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Cheap Flights from Richmond to Boston, MA, United States - RIC to BOS Last modified: May 29, 2016 7:38 PM

Popular flights from Richmond to Boston Last modified: May 29, 2016 7:38 PM

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American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 28, 2016 Sep 3, 2016 $167
Sep 3, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $167
Sep 5, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $167
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 4, 2016 Jul 8, 2016 $151
Jul 12, 2016 Jul 19, 2016 $151
Aug 3, 2016 Aug 10, 2016 $151
Aug 10, 2016 Aug 17, 2016 $151
Aug 16, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 $151
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 22, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $168
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $168
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $168
Aug 25, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $168
Aug 26, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $168

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Richmond to Boston (RIC to BOS)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Richmond to Boston, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $161.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Richmond to Boston (RIC to BOS)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $207 $215
7-14 days $218 $207
14-21 days $207 $170
21-30 days $169 $180
30-60 days $151 $170
60-90 days $151 $168
90+ days $151 $167

Cheapest Day To Fly from Richmond to Boston

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$151 $151 $151 $168 $168 $168 $170

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Richmond to Boston

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Richmond Boston United 5/31/16 6/1/16 1 $249
June Richmond Boston JetBlue 6/23/16 6/28/16 0 $169
July Richmond Boston JetBlue 7/4/16 7/8/16 0 $151
August Richmond Boston JetBlue 8/3/16 8/10/16 0 $151
September Richmond Boston JetBlue 9/6/16 9/12/16 0 $151
October Richmond Boston JetBlue 10/14/16 10/16/16 0 $151
November Richmond Boston JetBlue 11/29/16 12/5/16 0 $151
January Richmond Boston United 1/27/17 1/30/17 1 $241

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

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 Richmond to Boston.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$207
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$207 $242
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$242 $207
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$207 $169
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$169 $289
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$289

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Richmond to Boston (RIC to BOS)

Your Richmond to Boston 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 Richmond to Boston is $290.

The average price for non-stop flights from Richmond to Boston is $151.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Richmond to Boston
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
JetBlue 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 06:20 20:00
Delta 3 4 3 3 4 3 3 07:20 17:15

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Richmond to Boston (RIC to BOS)

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 Richmond to Boston. 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 Richmond to Boston is $81.

The average price for round trip flights from Richmond to Boston is $162.

Richmond to Boston Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Richmond to Boston?
Answer: The average Richmond to Boston flight time is an hour and 33 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Richmond and Boston?
Answer: The distance from Richmond to Boston is 473 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Richmond to Boston?
Answer: There are 48 direct flights from Richmond to Boston.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Richmond to Boston?
Answer: JetBlue Airways provides 56% of the non-stop flights between Richmond and Boston.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Richmond to Boston?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Richmond to Boston (RIC to BOS) Number of flights searched: 104Last modified: May 29, 2016 7:38 PM

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

Richmond to Boston
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American PHL X X X X X X X
JetBlue - X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta JFK X X X X X X X
United EWR 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 Richmond and Boston, 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 Richmond - RIC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Richmond to New York American, United $257

Cheap Domestic Flights to Boston - BOS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Washington to Boston American, JetBlue, United $127
Philadelphia to Boston American, JetBlue $142
Baltimore to Boston American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $81
Raleigh - Durham to Boston American, JetBlue, United $161
Norfolk to Boston American, United $243
Charlottesville to Boston American, United $232
Roanoke to Boston American, United $349
Harrisburg to Boston American, United $279
Greensboro - High Point to Boston American, Alaska, United $245
Newport News to Boston American $270
Fayetteville to Boston American, United $224
Lynchburg to Boston American $451
Jacksonville to Boston American $361
New Bern to Boston American $303
Greenville to Boston American $269
Staunton to BostonCheck Dates
Washington to New York American, JetBlue, United $165
Raleigh - Durham to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $171
Washington to Manchester American, United $195
Baltimore to Providence American, United $313
Philadelphia to Providence American, United $153
Baltimore to Manchester American, United $289
Philadelphia to Manchester American $171
Washington to Providence American, United $147
Norfolk to New York American, United $252
Washington to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $98
Philadelphia to New York American $233
Philadelphia to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $107
Washington to Martha's Vineyard American, JetBlue, United $257
Cheap Flights from Richmond to Boston, MA, United States, from $151 Round trip from RIC to BOS