Cheap flights from Richmond to Atlanta (RIC - ATL)

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The best prices from Richmond to Atlanta 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
57.2 - 89.6 °F
ATL
Rainfall
3 - 5.1 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 to Atlanta

One-way from

$88

One-way flight from Richmond to Atlanta

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 to Atlanta?

Travelers have found that booking a Wednesday departure is the best way to save up to 24% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 20 days in advance, which can save you up to 28% on flights from Richmond to Atlanta compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 20 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $164. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $224.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Richmond to Atlanta?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Atlanta. Flights to Atlanta from Richmond in April are about $175 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $42.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Richmond to Atlanta is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 6% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Richmond to Atlanta in May, June 2021

The best prices found for RIC to ATL flights for May, June
22 May - 26 May
$130pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
20 May - 22 May
$132pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
9 Jun - 13 Jun
$137pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Richmond to Atlanta 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Atlanta from Richmond found for this year
22 May - 26 May
$130pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
20 May - 22 May
$132pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
17 Aug - 19 Aug
$133pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Non-stop flights to Atlanta from Richmond

Save time with Richmond to Atlanta direct flight deals
17 Aug - 19 Aug
$133pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
23 Sep - 26 Sep
$153pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
25 May - 3 Jun
$170pp
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
14 May - 19 May
$139pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
12 May - 19 May
$167pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
13 May - 18 May
$170pp
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 Atlanta from Richmond

The cheapest one-way flights from Richmond to Atlanta
1:35 pm - 6:44 pm
JetBlue
1 Stop
5h 09m
RIC - ATL
JetBlue
1:25 am - 3:00 am
Delta
Nonstop
1h 35m
RIC - ATL
Delta
$104
Delta
3:49 pm - 7:33 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
27h 44m
RIC - ATL
Spirit Airlines
$109
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Richmond to Atlanta

Are flight prices decreasing from Richmond 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 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Richmond Byrd Intl to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Richmond Byrd Intl to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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.

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 12 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Richmond to Atlanta for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $130, but on average you can expect to pay $150.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Richmond to Atlanta under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Richmond to Atlanta is less than $209.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Richmond to Atlanta?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Tuesday, Friday, Saturday.

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

1 flight departure from Richmond Byrd Intl to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Richmond or Atlanta?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Richmond is typically similar to Atlanta. We can gather that this will continue over the next 15 days.

Is Richmond weather warmer or cooler than Atlanta?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 90 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Atlanta is typically the same as in Richmond. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Richmond to Atlanta?

Delta, American Airlines, and Spirit Airlines can get you from Richmond to Atlanta in just under 1h 37m. Your travel time can differ by up to 8h 15m. There are 483 mi between Richmond and Atlanta. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Richmond to Atlanta is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $130 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Delta, starting at $133. Spirit Airlines is priced at 45% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $32. Users have also found prices from $67 and $88 on Spirit Airlines and Delta, respectively.

Destination information for Atlanta

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Richmond to Atlanta.
Flight duration
1h 41m
Average temperature for May in Atlanta
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Atlanta
3.5 ″

Airports servicing Richmond

Airports servicing Atlanta

Top 5 airlines flying from Richmond to Atlanta

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 47% of RIC to ATL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 34% of RIC to ATL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 19% 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
8 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
16 daily flights
Wednesday
22 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
15 daily flights
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