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The best prices from Richmond to Los Angeles are usually found in August or February, booked 26 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Richmond (RIC) to Los Angeles (LAX)

RIC - LAX
Price
$221 - $465
LAX
Temperature
68 - 89.6 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 34% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$221

From Richmond to Los Angeles

One-way from

$67

One-way flight from Richmond to Los Angeles

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 Los Angeles?

Users have found that flying from Richmond to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles?

Find a great deal and save up to 20% by booking at least 17 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 Los Angeles within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $75.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Richmond to Los Angeles?

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 Los Angeles. Flights to Los Angeles from Richmond in April are about $86 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $43.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Richmond to Los Angeles (RIC - LAX)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Richmond to Los Angeles is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 24% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Richmond to Los Angeles in January, February 2021

The best prices found for RIC to LAX flights for January, February
19 Feb - 26 Feb
$141pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
25 Jan - 13 Feb
$146pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
18 Feb - 27 Feb
$147pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Richmond to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Richmond found for this year
19 Feb - 26 Feb
$141pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
25 Jan - 13 Feb
$146pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
18 Feb - 27 Feb
$147pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Richmond

Save time with Richmond to Los Angeles direct flight deals
2 Apr - 6 Apr
$315pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
22 May - 30 May
$348pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
22 May - 29 May
$369pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Last minute flights from Richmond to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from Richmond, departing today and this week
29 Jan - 10 Feb
$146pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
29 Jan - 11 Feb
$159pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
28 Jan - 31 Jan
$162pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Richmond

The cheapest one-way flights from Richmond to Los Angeles
9:55 am - 6:44 pm
JetBlue
1 Stop
11h 49m
RIC - LAX
JetBlue
5:19 pm - 10:16 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
19h 57m
RIC - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$112
CheapFlights
7:05 am - 9:13 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
29h 08m
RIC - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$127
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Richmond to Los Angeles flights.

Flight FAQs

From Richmond to Los Angeles

Are flight prices decreasing from Richmond to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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. New policies for travelers booking flights from Richmond Byrd Intl to Los Angeles include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta 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 to Los Angeles for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Richmond to Los Angeles for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $141, but on average you can expect to pay $164.

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

Cheapflights has at least 12 direct flights from Richmond to Los Angeles under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Richmond to Los Angeles is less than $425.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Richmond to Los Angeles?

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

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

1 flight departure from Richmond Byrd Intl to Los Angeles per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Richmond or Los Angeles?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Richmond is typically similar to Los Angeles. We can gather that this will continue over the next 16 days.

Is Richmond weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

With an average temperature of 90 °F, peak weather can be found in August. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Los Angeles are hotter than in Richmond.

How long is the flight from Richmond to Los Angeles?

Departing from Richmond to Los Angeles will take you 11h 49m. Richmond and Los Angeles are separated by a distance of 2312 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Currently priced at $146, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Richmond to Los Angeles and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from JetBlue and American Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $148 and $184, respectively. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 56% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Richmond to Los Angeles are Spirit Airlines ($65), JetBlue ($67), and American Airlines ($90).

Alternative routes for Richmond to Los Angeles

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Richmond to Los Angeles
Average temperature for January in Los Angeles
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Los Angeles
0.7 ″

Airports servicing Richmond

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 5 airlines flying from Richmond to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Richmond to Los Angeles 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
$106 $270 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$139 $282 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$157 $381 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$157 $398 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$157 $416 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Richmond to Los Angeles

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