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Flights to Richmond in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 11% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price£749Average for round-trip flights in July 2021
Round-trip from£564From London to Richmond Byrd Intl

Cheap flights to Richmond, Virginia in July, August 2021

The best prices found for RIC flights for July, August
16 Aug - 20 Aug
£615pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
16 Aug - 20 Aug
£627pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Virgin Atlantic
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
21 Aug - 28 Aug
£633pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Virgin Atlantic
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Richmond, Virginia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Richmond, Virginia found for this year
6 Sep - 30 Sep
£564pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Finnair
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Finnair
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
6 Sep - 30 Sep
£595pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
6 Sep - 30 Sep
£599pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Last minute flights to Richmond, Virginia

Late deals on return flights to Richmond, Virginia, departing today and this week
1 Aug - 2 Aug
£1,646pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Aug - 2 Aug
£1,722pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Aug - 2 Aug
£1,788pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Richmond right now?

Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Richmond along with the rest of United States. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in Austria, Belgium, China, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, or the United Kingdom (excluding overseas territories outside of Europe), in the past 14 days. Starting on May 28, foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in Brazil in the last 14 days will also be restricted from entering the United States. US citizens and permanent residents who have passed through or have been in any of the above countries in the past 14 days may still enter the United States, but must arrive at one of the following airports: Atlanta (ATL), Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Dallas, (DFW), Detroit (DTW), Honolulu (HNL), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), New York (JFK or EWR), San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA), and Washington (IAD). Family members of US citizens and permanent residents, and certain other limited categories of visa holders (such as UN staff and diplomats) may also enter. Travelers who are allowed to enter the United States but have passed through or have been in any of the countries named above must quarantine for 14 days once they reach their final destination.. If you are looking to book a trip to Richmond and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about travelling during COVID-19.

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Cheapest prices for Richmond flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Richmond found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
£488
February
£534
March
£444
April
£516
May
£504
June
£621
July
£702
August
£615
September
£570
October
£549
November
£569
December
£579
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Richmond is currently March; with July being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Richmond?

Average Richmond Byrd Intl flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
LON - RIC
Price
£444 - £851
RIC
Temperature
11 - 32 °C
RIC
Rainfall
65 - 123 mm
Whilst there are several times of the year to choose from, March is seen as the time to fly to Richmond, however, it is possible to get good deals throughout the year. July tends to be the warmest period in Richmond so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. July is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

When is the best time to book a flight to Richmond?

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Richmond, you should look to book at least 19 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Richmond?

The cheapest flights to Richmond are usually found when departing on a Thursday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Sunday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Richmond?

At the moment, flights in the morning are likely to offer the best value for money for your Richmond trip. A flight in the evening will more often than not be of higher cost.

When to fly

Peak Season:

Richmond sees high tourism traffic during the summer and autumn months. Summers are warm but rain is common, usually cooling off the hot days. Autumn brings changing colours and cool nights. Book flights to Richmond in the spring and avoid the summer travel rush. The weather is comfortable, the colours bold and the air crisp.

Off Season:

Winter is cold and can bring a bitter chill to the area. However, this is also the best time to book cheap flights to Richmond and get discounted hotel rates, as tourism is down and there is not a lot of action in the city.

City overview

It’s said only 250 people lived in Richmond when it became a town in 1742. Clearly, there was something special about this Virginia settlement because today, more than 1 million people call Richmond home. The city’s location to colonial Williamsburg, historic Washington, DC, and the Atlantic coastline make booking a flight to Richmond an easy choice for all types of travellers.

If there’s one thing for certain about Richmond, it’s loaded with history. Richmond was named the capital of Virginia in 1780 and was known as the Capital of the Confederacy during the Civil War. Fly back in time to Richmond’s battlefields, cemeteries, monuments and museums that pay tribute to the Robert E. Lee and Union days. But Richmond isn’t stuck in the past. Boasting an urban nightlife to rival other cities, and offering many modern attractions including chic restaurants, open-air bars and plenty of open green space there’s something for everyone in Richmond.

 

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Richmond climate

Richmond has a pleasant climate with four distinct seasons. Spring arrives in April with mild days and cool nights, and by late May things have warmed up considerably to herald warm summer days. Summer temperatures are comfortable, and the days are dampened by gentle showers of rain. July is the wettest month. Days stay warm to mild through to October, when autumn is marked by nights once again becoming very chilly. December and January are the coldest months. Light snowfalls occur from the end of November, but most snow falls in January. Average yearly snowfall is 36cm.

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Getting around Richmond

You’ll need exact change to ride the Greater Richmond Transit Company’s public buses. The buses run all over Richmond’s metropolitan area every day from 5am to midnight. Between June and September the city also runs a shuttle service connecting the area’s cultural attractions. Orange buses run between Chimborazo Park and the Science Museum of Virginia, and blue line buses run from the science museum to Maymount. Fares are cheap and you can hop on or hop off at any of the attractions along the way. There are plenty of taxis all over the city, with taxi stands found outside the airport, Amtrak and Greyhound terminals and most hotels. It’s easy to navigate the compact city on foot and there are many walking tours offered. You don’t need a car if you’re just staying in town, but if you’d like explore beyond the city limits, renting a car is a good idea. Parking is easy to find in Richmond and traffic is usually easy to manage.

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Richmond?

Booking a flight to Richmond Byrd Intl (RIC) is your only option if you intend on flying to Richmond. It is only a 6.9 mi journey from Byrd Intl to Richmond’s city centre.

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