The cheapest times to fly from RIC to BKK are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • August 6th to December 9th

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 BKK is late October. Prices can be as high as $3524 for Saturday flights during mid May, or as low as $937 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Bangkok

Flying from Richmond, VA (RIC) to Bangkok (BKK) will usually cost between $962 to $1789 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $968. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $1848. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $880 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1332 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RIC to BKK flight.

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

RIC to BKK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RIC to BKK flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Richmond. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BKK, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into RIC. Saturdays 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 $251 (14%) 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 $1247. Return trip prices are from the BKK to RIC 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 RIC to BKK can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 60 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking RIC to BKK

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 BKK — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $896
  • Average savings: $436 (32.75%)

See RIC to LGA flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (RIC > JFK > BKK)

  • Price for both tickets: $905
  • Average savings: $427 (32.03%)

See RIC to JFK flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (RIC > ORD > BKK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1018
  • Average savings: $314 (23.58%)

See RIC to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 32 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Bangkok Airways, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, JAL, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, SAS, Shanghai Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8896 miles or 14317 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RIC to BKK flight is about 16 hour 60 minutes.

How many flights go between Richmond, VA and Bangkok?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 83 available flights from RIC to BKK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code BKK
Destination airport name Suvarnabhumi International Airport
City Bangkok
Country Thailand
Latitude 13.7
Longitude 100.7


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