Cheap flights from Richmond to Atlanta (RIC - ATL)

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The best prices from Richmond Byrd Intl to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson are usually found in August or July, booked 33 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Richmond (RIC) to Atlanta (ATL)

All the information you need to plan the best RIC to ATL flight in 2022: compare Richmond to Atlanta flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Atlanta.
RIC - ATL
Price
$156 - $287
ATL
Temperature
42.8 - 80.6 °F
ATL
Rainfall
3.4 - 5.3 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 35% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$156

From Richmond Byrd Intl to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

One-way from

$129

One-way flight from Richmond Byrd Intl to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Atlanta from Richmond, Virginia average $240. You can even find prices in August for less than $240, as users have found deals to Atlanta from as low as $96. The month of November appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Atlanta from Richmond, Virginia. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 19%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta?

To save on the cost of your flight from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta, book at least 31 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 68% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $325 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $422.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta (RIC - ATL)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 18% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 40% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

Cheap flights from Richmond to Atlanta in May, June 2022

The best prices found for RIC to ATL flights for May, June
7 Jun - 8 Jun
$168pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
18 May - 24 May
$172pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
1 Jun - 6 Jun
$179pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Richmond Byrd Intl to Atlanta 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Atlanta from Richmond found for this year
7 Jun - 8 Jun
$168pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
18 May - 24 May
$172pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
10 Sep - 14 Sep
$173pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Non-stop flights to Atlanta from Richmond

Save time with Richmond to Atlanta direct flight deals
17 Jun - 19 Jun
$218pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
3 Jun - 25 Jun
$229pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
10 Jun - 12 Jun
$238pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Last minute flights from Richmond to Atlanta

Late deals on round-trip flights to Atlanta from Richmond, departing today and this week
24 May - 28 May
$195pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
24 May - 25 May
$205pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
26 May - 2 Jun
$211pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

One-way flights to Hartsfield-Jackson from Richmond

The cheapest one-way flights from Richmond to Atlanta
1:15 pm - 7:28 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
6h 13m
RIC - ATL
Multiple Airlines
$129
Kiwi.com
6:50 am - 4:09 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
21h 19m
RIC - ATL
Spirit Airlines
$156
Gotogate
10:54 am - 7:59 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
9h 05m
RIC - ATL
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Richmond to Atlanta

What airports do I use to fly from Richmond to Atlanta?

Booking a flight from Richmond Byrd Intl (RIC) to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL) is your only option if you wish to fly from Richmond to Atlanta. On a typical day, there are 24 flights from Byrd Intl to Hartsfield-Jackson, all of which are around 1h 29m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 9 airlines when you book a flight from Byrd Intl to Atlanta.

Which airlines flying from Richmond Byrd Intl to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Richmond Byrd Intl to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Delta, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Delta with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $168, but on average you can expect to pay $197.

Are there nonstop flights from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta is less than $264.

Are there last-minute flights available from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta flight route?

The Richmond Byrd Intl to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson flight path was viewed by 20 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta on average per day?

Travelers can expect 26 flights from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 19% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 73% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 8% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta?

A quick flight from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta can take about 1h 29m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $168. Airlines will cover a distance of 483 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta round-trip?

Currently priced at $168, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Delta and American Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $218 and $233, respectively. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 29% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $77. However, be on the lookout for offers from American Airlines and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta for a low price.

What are the cheapest flights from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta?

The cheapest flight price from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta is $32. On average you can expect to pay $379. The most popular route, (Richmond Byrd Intl - Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson), can usually be booked for $195.

What are the most reliable airlines from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta?

Before booking your flight to Atlanta from Richmond, Virginia, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Korean Air (96%), Aeromexico (94%), Air France( 93%).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta?

Consider American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or JetBlue when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta.

What airports serve Atlanta from Richmond?

Going from Richmond to Atlanta will require you to go from the Richmond International Airport, also known as Byrd International (RIC), as that is the only available airport in Richmond that will take you domestic or abroad. There are numerous flights that fly from Richmond to Atlanta every day and you will have an array to choose from. When you arrive in Atlanta, you will be arriving at the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport (ATL), which is Atlanta’s international airport. These flights, on average, will not take you long as it is a domestic flight and will run you about 1h and 45min.

What airlines fly directly from Richmond to Atlanta?

As this is a domestic flight, there are only a couple airlines that will fly directly from Richmond to Atlanta. These airlines are Delta and American Airlines. Although Delta and American Airlines are the only airlines that fly from Richmond to Atlanta, there are many times during the day that you may choose to take. Some options are in the morning from 8:40 AM EST and other options are in the afternoon starting at 1:50 PM EST to 8:30 PM EST. When taking Delta, you’ll be flying direct as Delta only offers direct flights from Richmond to Atlanta. When taking American Airlines, there will be one stop. Although there is a stop with American Airlines, you will find that the prices are very similar for both. However, the flight time for a direct flight is half of that of the flight with a layover.

What are the layover options between Richmond and Atlanta?

Because of the domestic nature of this journey, you have only one option when having a layover. That one option is with American Airlines. If you are taking this flight, you will have a layover in the Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, North Carolina. The difference in journey times for a direct and an indirect flight are significant. If you are taking a direct flight with Delta, the journey will be about 1h and 45min long. However, if you are taking an indirect flight with American Airlines, that journey can nearly double to 3h and 56min long. It is important to take this into consideration and decide whether a direct or an indirect flight is beneficial before booking.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Richmond to Atlanta?

Due to this flight being a flight within the United States, you will not need a visa to fly, however keeping a passport will be beneficial as security may ask you to produce it.

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Atlanta from Richmond?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson within the United States

Most visitors from Richmond Byrd Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Richmond Byrd Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Richmond Byrd Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

Do I need a test to fly back to Richmond from Atlanta?

Returning to Richmond Byrd Intl from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Richmond Byrd Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson are not required to quarantine after entering Richmond Byrd Intl.

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Destination information for Atlanta

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Richmond to Atlanta.
Flight duration from RIC to ATL
1h 33m
Average temperature for May in Atlanta
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Atlanta
3.5 ″

Airports servicing Richmond

Airports servicing Atlanta

Top 6 airlines flying from Richmond Byrd Intl to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Richmond to Atlanta choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Juneyao Airlines
$9 $21 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Spirit Airlines
$56 $140 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$82 $210 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$104 $177 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$127 $252 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$177 $396 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Richmond to Atlanta

See what time of day planes typically take off from Richmond towards Atlanta.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 40% of RIC to ATL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 39% of RIC to ATL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 21% of RIC to ATL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of RIC to ATL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Richmond to Atlanta
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Richmond to Atlanta.
Sunday
27 daily flights
Monday
33 daily flights
Tuesday
24 daily flights
Wednesday
29 daily flights
Thursday
26 daily flights
Friday
26 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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