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The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak may impact travel to Richmond, Virginia. Current restrictions to Richmond, Virginia are based on United States travel restrictions.

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Fort Lauderdale
Richmond, Virginia

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Fort Lauderdale TO Richmond

Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Richmond, Virginia (RIC)

Typically, flights to Richmond from Fort Lauderdale are cheaper when flying from Fort Lauderdale to Richmond Byrd Intl, which has an average price of $124

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO RICHMOND, VIRGINIA FROM FORT LAUDERDALEAugust59% cheaperFlying from Fort Lauderdale to Richmond, Virginia costs on average just $51 in August
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO RICHMOND, VIRGINIA FROM FORT LAUDERDALEDecember54% more expensiveIt costs about $191 for flights to Richmond, Virginia from Fort Lauderdale in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO RICHMOND, VIRGINIA FROM FORT LAUDERDALENovember289% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Richmond, Virginia from Fort Lauderdale in November than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Richmond VA?

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Richmond, the capital city of Virginia, is one of the oldest major cities in the US, and as such, boasts a rich history. It was here, in 1775, that Patrick Henry, one of the US’ founding fathers, famously declared, “Give me liberty or give me death”, one of the events leading to the Revolutionary War. You are ‘at liberty’ to visit Richmond at any time of the year, but you’ll find the best weather conditions during the spring, between March – May when temperatures are moderate, ranging from 55 – 88 degrees Fahrenheit. In summer, the combination of high temperatures and humidity can be enervating. Despite this, summer is peak tourist season, so flights are more expensive, and hotels are busy, so book in advance if you’re visiting then. From September – November, temperatures return to moderate and there’s more precipitation and wind, making this season less popular with tourists, so you may find cheap flights and deals on accommodation. During winter, it’s even quieter, with daily high temperatures reaching only 48-58 degrees Fahrenheit, and frequent rain or snow. Plan your holiday now, if your main goal is to beat the crowds and save money, just avoid the Christmas season.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Richmond, Virginia?

The best price found on momondo to Richmond, Virginia was $78/pp from Orlando, which is 86% cheaper than the average flight price to Richmond, Virginia. To find the cheapest price to Richmond, Virginia from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Richmond, Virginia?

The month of July is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Richmond, Virginia from United States, with most prices found around $157. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of July, then book flights to Richmond, Virginia from United States during June instead. Flights to Richmond, Virginia in June, while not as cheap as those in July, still average around $184.

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

You are more likely to see cheaper flights to Richmond, Virginia from United States when booking 38 days ahead of your departure date. In general, you can expect to find flights to Richmond, Virginia for around $212 when searching 38 days out. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from United States for as low as $65.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Richmond, Virginia?

According to our data, Saturday is the cheapest day to fly to Richmond, Virginia from United States. The lowest ticket price found for a Saturday departure recently was $217. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. Flights from United States to Richmond, Virginia on a Monday will generally be more expensive and average around $301. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Richmond, Virginia?

According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Richmond, Virginia is in the evening. momondo users have found flights departing from United States to Richmond, Virginia in the evening for as low as $237. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. Try not to purchase tickets in the afternoon because they tend to be around $263. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.

Is there a good place to hike near Richmond?

Hikers looking for a more family-friendly day in the great outdoors would be best suited to plan their flight to Richmond for April and October, when they can visit Maymont Park and enjoy all that the park has to offer.

Is there an alternative airport near Richmond, Virginia?

Those flying to Richmond, Virginia could potentially find better pricing at Newport News Intl Airport (59 mi from Richmond, Virginia city center), Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (69 mi from Richmond, Virginia city center), Washington Reagan-National Airport (93 mi from Richmond, Virginia city center) or Washington Dulles Intl Airport (97 mi from Richmond, Virginia city center) depending on the month and departure airport.

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Richmond, Virginia?

Prices vary based on where travelers are departing from, but on average, the cheapest airport to fly to in Richmond, Virginia is Newport News Intl Airport where the average price is $473pp. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.


What are the current travel restrictions for Richmond, Virginia?

Currently, United States travel restrictions include travel to Richmond, Virginia.

Entry restrictions

The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, Most European Countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City), the UK, Ireland, Brazil and South Africa in the past 14 days. With the exception of certain travelers which includes certain family members of US citizens or permanent residents including; spouses, children (under the age of 21), parents (provided that his/her US citizen or permanent resident child is unmarried and under the age of 21), and siblings (provided that both the sibling and the US citizen or permanent resident are unmarried and under the age of 21); There is also an exception for travelers with the following visas: A-1, A-2, C-1, C-1/D, C-2, C-3, CR-1, CR-2, D, E-1 (as an employee of TECRO or TECO or the employee's immediate family members), G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, IR-1, IR-4, IH-4, NATO-1 through NATO-4, or NATO-6 visa; Members of the US Armed Forces, spouses, and children of members of the US Armed Forces; Travelers with invitation of the USA government for a purpose related to the containment/mitigation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19); Travelers with documents issued by the US Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection, or US Department of State indicating that the traveler is exempt from the restriction; B1 crew crewmembers that are engaged in lightering, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) activity, wind farm activity, private air/sea crew and other similar crewmember activities; Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents, if they arrive from or have been in Ireland, the UK or Schengen Area in the past 14 days.

Entry requirements

All travelers, 2 years of age or older (including US citizens and transit passenger) must present a negative COVID-19 viral or antigen test result issued 72 hours prior to departure or have a proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding the plane. Travelers must complete a disclosure and attestation form before departure. Exemptions or waiver to the testing requirements may be granted by the CDC on an extremely limited basis when emergency travel (like an emergency medical evacuation) must occur to preserve someone’s life, health against a serious danger, or physical safety and testing cannot be completed before travel. US citizens and permanent residents arriving from the UK must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure. Travelers arriving in New York State must complete the Traveler Health Form. Travelers arriving in Massachusetts must complete the Massachusetts Health Form.

Quarantine requirements

Travelers are advised to get tested 3-5 days after travel and stay home and self-quarantine for 7 days after travel. Even if they test negative, they must still stay home and self-quarantine for the full 7 days. If the test is positive, isolate to protect others from getting infected.​​ Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​

All other info

Travelers are subject to COVID-19 measures set by the state/territory of their final destination. For more information go to CDC website.

If you are planning to travel to Richmond, Virginia at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.


Richmond Byrd Intl flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Richmond Byrd Intl found recently by users on momondo
Multiple Airlines
May 24
FLL4:45 pmFort Lauderdale
2h 14m
RIC6:59 pmRichmond Byrd Intl
Jun 1
RIC3:49 pmRichmond Byrd Intl
2h 19m
FLL6:08 pmFort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
May 25
FLL4:50 amFort Lauderdale
2h 16m
RIC7:06 amRichmond Byrd Intl
Jun 1
RIC3:49 pmRichmond Byrd Intl
2h 19m
FLL6:08 pmFort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
May 26
FLL4:50 amFort Lauderdale
2h 16m
RIC7:06 amRichmond Byrd Intl
Jun 2
RIC3:49 pmRichmond Byrd Intl
2h 19m
FLL6:08 pmFort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
May 27
FLL4:50 amFort Lauderdale
2h 16m
RIC7:06 amRichmond Byrd Intl
May 30
RIC3:49 pmRichmond Byrd Intl
2h 19m
FLL6:08 pmFort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
May 26
FLL4:50 amFort Lauderdale
2h 16m
RIC7:06 amRichmond Byrd Intl
Jun 2
RIC3:49 pmRichmond Byrd Intl
2h 19m
FLL6:08 pmFort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
May 25
FLL4:50 amFort Lauderdale
2h 16m
RIC7:06 amRichmond Byrd Intl
Jun 1
RIC3:49 pmRichmond Byrd Intl
2h 19m
FLL6:08 pmFort Lauderdale

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Richmond Byrd Intl

If you're looking for one-way flights to Richmond, Virginia, view some of our deals below provided by Spirit Airlines
American Airlines
Aug 26
LGA2:29 pmNew York LaGuardia
1h 38m
RIC4:07 pmRichmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
May 27
FLL4:50 amFort Lauderdale
2h 16m
RIC7:06 amRichmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
Jun 8
FLL4:50 amFort Lauderdale
2h 16m
RIC7:06 amRichmond Byrd Intl

Which airlines fly to Richmond VA?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Richmond, Virginia

You can fly direct to Richmond with any of these airlines: Delta, American Airlines, United, Southwest Airlines, JetBlue, Spirit Airlines, and OneJet. Alaska Airlines offers flights to Richmond with one or more stops.


How to get from the airport to Richmond VA city center?

Below you will find all the airports in Richmond along with the distance from the city center

Richmond International Airport (RIC)

The airport is about 7 miles southeast of downtown Richmond and you’ll find a number of options for transport into the city.

Buses

The Greater Richmond Transit Company (GRTC) provides bus service between the airport and downtown Richmond on Route 56. Buses run infrequently and only on weekdays and travel time is 56 minutes. Route 7 runs with more frequency, but to catch it you must walk 1 mile from the airport to Nine Mile Rd. and Dakar Dr., and this route also only operates on weekdays. Travel time is about an hour, including the time it takes to walk there, and the fare for either bus is $1.50 USD.

Shuttles, limousines, and sedans

You can arrange for private car, limousine, or shared shuttle van service from RIC into Richmond. Book your ride online, by phone, or walk up to the counter. James River Transportation has a desk inside Richmond International Airport on the first floor, just to the right of the escalators. Rates from the airport to downtown start from $36.00 USD.

Taxis

Taxis are available to prebook or hail at the airport. You can find them in the center section of the lower level curbside, adjacent to the north and south parking garages. A ride into Downtown Richmond will take about 26 minutes and cost around $28.00 USD.

Car Rentals

Rental car counters are near the central entrance of the airport terminal, on the lower level. Book early and find deals on car rentals with Momondo.


Popular routes to Richmond, Virginia

Most frequently searched flights to Richmond, Virginia along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Fort Lauderdale to Richmond Flights
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Orlando to Richmond Flights
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Tampa to Richmond Flights
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Atlanta to Richmond Flights
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Miami to Richmond Flights
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Minneapolis to Richmond Flights
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Chicago to Richmond Flights
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Denver to Richmond Flights
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$177
Boston to Richmond Flights
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$187
Newark to Richmond Flights
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Detroit to Richmond Flights
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$199
Dallas to Richmond Flights
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Cincinnati to Richmond Flights
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Houston to Richmond Flights
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2h 45m
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$227
Los Angeles to Richmond Flights
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4h 35m
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$237
Hartford to Richmond Flights
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5h 02m
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$242
San Diego to Richmond Flights
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7h 09m
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$293
Seattle to Richmond Flights
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6h 59m
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$306
San Francisco to Richmond Flights
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7h 39m
Cheapest price
$311
Ontario to Richmond Flights
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6h 25m
Cheapest price
$365
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How to get around in Richmond VA?

Downtown Richmond is compact and walkable, so you can see many attractions on foot, by bike, or take a Segway tour. The GRTC operates a network of buses, including express routes, and there’s also a trolley system, RVA Trolley, which claims to be the very first trolley system in the world, dating back to 1888.

Public Transportation

GRTC Transit operated buses serve all parts of Richmond, you can ride for a one-way fare of $1.25 USD, or purchase a 1-day, 7-day or 30-day pass for $3.50 USD, $17.50 USD, or $30.00 USD, and enjoy unlimited rides for the duration of your pass (on consecutive days). For a unique historical ride, hop on the RVA Trolley, which offers public tours daily at 10:30 am Monday – Friday, and twice daily on Saturday and Sunday, at 11:00am and 2:00pm. The price for adults is $30.00 USD, children 4 – 14 ride for $15.00 USD, and younger children are free. Reservations are required.

Taxis

Taxis are a convenient way to get around the city. You can hail one on the street, or pre-book, which is a good idea during the busy tourist season. Meters begin at $2.50 USD and it costs $.50 USD per 1/5 mile, with a waiting charge of $.50 USD per 80 seconds. There is a $1.00 USD surcharge for after-hours service (9pm – 6am) per trip, and an additional passenger charge of $1.00 USD per person. Uber and Lyft also operate in Richmond.

Bike-share

RVA Bike Share kicked off in 2017, and you can pick up a bike at 20 stations across the city for $1.75 USD per 45 minute trip or get a day pass for $6.00 USD.


What are the visa and passport requirements when flying to Richmond VA?

No visa is required for domestic travelers within the U.S. For foreign nationals, please check the U.S. Department of State website.


Additional info and tips about visiting Richmond VA

Things to do and places of interest in Richmond VA

Whatever your interests, you’ll find something to keep you amused in Richmond. History buffs will want to visit the local museums and historic sites, thrill seekers can go white water rafting or kayaking, and foodies can get their fill exploring diverse eateries and 30-odd craft breweries. Check out these suggestions for your next Richmond visit.

  • Do the Canal Walk, 1.25 miles of paved walkways where historic sights, statues and markers tell Richmond’s story. Along the walk, you’ll find Brown’s Island, the scene of outdoor concerts and the annual Richmond Folk Festival. You can cruise the canal, 40-minute historical tours depart from the Turning Basin, between 14th and Dock streets on Virginia Street.
  • Visit the The American Civil War Center, which interprets the war from Union, Confederate and African-American perspectives. The museum is located at the 22-acre Tredegar Iron Works site.
  • Go rafting, whitewater kayaking, swimming, tubing or take a guided tour on the James River.
  • Stroll into the past, in the Church Hill Historic District, where you’ll find about 70 antebellum houses, and the 1741-dated St. John’s Episcopal Church.
  • Check out the Richmond Raceway, which hosts two NASCAR race weekends under the lights, featuring the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and the NASCAR XFINITY Series, on its ¾-mile D-shaped oval.
  • If you visit Richmond in July, you can head down to the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center and watch your favorite NFL players getting ready for next season. Maybe you’ll be lucky enough to score an autograph!

Tips and tricks for visiting Richmond VA

Hopheads rejoice! Richmond’s craft beer scene is reason enough to visit the city. Get a copy of the Beer Trail Map and work your way through over 30 breweries. Just make sure to have a designated driver or cab it.

The heat, combined with high humidity during summer, can make you feel pretty awful. Make sure to hydrate well and if you become overheated, rest and put cool compresses on your pulse points, and at the back of your neck.


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