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

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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 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
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

$119

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 30% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Richmond to Los Angeles in May, June 2021

The best prices found for RIC to LAX flights for May, June
14 Jun - 15 Jun
$157pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
20 May - 23 May
$177pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
13 May - 20 May
$178pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Richmond to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Richmond found for this year
14 Jun - 15 Jun
$157pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
20 May - 23 May
$177pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
13 May - 20 May
$178pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Richmond

Save time with Richmond to Los Angeles direct flight deals
14 Jun - 15 Jun
$157pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
20 May - 23 May
$177pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
14 Jun - 21 Jun
$197pp
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
13 May - 20 May
$178pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
12 May - 20 May
$205pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
13 May - 23 May
$206pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Richmond

The cheapest one-way flights from Richmond to Los Angeles
4:35 pm - 7:00 pm
JetBlue
Nonstop
5h 25m
RIC - LAX
JetBlue
2:18 pm - 8:34 pm
Delta
1 Stop
9h 16m
RIC - LAX
Delta
$128
Delta
8:30 am - 3:10 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
9h 40m
RIC - LAX
American Airlines

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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 JetBlue for just $157, but on average you can expect to pay $199.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Richmond to Los Angeles under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Richmond to Los Angeles is less than $301.

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: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 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.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 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 greater than that of Los Angeles. We can gather that this will continue over the next 15 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 5h 25m. 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 $157, JetBlue will fly you from Richmond to Los Angeles and back. In addition to JetBlue, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Spirit Airlines and American Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $181 and $213, respectively. JetBlue is currently priced 53% 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 JetBlue ($79), Spirit Airlines ($89), and United Airlines ($108).

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.
Flight duration
5h 12m
Average temperature for May in Los Angeles
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Los Angeles
0.2 ″

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
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