Cheap flights from Richmond to Houston (RIC - IAH)

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The best prices from Richmond Byrd Intl to Houston are usually found in July or January, booked 19 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday 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 2022: compare Richmond to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
RIC - IAH
Price
$169 - $363
IAH
Temperature
53.6 - 84.2 °F
IAH
Rainfall
3.2 - 5.9 inches

Popular in

October

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 41% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$169

From Richmond Byrd Intl to Houston

One-way from

$113

One-way flight from Richmond Byrd Intl to Houston

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Richmond, Virginia to Houston (RIC - IAH)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Richmond, Virginia to Houston is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 11% on airfare.

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in October. For low rates, July can be a great choice for travel to Houston. Flights to Houston from Richmond, Virginia in July are about $288 on average during July, but can be found for as low as $69.

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

To save up to 55% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 19 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, Virginia to Houston from $273 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $446 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

Cheap flights from Richmond to Houston in May, June 2022

The best prices found for RIC to IAH flights for May, June
1 Jun - 6 Jun
$235pp
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
7 Jun - 13 Jun
$240pp
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
7 Jun - 15 Jun
$255pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Richmond Byrd Intl to Houston 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Richmond found for this year
9 Sep - 12 Sep
$198pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Delta
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
19 Oct - 26 Oct
$198pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
HOU
Houston Hobby
HOU
Houston Hobby
Delta
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
8 Sep - 10 Sep
$226pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Delta
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Non-stop flights to Houston from Richmond

Save time with Richmond to Houston direct flight deals
27 Sep - 4 Oct
$228pp
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
20 Sep - 24 Sep
$268pp
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
8 Oct - 10 Oct
$302pp
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
1 Jun - 6 Jun
$235pp
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 - 6 Jun
$266pp
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 - 6 Jun
$268pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

One-way flights to Houston from Richmond

The cheapest one-way flights from Richmond to Houston
11:50 am - 6:37 pm
Delta
1 Stop
7h 47m
RIC - IAH
Delta
$113
Delta
6:39 am - 5:14 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
11h 35m
RIC - IAH
American Airlines
5:17 am - 1:08 pm
Allegiant Air
2 Stops
32h 51m
RIC - HOU
Allegiant Air
$161
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Richmond to Houston

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

Richmond Byrd Intl (RIC) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Richmond to Houston. You should not have trouble finding flights to Houston from Byrd Intl; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Houston per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 5 airlines have flights from the Richmond airport to Houston. It is only a 6.9 mi journey to Byrd Intl (RIC) from Richmond’s city center.

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

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Spirit Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Richmond, Virginia to Houston for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $198, but on average you can expect to pay $248.

Are there nonstop flights from Richmond, Virginia to Houston for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Richmond, Virginia to Houston under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Richmond, Virginia to Houston is less than $419.

Are there last-minute flights available from Richmond, Virginia to Houston for under $300?

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

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

Flights from Richmond Byrd Intl to Houston have been viewed 29 times in the past calendar month.

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

Currently priced at $198, Delta will fly you from Richmond, Virginia to Houston and back. In addition to Delta, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from United Airlines and Spirit Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $228 and $240, respectively. Delta is 31% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Delta, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $99. However, be on the lookout for offers from Spirit Airlines and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Richmond, Virginia to Houston for a low price.

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

Before booking your flight from Richmond, Virginia to Houston check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta.

What are the most reliable airlines from Richmond, Virginia to Houston?

Before booking your flight to Houston from Richmond, Virginia, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: United Airlines (87%), Air New Zealand (87%), Mesa Airlines( 87%).

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

While on average a flight from Richmond, Virginia to Houston is generally $598, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $197. When looking at the most popular route, (Richmond Byrd Intl - Houston Hobby), you can expect to pay $198 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Houston, TX

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Houston from Richmond?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Richmond Byrd Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Houston.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Richmond from Houston?

Returning to Richmond Byrd Intl from Houston

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Houston must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Richmond Byrd Intl.

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

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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.
Flight duration from RIC to Houston
3h 04m
Average temperature for May in Houston
77.0 °F

Airports servicing Richmond

Airports servicing Houston

Top 4 airlines flying from Richmond Byrd Intl 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
$80 $201 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$140 $324 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$146 $404 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$188 $385 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Richmond to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from Richmond towards Houston.
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