The cheapest times to fly from RIC to MYR are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th 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 MYR is mid August. Prices can be as high as $546 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $263 for Wednesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Myrtle Beach

Flying from Richmond, VA (RIC) to Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR) will usually cost between $273 to $410 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $288. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $414. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $125 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $319 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RIC to MYR flight.

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

RIC to MYR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RIC to MYR flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Richmond. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.71, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MYR, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into RIC. 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 $97 (26%) 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 $278. Return trip prices are from the MYR 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 MYR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 29 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 MYR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hilton Head Airport (HHH) in Hilton Head, SC

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from MYR
  • Usually 19.47% less expensive than MYR
  • 1-layover flights available

See RIC to HHH flights

Destination alternative #2: Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) in Columbia, SC

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from MYR
  • Usually 18.05% less expensive than MYR
  • 1-layover flights available

See RIC to CAE flights

Destination alternative #3: Charleston AFB/International Airport (CHS) in Charleston, SC

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from MYR
  • Usually 15.70% less expensive than MYR
  • 1-layover flights available

See RIC to CHS flights

Destination alternative #4: Fayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport (FAY) in Fayetteville, NC

  • 91 miles (146 km) away from MYR
  • Usually 6.28% less expensive than MYR
  • 1-layover flights available

See RIC to FAY flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Myrtle Beach International Airport to Richmond International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 279 miles or 449 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RIC to MYR flight is about 1 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Richmond, VA and Myrtle Beach, SC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from RIC to MYR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeRIC
Origination airport nameRichmond International Airport
CityRichmond, VA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeMYR
Destination airport nameMyrtle Beach International Airport
CityMyrtle Beach, SC
Countrythe United States


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