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Fares from $99 One Way, $186 Round Trip from Chicago to Richmond

Prices starting at $186 for return flights and $99 for one-way flights to Richmond were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Richmond

Origin Airport IATA CodeCHI
Destination Airport IATA CodeRIC
Distance640 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, JAL, Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, SAS, ANA, Air New Zealand, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival7:24PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival2:07AM UTC

Flights Review

Jan 16, 2020

I liked the low number of flyers on the plane.

Jan 13, 2020

Flight attendants where awesome

Dec 20, 2019

Great flights

Nov 30, 2019

The flight attendant (forget his name) located my dropped phone and water bottle. Very nice and courteous.

Nov 26, 2019

Unlike my 12 hour flight on a 777, this flight was one of the best ever. I have long legs and for one of the few times ever, I was comfortable.

Nov 23, 2019

Flight on time and arrived early

Sep 8, 2019

Yes. We hated united They charged me $30 for a teeny bag Please avoid them in the future

May 25, 2019

But lady at gate before boarding was rude n intercom to quiet

Aug 20, 2018

Skip the pretzels and give out peanuts.

Jul 5, 2018

Had a window seat on the initial plane but got changed to aisle seat when the plane was changed. The seat was next to the bathroom. I paid for a seat I did not get. Not sure what the point of getting charged for something I did not get

Finding Flights from Chicago to Richmond

Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Chicago Airport Parking

Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.

Chicago Airport Transportation

There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.

Chicago Airport Restaurants

Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

Flights to Richmond

Finding flights to Richmond is simple with Orbitz.com. Travelers who are looking for discount flights to this city can search the airfare prices of a number of airlines all at once. Richmond International Airport (RIC) serves the city of Richmond, VA and its surrounding areas. Located at 1 Richard E. Byrd Terminal Drive in Richmond, the airport is approximately 10 miles from the downtown area. Travelers can choose from domestic and international flights offered by United Airlines, Delta Airlines, JetBlue Airways, US Airways, Air Canada and more. Orbitz.com can help make it easy to plan your trip through Richmond International Airport.

Airport Transportation Information

RIC offers an array of transportation options to travelers. Individuals can choose from taxis, shuttles, rental cars, hotel vans and buses to get from the airport to their final destinations. The average cost for a taxi ride from RIC to downtown Richmond is around $26.

Weather in Richmond

Weather in Richmond is considered to be mild. It is warm in the summer and cool in the winter months. Visitors should plan to bring sweaters and long pants in the winter and short sleeve shirts along with light jackets in the warmer months.

Major Attractions in Richmond

This city has a variety of major attractions that travelers can enjoy. There are a number of historic sites and museums, family-fun attractions and landmarks, among other things. One of the main family-fun attractions is the King's Dominion theme park. You can make travel planning easy by letting Orbitz.com find flights to Richmond for you.

Flights from Chicago to Richmond - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Richmond?

There most certainly are, which is great news if you're not a massive fan of swapping planes en route. United Airlines and American Airlines fly nonstop from Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Richmond, VA (RIC-Richmond Intl.).

What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Richmond?

Keep that movie marathon for some other time, because the flight from Chicago to Richmond can be as quick as 1 hour and 51 minutes.

What airlines fly from Chicago (and vicinity) to Richmond (and vicinity) most frequently?

Consider booking a ticket with United Airlines (UA), which flies frequently along this route. This airline operates 139 flights each month between Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-OHare Intl.) and Richmond, VA Airport (RIC-Richmond Intl.). If you can't find the right flight there, look into the airfares with American Airlines (AA). This carrier is a fantastic alternative and operates 73 flights between Chicago (and vicinity) and Richmond (and vicinity) each month.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Richmond?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Richmond have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Richmond with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Richmond without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.