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The cheapest times to fly from RIC to BLR are

  • January 15th to July 15th (except the weeks of March 5th, March 26th, May 7th, June 4th, June 11th, and June 18th)
  • September 3rd to September 16th
  • October 22nd 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 RIC to BLR is late January. Prices can be as high as $2216 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $963 for Tuesday flights around late January.

 

When to Fly to Bengaluru

Flying from Richmond, VA (RIC) to Bangalore (BLR) will usually cost between $1049 to $1679 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 $1100. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1802. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $702 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1206 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RIC to BLR flight.

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

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RIC to BLR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RIC to BLR flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly 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 BLR, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into RIC. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Bengaluru, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Richmond. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $137 (10%) 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 $1168. Return trip prices are from the BLR 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 BLR 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 25 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Flight Hacking RIC to BLR

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 BLR — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1058
  • Average savings: $148 (12.24%)

See RIC to JFK flights

Hack #2: Montreal (RIC > YUL > BLR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1074
  • Average savings: $132 (10.91%)

See RIC to YUL flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (RIC > BOS > BLR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1075
  • Average savings: $131 (10.87%)

See RIC to BOS flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SAS, United, Vistara, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8575 miles or 13800 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RIC to BLR flight is about 16 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Richmond, VA and Bangalore?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from RIC to BLR.

 

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 codeBLR
Destination airport nameKempegowda International Airport
CityBangalore
CountryIndia
Latitude13.2
Longitude77.7

 

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