Cheap flights from Richmond to Los Angeles (RIC - LAX)

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The best prices from Richmond Byrd Intl 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 Thursday

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

All the information you need to plan the best RIC to LAX flight in 2021: compare Richmond to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
RIC - LAX
Price
$221 - $465
LAX
Temperature
57.2 - 73.4 °F
LAX
Precipitation
0 - 3.4 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 Byrd Intl to Los Angeles

One-way from

$32

One-way flight from Richmond Byrd Intl 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, Virginia to Los Angeles?

Travelers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 34% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

To save up to 46% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 27 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 Los Angeles from $378 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $451 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Flights from Richmond, Virginia to Los Angeles lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Richmond, Virginia to Los Angeles in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $128.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Richmond, Virginia to Los Angeles in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 30% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Richmond to Los Angeles in September, October 2021

The best prices found for RIC to LAX flights for September, October
4 Oct - 9 Oct
$105pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
4 Oct - 10 Nov
$113pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
14 Oct - 18 Oct
$114pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Richmond Byrd Intl to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Richmond found for this year
1 Dec - 6 Dec
$71pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
1 Dec - 6 Dec
$74pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
1 Dec - 9 Dec
$87pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Richmond

Save time with Richmond to Los Angeles direct flight deals
14 Oct - 18 Oct
$197pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
30 Sep - 7 Oct
$212pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
7 Oct - 11 Oct
$227pp
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
2 Oct - 9 Oct
$119pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
1 Oct - 17 Oct
$120pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
27 Sep - 29 Sep
$122pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Richmond

The cheapest one-way flights from Richmond to Los Angeles
6:45 am - 6:34 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
14h 49m
RIC - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$32
mytrip.com
6:45 am - 7:36 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
15h 51m
RIC - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$37
FareScan
6:40 am - 6:52 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
15h 12m
RIC - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$53
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Richmond to Los Angeles

What airports do I use to fly from Richmond to Los Angeles?

Booking a flight from Richmond Byrd Intl (RIC) to Los Angeles (LAX) is your only option if you wish to fly from Richmond to Los Angeles. On a typical day, there is 1 flight from Byrd Intl to Los Angeles, all of which are around 5h 32m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 6 airlines when you book a flight from Byrd Intl to Los Angeles.

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.

Are flight prices decreasing from Richmond, Virginia 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, Virginia 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.

Can I find flights from Richmond, Virginia to Los Angeles for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Richmond, Virginia to Los Angeles for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $71, but on average you can expect to pay $106.

Are there nonstop flights from Richmond, Virginia to Los Angeles for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 4 direct flights from Richmond, Virginia to Los Angeles under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Richmond, Virginia to Los Angeles is less than $223.

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

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

How popular is this Richmond, Virginia to Los Angeles flight route?

Within the past month, 141 users have taken a look at flights from Richmond Byrd Intl to Los Angeles.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Richmond, Virginia to Los Angeles round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Richmond, Virginia to Los Angeles round-trip from $71. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 78% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Richmond, Virginia to Los Angeles?

While on average a flight from Richmond, Virginia to Los Angeles is generally $713, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $97. When looking at the most popular route, (Richmond Byrd Intl - Los Angeles), you can expect to pay $71 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Los Angeles, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Los Angeles from Richmond?

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

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

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 Los Angeles.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Richmond from Los Angeles?

Returning to Richmond Byrd Intl from Los Angeles

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

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Alternative routes for Richmond to Los Angeles

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

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Richmond to Los Angeles.
Average temperature for September in Los Angeles
87.8 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Los Angeles
0.0 ″

Airports servicing Richmond

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 5 airlines flying from Richmond Byrd Intl 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%
Delta
$157 $416 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$157 $381 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$157 $398 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Richmond to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from Richmond towards Los Angeles.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 60% of RIC to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 40% of RIC to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of RIC to LAX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of RIC to LAX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Richmond to Los Angeles
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Richmond to Los Angeles.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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