clean"
Cons: "Plane was not up to par with other current planes. Pricing was high for not having more leg space, TV's which should be a standard by now, and free liquor/wine on international flights! United is truly a disappointment and I may not be flying with them anymore if I had a choice"
Cons: "The inside of the plane felt 50 years old. Completely uncomfortable."
Cons: "Free wifi access"
Cons: "Ride was quite bumpy Couldn't get an aisle seat."
Pros: "United the worst.never again"
Pros: "The plane had tvs on the back of each seat"
Pros: "I was able to bring on my musical instruments."
Cons: "Coach was very tight"
Cons: "My seat was changed right at the boarding! Even I just checked in on line the night before!"
Cons: "all the attention"
Pros: "No issues. Quick and painless."
Pros: "Even though there was a delay. The trip was.Great."
Pros: "On time Smooth ride Actually slept"
Pros: "Tight seating funky food"
Pros: "Everything it's perfect"
Airlines flying to Columbia have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights to Columbia
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights to Columbia
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights to Columbia
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights to Columbia
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights to Columbia