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The cheapest times to fly from RIC to HLN are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 13th 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 HLN is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1029 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $341 for Wednesday flights around late January and early February.

 

When to Fly to Helena

Flying from Richmond, VA (RIC) to Helena, MT (HLN) will usually cost between $348 to $780 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $431. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $812. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $381 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $532 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RIC to HLN flight.

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

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RIC to HLN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RIC to HLN 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 $0.18, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 (37%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $435. Return trip prices are from the HLN 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 HLN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 21 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 HLN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) in Bozeman, MT

  • 70 miles (113 km) away from HLN
  • Usually 24.53% less expensive than HLN
  • 1-layover flights available

See RIC to BZN flights

Destination alternative #2: Missoula International Airport (MSO) in Missoula, MT

  • 102 miles (164 km) away from HLN
  • Usually 6.20% less expensive than HLN
  • 1-layover flights available

See RIC to MSO flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Helena Regional Airport to Richmond International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1868 miles or 3006 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RIC to HLN flight is about 4 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Richmond, VA and Helena, MT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 24 available flights from RIC to HLN.

 

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 codeHLN
Destination airport nameHelena Regional Airport
CityHelena, MT
Countrythe United States
Latitude46.6
Longitude-112

 

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