Cheap flights from San Francisco to Richmond (SFO - RIC)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Richmond Byrd Intl are usually found in October or January, booked 36 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Richmond (RIC)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to RIC flight in 2022: compare San Francisco to Richmond flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Richmond.
SFO - RIC
Price
$333 - $613
RIC
Temperature
37.4 - 78.8 °F
RIC
Rainfall
2.8 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$333

From San Francisco to Richmond Byrd Intl

One-way from

$158

One-way flight from San Francisco to Richmond Byrd Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Richmond, Virginia?

October can be a great time to fly to Richmond, Virginia from San Francisco with a flight ticket averaging about $463. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of October for as cheap as $268. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Richmond, Virginia (SFO - RIC)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from San Francisco to Richmond, Virginia is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 41% on airfare.

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

To save up to 43% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 37 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from San Francisco to Richmond, Virginia from $502 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $659 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Leaving on a Sunday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 49% on the overall cost on flights from San Francisco to Richmond, Virginia.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Richmond in June, July 2022

The best prices found for SFO to RIC flights for June, July
13 Jul - 20 Jul
$465pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Breeze Airways
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
13 Jul - 20 Jul
$469pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Breeze Airways
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
2 Jul - 3 Jul
$475pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Richmond 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Richmond from San Francisco found for this year
25 Oct - 5 Nov
$258pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Oct - 5 Nov
$260pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
25 Oct - 2 Nov
$263pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Richmond from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Richmond direct flight deals
27 Aug - 31 Aug
$279pp
SFO
San Francisco
Breeze Airways
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Breeze Airways
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
23 Oct - 30 Oct
$289pp
SFO
San Francisco
Breeze Airways
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Breeze Airways
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
20 Oct - 23 Oct
$296pp
SFO
San Francisco
Breeze Airways
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Breeze Airways
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Richmond

Late deals on round-trip flights to Richmond from San Francisco, departing today and this week
3 Jul - 4 Jul
$484pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
3 Jul - 4 Jul
$488pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
6 Jul - 8 Jul
$490pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Byrd Intl from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Richmond
5:30 pm - 4:47 am
Delta
1 Stop
8h 17m
SFO - RIC
Delta
$158
Delta
7:33 am - 6:59 pm
JetBlue
1 Stop
8h 26m
SFO - RIC
JetBlue
6:11 pm - 5:58 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
32h 47m
SFO - RIC
Multiple Airlines
$215
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Richmond

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

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

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Richmond, Virginia for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Richmond, Virginia for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $257, but on average you can expect to pay $274.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Richmond, Virginia under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Richmond, Virginia is less than $397.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Richmond, Virginia for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Richmond, Virginia within the next 7 days for less than $500.

How popular is this San Francisco to Richmond, Virginia flight route?

Within the past month, 12 users have taken a look at flights from San Francisco to Richmond Byrd Intl.

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

American Airlines, at $257, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Francisco to Richmond, Virginia.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Breeze Airways and Delta. American Airlines is currently priced 44% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

$129 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from American Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Delta and Breeze Airways, with prices starting from $130 and $148, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Richmond, Virginia?

Looking for the cheapest flight from San Francisco to Richmond, Virginia? While on average our users pay $1,296, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $216. The most popular route (San Francisco - Richmond Byrd Intl), is priced around $279.

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

The most popular airlines flying from San Francisco to Richmond, Virginia are American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and JetBlue. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Richmond, VA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Richmond from San Francisco?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Richmond Byrd Intl within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Richmond Byrd Intl.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to San Francisco from Richmond?

Returning to San Francisco from Richmond Byrd Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Richmond Byrd Intl are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering San Francisco.

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

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Alternative routes for San Francisco to Richmond

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

Destination information for Richmond

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Richmond.
Flight duration from SFO to RIC
5h 30m
Average temperature for June in Richmond
87.8 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Richmond
3.9 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Richmond

Top 7 airlines flying from San Francisco to Richmond Byrd Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Richmond 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
Juneyao Airlines
$15 $26 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

JetBlue
$131 $360 No cancel fee 62%
Breeze Airways
$184 $410 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Breeze Airways. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Delta
$236 $439 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$270 $482 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$297 $630 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$527 $603 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Richmond

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Richmond.
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Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Richmond
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Richmond.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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