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Traveling to Richmond, Virginia

If you are looking for flights to Richmond, check to find low fares today. can check many airlines and flight combinations so you can book the best rates. Richmond is the capital of Virginia, and its historic places, museums and beautiful James River draw many tourists each year.

Airports and Transportation in Richmond

Richmond International Airport is located at 1 Richard E. Byrd Terminal Drive, in nearby Sandston, about 5 miles from the downtown area. It is the busiest area in central Virginia, serving over three million passengers each year. Eight airlines offer domestic and international service, including Delta, JetBlue and US Airways.

The easiest way to get around Richmond is by car. Nine car-rental companies are available at the airport, including Avis and Hertz, and Orbitz can help you find the best rates. You can also check with your hotel to see if they provide shuttles from the airport. Metered taxis are available. A taxi trip to the downtown area will cost you around $20. Richmond also has a bus system, with a fare of $1.5-$2.

Weather and Major Attractions

Richmond has hot, humid summers and mild winters. The summers have highs averaging in the 80s and 90s, while winter highs average in the 40s. Precipitation occurs throughout the year, with winters having light snow. If you are visiting in the summer, make sure you bring light clothing; if you are visiting in the winter, bring a coat.

Richmond is home to several historic landmarks. Monument Avenue contains many statues to Confederate heroes. The White House of the Confederacy, located at E. Clay and 12th Street, is open to the public and offers guided tours. The State Capitol on Bank Street was designed by Thomas Jefferson and was the home to the Confederate States Congress. The Hollywood Cemetery is the final resting place of several presidents and historical figures. The James River offers swimming and parks for a day outside.

Plan a Trip to Richmond can make planning your trip to Richmond easy. You can find the best rates on hotels and car rentals at this site. The historic sights and fun activities that Richmond has to offer make this a perfect destination for your family vacation. If you are looking for flights to Richmond, check today.

Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Richmond?
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If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
Visit our helpful Customer Service Portal for important information relating to COVID-19 and flight changes or cancellations. Also, look up your selected airline’s terms and conditions so you know what to expect.
Which airlines fly to Richmond?
Search for a flight that suits your budget among the 20 airlines that operate out of Richmond Intl. Airport (RIC). The easiest way to save some money on ticket fares is to book early. Take a look at these reputable domestic air carriers and lock in a fantastic deal today:

  • American Airlines - 286 flights to Richmond per month
  • United Airlines - 274 flights to Richmond per month
  • Delta - 227 flights to Richmond per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Richmond?
Richmond Intl. Airport (RIC) is the gateway to the city, so your only tough decision will be the aisle seat or the window seat. The center of Richmond is around 6 miles away and where many travelers begin their adventure.
How much is a flight to Richmond?
Last week, prices hovered between $48 and $140 for a round-trip flight to Richmond. One-way flights originating from Orlando (MCO) sank as low as $24 over the same time period.
How to book the cheapest flight to Richmond?
With some of the most amazing flight deals around, you can jet for less with Orbitz. The following suggestions will help you snap up cheap flights to Richmond — and leave you with more money in your pocket:

  • Consider departing from or arriving at nearby airports for a cheaper fare. Enter your preferred departure and arrival points in the form fields, then choose the ‘Nearby airports’ function below. It will show you any available options.
  • If your travel plans aren’t set in concrete, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ link to browse flight deals for multiple departure dates. If you find a better fare, book it.
  • Select ‘Show options’ to refine your search results. You can pick your preferred seating class and airline here. Under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left, you can even specify whether you’d like to fly in the morning, afternoon or evening.
  • Book your airfare as soon as you’ve worked out your travel dates. While you can get lucky once in a while, airline tickets rarely get cheaper as your date of departure gets closer.
  • Save more on your vacation by bundling your hotel, flights and car rentals into one handy package. Your wallet will thank you for it.
  • Flying during busier seasons means steep airfares. Try to plan your trip outside of popular periods, such as school breaks, Thanksgiving and Easter.

How long is a flight to Richmond?
Where you’re jetting out of and whether you have a stopover will determine the time you spend in the air. However, these three top routes to Richmond will give you an idea:

  • Atlanta, GA (ATL-Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Intl.) to Richmond Intl. Airport (RIC) - 1 hour and 33 minutes
  • Charlotte, NC (CLT-Charlotte-Douglas Intl.) to Richmond Intl. Airport (RIC) - 1 hour and 12 minutes
  • New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia) to Richmond Intl. Airport (RIC) - 1 hour and 32 minutes

What is the best time to book a flight to Richmond?
Book in January, February or August for the best flight prices to Richmond. Once you’ve found a bargain, snap it up — cheap flights are known to emerge and disappear in the click of a mouse.
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Richmond?
Typically, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays are the cheapest days of the week to book flights to Richmond. If you’re looking for unbeatable airfares, search across those days and you’re likely to catch a great flight deal.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Richmond?
Think about going early in the week if you want to get cheap flights to Richmond. Orbitz data from 2020 shows Monday is generally the most affordable day to fly out, followed by Tuesday. Saturday was found to have the most expensive ticket fares. This is probably because most passengers choose to begin their escape at the end of the week.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Richmond?
If you have some wiggle room with your travel dates, consider leaving during August. Orbitz data shows that this is generally the best month to travel if you’re after cheap flights to Richmond. As you would imagine, fares climb in the busy month of June and flights sell out fast.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
When searching for flights on Orbitz, select “Filter by flexible change policies.” This filter will quickly find all the carriers offering free cancellation and no change fees. That means you can relax knowing that if things unexpectedly change, your flight can too.
What do I need for the flight to Richmond?
The secret to a comfortable and stress-free flight is being well prepared. Listed below are some of our top tips that’ll help get you ready for your journey:

  • Whether you print it out or use an electronic one, you’ll need your boarding pass to get on to the plane. You’ll also need some type of government-issued ID. If you’re flying internationally, make sure your passport is valid and you’ve checked visa requirements.
  • To keep you busy on the short trip to Richmond, download some new music or stock up the podcast library on your smartphone. Food can also be a tasty distraction while in the air, so pack some snacks.
  • Even if you’re traveling when it’s hot and sticky outside, bring a hoodie or sweater on board with you. Airplane cabins can get quite chilly!

How many direct flights are there to Richmond?
Your thrilling adventure is just one easy plane ride away, with 175 direct flights to Richmond every month. Search for your flight with Orbitz and snap up a rewarding deal with American Airlines, Delta Air Lines or United Airlines. Other leading carriers that provide nonstop services include Southwest Airlines, JetBlue Airways and Breeze Airways.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Richmond?
There are ways of booking business or first-class airfares to Richmond that won’t burn through your savings. Claim a seat in the pointy end of the plane for less with these practical tips:

  • Flexibility is important. By being open to a variety of travel dates, you’ll have better odds of landing a deal on your airfares.
  • A lot of budget carriers nowadays have quality business-class seating that doesn’t cost a bundle.
  • Bid for an upgrade. Some carriers hold online auctions that let you put down a price for a seat at the front of the plane. You can also try upgrading with points earned through a loyalty scheme.

How to get into Richmond from the airport?
Driving is a good option. Payless, Thrifty Car Rental and Dollar are three car rental branches located at Richmond Intl. Airport (RIC). Once you’ve collected a Richmond Intl. Airport (RIC) car rental, you can head straight from RIC airport into downtown Richmond, approximately 6 miles to the west. Alternatively, if you’re planning to book some wheels from the city center, have a look through our Richmond car rentals.
What is the best time to go to Richmond?
Richmond is an awesome year-round vacation destination, but the most popular months to visit are . If you prefer warm weather, visit in summer. Like most destinations in the Northern Hemisphere, the summer season begins June 20. Temperatures generally drift between 70undefined and 90undefined during the daytime.
Travel tips for Richmond

  • Lace up your most comfortable kicks and explore this bustling city on foot. There are lots of big-name attractions you shouldn’t miss, such as Greater Richmond Convention Center and Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
  • You’ll discover fun day trip adventures a short commute from Richmond’s center. Tour Richmond Raceway first and then make tracks to Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden.
  • Eager to venture to some of Virginia’s other cities? Pick up a car rental and head in the direction of Newport News or Leesburg — or both! With your own vehicle, exploring those harder-to-find destinations will also be easy.

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