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Route Information for Flights from Richmond to Gainesville

Origin Airport IATA Code RIC
Destination Airport IATA Code JAX
Distance 667 mi
Direct Flight Airlines JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 2:50PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 7:15PM UTC

Find Cheap Flights from Richmond to Gainesville

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.

Airport in Gainesville, Florida

Flights to Gainesville, Florida, are easy to come by when using Orbitz.com. The site helps travelers find the cheapest domestic and international flights and book hotels or car rentals, so everything is ready as soon as you land. Gainesville Regional Airport is the primary airport serving this location. Several major airlines fly in and out frequently. These include American Airlines, Delta, Silver Airways, United, and US Airways.

Transportation From Gainesville Regional Airport

There are several modes of transportation travelers can choose from when leaving the airport. Taxi and limo services are available, as well as public bus transportation. Travelers can also use Orbitz.com to find discount car rentals from one of several main providers. Avis, Enterprise, and Hertz are just a few of the rental car companies available.

Weather in Gainesville

The average temperature for Gainesville annually is 68 °F. Generally, the temperature never reaches freezing levels, and tourists can be found in the city May through October for the warm temperatures and wide array of activities.

Activities in Gainesville

Although not located on the ocean, there is still plenty to enjoy in Gainesville for vacationers and visitors. Golf courses abound, including the luxurious Haile Plantation Golf and Country Club. For families or those looking for a bit more culture, there is the Florida Museum of Natural History and the Kanapaha Botanical Gardens. The city is also just a couple of hours from many of Florida's major cities, including Orlando and Jacksonville, so many vacationers get flights to Gainesville through Orbitz.com and make the drive to popular destinations from there.

Flights from Richmond to Gainesville - Frequently Asked Questions

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

Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor can answer all your questions about current quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when taking a flight from Richmond to Gainesville.

Are there non-stop flights from Richmond to Gainesville?

Get ready to pack your suitcase, because there are a couple of carriers that operate direct flights from RIC to MCO. Check out the fares with Spirit Airlines and JetBlue.

What is the shortest flight from Richmond to Gainesville?

It can zip by in as little as 2 hours and 54 minutes. If you think your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' instead of flying, you'll enjoy the trip from Richmond Intl. Airport to MCO.

What airlines fly from Richmond to Gainesville most frequently?

The carriers that have the most frequent flights between Richmond, VA Airport (RIC-Richmond Intl.) and Orlando Intl. Airport (MCO) include Spirit Airlines (NK). This well-known option offers 30 flights on the route every month. JetBlue (B6) will also fly you to your destination in style and comfort. Offering 30 monthly flights between Richmond and Gainesville, it's another popular airline to look into.

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

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 Gainesville 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 Gainesville with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Gainesville 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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