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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 $35 and $18 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*
DFW Columbus Sep 11 - Sep 13 $88
EWR Columbus Aug 15 - Aug 16 $90
EWR Columbus Aug 15 - Aug 16 $90
ATL Columbus Aug 19 - Aug 22 $97
ORD Columbus Aug 20 - Aug 27 $97
DEN Columbus Aug 17 - Aug 21 $127
PHX Columbus Aug 21 - Aug 23 $128
BOS Columbus Oct 1 - Oct 5 $157
LAX Columbus Oct 8 - Oct 22 $197
FCO Columbus Sep 1 - Sep 29 $754
*Prices include taxes and fees
Origin Destination Travel Dates Flights From*
EWR Columbus Aug 15 - Aug 16 $90
EWR Columbus Aug 15 - Aug 16 $90
DEN Columbus Aug 16 - Aug 18 $144
ATL Columbus Aug 16 - Sep 1 $177
ORD Columbus Aug 14 - Aug 26 $177
DAL Columbus Aug 15 - Aug 22 $206
PHX Columbus Aug 14 - Aug 17 $208
BOS Columbus Aug 14 - Aug 17 $232
LAX Columbus Aug 15 - Aug 16 $236
*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$35
Number of Airlines Serving2
Airlines ServingSpirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, United
Number of Daily Flights2
Airlines with Direct FlightsAmerican Airlines, Southwest Airlines

FAQs about Columbus Flights

Which airlines fly to Columbus?

20 airlines advertise flights to the city of Columbus, making it one of the world's top airline hubs. Most experienced travelers choose to fly with these carriers:

  • American Airlines
  • Alaska Airlines
  • United Airlines
What airport is best to fly into Columbus?

There are two airports servicing Columbus. If you jet into Columbus, OH Airport (CMH-John Glenn Columbus Intl.), you'll be 7 miles (11 kilometers) from the center of the city. The other option is Columbus, OH Airport (LCK-Rickenbacker Intl.), 11 miles (17 kilometers) from the bright lights of the downtown area.

Where to stay in Columbus

Ready to start roaming around in Columbus? The state capital of Ohio has 221 accommodations to lay your head. Choose the best one, drop your suitcase off and then take to the streets of this fantastic destination.

After a big day of exploring, nothing beats returning to a fancy room with all the little extras. The Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square and The Westin Great Southern Columbus are the top upmarket properties to consider in Columbus. If you'd rather spend your hard-earned cash on unforgettable Columbus activities, make a reservation at The Varsity Inn or the Days Inn by Wyndham Columbus Fairgrounds.

Places to visit in Columbus

The Ohio State University and the COSI are some fabulous attractions that all serious sightseers should make time to visit. Plan a route and spend a few hours exploring each one.

Enjoy some inspiration, as well as education, at Columbus Museum of Art, which acquires, safeguards and displays art to keep the local culture thriving. Need some more ideas? Brimming with fascinating displays and collections about the local maritime history, Santa Maria is an attraction that the young and the old will enjoy. And there's more. Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is a place that draws in not only those who love learning about trees and other plants, but also anyone who's seeking a break from the noise of the city.

How to get through airport security fast when traveling to Columbus

Make your journey to Columbus that little bit easier by reading over these helpful tips and pointers:

  • Make sure your travel ID and boarding pass are easy to reach. You'll be required to show them straightaway.
  • It's helpful to know that belts with metal buckles can set off the body scanner's alarms. If you have one on, you may be instructed to place it in a tray before moving on.
  • All laptops must be removed from their cases and placed in a tray before being scanned.
  • Face cream, toothpaste and other toiletry items in liquid, gel 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 resealable bag.
  • Loosen your shoelaces before approaching the body scanner. Depending on the sort of shoes you've got on, security may tell you to take them off.
  • Pack any multi-tools or other dangerous items inside your checked luggage. Security won't allow these in carry-on baggage.

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.