The cheapest times to fly from ODS to RIC are

  • January 15th to March 18th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 9th to June 3rd
  • October 15th 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 ODS to RIC is late January. Prices can be as high as $1664 for Thursday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $716 for Wednesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Richmond

Flying from Odessa (ODS) to Richmond, VA (RIC) will usually cost between $722 to $1196 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $736. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1246. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $510 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $910 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ODS to RIC flight.

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

ODS to RIC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ODS to RIC flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Odesa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to RIC, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into ODS. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Richmond, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Odesa. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $413 (24%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $849. Return trip prices are from the RIC to ODS 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 ODS to RIC can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 12 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 ODS to RIC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington, DC

  • 100 miles (161 km) away from RIC
  • Usually 14.45% less expensive than RIC
  • 1-layover flights available

See ODS to IAD flights


Flight Hacking ODS 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 ODS to RIC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (ODS > JFK > RIC)

  • Price for both tickets: $734
  • Average savings: $176 (19.34%)

See ODS to EWR flights

Hack #2: Newark, NJ (ODS > EWR > RIC)

  • Price for both tickets: $841
  • Average savings: $70 (7.64%)

See ODS to JFK flights

Hack #3: Kiev (ODS > KBP > RIC)

  • Price for both tickets: $865
  • Average savings: $46 (5%)

See ODS to KBP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Austrian, Delta, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Richmond International Airport to Odessa International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5126 miles or 8249 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ODS to RIC flight is about 10 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Odessa and Richmond, VA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from ODS to RIC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ODS
Origination airport name Odessa International Airport
City Odessa
Country Ukraine
Latitude 46.4
Longitude 30.7

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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