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The cheapest times to fly from GRR to RIC are

  • August 6th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to February 25th (except the week of December 10th)

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 GRR to RIC is mid October. Prices can be as high as $505 for Sunday flights during early April, or as low as $274 for Tuesday flights around mid October.

 

When to Fly to Richmond

Flying from Grand Rapids, MI (GRR) to Richmond, VA (RIC) will usually cost between $276 to $426 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $316. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $411. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $95 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $346 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GRR to RIC flight.

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

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GRR to RIC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GRR to RIC flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Grand Rapids. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.38, which is a bit above 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 $86 (22%) 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 $300. Return trip prices are from the RIC to GRR 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 GRR 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 0 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 GRR to RIC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Salisbury-Ocean City/Wicomico Regional Airport (SBY) in Salisbury, MD

  • 114 miles (183 km) away from RIC
  • Usually 38.93% less expensive than RIC
  • 1-layover flights available

See GRR to SBY flights

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

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from RIC
  • Usually 33.00% less expensive than RIC
  • Nonstop flights available

See GRR to DCA flights

Destination alternative #3: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 121 miles (195 km) away from RIC
  • Usually 33.00% less expensive than RIC
  • Nonstop flights available

See GRR to BWI flights

Destination alternative #4: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington, DC

  • 100 miles (161 km) away from RIC
  • Usually 26.05% less expensive than RIC
  • Nonstop flights available

See GRR to IAD flights

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

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from RIC
  • Usually 31.98% less expensive than RIC
  • 1-layover flights available

See GRR to RDU flights

Destination alternative #6: Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO) in Charlottesville, VA

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from RIC
  • Usually 25.33% less expensive than RIC
  • 1-layover flights available

See GRR to CHO flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Iberia, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Richmond International Airport to Gerald R. Ford International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 570 miles or 917 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GRR to RIC flight is about 2 hour 0 minutes.

How many flights go between Grand Rapids, MI and Richmond, VA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from GRR to RIC.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code GRR
Origination airport name Gerald R. Ford International Airport
City Grand Rapids, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -85.5

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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