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

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The best prices from Richmond Byrd Intl 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
Precipitation
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 Byrd Intl to San Diego

One-way from

$153

One-way flight from Richmond Byrd Intl 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, Virginia to San Diego?

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 19%.

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

To save up to 47% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 48 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 San Diego from $445 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $572 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to San Diego from Richmond, Virginia average $379. You can even find prices in August for less than $379, as users have found deals to San Diego from as low as $196. The month of November appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Diego from Richmond, Virginia. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 19%.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Richmond, Virginia to San Diego is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 31% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Richmond to San Diego in September, October 2021

The best prices found for RIC to SAN flights for September, October
30 Sep - 6 Oct
$137pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
30 Sep - 6 Oct
$150pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
30 Sep - 6 Oct
$179pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Richmond Byrd Intl to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Richmond found for this year
5 Nov - 13 Nov
$135pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
30 Sep - 6 Oct
$137pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
7 Nov - 11 Nov
$139pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 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
30 Sep - 6 Oct
$137pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
30 Sep - 6 Oct
$150pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
30 Sep - 6 Oct
$179pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

One-way flights to San Diego from Richmond

The cheapest one-way flights from Richmond to San Diego
2:59 pm - 11:56 am
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
23h 57m
RIC - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$153
Gotogate
8:20 am - 4:16 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
22h 56m
RIC - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$156
Kiwi.com
3:45 pm - 6:03 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
17h 18m
RIC - SAN
United Airlines
$162
United

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Flight FAQs

From Richmond to San Diego

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.

Are flight prices decreasing from Richmond, Virginia 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, Virginia 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.

Can I find flights from Richmond, Virginia to San Diego for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Richmond, Virginia to San Diego for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $135, but on average you can expect to pay $155.

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

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

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

Within the past month, 24 users have taken a look at flights from Richmond Byrd Intl to San Diego.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Richmond, Virginia to San Diego round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $135, was found to be the cheapest airline from Richmond, Virginia to San Diego.. This flight start at 64% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $67. However, be on the lookout for offers from American Airlines and United Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Richmond, Virginia to San Diego for a low price.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Diego, CA

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to San Diego within the United States

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

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 San Diego.

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

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

Returning to Richmond Byrd Intl from San Diego

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

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Alternative routes for Richmond to San Diego

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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 September in San Diego
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for September in San Diego
0.1 ″

Airports servicing Richmond

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 5 airlines flying from Richmond Byrd Intl 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
JetBlue
$163 $314 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$181 $414 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$182 $420 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$198 $420 No cancel fee N/A
Spirit Airlines
$200 $306 No cancel fee 65%
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