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Cheap Flights from Philadelphia to Richmond, VA, United States - PHL to RIC

Popular flights from Philadelphia 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 2, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 $286
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 $286
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 $286
Jun 10, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 $286

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Philadelphia to Richmond (PHL to RIC)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Philadelphia to Richmond, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $289.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Philadelphia to Richmond (PHL to RIC)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to Richmond

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $518 $525
7-14 days $291 $423
14-21 days $291 $443
21-30 days $291 $298
30-60 days $291 $318
60-90 days $291 $368
90+ days $291 $298

Cheapest Day To Fly from Philadelphia to Richmond

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$291 $291 $286 $286 $286 $291 $291

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Philadelphia to Richmond

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Philadelphia Richmond American 5/19/16 5/28/16 0 $291
June Philadelphia Richmond American 6/2/16 6/9/16 2 $286
July Philadelphia Richmond American 7/26/16 8/6/16 0 $291
August Philadelphia Richmond American 8/13/16 8/17/16 0 $291
September Philadelphia Richmond American 9/23/16 9/25/16 0 $291
October Philadelphia Richmond American 10/8/16 10/10/16 0 $291
November Philadelphia Richmond American 11/21/16 11/30/16 0 $291
December Philadelphia Richmond American 12/26/16 1/2/17 0 $341

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$416
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$416
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$311
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$311 $291
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$291

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Philadelphia to Richmond (PHL to RIC)

Your Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to Richmond is $286.

The average price for non-stop flights from Philadelphia to Richmond is $291.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Philadelphia to Richmond
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 10 11 11 11 11 7 6 07:40 21:10

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Philadelphia to Richmond (PHL 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 Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to Richmond is $176.

The average price for round trip flights from Philadelphia to Richmond is $286.

Philadelphia to Richmond Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Philadelphia to Richmond?
Answer: The average Philadelphia to Richmond flight time is an hour and 7 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Philadelphia and Richmond?
Answer: The distance from Philadelphia to Richmond is 198 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Philadelphia to Richmond?
Answer: There are 51 direct flights from Philadelphia to Richmond.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Philadelphia to Richmond?
Answer: American Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Philadelphia and Richmond.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Philadelphia to Richmond?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Philadelphia to Richmond (PHL to RIC)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to Richmond.

Philadelphia to Richmond
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American LGA X X X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
United IAD X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia - PHL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Philadelphia to Atlanta American, Frontier, Spirit, United $88
Philadelphia to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $98

Cheap Domestic Flights to Richmond - RIC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New York to Richmond American $282
Newark to Richmond American, United $287
Washington to Richmond United $356
Hartford to Richmond American, United $240
Baltimore to RichmondCheck Dates
Westchester County to RichmondCheck Dates
Long Island MacArthur to Richmond American $342
New York to Washington American, JetBlue, United $137
Washington to New York American, JetBlue, United $137
New York to Raleigh - Durham American, JetBlue, United $157
New York to Baltimore American $183
New York to Detroit American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $96
New York to Newport News American $332
New York to Norfolk American $294
Baltimore to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $116
New York to Pittsburgh American $294
Newark to Atlanta American, Alaska, United $201
Washington to Atlanta American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $166
Washington to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $88
New York to Boston American, JetBlue $107
Newark to Washington American, United $203
New York to Charlottesville American, United $295
New York to Myrtle Beach American, Spirit, United $147
Hartford to Washington American, JetBlue, United $98
New York to Tampa American, JetBlue, United $195
New York to Buffalo American, JetBlue $169
New York to Houston American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $262
Newark to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $155
Cheap Flights from Philadelphia to Richmond, VA, United States, from $286 Round trip from PHL to RIC