Cheap flights from Richmond to Washington (RIC - WAS)

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

All the information you need to plan the best RIC to WAS flight in 2021: compare Richmond to Washington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington.
RIC - WAS
Price
$211 - $304
WAS
Temperature
35.6 - 80.6 °F
WAS
Precipitation
2.6 - 4 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

Round-trip from

$211

From Richmond Byrd Intl to Washington (WAS)

One-way from

$98

One-way flight from Richmond Byrd Intl to Washington (WAS)

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 Washington?

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Washington from Richmond, Virginia average $252. You can even find prices in February for less than $252, as users have found deals to Washington from as low as $83. The month of November appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Washington from Richmond, Virginia. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 20%.

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

Flying to your destination on a Tuesday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Washington. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

When flying from Richmond, Virginia to Washington, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 9% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Richmond to Washington in October, November 2021

The best prices found for RIC to WAS flights for October, November
31 Oct - 17 Nov
$164pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
31 Oct - 17 Nov
$170pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
31 Oct - 17 Nov
$178pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Richmond Byrd Intl to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Richmond found for this year
5 Dec - 9 Dec
$148pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
5 Dec - 9 Dec
$152pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
5 Dec - 9 Dec
$161pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Non-stop flights to Washington from Richmond

Save time with Richmond to Washington direct flight deals
3 Feb - 15 Feb
$197pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
15 Nov - 9 Dec
$199pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
20 Nov - 21 Nov
$201pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Last minute flights from Richmond to Washington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from Richmond, departing today and this week
31 Oct - 17 Nov
$164pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
31 Oct - 17 Nov
$170pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
31 Oct - 17 Nov
$178pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

One-way flights to Washington from Richmond

The cheapest one-way flights from Richmond to Washington
2:52 pm - 3:22 pm
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
24h 30m
RIC - BWI
Allegiant Air
$98
Gotogate
2:00 am - 8:56 am
JetBlue
1 Stop
6h 56m
RIC - DCA
JetBlue
6:54 am - 3:17 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
8h 23m
RIC - DCA
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Richmond to Washington

What airport do you fly from for flights from Richmond to Washington?

Most people fly from Richmond Byrd Intl (RIC) if they book a flight from Richmond to Washington. On average, Byrd Intl has 8 outbound flights to Washington per day from 1 airline. Richmond Byrd Intl is conveniently located just 6.9 mi from Richmond’s city center.

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, Virginia to Washington for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Richmond, Virginia to Washington for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $148, but on average you can expect to pay $194.

Are there nonstop flights from Richmond, Virginia to Washington for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 10 direct flights from Richmond, Virginia to Washington under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Richmond, Virginia to Washington is less than $503.

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

There are currently 9+ open flights from Richmond, Virginia to Washington within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Richmond, Virginia to Washington?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Friday.

How many flights depart from Richmond, Virginia to Washington on average per day?

1 flight departure from Richmond, Virginia to Washington per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Richmond, Virginia to Washington?

Departing from Richmond, Virginia to Washington will take you 1h 02m. Airlines will cover a distance of 100 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at $148, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Richmond, Virginia to Washington and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from American Airlines and United Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $170 and $197, respectively. Spirit Airlines is priced at 41% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

$65 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Allegiant Air and United Airlines, with prices starting from $98 and $101, respectively.

What are the most reliable airlines from Richmond, Virginia to Washington?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Richmond, Virginia to Washington on time: GoJet (83%), United Airlines (82%), Air Wisconsin (82%).

What are the most popular routes from Richmond, Virginia to Washington?

Most travelers choose Richmond Byrd Intl - Baltimore/Washington, Richmond Byrd Intl - Washington Dulles Intl or Richmond Byrd Intl - Washington Reagan-National when deciding on the best route from Richmond, Virginia to Washington.

What are the cheapest flights from Richmond, Virginia to Washington?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $173. While the most popular route (Richmond Byrd Intl - Baltimore/Washington) can be booked for $148 on average our data indicates $241 when flying from Richmond, Virginia to Washington

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Washington, DC

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Washington from Richmond?

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

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

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 Washington.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Richmond from Washington?

Returning to Richmond Byrd Intl from Washington

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

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Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Richmond to Washington.
Flight duration from RIC to Washington
0h 58m
Average temperature for October in Washington
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Washington
3.7 ″

Airports servicing Richmond

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan-National (DCA)

Hourly flight availability from Richmond to Washington

See what time of day planes typically take off from Richmond towards Washington.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 41% of RIC to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 30% of RIC to WAS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 18% of RIC to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 11% of RIC to WAS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Richmond to Washington
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Richmond to Washington.
Sunday
8 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
10 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
9 daily flights
Saturday
9 daily flights
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