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The cheapest times to fly from RIC to ACY are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • July 16th to November 11th (except the weeks of October 1st and October 8th)
  • early December

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 RIC to ACY is early September. Prices can be as high as $1376 for Friday flights during early to mid April, or as low as $328 for Tuesday flights around early September.

 

When to Fly to Atlantic City

Flying from Richmond, VA (RIC) to Atlantic City, NJ (ACY) will usually cost between $336 to $1376 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 $337. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid April, with an average price of $1268. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $930 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $514 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RIC to ACY flight.

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

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RIC to ACY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RIC to ACY flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Richmond. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.6, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $184 (26%) 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 $530. Return trip prices are from the ACY to RIC 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 RIC to ACY can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 20 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 RIC to ACY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 99 miles (159 km) away from ACY
  • Usually 67.96% less expensive than ACY
  • Nonstop flights available

See RIC to LGA flights

Destination alternative #2: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 92 miles (148 km) away from ACY
  • Usually 64.36% less expensive than ACY
  • Nonstop flights available

See RIC to JFK flights

Destination alternative #3: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 88 miles (142 km) away from ACY
  • Usually 54.82% less expensive than ACY
  • Nonstop flights available

See RIC to EWR flights

Destination alternative #4: Wilkes Barre Scranton International Airport (AVP) in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from ACY
  • Usually 53.94% less expensive than ACY
  • 1-layover flights available

See RIC to AVP flights

Destination alternative #5: Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP) in Islip, NY

  • 121 miles (195 km) away from ACY
  • Usually 52.97% less expensive than ACY
  • 1-layover flights available

See RIC to ISP flights

Destination alternative #6: Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) in Harrisburg, PA

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from ACY
  • Usually 44.50% less expensive than ACY
  • 1-layover flights available

See RIC to MDT flights

 

Flight Hacking RIC to ACY

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 RIC to ACY — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Orlando, FL (RIC > MCO > ACY)

  • Price for both tickets: $487
  • Average savings: $27 (5.26%)

See RIC to MCO flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: Spirit, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Atlantic City International Airport to Richmond International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 200 miles or 322 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RIC to ACY flight is about 1 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Richmond, VA and Atlantic City, NJ?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 75 available flights from RIC to ACY.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeRIC
Origination airport nameRichmond International Airport
CityRichmond, VA
Countrythe United States
Latitude37.5
Longitude-77.3

Return Airport

Destination codeACY
Destination airport nameAtlantic City International Airport
CityAtlantic City, NJ
Countrythe United States
Latitude39.5
Longitude-74.6

 

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