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Richmond to Washington DC Flights

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Selected fares from Richmond to Washington DC

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
RIC WAS Tue, Mar 10 - Tue, Mar 17 $265
RIC WAS Fri, Dec 12 - Sat, Jan 10 $337
RIC WAS Fri, Dec 12 - Sat, Jan 10 $420
RIC WAS Fri, Dec 12 - Sat, Jan 10 $548
RIC WAS Fri, Dec 12 - Sat, Jan 10 $660

Richmond and Washington DC airports and terminals

Airports in Richmond VA, US
map of airports in Richmond
  • 1

    Intl (Byrd Field) (RIC)

    Distance from City Center: 6.5 miles

    Carriers for flights from RIC to WAS

    Carriers
    United Airlines
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Airports in Washington DC DC, US
map of airports in Washington DC
  • 1

    Reagan National Airport (DCA)

    Distance from City Center: 3 miles

  • 2

    Dulles Airport (IAD)

    Distance from City Center: 22.3 miles

    Carriers for flights from RIC to IAD

    Carriers
    United Airlines
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Featured Washington DC Airport Hotels

Hotel only $79

Washington Dulles Airport Marriott

3 stars
4.0 / 5 24 reviews

45020 Aviation Map

Rate includes breakfast

Centrally located among Dulles Airport hotels in Northern Virginia, the Washington Dulles Airport Marriott provides easy access to the Dulles Technology Corridor and offers complimentary shuttle... More

Hotel only $94

Crowne Plaza WASHINGTON NATL AIRPORT

4 stars
4.1 / 5 88 reviews

1480 CRYSTAL DRIVE Map

...The Crowne Plaza® Reagan National Airport (DCA) is perfectly located for meetings and events in Crystal City.... No matter what brings you to Arlington, VA, our hotel's services, including free... More

Hotel only $98

Hilton Crystal City at Washington Reagan National Airport

3 stars
3.9 / 5 68 reviews

2399 Jefferson Davis Highway Map

Conveniently located next to Reagan National Airport, the Hilton Crystal City at Washington Reagan National Airport hotel is the perfect base to see the sights of the USA’s capital city.... More

Hotel only $79

Hyatt Regency Crystal City

4 stars
4.2 / 5 473 reviews

2799 Jefferson Davis Hwy Map

Includes breakfast, Wi-Fi, Family Activity Packet

...Airport hotel with free shuttle to Reagan National and rooftop pool.... The Hyatt Regency Crystal City is right next to the Reagan National Airport and is less than five miles from the center of... More

Hotel only $99

Crystal City Marriott at Reagan National Airport

3 stars
4.3 / 5 77 reviews

1999 Jefferson Map

Free Parking plus 2 daily metro passes per day

Discover Arlington and the surrounding area while enjoying the comforts of the Crystal City Marriott at Reagan National Airport.... More

Hotel only $80

Holiday Inn NATIONAL AIRPORT/CRYSTAL CITY

3 stars
3.9 / 5 140 reviews

2650 Jefferson Davis Highway Map

Welcome to the Finest of Arlington, Virginia Hotels Situated near Washington, D.C., the full-service Holiday Inn® National Airport/Crystal City offers superior comfort for both leisure and business... More

December

Lowest roundtrip airfare in December from Richmond to Washington DC

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Dec 12 Richmond (RIC) Washington DC (IAD) jetBlue $303
Earn $3.03
Return Sat, Jan 10 Washington DC (IAD) Richmond (RIC) jetBlue
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Flights to Washington DC

Flying From Richmond International Airport

Researching cheap flights from Richmond, VA, is simple when you use the tools offered by Orbitz.com. The site makes it easy to search for plane tickets from a number of airlines, helping you get a great deal. Located seven miles southeast of the city, the airport offers services to destinations around the US and abroad from a wide range of major airlines:

  • Air Canada
  • AirTran
  • American
  • Bahamasair
  • Delta
  • JetBlue
  • United
  • US Airways

Getting to Richmond International Airport

It is easy to reach the airport from two major Richmond area highways. If traveling on Interstate 64, take exit 197A, and if driving on Interstate 295, use exit 31.

A variety of parking options are available at the airport. Economy parking is a bargain at $7 per day, and it requires riding on a shuttle from the parking lot to the terminal. Daily surface and garage parking is found within walking distance of the building, and this is $12 per day. For the ultimate in convenience, valet parking at $20 per day is available. Off-site parking is also available near the airport at businesses like Park 'N Go.

In addition to driving your own vehicle, the airport can be reached by taxis and limousines. City bus routes 7 and 56 also offer a ride to the airport from downtown Richmond for just $1.50.

Amenities at the Airport

A variety of restaurants offer food service at the airport. Caribou Coffee has locations in concourse A and B and offers breakfast items to complement its beverage offerings. Vito's Market and Sam Adams Celebrates Richmond are two other fine options. If time is an issue, grabbing a snack to bring on board your flight from Hudson News may be worth considering. Fliers using Richmond International Airport can use Orbitz.com to find cheap flights from Richmond to their destinations.

Washington DC Airport

Orbitz.com can help you book cheap flights to Washington DC, which is served by Dulles International Airport. Dulles is located 26 miles from Washington DC, in Chantilly, Virginia. It was the first American airport designed for commercial travel. The airport offers nonstop service to 114 destinations within the United States as well as 37 international locations. Orbitz.com can help you find deals on your air ticket.

Transportation

Dulles airport offers more than 24,000 public parking spaces, with most requiring an hourly fee for use. The airport provides an economy lot as well as valet parking. Visitors picking up passengers can utilize the cell phone waiting area. Dulles International Airport offers a variety of transportation options, including taxis, coaches and shuttles. Rental cars, Metrorail, and Metrobus are also convenient transportation options that are readily available. Taxi fare from the airport to downtown Washington DC costs around $20. A one-way Metrorail fare is $1.70, and a one-way Metrobus fare is $1.60.

Weather

Generally, the weather in Washington DC is mild compared to other East Coast cities. Winter temperatures can dip as low as 24°F, and the area occasionally gets snowstorms. Springtime is mild, with temperatures averaging 60°F. Summer months can get very hot, with average temperatures around 89°F. The fall temperatures often average 54°F.

Dulles Airport Restaurants

Many restaurants are available to passengers at the Dulles International Airport. Five Guys, Harry's Tap Room, Capital Grounds Coffee, California Tortilla, and Vino Volo Wine Room are just a sampling of the dining options. Checking Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Washington DC is your best bet for finding great deals.

Interesting facts about flights from Richmond to Washington DC

    • 3 direct flights are operating from Richmond to Washington DC today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 0h 48m.
    • United Airlines flight 6158 (1:40 AM GMT, Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145) is today's earliest available flight from Richmond to Washington DC.
    • United Airlines flight 3394 (10:19 AM GMT, Embraer RJ145) is today's latest available flight from Richmond to Washington DC.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Richmond to Washington DC (United Airlines flight 6158, Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145) takes 0h 45m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Richmond to Washington DC (United Airlines flight 3394, Embraer RJ145) takes 0h 52m.
    • Flights from Intl (Byrd Field) (RIC) to Dulles Airport (IAD), Reagan National Airport (DCA) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between Richmond and Washington DC

Equipment Carrier
Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145 United Airlines
Canadair Regional Jet 700 United Airlines
De Havilland DHC-8 Dash 8-200 United Airlines
Embraer RJ145 United Airlines