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Cheap flights from Richmond to Columbus (RIC - C01)

The best prices from Richmond Byrd Intl to Columbus are usually found in May or August, booked 26 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from Richmond to Columbus

All the information you need to plan the best RIC to C01 flight in 2022: compare Richmond to Columbus flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Columbus.

RIC - C01

Price

$168 - $529

C01

Temperature

30.2 - 75.2 °F

C01

Precipitation

2.3 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 48% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 39% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$168

From Richmond Byrd Intl to Columbus

One-way from

$117

One-way flight from Richmond Byrd Intl to Columbus

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

Leaving on a Friday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 34% on the overall cost on flights from Richmond, Virginia to Columbus.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Richmond, Virginia to Columbus, book at least 27 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 52% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $300 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $420.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Richmond, Virginia to Columbus?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Columbus. Flights to Columbus from Richmond, Virginia in May are about $276 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $112.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Richmond, Virginia to Columbus (RIC - C01)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Richmond, Virginia to Columbus in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 32% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Richmond to Columbus in January, February 2022

The best prices found for RIC to Columbus flights for January, February
Feb 1 - Feb 4
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

6h 59m
CMH

Columbus

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

9h 37m
$118

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

Feb 1 - Feb 3
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

6h 59m
CMH

Columbus

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

21h 04m
$135

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

Jan 25 - Jan 26
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

6h 59m
CMH

Columbus

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

21h 41m
$138

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

Richmond to Columbus 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Columbus from Richmond found for this year
Feb 1 - Feb 4
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

6h 59m
CMH

Columbus

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

9h 37m
$118

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

Feb 1 - Feb 3
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

6h 59m
CMH

Columbus

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

21h 04m
$135

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

Jan 25 - Jan 26
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

6h 59m
CMH

Columbus

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

21h 41m
$138

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

Last minute flights from Richmond to Columbus

Late deals on return flights to Columbus from Richmond, departing today and this week
Jan 25 - Jan 26
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

6h 59m
CMH

Columbus

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

21h 41m
$138

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

Jan 26 - Jan 28
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

CMH

Columbus

2 stops

37h 06m
CMH

Columbus

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

9h 00m
$152

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

Jan 25 - Jan 26
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

6h 59m
CMH

Columbus

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

3 stops

28h 23m
$166

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

One-way flights to Columbus from Richmond

The cheapest one-way flights from Richmond to Columbus
Feb 19
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

7h 00m
$61

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 20/1/22

Feb 6
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

6h 59m
$69

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

Mar 7
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

19h 08m
$81

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Richmond to Columbus flights.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Richmond to Columbus?

Most people fly from Richmond Byrd Intl (RIC) if they book a flight from Richmond to Columbus. On average, Byrd Intl has 0 outbound flights to Columbus per day from 5 airlines. Richmond Byrd Intl is conveniently located just 6.9 mi from Richmond’s city center.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta flying from Richmond Byrd Intl to Columbus have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Richmond, Virginia to Columbus for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $118, but on average you can expect to pay $160.

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

There are currently 15+ open flights from Richmond, Virginia to Columbus within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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

The Richmond Byrd Intl to Columbus flight path was viewed by 15 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($118), American Airlines ($173), and United Airlines ($176) offers the cheapest pricing from Richmond, Virginia to Columbus. You may be able to fly from Richmond, Virginia to Columbus for 57% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $61. Users have also found prices from $117 and $189 on American Airlines and United Airlines, respectively.

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

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

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

While on average a flight from Richmond, Virginia to Columbus is generally $330, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $89. When looking at the most popular route, (Richmond Byrd Intl - Columbus), you can expect to pay $141 for that flight.

Can I fly to Columbus from Richmond Byrd Intl right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Columbus within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Richmond Byrd Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Columbus.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Richmond Byrd Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Columbus.

Can I fly back to Richmond Byrd Intl from Columbus?

Returning to Richmond Byrd Intl from Columbus

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Columbus must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Richmond Byrd Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Columbus are not required to quarantine after entering Richmond Byrd Intl.

Alternative routes for Richmond to Columbus

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 4 airlines flying from Richmond to Columbus

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Richmond to Columbus choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$119
Average$299
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$147
Average$322
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$154
Average$351
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
Cheapest$189
Average$297
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time65%
COVID-19 safety