Richmond International Airport (RIC) is a joint civil-military public airport in Sandston, Virginia. It's about 7 miles southeast of downtown Richmond. RIC is the busiest airport in central Virginia and the third-busiest in the state.
If you’re driving to RIC Airport, type the address below into your mapping device to get the directions and also check out the guide to on-site RIC Airport Parking:
Richmond International Airport (RIC)
1 Richard E Byrd Terminal Drive, Richmond, VA 23250, USA
If you’re arriving at the airport and need to get to your destination affordably and on time, Richmond Airport offers various ground transportation options. These options include shuttles, ride-sharing companies, taxis, rental cars, and public transportation.
To help you book the best deal, we’ve listed information about each transportation option. Several airport transfers are available to take you to any place in or around the city.
Richmond Airport Shuttle
Shuttles are the best airport transportation choice if you want an affordable and safe ride that is at the same time cheaper than the San Antonio taxi service. There are many airport shuttle services allowed to operate at RIC Airport. If you’re interested in their rates and locations, we have all the answers for you. Here are the best companies that offer airport services:
Virginia Air Link
James River Transportation
Southern Belle’s Transportation
Black Car Richmond
Virginia Air Link operates late-model minivans and large sedans. They offer airport transfers with safe service and competitive prices. To find out their rates from RIC Airport to some popular destinations (and vice versa), check our list below.
They also offer rides from RIC to the following airports:
- Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport - $160
- Dulles International Airport - $185
- BWI Airport - $210
James River Transportation from Richmond, VA, features a fleet of more than 80 vehicles. Their counter is on the first floor, just to the right of the escalators leading to the gates upstairs. They offer sedans for up to 3 passengers, vans for up to 11 passengers, and Richmond Airport Shuttle service. If you’re interested in their estimates, check the following list.
Maymont Nature Center
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
Richmond Limousine serves the entire metro Richmond region and provides special rates to Richmond Airport passengers. They have a large fleet of luxury limousines, town cars, stretch SUVs, and passenger vans—you can find an appropriate vehicle for every situation. Contact them to learn more and book a ride. Their pick-up location at RIC Airport is at the bottom of the escalator on the Baggage Claim level.
Marrow Transportation provides chauffeured service to and from Richmond International Airport. The drivers monitor your flight status, get inside the terminal 15 minutes before your flight arrives, and meet you in the Baggage Claim area. If you have any questions about their airport services, contact them at (757) 564-5466.
Winn Transportation is Virginia’s longest-running ground transportation company. If you need a ride for a large group of people, this is a perfect choice—Winn charters entire buses for both business and leisure trips. They do not provide single-passenger tickets. To find out more, call them at (804) 358-9466 or (800) 296-9466.
If you park in one of the economy parking lots (A or B), enjoy the free EasyPark shuttle service. They offer transportation from the parking lots to the terminal building every 10-15 minutes. EasyPark shuttles run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For additional questions, contact Parking Services at (804) 236-4030.
Because of its convenient location, Richmond Airport is close to many hotels where travelers can stay before or after their flights. To help you find the best one, we’ve outlined the most popular hotels with courtesy shuttles. Note that you should confirm with the hotel if the service is still available and then make a reservation.
The Jefferson Hotel
Residence Inn by Marriott
Linded Row Inn
Delta Hotels by Marriott
Hyatt House Richmond-West
Holiday Inn Express
Ride-Sharing services are very popular nowadays due to their affordable prices. If you want to share your ride, there are two available services at RIC Airport: Uber and Lyft.
We’ve chosen some destinations and found out the lowest estimates; you can discover them in the following list:
Maymont Nature Center
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
Prices vary based on traffic, time of the day, and other factors. You can use the price estimator on Uber's or Lyft's website to discover up-to-date rates.
Want to grab a taxicab? You can find it at RIC Airport in the center section of the lower level curbside. The rank is adjacent to the North and South parking garages. Service runs from first flight departure to last flight arrival. Each operator offers wheelchair-accessible vehicles. For more information, contact any of the providers in the following list:
To help you compare the prices, we’ve listed the fares for Henrico Taxi for transfers from Richmond Airport to the following destinations:
- Downtown - $32
- The University of Richmond - $47
- Fort Lee - $64
If you don’t like sharing your ride, don’t worry—nine rental car companies are available at Richmond International Airport. All car rental counters are near the central entrance of the terminal building on the lower level. To find out more info, choose a company from the following list and call them for more information:
Rental Car Company
Public transport is always the cheapest option. If you're one of the budget-conscious travelers who search for an inexpensive bus service, you will easily find it at RIC Airport.
The Greater Richmond Transit Company (GRTC) provides high-frequency public bus service to and from Richmond International Airport, as well as other Richmond locations. GRTC offers three trips every weekday to RIC on Route 56 South Laburnum.
The new Route 7 A/B Nine Mile Henrico is servicing RIC in Henrico County every 30 minutes, Monday to Friday between 6:00 AM and 7:00 PM.
Their one-way fare for a local route is $1.50. You can buy various passes as well:
- One-day pass - $3.50
- 7-day pass - $17.50
- 30-day pass - $60.00
For additional information about service and schedules, call (804) 358-4782.