Columbia Council for Internationals (CCFI) is an organization of people in the Columbia area who volunteer their services to provide hospitality at NO COST to students from other countries. The CCFI representative can
- meet you on arrival at the Columbia Airport (CAE) or Greyhound bus station,
- take you to your destination,
- provide you with information about Columbia, if needed.
All CCFI drivers are volunteers. They are happy to meet you at the airport and take you to your destination. Please be certain to contact your assigned driver if your flight plans change so they do not make unnecessary trips.
Also notify the International Student Services office at
Phone 1 (803) 777-7461
Telex 805038 USC INTL CLB
The following taxi services provide transportation from the Columbia Metropolitan Airport. Fees to the USC Campus and nearby apartments and hotels range from $25 - $35. The taxi pick-up area is just outside the terminal - lower level Baggage Claim area.
Apple Jack Taxi 803-422-7588
Available Taxi 803-206-0486
Blue Ribbon Taxi 803-754-8163
Capitol City Cab 803-794-2225
Carolina Taxi 803-822-8294
Checker Yellow Cab 803-799-3311
United Cab 803-900-8518
ARRIVAL ASSISTANCE APPLICATION
© 2015, Columbia Council for Internationals
PO Box 50954
Columbia, South Carolina 29250-0954
TRANSPORTATION IN COLUMBIA, SC
Find out about public transportation in Columbia, when buying a car is not an option. There is information about how to use public transportation and discount buses for going shopping to Walmart and Aldi, going to the movies, going to Charlotte, going to New York, etc.
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If you have submitted an application but have not received a response, please submit your application again. We were experiencing an issue with the online form, which has since been fixed. We would love to help you and apologize for the inconvenience - please apply today! You may apply up to two days prior to arrival.