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Travel time from Emporia (Virginia) to Hampton


Emporia (Virginia) to Hampton airports and flights

How long does it really take to fly from Emporia (Virginia) to Hampton? Here's a sample itinerary for a commercial flight plan. If you want to know the total travel time to reach Hampton, you need to include time at the airports. Eventually, you'll be able to customize this itinerary to select other nearby airports and choose your preferred airline.


Thursday, 10:30 am:  start in Emporia (Virginia)
drive for about 4.5 hours
most airlines recommend you get to the airport at least 90 minutes before your flight, so arrive by 3:53 pm at the latest

2:58 pm:  Raleigh-Durham International (RDU)
if you need to check luggage, make sure you do it at least 30-60 minutes before departure, or in this case, by 4:23 pm

3:28 pm:  get your boarding pass and go through TSA security
allow enough time for long security lines during busy travel seasons or holidays, and prepare for the wait time

4:28 pm:  arrive at the gate
once you're ready to board, you can get something to eat in the airport or just relax near the gate

4:58 pm:  prepare for boarding
check your boarding pass for your group number or listen to the gate agent as they announce boarding, some airlines require you to be in the boarding area 10-15 minutes before departure or risk losing your seat

5:13 pm:  board Delta Air Lines Inc. flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

5:23 pm:  this is your scheduled departure time
but this flight is usually delayed by an average of 11 minutes

5:34 pm:  so this is your actual departure time
it takes the plane an average of 18 minutes to taxi to the runway

5:52 pm:  wheels up! take-off from RDU
fly for about 1 hour in the air

6:53 pm:  Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International (ATL)
Atlanta, GA is the same time as Raleigh/Durham, NC
land at the connecting airport
taxi on the runway for an average of 7 minutes to the gate

7:00 pm:  arrive at the connecting airport
make sure you schedule enough time for your layover
there may be a minimum connection time for your flight

7:25 pm:  get to your connection gate
with the average delay, you have about 25 minutes
if your incoming flight was delayed, you may need to run

7:40 pm:  board Delta Air Lines Inc. connecting flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

7:50 pm:  scheduled departure time for connecting flight
but this flight is usually delayed by an average of 17 minutes

8:07 pm:  actual departure time for connecting flight
it takes the plane an average of 23 minutes to taxi to the runway

8:30 pm:  wheels up again! take-off from DCA
fly for about 1 hour in the air

9:39 pm (local time):  Norfolk International (ORF)
Hampton is the same time as Emporia (Virginia)
taxi on the runway for an average of 5 minutes to the gate

9:44 pm (local time):  arrive at the gate at ORF
deboard the plane, and claim any baggage
if you're renting a car, check if you need to take a shuttle to car rental agency, otherwise you can ride in a cab, limo, or Uber for about 36 minutes to your destination

10:20 pm (local time):  arrive in Hampton

Total travel time: 12 hours

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Flying non-stop from Emporia (Virginia) to Hampton

How far is Hampton from Emporia (Virginia)? Here's the quick answer if you have a private jet and you can fly in the fastest possible straight line.

Flight distance: 70 miles or 113 km

Flight time: 38 minutes

Compare this to a whole day of commercial travel with the airports and waiting in line for security, which ends up taking a total of 11 hours, 50 minutes.

Flying private is roughly 18.5x faster, and saves you about 11 hours in your total travel time.

Because of the curvature of the Earth, the shortest distance is actually the "great circle" distance, or "as the crow flies" which is calculated using an iterative Vincenty formula.

This is a relatively short flight in a private plane, but you might be planning to book a commercial flight. In that case, your travel time would really need to include how many minutes to get to your local airport, wait for security, board and taxi on the runway, land at the other airport, and get to your destination. The flight itinerary at the top of the page takes into account all these factors to get a more accurate estimate of your actual flight time.


Hampton Airports
  1. Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport
  2. Norfolk International Airport


Best day of the week to fly to Hampton

Looking at flights on Delta Air Lines Inc. from RDU to ATL, and connecting flights on Delta Air Lines Inc. from ATL to ORF, here's a breakdown of the number of flights available each day:

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Based on these statistical results, we chose Thursday for the flight itinerary above.



Alternate flights from Emporia (Virginia) to Hampton

The most common route is RDU to ATL, then connecting to ORF, so that's what we used in the sample itinerary. However, you may want to explore travel alternatives, you could try one of these routes:

  1. RDU to ATL to ORF
    Raleigh-Durham International to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International to Norfolk International
  2. RDU to CLT to ORF
    Raleigh-Durham International to Charlotte Douglas International to Norfolk International
  3. RDU to BWI to ORF
    Raleigh-Durham International to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall to Norfolk International
  4. RDU to DFW to ORF
    Raleigh-Durham International to Dallas/Fort Worth International to Norfolk International
  5. RDU to ORD to ORF
    Raleigh-Durham International to Chicago O'Hare International to Norfolk International
  6. RDU to EWR to ORF
    Raleigh-Durham International to Newark Liberty International to Norfolk International
  7. RDU to MCO to ORF
    Raleigh-Durham International to Orlando International to Norfolk International
  8. RDU to MDW to ORF
    Raleigh-Durham International to Chicago Midway International to Norfolk International
  9. RDU to DTW to ORF
    Raleigh-Durham International to Detroit Metro Wayne County to Norfolk International
  10. RDU to LGA to ORF
    Raleigh-Durham International to LaGuardia to Norfolk International
  11. RDU to IAD to ORF
    Raleigh-Durham International to Washington Dulles International to Norfolk International
  12. RDU to IAH to ORF
    Raleigh-Durham International to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston to Norfolk International


Airlines that fly to Hampton

We picked Delta Air Lines Inc. for your main flight, and Delta Air Lines Inc. for your connecting flight, but there are other airlines that you should check if you're looking for the cheapest flight, or you need a different schedule. Check the websites of these airlines:

  1. Delta Air Lines Inc. (DL)
  2. Southwest Airlines Co. (WN)
  3. ExpressJet Airlines Inc. (EV)


Plan a trip to Hampton

Trippy has a ton of information that can help you plan your trip to Hampton, Virginia. Start by reading the Trippy page on where to stay in Hampton. Click the button below to explore Hampton in detail.





What about the return flight?

The distance is the same either way if you're flying a straight line. But for a real trip, there can be plenty of differences so go ahead and check the reverse flight itinerary to fly from Hampton to Emporia (Virginia), or go to the main page to calculate other flight times.

You can also compare the travel time if you were to drive instead. Get the full itinerary for a Emporia (Virginia) to Hampton road trip. Or if you're more interested in the distance, How far is it from Emporia (Virginia) to Hampton?

If you happen to know Emporia (Virginia), don't forget to help other travelers and answer some questions about Emporia (Virginia)!






At a Glance
without making any stops
flight distance is 70 miles
flight time of 38 minutes










   
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