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How to find the cheapest flight from
Richmond (RIC) to Washington (WAS)

RIC - WAS
Price
$211 - $304
WAS
Temperature
48.2 - 89.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.2 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Average price

$233

Average for round-trip flights in December 2020

Round-trip from

$211

From Richmond to Washington

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 Washington?

Flights from Richmond to Washington are found to be more expensive on Tuesday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Washington.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 31 days in advance, which can save you up to 111% on flights from Richmond to Washington compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 31 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $235. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $341.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Richmond to Washington?

April can be a great time to fly to Washington from Richmond with a flight ticket averaging about $172. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $113. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of September.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Richmond to Washington (RIC - WAS)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Richmond to Washington in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 9% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Richmond to Washington in December, January 2021

The best prices found for RIC to WAS flights for December, January
21 Dec - 31 Dec
$145pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
25 Dec - 31 Dec
$160pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
23 Dec - 4 Jan
$164pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Richmond to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Richmond found for this year
21 Dec - 31 Dec
$145pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
25 Dec - 31 Dec
$160pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
23 Dec - 4 Jan
$164pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Non-stop flights to Washington from Richmond

Save time with Richmond to Washington direct flight deals
21 Dec - 30 Dec
$249pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
18 Dec - 21 Dec
$254pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
24 Dec - 2 Jan
$293pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

One-way flights to Washington from Richmond

The cheapest one-way flights from Richmond to Washington
10:47 am - 10:25 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
23h 38m
RIC - DCA
American Airlines
2:35 am - 11:03 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
8h 28m
RIC - IAD
United Airlines
$376
United
1:00 am - 8:09 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
31h 09m
RIC - BWI
Multiple Airlines
$657
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Richmond to Washington flights.

Flight FAQs

From Richmond to Washington

Are flight prices decreasing from Richmond to Washington 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 Washington 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.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Richmond Byrd Intl to Washington have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, American Airlines, and Linear Air Taxi are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Richmond to Washington for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Richmond to Washington for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $145, but on average you can expect to pay $195.

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

Cheapflights has at least 11 direct flights from Richmond to Washington under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Richmond to Washington is less than $655.

Is Richmond weather warmer or cooler than Washington?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 90 °F range in July. The weather in Washington is generally the same as Richmond's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Richmond to Washington?

There are many flights that can get you from Richmond to Washington in 43m. Fly via United Airlines, American Airlines, or JetBlue to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Richmond to Washington round-trip from $145. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Spirit Airlines, from $173, and JetBlue, from $218. American Airlines is 42% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $109 on United Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include American Airlines from $178 and Linear Air Taxi from $1,342 one-way.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Richmond to Washington
Flight duration
0h 59m
Average temperature for December in Washington
50.0 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Washington
3.1 ″

Airports servicing Richmond

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Hourly flight availability from Richmond to Washington

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 74% of RIC to WAS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 25% of RIC to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of RIC to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of RIC to WAS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Richmond to Washington
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights