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How Much Does it Cost To Fly To Columbus?

The cheapest prices found with in the last 7 days for return flights were $79 and $56 for one-way flights to Columbus for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply

Origin Destination Travel Dates Flights From*
ATL Columbus Jun 26 - Jun 29 $116
EWR Columbus Jul 13 - Jul 18 $119
EWR Columbus Jul 13 - Jul 18 $119
LAX Columbus Sep 15 - Sep 21 $149
DEN Columbus Aug 3 - Aug 17 $158
ORD Columbus Sep 8 - Sep 15 $165
DFW Columbus Jul 27 - Aug 5 $174
BOS Columbus Aug 26 - Aug 30 $187
PHX Columbus Aug 26 - Aug 31 $293
*Prices include taxes and fees
Origin Destination Travel Dates Flights From*
DFW Columbus Jun 19 - Jun 23 $160
LAX Columbus Jun 19 - Jul 4 $246
DEN Columbus Jun 20 - Jul 4 $258
EWR Columbus Jun 18 - Jul 4 $259
EWR Columbus Jun 18 - Jul 4 $259
ATL Columbus Jun 20 - Jul 6 $266
ORD Columbus Jun 20 - Jul 4 $266
BOS Columbus Jun 20 - Jul 6 $350
PHX Columbus Jun 20 - Jun 25 $506
*Prices include taxes and fees

Flight Review

Mar 16, 2020

in-flight staff were excellent and very helpful

Mar 14, 2020

Did not pay extra to get assigned seats ahead of time, and although I checked in exactly 24 hours ahead of our flight, my wife and I were not able to be seated next to each other.

Mar 14, 2020

Best take off and landing I have ever experienced on a flight. As smooth as it could’ve possibly been. Amazing experience!

Mar 14, 2020

Seats are not comfortable.

Mar 12, 2020

Baggage charges were excessive

Mar 12, 2020

Planes were on time. Yay!

Mar 11, 2020

Great experience.

Mar 9, 2020

No problems

Mar 8, 2020

Just need more leg room

Mar 7, 2020

Add in bag fees and they are comparable to other airlines

Mar 3, 2020

I was glad to get home. I purchased a Basic Economy roundtrip ticket and was not allowed to get a boarding pass or assigned seat unless I checked a suitcase. For the return flight from IAH to CMH, I tried to check a suitcase so I could go ahead and print my boarding pass. However, the system would not allow me to pay for the bag (Once in the terminal, the kiosk still didn't let me pay for the checked bag. So, thank you.) The plane had several mechanical problems that kept us sitting at the gate at IAH until all work and paperwork were done (1 1/2 hours). I was in Seat 11C, which was a very uncomfortable seat. There was very cold air coming out of the seam between the ceiling and the wall above the window. The man in the window seat was right under the significant flow of cold air. We both put on our jackets but it was a most uncomfortable flight. Turbulence meant that the drink service was interrupted. By the time we arrived at CMH, the first women's restroom was locked. However, everyone was very nice and I really appreciate the ride home.

Feb 27, 2020

Very smooth landing!

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Columbus CMH Flight Information

Traveling toColumbus CMH
Lowest Price$79
Number of Airlines Serving1
Airlines ServingSpirit Airlines
Number of Daily Flights2
Airlines with Direct FlightsAmerican Airlines

FAQs about Columbus Flights

Can I catch a flight to Columbus at the moment?

For the most current and in-depth information regarding passengers on flights bound for Columbus, visit the Covid-19 Travel Advisor. Everything you need to know about current travel restrictions and quarantine requirements is all here in one convenient place.

Which airlines fly to Columbus?

Book your flight with one of the 7 airline companies that travel to Columbus. Seasoned travelers recommend these carriers:

  • American Airlines
  • Southwest Airlines
  • United Airlines
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I change my booking to a later date?

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What airport is best to fly into Columbus?

Chosen your accommodations and flights for your visit to Columbus? Good work. But are they near one another? The city is home to several airports — don't complicate things by touching down at one a lengthy drive from where you're staying. See which of these popular airports fits your travel plans:

  • John Glenn Intl. Airport – 7 mi from downtown
  • Rickenbacker Intl. Airport – 11 mi from downtown
  • The Ohio State University Airport – 9 mi from downtown
Where to stay in Columbus

Ready to start roaming around the sights of Columbus? The state capital of Ohio has 1,311 properties just waiting to be booked. Choose the best one, drop off your bags and then take to the streets of this exceptional destination.

Plush rooms, silky soft sheets and fabulous service are what you'll discover when you book the Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square or The Westin Great Southern Columbus. If you're simply after a cosy space to get some sleep, don't stress! There are options for you too. The Knights Inn-columbus Downtown and The Varsity Inn are some thrifty alternatives.

Places to visit in Columbus

So many things to do and so little time. If you want to experience what the city has to offer, add COSI, and Columbus Museum of Art to your travel program. If you get the chance, try to swing by Ohio State University, and Ohio Stadium as well.

See a play at Ohio Theatre and relax as you see the characters come to life. Want some more options? Make time to attend a play and travel to another world at Palace Theatre. But that's not all. Don't let yourself miss out on enjoying a show or two at Newport Music Hall! Don't forget to secure your tickets in advance.

How to get through airport security fast when traveling to Columbus

Make your trip to Columbus a little easier by reading over these helpful tips and pointers:

  • Security personnel will expect to see your travel ID and boarding pass as part of their checks. Put them in a convenient place, so they're ready for inspection.
  • It's helpful to know that metal belt buckles can set off the body scanner's alarms. If you're wearing one, you may be asked to place it in a tray before continuing.
  • All laptops must be removed from their protective carriers and placed in a tray prior to being X-rayed.
  • Toothpaste, deodorant and other toiletry items in gel, liquid or cream form need to be stored in containers smaller than 3.4 ounces (100 milliliters). They must also fit in a 1-quart (1-liter) clear zip-lock bag.
  • Untie your shoelaces in preparation for entering the body scanner. Depending on the style of shoes you've got on, security may ask you to remove them.
  • Some countries have strict quarantine laws. Consider where you're journeying to and whether or not you're allowed to travel with fruit and meats.

Flights To Columbus

Close your eyes, and imagine a time when horse-drawn carriages galloped through the streets and boats traveled in a hurry toward the shore to unload their wares. Back before cellphone alerts occupied the mind, there was a time when the day was tracked by the sun and a westward mentality inspired great exploration. Today, some American cities pay homage to the times of yore by maintaining relics and appreciating the simple things. Columbus, Ohio, is one such place.

The capital of Ohio is steeped in American history: Its roots trace back to 1812. When you fly into the Port of Columbus International Airport (CMH), you’re just steps away from the city's roots. Throughout the area, there are numerous prehistoric Indian burial mounds; at the Mound City Group National Monument at Chillicothe, 23 unique humps rise up from the ground. Other sites, including the Franklin Park Conservatory and Fort Hayes pay tribute to important parts of local history. The only thing between you and a getaway in the steps of history is booking one of our flights to Columbus.

Transportation from CMH

When your Columbus flight lands on the tarmac, everything from the iconic North Market and juicy burgers of The Thurman Café sing to your soul. Thankfully, you’re never far away from the city’s attractions, thanks to the diverse transportation options. Most hotels close to Port Columbus International offer free airport transfers, and you can purchase a ticket to ride the CMH shuttle bus into the city. The Central Ohio Transit Authority also offers bus services from the airport to the city and surrounding areas, and taxis and limousines are available for hire. Book a rental car when you book Columbus plane tickets, and you can explore Greater Ohio at your leisure. A number of car rental kiosks are also located at the airport arrival terminals.

Hotels Near CMH

You saved big on your Columbus airfare and you deserve to indulge in a stay at one of the best hotels in the city. Book a room or suite at one of these centrally located accommodations, and the city is your oyster:

  • Hyatt Regency Columbus: Staying in the Arena District, all the flavors of the city are within reach of your taste buds. Check out trendy bars and spend your mornings at cheerfully chic cafes. At the end of every day, the plush bedding and upscale amenities of the hotel keep you cozy.
  • Hilton Columbus Downtown: You’re surrounded by art when you stay at the Hilton Columbus Downtown. More than 200 original works adorn the halls here, and the contemporary vibe only adds to the feeling that you’re staying in a private art gallery.
  • The Blackwell Inn and Pfahl Conference Center: The Blackwell prides itself on elegance and sophistication. Enjoy nightly chef specials at the restaurant and sip on cocktails at the evening happy hour. This is the only hotel on the Ohio State University campus, so you’re never far from the Buckeye crowd.
  • Red Roof PLUS+ Columbus Downtown - Convention Center: The redbrick exterior reminds you of a fire house, and the premium rooms are certainly a hot commodity. Huge beds and flat screen TVs make you feel right at home, and all the coveted attractions of downtown Columbus are just a short walk away.

Things to Do in Columbus

It's easy to lose yourself in the gardens of Columbus during your getaway. Take time to explore the Topiary Park where 54 individual topiary sculptures recreate the artwork of Georges Seurat. You can also stretch your legs as you stroll the 88 acres at the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Garden. No matter where you turn, it seems there is something growing in Columbus. Before you leave, stop by the Kelton House Museum, a lovely Victorian home that has been restored to its former glory and houses period furnishings and art.

The only thing between you and the home of the Buckeyes is one of the cheapest flights to Columbus. From the time you land in the capital city until you leave, the spirit of the university and the city’s rich history envelop you. Book flight deals to Columbus on Travelocity today, and before you know it you’ll be exploring the German Village or sitting stage left at the Ohio Theatre.

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.