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The cheapest times to fly from SDF to RIC are

  • May 28th to June 10th
  • July 9th to March 4th (except the weeks of July 30th, August 27th, October 1st, November 19th, and November 26th)

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 SDF to RIC is early December. Prices can be as high as $530 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $246 for Wednesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Richmond

Flying from Louisville, KY (SDF) to Richmond, VA (RIC) will usually cost between $247 to $393 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $280. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $432. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $152 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $297 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SDF to RIC flight.

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

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SDF to RIC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SDF to RIC flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Louisville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.4, which is a bit above 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 $74 (22%) 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 $265. Return trip prices are from the RIC to SDF 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 SDF to RIC 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 49 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 SDF to RIC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO) in Charlottesville, VA

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from RIC
  • Usually 11.62% less expensive than RIC
  • 1-layover flights available

See SDF to CHO flights

Destination alternative #2: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 121 miles (195 km) away from RIC
  • Usually 11.28% less expensive than RIC
  • Nonstop flights available

See SDF to BWI flights

Destination alternative #3: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Washington, DC

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from RIC
  • Usually 10.27% less expensive than RIC
  • Nonstop flights available

See SDF to DCA flights

Destination alternative #4: Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) in Newport News/Williamsburg, VA

  • 52 miles (84 km) away from RIC
  • Usually 2.02% less expensive than RIC
  • 1-layover flights available

See SDF to PHF flights

Destination alternative #5: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington, DC

  • 100 miles (161 km) away from RIC
  • Usually 2.86% less expensive than RIC
  • Nonstop flights available

See SDF to IAD flights

Destination alternative #6: Norfolk International Airport (ORF) in Norfolk, VA

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from RIC
  • Usually 2.02% less expensive than RIC
  • 1-layover flights available

See SDF to ORF flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Richmond International Airport to Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 461 miles or 742 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SDF to RIC flight is about 1 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Louisville, KY and Richmond, VA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from SDF to RIC.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code SDF
Origination airport name Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport
City Louisville, KY
Country the United States
Latitude 38.2
Longitude -85.7

Return Airport

Destination code RIC
Destination airport name Richmond International Airport
City Richmond, VA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.5
Longitude -77.3

 

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