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
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

$301

Average for round-trip flights in June 2021

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 43 days in advance, which can save you up to 14% on flights from Richmond to Washington compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 43 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 $262. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $293.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Washington from Richmond with a flight ticket averaging about $285. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $90. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

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 in the morning.

Cheap flights from Richmond to Washington in June, July 2021

The best prices found for RIC to WAS flights for June, July
17 Jul - 20 Jul
$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
2 Jul - 9 Jul
$205pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
13 Jul - 27 Jul
$210pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Richmond to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Richmond found for this year
17 Jul - 20 Jul
$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
2 Jul - 9 Jul
$205pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
21 Aug - 24 Aug
$210pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Non-stop flights to Washington from Richmond

Save time with Richmond to Washington direct flight deals
17 Jul - 20 Jul
$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
2 Jul - 9 Jul
$205pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
30 Jun - 31 Jul
$260pp
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
30 Jun - 20 Aug
$243pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
30 Jun - 31 Jul
$260pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
27 Jun - 4 Jul
$264pp
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
3:00 am - 12:23 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
9h 23m
RIC - IAD
United Airlines
$227
United
10:42 am - 3:25 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
40h 43m
RIC - IAD
Multiple Airlines
$228
Kiwi.com
2:20 pm - 6:18 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
15h 58m
RIC - IAD
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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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.

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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Richmond to Washington for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $201, but on average you can expect to pay $239.

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

Cheapflights has at least 9 direct flights from Richmond to Washington under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Richmond to Washington is less than $1,340.

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

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

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

2 flight departures from Richmond Byrd Intl to Washington per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

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 53m. Fly via United Airlines or American Airlines to get the fastest option. The distance from Richmond to Washington is about 100 mi. 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 $201. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Spirit Airlines, from $226, and American Airlines, from $239. United Airlines is 20% 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 $101 on United Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Spirit Airlines from $101 and American Airlines from $157 one-way.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Richmond to Washington.
Flight duration
0h 54m
Average temperature for June in Washington
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Washington
4.2 ″

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.
Morning 6 AM to noon 63% of RIC to WAS departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 36% 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
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Richmond to Washington.
Sunday
9 daily flights
Monday
9 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
10 daily flights
Friday
9 daily flights
Saturday
6 daily flights
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