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About Flights to Riyadh

Summary info about Riyadh flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$890

Best Return Price

$1,640

Fastest flight time

20h 40m

Operated By

5 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Riyadh from Australia in the last 72 hours is $890 (Melbourne to Riyadh King Khaled Intl).
The best return flight price to Riyadh from Australia in the last 72 hours is $1,640 (Sydney Kingsford Smith to Riyadh King Khaled Intl).
The fastest flight to Riyadh from Australia takes 20h 40m (Sydney Kingsford Smith to Riyadh King Khaled Intl).
There are 5 airlines operating flights to Riyadh, including Philippine Airlines, Air India and Oman Air.

Cheapest flights to Riyadh airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Riyadh airports from your nearest city or airport
Sydney
Riyadh

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Sydney TO Riyadh

Sydney (SYD) to Riyadh (RUH)

Typically, flights to Riyadh from Sydney are cheaper when flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Riyadh King Khaled Intl, which has an average price of $2,594

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO RIYADH FROM SYDNEYAugust49% cheaperFlying from Sydney to Riyadh costs on average just $1,198 in August
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO RIYADH FROM SYDNEYDecember26% more expensiveIt costs about $2,975 for flights to Riyadh from Sydney in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO RIYADH FROM SYDNEYDecember602% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Riyadh from Sydney in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Riyadh?

When travelling from Australia, you can expect flights with at least one stopover, sometimes two to three stopovers, and a travel time between 19-25 hours. Flights from Brisbane often come with a single stopover and a flight time of around 22 hours. Flying from Sydney? Flights from Sydney Airport often have a single stopover and a flight time of around 19 and a half hours. Adelaide flights generally require two stopovers and the travel time will be close to 23 and a half hours.

At the moment, there are unfortunately no direct Riyadh flight deals offered from Australian airports. These routes typically require flights with at least a single stopover before heading on to Riyadh. Flights to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, departing from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport generally have a stop in Manila or Abu Dhabi. If you’re flying out of Adelaide, you can expect flights with multiple stopovers to stop at Kuala Lumpur International Airport and Muscat Seeb Airport. Flying in from Brisbane? Flights from Brisbane Airport typically have a single stopover in Dubai.

In general, August is the cheapest month to fly from Australia to Riyadh. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $1,198. If you don’t want to visit Riyadh in August, then you should wait until February to fly from Australia, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of $2,381.

The best time to book a flight to Riyadh from Australia is 0 days out, which is when prices tend to be around $2,581. In the past 72 hours, momondo users found flights from Australia to Riyadh for as low as $1,640.

The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Riyadh is on a Thursday when prices can be found for as low as $2,440. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Friday because tickets tend to average around $2,867. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Riyadh.

Flying to Riyadh from Australia at midday is the least expensive time of day to depart. momondo users have found prices as low as $2,212 when looking at flights departing at midday. Flights to Riyadh are more costly in the evening, with an average ticket price of $2,832. Departure times in the evening fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.



Riyadh flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in Australia to Riyadh found recently by users on momondo
Multiple Airlines
26 Nov.
SYD05:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
36h 50m
2 stops
RUH17:50Riyadh King Khaled Intl
10 Feb.
RUH10:50Riyadh King Khaled Intl
31h 20m
2 stops
SYD18:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
10 Oct.
SYD17:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
26h 35m
2 stops
RUH20:20Riyadh King Khaled Intl
25 Oct.
RUH18:45Riyadh King Khaled Intl
38h 00m
2 stops
SYD08:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
6 Oct.
SYD17:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
50h 15m
3 stops
RUH20:00Riyadh King Khaled Intl
15 Oct.
RUH08:30Riyadh King Khaled Intl
48h 15m
3 stops
SYD08:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
6 Oct.
SYD17:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
39h 45m
2 stops
RUH09:30Riyadh King Khaled Intl
15 Oct.
RUH08:30Riyadh King Khaled Intl
48h 15m
3 stops
SYD08:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
6 Oct.
SYD17:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
50h 15m
3 stops
RUH20:00Riyadh King Khaled Intl
14 Oct.
RUH21:25Riyadh King Khaled Intl
51h 20m
3 stops
SYD00:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
6 Oct.
SYD17:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
39h 45m
2 stops
RUH09:30Riyadh King Khaled Intl
14 Oct.
RUH21:25Riyadh King Khaled Intl
51h 20m
3 stops
SYD00:45Sydney Kingsford Smith

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Riyadh

If you're looking for one-way flights from Australia to Riyadh, view some of our deals below provided by Air India and SriLankan Airlines
Multiple Airlines
2 Sep.
MEL03:30Melbourne
29h 00m
3 stops
RUH08:30Riyadh King Khaled Intl
Multiple Airlines
2 Sep.
MEL08:20Melbourne
24h 10m
2 stops
RUH08:30Riyadh King Khaled Intl
Multiple Airlines
7 Jul.
MEL08:20Melbourne
57h 05m
3 stops
RUH17:25Riyadh King Khaled Intl

Which airlines fly to Riyadh?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Riyadh

Which airlines fly to Riyadh?

Emirates, Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways and SriLankan Airlines are the most popular airlines that fly from Australia to Riyadh on a routine basis, according to our data. You should be able to find flights to Riyadh with these airlines and other airlines flying from Australia.

Emirates Flights to Riyadh

There are 40 Emirates flights to Riyadh in a normal week. The most common departure point is Dubai Intl and the best Emirates ticket price seen on momondo is $1,458 (last 72 hours, from Melbourne, to Riyadh). Emirates has a score of 8.6 from 122 user reviews on momondo.

SriLankan Airlines Flights to Riyadh

SriLankan Airlines flies to Riyadh 7 times per week usually, making it a popular airline to fly with, particularly when heading to Riyadh from Colombo Bandaranaike Intl. SriLankan Airlines (rating: 7.9, 5 reviews) varies in price depending on when and where you want to fly to Riyadh from. The best SriLankan Airlines ticket price found on momondo to Riyadh was from Melbourne ($1,425 return).


Airports near Riyadh

Below you will find all the airports in Riyadh along with their distance from the city centre

How do you get to the city centre from the Riyadh airport?

King Khalid International Airport, Riyadh, is located roughly 35 minutes away from the city centre if you’re going by taxi. You can find taxi desks in the airport terminals where you can book your tickets. Tickets must be paid in advance. Some hotels in Riyadh offer airport shuttles to take you from the airport to your hotel. We suggest you check with your hotel before departing to arrange a pick-up. There are Metro services available from Terminal 5 and they will take you to the city in under 40 minutes. You can use local taxi apps in Riyadh to arrange transport to the city centre from the airport.


Popular routes to Riyadh

Most frequently searched flights to Riyadh along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Sydney to Riyadh Flights
Fastest flight time41h 50m
Cheapest price$1,596
Perth to Riyadh Flights
Fastest flight time27h 05m
Cheapest price$2,193
Adelaide to Riyadh Flights
Fastest flight time35h 20m
Cheapest price$1,622
Melbourne to Riyadh Flights
Fastest flight time24h 15m
Cheapest price$1,907

Visa requirements for visiting Riyadh

As a citizen with an Australian passport, you’ll be required to obtain a visa to visit Riyadh in Saudi Arabia. You can now apply for an eVisa online that allows you to stay in the country for up to 90 days. You will not be allowed to work in the country with this visa. If you wish to do business, you will need to apply for a business visa through the nearest consulate to you. To apply for your eVisa, your passport must be valid for six months after your arrival date, you’ll need to supply an email address and have payment means.


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Best things to do and see in Riyadh

Riyadh is Saudi Arabia’s capital and serves as the current financial hub of the country and offers an array of business district landmarks, as well as historical monuments and sights in the historical district of the city. The Masmak Fort is a must-see museum in the old city of Riyadh and was built in 1865. Kingdom Centre is a 99-story building that offers panoramic views of the city and is an architectural sight to behold. Visit the King Abdul Aziz Historical Center, home of The National Museum, and explore the history of the city. King Abdullah Park serves as an urban park with colourful displays of water, often best observed at night. If you’re travelling with children, you’ll want to spend time at Al Hokair Land, an amusement park offering an array of rides and activities. You can also take them past the Riyadh Zoo to experience the variety of animals on display and even take a train ride around the zoo.


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