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

Popular flights from Chicago to Richmond

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $246
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 31, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $295

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 $288.

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 $960 $914
7-14 days $593 $600
14-21 days $339 $346
21-30 days $338 $345
30-60 days $338 $345
60-90 days $359 $366
90+ days $339 $346

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
$296 $295 $246 $249 $297 $339 $297

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
May Chicago Richmond United 5/31/16 6/7/16 2 $295
June Chicago Richmond American 6/8/16 6/14/16 2 $246
July Chicago Richmond American 7/2/16 7/5/16 0 $359
August Chicago Richmond American 8/3/16 8/7/16 0 $339
September Chicago Richmond American 9/30/16 10/3/16 2 $304
October Chicago Richmond American 10/20/16 10/22/16 2 $325
November Chicago Richmond American 11/18/16 11/20/16 0 $339
December Chicago Richmond American 12/19/16 12/29/16 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
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$960
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$960 $651
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$651 $494
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$494 $359
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$359 $338
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$338

TIPSave $520 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 $271.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Richmond is $338.

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 6 6 7 6 6 4 6 08:19 18:50
United 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 07:02 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 $140.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Richmond is $271.

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 59 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 57 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 52% 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 CLT X X X X X X X
Delta JFK X X X X X X X
Delta DTW / BOS 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, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $97
Chicago to Washington American, Alaska, Frontier, United $88
Chicago to Baltimore American, Alaska, Spirit, United $81
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $136
Chicago to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $79
Chicago to Raleigh - Durham American, Frontier, United $88
Chicago to Philadelphia American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $77
Chicago to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $207
Chicago to Boston American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $79
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $97
Chicago to Norfolk American, United $253
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $146
Chicago to Charlotte American, Alaska, Frontier, United $87
Chicago to Miami American, Alaska, Frontier, United $108

Cheap International Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to Toronto Air Choice One, American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Public Charters, Porter, United, WestJet, Great Lakes $227

Cheap Domestic Flights to Richmond - RIC

Cheap Flights from Chicago to Richmond, VA, United States, from $246 Round trip from CHI to RIC