Cheap flights from Richmond to Detroit (RIC - DTT)

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The best prices from Richmond to Detroit are usually found in August or July, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Richmond (RIC) to Detroit (DTT)

All the information you need to plan the best RIC to DTT flight in 2021: compare Richmond to Detroit flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Detroit.
RIC - DTT
Price
$262 - $399
DTT
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
DTT
Rainfall
2.5 - 3.8 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$262

From Richmond to Detroit

One-way from

$233

One-way flight from Richmond to Detroit

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 Detroit?

Users have found that flying from Richmond to Detroit on a Sunday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save up to 24% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 18 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Richmond to Detroit from $195 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $259 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

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 Detroit. Flights to Detroit from Richmond in April are about $204 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $35.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Richmond to Detroit (RIC - DTT)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Richmond to Detroit at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 18% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Richmond to Detroit in July, August 2021

The best prices found for RIC to DTT flights for July, August
18 Aug - 31 Aug
$88pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
18 Aug - 25 Aug
$95pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
3 Aug - 24 Aug
$96pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Richmond to Detroit 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Detroit from Richmond found for this year
18 Aug - 31 Aug
$88pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
18 Aug - 25 Aug
$95pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
3 Aug - 24 Aug
$96pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Non-stop flights to Detroit from Richmond

Save time with Richmond to Detroit direct flight deals
18 Aug - 23 Aug
$199pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
16 Aug - 23 Aug
$219pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
19 Aug - 31 Aug
$229pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Last minute flights from Richmond to Detroit

Late deals on round-trip flights to Detroit from Richmond, departing today and this week
1 Aug - 4 Aug
$250pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
1 Aug - 4 Aug
$271pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
1 Aug - 4 Aug
$286pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

One-way flights to Detroit from Richmond

The cheapest one-way flights from Richmond to Detroit
8:20 am - 9:30 am
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
25h 10m
RIC - DTW
Spirit Airlines
$233
Gotogate
1:50 am - 3:36 am
Delta
Nonstop
1h 46m
RIC - DTW
Delta
$249
Delta
3:45 pm - 10:57 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
19h 12m
RIC - DTW
United Airlines
$272
United

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Flight FAQs

From Richmond to Detroit

Are flight prices decreasing from Richmond to Detroit 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 Detroit 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.

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

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

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

If you book a flight from Richmond to Detroit, you will be flying from Byrd Intl to All airports. Flights to Detroit All airports (DTT) from Richmond Byrd Intl (RIC) take 1h 44m for a nonstop flight. There are 4 flights from Byrd Intl to Detroit per day from 5 airlines.

Can I find flights from Richmond to Detroit for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Richmond to Detroit for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $88, but on average you can expect to pay $125.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Richmond to Detroit under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Richmond to Detroit is less than $295.

Are there last-minute flights available from Richmond to Detroit for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Richmond to Detroit within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Richmond to Detroit?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Thursday, Saturday.

Is Richmond weather warmer or cooler than Detroit?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 90 °F range in July. The weather in Detroit is generally colder than Richmond's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Richmond to Detroit?

Airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, and Spirit Airlines fly from Richmond to Detroit in about 3h 55m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 1h 56m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $88, was found to be the cheapest airline from Richmond to Detroit.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include American Airlines and United Airlines. You may be able to fly from Richmond to Detroit for 73% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $40. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Richmond to Detroit for a low price.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Detroit, MI

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

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

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

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 Detroit.

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

Can I fly back to Richmond Byrd Intl from Detroit?

Returning to Richmond Byrd Intl from Detroit

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Detroit 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 Detroit are not required to quarantine after entering Richmond Byrd Intl.

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Alternative routes for Richmond to Detroit

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

Destination information for Detroit

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Richmond to Detroit.
Average temperature for July in Detroit
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Detroit
3.5 ″

Airports servicing Richmond

Airports servicing Detroit

Top 4 airlines flying from Richmond to Detroit

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Richmond to Detroit 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
Spirit Airlines
$165 $264 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$126 $342 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$208 $376 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$227 $412 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Richmond to Detroit

See what time of day planes typically take off from Richmond towards Detroit.
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 58% of RIC to DTT departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 42% of RIC to DTT departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of RIC to DTT departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of RIC to DTT departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Richmond to Detroit
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Richmond to Detroit.
Sunday
6 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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