The cheapest times to fly from RIC to LIS are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • September 3rd to September 23rd
  • October 8th to December 16th

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 LIS is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1541 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $687 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Lisbon

Flying from Richmond, VA (RIC) to Lisbon (LIS) will usually cost between $752 to $1401 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $752. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1374. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $622 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1120 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RIC to LIS flight.

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

RIC to LIS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RIC to LIS 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 $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LIS, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into RIC. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Lisbon, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Richmond. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $126 (11%) 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 $1012. Return trip prices are from the LIS 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 LIS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 29 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking RIC to LIS

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 LIS — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $702
  • Average savings: $418 (37.32%)

See RIC to JFK flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (RIC > BOS > LIS)

  • Price for both tickets: $734
  • Average savings: $387 (34.51%)

See RIC to BOS flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $751
  • Average savings: $370 (32.99%)

See RIC to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3615 miles or 5818 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RIC to LIS flight is about 7 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Richmond, VA and Lisbon?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 70 available flights from RIC to LIS.


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 LIS
Destination airport name Lisboa Airport
City Lisbon
Country Portugal
Latitude 38.8
Longitude -9.1


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