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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Richmond, VA, United States - CHI to RIC

Popular flights from Chicago to Richmond

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 5, 2016 Mar 8, 2016 $225
Mar 9, 2016 Mar 12, 2016 $225
May 21, 2016 May 28, 2016 $225
May 28, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 $225
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 5, 2016 Mar 8, 2016 $225
Mar 9, 2016 Mar 12, 2016 $225
Apr 6, 2016 Apr 12, 2016 $225
Apr 12, 2016 Apr 20, 2016 $225
May 21, 2016 May 28, 2016 $225

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Chicago to Richmond (CHI to RIC)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Richmond, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $248.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Chicago to Richmond (CHI to RIC)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Chicago to Richmond based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Chicago to Richmond

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Chicago to Richmond should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $950 $763
7-14 days $241 $248
14-21 days $225 $232
21-30 days $225 $232
30-60 days $225 $233
60-90 days $244 $251
90+ days $225 $232

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Richmond

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Chicago to Richmond.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$244 $225 $225 $244 $282 $225 $295

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Chicago to Richmond

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Chicago to Richmond.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Chicago Richmond United 2/27/16 3/3/16 0 $241
March Chicago Richmond American 3/5/16 3/8/16 0 $225
April Chicago Richmond United 4/6/16 4/12/16 0 $225
May Chicago Richmond American 5/21/16 5/28/16 0 $225
June Chicago Richmond American 6/2/16 6/8/16 0 $244
July Chicago Richmond American 7/5/16 7/13/16 0 $339
August Chicago Richmond United 8/13/16 8/22/16 0 $379
November Chicago Richmond United 11/11/16 11/13/16 0 $339

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Chicago to Richmond

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Chicago to Richmond.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$512
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$512 $225
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$225 $301
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$301 $254
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$254

TIPSave $554 by flying into Baltimore instead of Richmond from Chicago

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Chicago to Richmond (CHI to RIC)

Your Chicago to Richmond flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Chicago to Richmond is $234.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Richmond is $225.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Chicago to Richmond.

Nonstop Flight Details from Chicago to Richmond
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 11:40 21:49
United 5 5 5 5 5 3 3 07:13 20:50

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Chicago to Richmond (CHI to RIC)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chicago to Richmond. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chicago to Richmond is $108.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Richmond is $225.

Chicago to Richmond Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Chicago to Richmond?
Answer: The average Chicago to Richmond flight time is an hour and 56 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Chicago and Richmond?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Richmond is 640 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Richmond?
Answer: There are 51 direct flights from Chicago to Richmond.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chicago to Richmond?
Answer: United Airlines provides 60% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Richmond.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Richmond?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Richmond (CHI to RIC)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Chicago to Richmond with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Chicago to Richmond.

Chicago to Richmond
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American PHL X X X X X X X
Delta DTW X X X X X X X
Delta CVG / DTW X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United IAD X X X X X X X
Southwest ATL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Chicago and Richmond, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to New York American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $77
Chicago to Washington American, JetBlue, Frontier, United $81
Chicago to Baltimore American, Spirit, United $77
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $93
Chicago to Atlanta American, Alaska, Spirit, United $77
Chicago to Raleigh - Durham American, Frontier, United $118
Chicago to Philadelphia American, Frontier, Spirit, United $77
Chicago to Newark American, JetBlue, United $163
Chicago to Boston American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $81
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $113
Chicago to Norfolk American, United $242
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $77
Chicago to Charlotte American, Frontier, United $95
Chicago to Miami American, Frontier, United $117

Cheap International Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to Toronto Air Choice One, American, Air Canada, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Public Charters, Porter, United, WestJet $234

Cheap Domestic Flights to Richmond - RIC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Indianapolis to Richmond American, United $241
Milwaukee to Richmond American, United $240
Grand Rapids to Richmond American, United $271
Bloomington - Normal to Richmond American $483
Madison to Richmond American, United $281
Ft Wayne to Richmond American, United $332
Peoria to Richmond American, United $377
Appleton to Richmond United $401
South Bend to Richmond United $372
Green Bay to Richmond American, United $394
Moline to Richmond American, United $300
Lansing to Richmond American, United $375
Kalamazoo to Richmond American, United $390
Springfield to Richmond American, United $397
Champaign to Richmond American, United $470
Cheap Flights from Chicago to Richmond, VA, United States, from $225 Round trip from CHI to RIC