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 Thursday or Saturday and return on a Saturday

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 2021: 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
Precipitation
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

Average price

$257

Average for round-trip flights in September 2021

Round-trip from

R156

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 day to fly round-trip from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta?

Departing on a Wednesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 24% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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.

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%.

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 morning. Doing so could potentially save you 6% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Richmond to Atlanta in September, October 2021

The best prices found for RIC to ATL flights for September, October
16 Oct - 18 Oct
$68pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
2 Oct - 4 Oct
$69pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
23 Oct - 24 Oct
$70pp
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 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Atlanta from Richmond found for this year
16 Oct - 18 Oct
$68pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
2 Oct - 4 Oct
$69pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
23 Oct - 24 Oct
$70pp
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
23 Oct - 25 Oct
$133pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
23 Oct - 24 Oct
$153pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
8 Oct - 11 Oct
$173pp
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
2 Oct - 4 Oct
$69pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
1 Oct - 4 Oct
$71pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
27 Sep - 1 Oct
$87pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

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 25 flights from Byrd Intl to Hartsfield-Jackson, all of which are around 1h 35m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 6 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, American Airlines, and Spirit 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.

Are flight prices decreasing from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Richmond, Virginia and Atlanta for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $68, but on average you can expect to pay $85.

Are there nonstop flights from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta is less than $219.

Are there last-minute flights available from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta within the next 7 days for less than $100.

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

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Friday.

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

The Richmond Byrd Intl to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson flight path was viewed by 64 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 3 flights from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 33% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 67% of flight departures

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

A quick flight from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta can take about 10h 42m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $68. Airlines will cover a distance of 483 mi.

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

Currently priced at $68, 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. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 71% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

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

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: Aeromexico (97%), Korean Air (97%), Delta( 95%).

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

The cheapest flight price from Richmond, Virginia to Atlanta is $100. On average you can expect to pay $326. The most popular route, (Richmond Byrd Intl - Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson), can usually be booked for $69.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Atlanta, GA

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 72 hours 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 72 hours 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.
Average temperature for September in Atlanta
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Atlanta
4.8 ″

Airports servicing Richmond

Airports servicing Atlanta

Top 5 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
JetBlue
$92 $198 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$94 $230 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$98 $240 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$114 $245 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$201 $321 No cancel fee N/A

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 60% of RIC to ATL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 34% of RIC to ATL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 4% of RIC to ATL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 2% 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
23 daily flights
Monday
29 daily flights
Tuesday
27 daily flights
Wednesday
25 daily flights
Thursday
25 daily flights
Friday
28 daily flights
Saturday
23 daily flights
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