The cheapest times to fly from RIC to DUS are

  • January 8th to May 13th
  • November 5th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 DUS is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $1701 for Friday flights during late June, or as low as $502 for Monday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Düsseldorf

Flying from Richmond, VA (RIC) to Dusseldorf (DUS) will usually cost between $512 to $1701 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $565. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1575. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1010 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $784 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RIC to DUS flight.

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

RIC to DUS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RIC to DUS flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Richmond. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DUS, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into RIC. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Düsseldorf, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Richmond. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $140 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $789. Return trip prices are from the DUS 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 DUS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 13 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking RIC to DUS

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 DUS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (RIC > BOS > DUS)

  • Price for both tickets: $779
  • Average savings: $5 (0.64%)

See RIC to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Icelandair, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4024 miles or 6476 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RIC to DUS flight is about 8 hour 13 minutes.

How many flights go between Richmond, VA and Dusseldorf?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from RIC to DUS.


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 DUS
Destination airport name Duesseldorf Airport
City Dusseldorf
Country Germany
Latitude 51.3
Longitude 6.8


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