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Richmond, VA to San Francisco flights

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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.42 USD
British Pound Sterling US Dollar
1 USD = 0.71 GBP
Last checked on 02 March 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
72%

Trains are 72% more expensive in San Francisco than in Richmond, VA.

Richmond, VA
£1.25
San Francisco
£2.15
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
20%

The average meal is 20% more expensive in San Francisco than in Richmond, VA.

Richmond, VA
£10.75
San Francisco
£12.9
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
17%

Taxis are 17% more expensive in San Francisco than in Richmond, VA.

Richmond, VA
£2.15
San Francisco
£2.51
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
5%

Coffee is 5% more expensive in San Francisco than in Richmond, VA.

Richmond, VA
£3.28
San Francisco
£3.46
Richmond, VA airports
  • ( Richmond International Airport (RIC)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
San Francisco airports
  • ( San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
  • ( Embarkader (EMB)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
  • ( Oakland Intl (OAK)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
K Distance: 2435 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Richmond, VA to San Francisco

😷 Is it safe to travel from Richmond, VA to San Francisco during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United States may apply when travelling from Richmond, VA. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Richmond, VA to San Francisco at Opodo?
At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest flight available from Richmond, VA to San Francisco. Considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys, our search engine works to provides always the best price with the best conditions.
💰 Is San Francisco expensive to visit compared to Richmond, VA?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in San Francisco costs an average of 2.51 GBP, 17% more expensive than Richmond, VA, with a fare of 2.15 GBP, while train tickets costs 72% more in San Francisco: 2.15 GBP against 1.25 GBP in Richmond, VA. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 12.90 GBP in San Francisco, 20% more than the 10.75 GBP in Richmond, VA. The price of the coffee is around 5% more expensive in San Francisco, with an average of 3.46 GBP , while in Richmond, VA the coffee costs 3.28 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Richmond, VA to San Francisco?
The most popular months to book a trip from Richmond, VA to San Francisco are December, November and August, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Richmond, VA to San Francisco?
The best time of the year to go to San Francisco when flying from Richmond, VA depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, September is the top 1º month to fly to San Francisco from Richmond, VA in terms of searches from our customer, followed by November and August. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, March and August are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Richmond, VA -  San Francisco.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Richmond, VA to San Francisco?
The total flight time between Richmond, VA and San Francisco is of around 06:46 hours on average, considering an average distance of 4,044 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in San Francisco compared to Richmond, VA?
While in Richmond, VA the temperatures can reach an average of 34.21 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 6.0 mm ,San Francisco's temperatures can go up to 32.98 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 2.36 ºC in San Francisco, compared to the -10.69 ºC average degrees reported in Richmond, VA. During the winter period, Richmond, VA can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while San Francisco have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
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