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Flying from Richmond to Albany

Flying From Richmond International Airport

Researching cheap flights from Richmond, VA, is simple when you use the tools offered by Orbitz.com. The site makes it easy to search for plane tickets from a number of airlines, helping you get a great deal. Located seven miles southeast of the city, the airport offers services to destinations around the US and abroad from a wide range of major airlines:

  • Air Canada
  • AirTran
  • American
  • Bahamasair
  • Delta
  • JetBlue
  • United
  • US Airways
Getting to Richmond International Airport

It is easy to reach the airport from two major Richmond area highways. If traveling on Interstate 64, take exit 197A, and if driving on Interstate 295, use exit 31.

A variety of parking options are available at the airport. Economy parking is a bargain at $7 per day, and it requires riding on a shuttle from the parking lot to the terminal. Daily surface and garage parking is found within walking distance of the building, and this is $12 per day. For the ultimate in convenience, valet parking at $20 per day is available. Off-site parking is also available near the airport at businesses like Park 'N Go.

In addition to driving your own vehicle, the airport can be reached by taxis and limousines. City bus routes 7 and 56 also offer a ride to the airport from downtown Richmond for just $1.50.

Amenities at the Airport

A variety of restaurants offer food service at the airport. Caribou Coffee has locations in concourse A and B and offers breakfast items to complement its beverage offerings. Vito's Market and Sam Adams Celebrates Richmond are two other fine options. If time is an issue, grabbing a snack to bring on board your flight from Hudson News may be worth considering. Fliers using Richmond International Airport can use Orbitz.com to find cheap flights from Richmond to their destinations.

Albany International Airport

Use Orbitz.com as your travel planner. The website searches hundreds of airlines at once to help you find cheap flights to Albany that fit your budget and needs. Albany International Airport, also known as Harry Riggs Albany Regional Airport, is located at the junction of Interstate Highways 90 and 87, almost seven miles northwest of Albany. Several airlines service the airport, including Air Canada, Cape Air, Delta Airlines, United Airlines, US Airways, and others. Whether looking for domestic or international flights, budget travelers should check Orbitz.com for bargain flights to Albany.

Transportation from Albany International Airport

There are several options for getting into the city once you've landed at the airport. The airport provides local, regional, and long-distance bus service. ShuttleFly buses leave the airport and head into town several times each hour. Adirondack Trailways offers direct or connecting service to many of the surrounding cities. If you prefer to travel by car, Capitaland Taxi is located just outside the baggage claim, or you can choose to rent a car from Avis or Budget, among others. A number of area hotels provide their customers with transportation to and from the Albany International Airport. Orbitz.com can help you find the best hotel accommodation that includes free transportation to and from the airport.

Weather in Albany, NY

If you're visiting Albany in January, be sure to pack some warm clothes, because it's Albany's coldest month, when the average temperature overnight is 13°F. In July, the warmest month, the average daytime temperature rises to 82°F. The driest month in Albany is February, when there is very little precipitation.

Things to Do in Albany

Art and history buffs will love to visit the New York State Museum, which has free admission, and the New York State Capitol, a magnificent 19th-century building. If you're visiting the city in winter, you can ice-skate near the Egg, a magnificent construction resembling a giant egg on the Albany skyline. Check for discount tickets for many attractions in the city when you book your cheap flights to Albany with Orbitz.com.

Flights from Richmond to Albany - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Richmond to Albany now?

If you're agonizing over quarantine and travel restrictions when getting a flight from Richmond to Albany, check out our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

What is the shortest flight from Richmond to Albany?

Leave that epic movie for another occasion, because the flight from Richmond, VA Airport (RIC-Richmond Intl.) to Albany, NY Airport (ALB-Albany Intl.) can be as quick as 2 hours and 18 minutes.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Albany?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Albany have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Albany with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Albany without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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