The cheapest times to fly from ECP to RIC are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • May 21st to June 10th
  • August 13th to November 18th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ECP to RIC is early September. Prices can be as high as $554 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $215 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Richmond

Flying from Panama City, FL (ECP) to Richmond, VA (RIC) will usually cost between $235 to $434 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $238. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $399. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $161 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $328 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ECP to RIC flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ECP to RIC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ECP to RIC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ECP to RIC flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Panama City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.29, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $101 (27%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $270. Return trip prices are from the RIC to ECP flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ECP to RIC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 14 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from ECP to RIC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Washington, DC

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from RIC
  • Usually 13.72% less expensive than RIC
  • Nonstop flights available

See ECP to DCA flights

Destination alternative #2: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington, DC

  • 100 miles (161 km) away from RIC
  • Usually 4.88% less expensive than RIC
  • 1-layover flights available

See ECP to IAD flights

Destination alternative #3: Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) in Raleigh/Durham, NC

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from RIC
  • Usually 3.51% less expensive than RIC
  • 1-layover flights available

See ECP to RDU flights

Destination alternative #4: Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO) in Charlottesville, VA

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from RIC
  • Usually 2.44% less expensive than RIC
  • 1-layover flights available

See ECP to CHO flights

Destination alternative #5: Roanoke Blacksburg Regional Woodrum Field Airport (ROA) in Roanoke, VA

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from RIC
  • Usually 3.05% less expensive than RIC
  • 1-layover flights available

See ECP to ROA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ECP to RIC? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Richmond International Airport to Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 692 miles or 1114 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ECP to RIC?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ECP to RIC flight is about 2 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Panama City, FL and Richmond, VA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 49 available flights from ECP to RIC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ECP
Origination airport name Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
City Panama City, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 30.4
Longitude -85.8

Return Airport

Destination code RIC
Destination airport name Richmond International Airport
City Richmond, VA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.5
Longitude -77.3


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