Cheap flights from Richmond to San Diego (RIC - SAN)

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The best prices from Richmond to San Diego are usually found in August or July, booked 50 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Richmond (RIC) to San Diego (SAN)

All the information you need to plan the best RIC to SAN flight in 2021: compare Richmond to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
RIC - SAN
Price
$296 - $453
SAN
Temperature
66.2 - 80.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$296

From Richmond to San Diego

One-way from

$172

One-way flight from Richmond to San Diego

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 San Diego?

Leaving on a Tuesday 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 19% on the overall cost on flights from Richmond to San Diego.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Richmond to San Diego?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 17 days in advance to save up to 27% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 17 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Richmond to San Diego 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $73, or $98 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Richmond to San Diego?

July can be a great time to fly to San Diego from Richmond with a flight ticket averaging about $80. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of July for as cheap as $44. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Richmond to San Diego (RIC - SAN)?

It’s optimal to fly from Richmond to San Diego in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 31% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Richmond to San Diego in May, June 2021

The best prices found for RIC to SAN flights for May, June
17 May - 24 May
$253pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
17 May - 21 May
$258pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
17 May - 24 May
$271pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Richmond to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Richmond found for this year
17 May - 24 May
$253pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
17 May - 21 May
$258pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
17 May - 24 May
$271pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Last minute flights from Richmond to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Richmond, departing today and this week
16 May - 19 May
$273pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
16 May - 19 May
$277pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
16 May - 19 May
$280pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

One-way flights to San Diego from Richmond

The cheapest one-way flights from Richmond to San Diego
2:05 am - 6:37 am
Delta
1 Stop
7h 32m
RIC - SAN
Delta
$172
Delta
3:10 am - 8:47 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
8h 37m
RIC - SAN
United Airlines
$183
United
6:51 am - 5:28 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
13h 37m
RIC - SAN
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Richmond to San Diego

Are flight prices decreasing from Richmond to San Diego 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 San Diego 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 San Diego to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Richmond Byrd Intl to San Diego are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

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

Can I find flights from Richmond to San Diego for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Richmond to San Diego for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $253, but on average you can expect to pay $286.

Are there nonstop flights from Richmond to San Diego for under $300 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Richmond to San Diego, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Richmond to San Diego for under $300?

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Richmond to San Diego?

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

Does it rain more in Richmond or San Diego?

In Richmond, there will be greater rainfall in Richmond compared to San Diego over the next 15 days.

Is Richmond weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 90 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in San Diego is generally colder than in Richmond. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Richmond to San Diego?

There are many flights that can get you from Richmond to San Diego in 6h 48m. Fly via American Airlines, Delta, or Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Richmond to San Diego round-trip?

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to San Diego, with prices starting at $287. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by American Airlines and Delta, with the lowest prices starting at $290 and $293, respectively. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 24% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Richmond to San Diego one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $123 on American Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Delta from $125 and Spirit Airlines from $129 one-way.

Alternative routes for Richmond to San Diego

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

Destination information for San Diego

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Richmond to San Diego.
Average temperature for May in San Diego
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Diego
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Richmond

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 5 airlines flying from Richmond to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Richmond to San Diego 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
$200 $306 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$163 $314 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$181 $414 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$198 $420 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$182 $420 No cancel fee 71%
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