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Cheap Flights from Richmond to Houston, TX, United States - RIC to HOU Last modified: May 28, 2016 1:45 AM

Popular flights from Richmond to Houston Last modified: May 28, 2016 1:45 AM

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
Aug 10, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 $347
Aug 28, 2016 Sep 4, 2016 $347
Sep 2, 2016 Sep 5, 2016 $347
Sep 18, 2016 Sep 25, 2016 $347
Sep 21, 2016 Sep 26, 2016 $347
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 11, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 $379
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 10, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 $290

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Richmond to Houston (RIC to HOU)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Richmond to Houston, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $389.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Richmond to Houston (RIC to HOU)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $1,312 $843
7-14 days $659 $554
14-21 days $529 $388
21-30 days $484 $367
30-60 days $399 $357
60-90 days $399 $347
90+ days $399 $347

Cheapest Day To Fly from Richmond to Houston

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$357 $397 $290 $362 $410 $350 $554

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Richmond to Houston

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Richmond Houston American 5/31/16 6/6/16 2 $1,016
June Richmond Houston American 6/23/16 6/27/16 1 $367
July Richmond Houston American 7/25/16 8/3/16 1 $357
August Richmond Houston United 8/10/16 8/16/16 2 $290
September Richmond Houston United 9/21/16 9/26/16 2 $320
October Richmond Houston American 10/21/16 10/23/16 1 $348
November Richmond Houston American 11/23/16 11/27/16 1 $578
February Richmond Houston United 2/2/17 2/6/17 0 $399

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

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 Houston.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$1,312
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$1,312 $659
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$659
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$484
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$484 $549
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$549
TIPSave $146 by flying into Austin instead of Houston from Richmond

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Richmond to Houston (RIC to HOU)

Your Richmond to Houston 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 Houston is $338.

The average price for non-stop flights from Richmond to Houston is $399.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Richmond to Houston
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 08:05 08:05

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Richmond to Houston (RIC to HOU)

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 Houston. 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 Houston is $196.

The average price for round trip flights from Richmond to Houston is $338.

Richmond to Houston Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Richmond to Houston?
Answer: The average Richmond to Houston flight time is 3 hours and 8 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Richmond and Houston?
Answer: The distance from Richmond to Houston is 1154 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Richmond to Houston?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Richmond to Houston.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Richmond to Houston?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Richmond and Houston.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Richmond to Houston?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Richmond to Houston (RIC to HOU) Number of flights searched: 162Last modified: May 28, 2016 1:45 AM

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

Richmond to Houston
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American ORD X X X X X X X
Delta MSP X X X X X X X
Delta DTW / CVG X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United ORD 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 Houston, 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 Dallas - Ft Worth American, United $337

Cheap Domestic Flights to Houston - HOU

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Washington to Houston American, Alaska, United $213
Baltimore to Houston American, Spirit, United $177
Philadelphia to Houston American, Alaska, Frontier, United $387
Raleigh - Durham to Houston American, Alaska, United $324
Norfolk to Houston American, United $354
Newport News to Houston American $398
Harrisburg to Houston American, United $385
Fayetteville to Houston American, United $390
Roanoke to Houston American, United $322
Greensboro - High Point to Houston American, Alaska, United $372
Jacksonville to Houston American $399
Charlottesville to Houston American, United $333
Lynchburg to Houston American $505
Greenville to Houston American $344
New Bern to Houston American Check Dates
Philadelphia to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Spirit, United $99
Washington to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $202
Baltimore to Dallas - Ft Worth American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $157
Philadelphia to Atlanta American, Frontier, Spirit, United $99
Baltimore to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $137
Raleigh - Durham to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, United $209
Washington to Atlanta American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $147
Washington to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $98
Philadelphia to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $108
Norfolk to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $335
Philadelphia to Austin American, Alaska, Frontier, United $166
Washington to Austin American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $266
Baltimore to Austin American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $298
Washington to New York American, JetBlue, United $162
Cheap Flights from Richmond to Houston, TX, United States, from $290 Round trip from RIC to HOU