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The cheapest times to fly from GJT to RIC are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • July 30th to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)

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 GJT to RIC is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1090 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $441 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.

 

When to Fly to Richmond

Flying from Grand Junction, CO (GJT) to Richmond, VA (RIC) will usually cost between $443 to $819 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $554. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $801. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $247 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $619 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GJT to RIC flight.

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

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GJT to RIC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GJT to RIC flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Grand Junction. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, 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 $205 (28%) 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 $523. Return trip prices are from the RIC to GJT flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from GJT 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 4 hour 1 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 GJT to RIC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 121 miles (195 km) away from RIC
  • Usually 31.02% less expensive than RIC
  • 1-layover flights available

See GJT to BWI flights

Destination alternative #2: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Washington, DC

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from RIC
  • Usually 26.17% less expensive than RIC
  • 1-layover flights available

See GJT to DCA flights

Destination alternative #3: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington, DC

  • 100 miles (161 km) away from RIC
  • Usually 26.01% less expensive than RIC
  • 1-layover flights available

See GJT to IAD flights

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

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from RIC
  • Usually 12.76% less expensive than RIC
  • 1-layover flights available

See GJT to CHO flights

Destination alternative #5: Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) in Raleigh/Durham, NC

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from RIC
  • Usually 23.75% less expensive than RIC
  • 1-layover flights available

See GJT to RDU flights

 

Flight Hacking GJT to RIC

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from GJT to RIC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (GJT > LGA > RIC)

  • Price for both tickets: $577
  • Average savings: $42 (6.79%)

See GJT to LGA flights

Hack #2: Salt Lake City, UT (GJT > SLC > RIC)

  • Price for both tickets: $602
  • Average savings: $18 (2.83%)

See GJT to SLC flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (GJT > JFK > RIC)

  • Price for both tickets: $602
  • Average savings: $17 (2.75%)

See GJT to JFK flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Richmond International Airport to Grand Junction Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1687 miles or 2715 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GJT to RIC flight is about 4 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Grand Junction, CO and Richmond, VA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from GJT to RIC.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code GJT
Origination airport name Grand Junction Regional Airport
City Grand Junction, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 39.1
Longitude -108.5

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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