Cheap flights from Richmond to Houston (RIC - IAH)

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The best prices from Richmond to Houston are usually found in June or July, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Richmond (RIC) to Houston (IAH)

All the information you need to plan the best RIC to IAH flight in 2021: compare Richmond to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
RIC - IAH
Price
$204 - $397
IAH
Temperature
59 - 86 °F

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$204

From Richmond to Houston

One-way from

$174

One-way flight from Richmond to Houston

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 Houston?

Users have found that flying from Richmond to Houston on a Saturday 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 Houston?

Find a great deal and save up to 26% by booking at least 44 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Richmond to Houston within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $118.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Houston from Richmond average $134. You can even find prices in February for less than $134, as users have found deals to Houston from as low as $68. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Houston from Richmond. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 46%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Richmond to Houston (RIC - IAH)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 16% on flights from Richmond to Houston by exploring options for tickets at noon.

Cheap flights from Richmond to Houston in May, June 2021

The best prices found for RIC to IAH flights for May, June
20 May - 24 May
$166pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
1 Jun - 8 Jun
$179pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
21 May - 24 May
$188pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Richmond to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Richmond found for this year
20 May - 24 May
$166pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
1 Jun - 8 Jun
$179pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
21 May - 24 May
$188pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Non-stop flights to Houston from Richmond

Save time with Richmond to Houston direct flight deals
11 Jun - 13 Jun
$381pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
10 Jun - 14 Jun
$424pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
2 Jul - 6 Jul
$471pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Last minute flights from Richmond to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from Richmond, departing today and this week
20 May - 24 May
$166pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
21 May - 24 May
$188pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
20 May - 24 May
$201pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

One-way flights to Houston from Richmond

The cheapest one-way flights from Richmond to Houston
8:05 am - 2:17 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
7h 12m
RIC - IAH
Multiple Airlines
$174
Kiwi.com
10:02 am - 7:37 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
10h 35m
RIC - IAH
American Airlines
7:56 am - 3:40 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
8h 44m
RIC - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$211
Travelocity

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Flight FAQs

From Richmond to Houston

Are flight prices decreasing from Richmond to Houston 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 Houston 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 Houston George Bush Intcntl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Richmond to Houston for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $166, but on average you can expect to pay $213.

Are there nonstop flights from Richmond to Houston for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 7 direct flights from Richmond to Houston under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Richmond to Houston is less than $535.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Richmond to Houston?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

Does it rain more in Richmond or Houston?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Richmond is roughly less than Houston. You can assume this to be the case over the next 15 days.

Is Richmond weather warmer or cooler than Houston?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 90 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Houston is typically colder than 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 Houston?

Airlines like American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Delta fly from Richmond to Houston in about 4h 55m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 4h 59m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Richmond to Houston is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $166 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is American Airlines, starting at $236. These flights start at 42% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Richmond to Houston are Spirit Airlines ($75) and American Airlines ($118).

Alternative routes for Richmond to Houston

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

Destination information for Houston

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Richmond to Houston.
Average temperature for May in Houston
77.0 °F

Airports servicing Richmond

Airports servicing Houston

Top 4 airlines flying from Richmond to Houston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Richmond to Houston 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
$128 $264 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$104 $293 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$164 $327 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$304 $402 No cancel fee 69%
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