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

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The best prices from Richmond Byrd Intl to San Francisco are usually found in August or July, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Monday

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

All the information you need to plan the best RIC to SFO flight in 2022: compare Richmond to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
RIC - SFO
Price
$299 - $550
SFO
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SFO
Precipitation
0 - 4.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

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

Round-trip from

$299

From Richmond Byrd Intl to San Francisco

One-way from

$162

One-way flight from Richmond Byrd Intl to San Francisco

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 Richmond, Virginia to San Francisco?

August can be a great time to fly to San Francisco from Richmond, Virginia with a flight ticket averaging about $382. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $206. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Richmond, Virginia to San Francisco at least 61 days early can save you up to 62% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Richmond, Virginia to San Francisco for as little as $449 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $614 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

When flying from Richmond, Virginia to San Francisco, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 14% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Richmond to San Francisco in January, February 2022

The best prices found for RIC to SFO flights for January, February
7 Feb - 12 Feb
$229pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
9 Feb - 16 Feb
$236pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
7 Feb - 12 Feb
$244pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Richmond Byrd Intl to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Richmond found for this year
7 Feb - 12 Feb
$229pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
9 Feb - 16 Feb
$236pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
7 Feb - 12 Feb
$244pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Last minute flights from Richmond to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Richmond, departing today and this week
30 Jan - 3 Feb
$298pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
29 Jan - 30 Jan
$300pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
27 Jan - 2 Feb
$301pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

One-way flights to San Francisco from Richmond

The cheapest one-way flights from Richmond to San Francisco
2:00 am - 9:00 am
JetBlue
1 Stop
10h 00m
RIC - SFO
JetBlue
1:00 am - 5:00 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
19h 00m
RIC - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$227
Kiwi.com
8:23 am - 4:17 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
10h 54m
RIC - SFO
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Richmond to San Francisco

Which airlines flying from Richmond Byrd Intl to San Francisco 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, Virginia to San Francisco for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Richmond, Virginia to San Francisco for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $229, but on average you can expect to pay $264.

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

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

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

The Richmond Byrd Intl to San Francisco flight path was viewed by 53 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Flying on Delta is currently your cheapest option to San Francisco, with prices starting at $276. Another option worth looking into is American Airlines, starting at $292 round trip. These flights start at 27% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with United Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $142. JetBlue flights start at $162 while deals on American Airlines start at $163 one-way.

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

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

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

Looking for the cheapest flight from Richmond, Virginia to San Francisco? While on average our users pay $400, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $100. The most popular route (Richmond Byrd Intl - San Francisco), is priced around $236.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Francisco, CA

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to San Francisco 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 Francisco.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Richmond Byrd Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Francisco.

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

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

Returning to Richmond Byrd Intl from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Richmond Byrd Intl.

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

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Alternative routes for Richmond to San Francisco

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

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Richmond to San Francisco.
Average temperature for January in San Francisco
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in San Francisco
2.2 ″

Airports servicing Richmond

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 4 airlines flying from Richmond Byrd Intl to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Richmond to San Francisco 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
$153 $327 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$159 $383 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$172 $391 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$172 $406 No cancel fee 71%
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