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Cheap Flights to Richmond

Popular in January High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise
Cheapest in June Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price C$ 331 Average for round-trip flights in October 2020
Round-trip from C$ 262 From Toronto to Richmond
One-way from C$ 312 One-way flight from Toronto to Richmond
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Cheapest prices for Richmond flights by month

January
C$ 353
February
C$ 331
March
C$ 367
April
C$ 356
May
C$ 346
June
C$ 391
July
C$ 395
August
C$ 453
September
C$ 382
October
C$ 375
November
C$ 383
December
C$ 377
Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Richmond. Flying to Richmond in August will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Richmond?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
YTO - RIC
Price
C$ 331 - C$ 642
RIC
Temperature
11 - 32 °C
RIC
Rainfall
65 - 123 mm
The best time to fly to Richmond is during February, but great deals can be found at other times. July sees the temperatures in Richmond peak to their warmest. July tends, on average, to see the most amount of rainfall.

When is the best time to book a flight to Richmond?

The best time to book flights to Richmond is 53 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Richmond?

The cheapest flights to Richmond are usually found when departing on a Tuesday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Sunday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Richmond?

Flights in the evening are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Richmond. Flights in the afternoon are usually the most expensive.

It’s said that only 250 lived in Richmond when it became a town in 1742. Clearly, there was something special about this Virginia settlement because today, more than 1 million people call Richmond home. The city’s location to colonial Williamsburg, historic Washington, DC, and the Atlantic coastline make booking flights to Richmond an easy choice for all types of travellers.

If there’s one thing for certain about Richmond, it’s loaded with history. Richmond was named the capital of Virginia in 1780 and was known as the Capital of the Confederacy during the Civil War. Fly back in time to Richmond’s battlefields, cemeteries, monuments and museums that pay tribute to the Robert E. Lee and Union days. But Richmond isn’t stuck in the past. Boasting an urban nightlife to rival other cities, and offering many modern attractions including chic restaurants, open-air bars and plenty of open green space, there’s something for everyone in Richmond.

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Richmond climate

Richmond has a pleasant climate with four distinct seasons. Spring arrives in April with mild days and cool nights, and by late May things have warmed up considerably to herald warm summer days. Summer temperatures are comfortable, and the days are dampened by gentle showers of rain. July is the wettest month. Days stay warm to mild through to October, when fall is marked by nights once again becoming very chilly. December and January are the coldest months. Light snowfalls occur from the end of November, but most snow falls in January. Average yearly snowfall is 36 cm.

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When is the best time to fly to Richmond?

Peak Season:

Richmond sees high tourism traffic during the summer and fall months. Summers are warm but rain is common, usually cooling off the hot days. Fall brings changing colours and cool nights. Book flights to Richmond in the spring and avoid the summer travel rush. The weather is comfortable, the colors are bold and the air is crisp.

Off Season:

Winter is cold and can bring a bitter chill to the area. However, this is also the best time to book cheap flights to Richmond and get discounted hotel rates, as tourism is down and there is not a lot of action in the city.

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Getting around Richmond

You’ll need exact change to ride the Greater Richmond Transit Company’s public buses. The buses run all over Richmond’s metropolitan area every day from 5am to midnight. Between June and September the city also runs a shuttle service connecting the area’s cultural attractions. Orange buses run between Chimborazo Park and the Science Museum of Virginia, and blue line buses run from the science museum to Marymount. Fares are cheap and you can hop on or hop off at any of the attractions along the way. There are plenty of taxis all over the city, with taxi stands found outside the airport, Amtrak and Greyhound terminals and most hotels. It’s easy to navigate the compact city on foot and there are many walking tours offered. You don’t need a car if you’re just staying in town, but if you’d like explore beyond the city limits, renting a car is a good idea. Parking is easy to find in Richmond and traffic is usually easy to manage. 

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