|Origin Airport IATA Code||RIC|
|Destination Airport IATA Code||SAN|
|Direct Flight Airlines||Southwest Airlines|
|Earliest Flight Arrival||9:30PM UTC|
|Latest Flight Arrival||9:30PM UTC|
Residents of Richmond, Virginia, can fly to San Diego and experience gorgeous sunsets over the Pacific and a number of popular attractions. The city is home to the San Diego Zoo, one of the largest in the United States, and the legendary aircraft carrier USS Midway, now a museum. The flight time is less than five hours. Travelers going to Richmond International Airport (RIC) can use public buses, taxis or executive sedans and limousines. Military personnel can arrange shared-ride service to get to the airport from local bases such as Fort Lee.
For an attraction that has so much to see you could spend days there, visit Balboa Park. Besides the zoo, there are gardens, museums, hiking trails and performing arts venues. A beautiful neighborhood is Coronado Island, home of the luxurious, and supposedly haunted, Hotel del Coronado. The San Diego Convention Center's location, the Gaslamp Quarter, is another popular neighborhood for lodging, dining, shopping and strolling among historic Victorian buildings.
Any time of year is a good time to fly from Richmond to San Diego International Airport (SAN) since the city's idyllic weather consists of year-round daytime highs in the mid-60s to mid-70s. Though rental cars provide the most flexibility for visitors, San Diego has many public transportation options including trolleys, ferries, buses, horse-drawn carriages and even Segway rentals.
As you can't fly direct from Richmond, VA Airport (RIC-Richmond Intl.) to San Diego, CA Airport (SAN-San Diego Intl.) at this point in time, a flight with just one stopover is your best option. American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta Air Lines are all respected airlines that service this route.
Jetting from Richmond, VA Airport (RIC-Richmond Intl.) to San Diego, CA Airport (SAN-San Diego Intl.) takes at least 5 hours and 41 minutes. Enjoy a tipple and get stuck into that book — it's the ideal opportunity to sit back and relax.
The trip from Richmond, VA Airport (RIC-Richmond Intl.) to San Diego, CA Airport (SAN-San Diego Intl.) will take about 6 hours and 57 minutes. A couple of movies, some journaling and a decent snooze will make the time zip by.
You'll have to make one or more stopovers if you're planning to fly from Richmond, VA Airport (RIC-Richmond Intl.) to San Diego, CA Airport (SAN-San Diego Intl.). For now, there aren't any airlines that advertise direct flights on this route.
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