The cheapest times to fly from RIC to HAN are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 2nd to April 15th
  • August 20th to December 9th (except the week of September 3rd)

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 HAN is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $2746 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $1065 for Monday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Hanoi

Flying from Richmond, VA (RIC) to Hanoi (HAN) will usually cost between $1078 to $2089 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $1109. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2133. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1024 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1305 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RIC to HAN flight.

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

RIC to HAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RIC to HAN 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 $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to HAN, and Tuesday 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 $254 (16%) 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 $1309. Return trip prices are from the HAN 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 HAN 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 3 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking RIC to HAN

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 HAN — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $954
  • Average savings: $351 (26.9%)

See RIC to JFK flights

Hack #2: Taipei (RIC > TPE > HAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1043
  • Average savings: $263 (20.11%)

See RIC to TPE flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (RIC > LGA > HAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1048
  • Average savings: $257 (19.69%)

See RIC to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, ANA, Asiana, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, JAL, Korean Air, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, United, Vietnam Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8373 miles or 13475 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RIC to HAN flight is about 16 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Richmond, VA and Hanoi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from RIC to HAN.


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 HAN
Destination airport name Noibai International Airport
City Hanoi
Country Vietnam
Latitude 21.2
Longitude 105.8


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