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Airfare from Cairo to Riyadh

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Best time to book on Cairo & Riyadh route

70 Days before the Departure

Quick Comparison Between Cairo & Riyadh

Local Time

Cairo

11:37 PM

Riyadh

12:37 AM

Currency

Egypt

EGP

Saudi Arabia Kingdom

SAR

FoodBased on Affordable Restaurant

Cairo

19.15 SAR

Riyadh

25 SAR

Public TransportOne-way Ticket

Cairo

1.2 SAR

Riyadh

3.15 SAR

Average temperature

Cairo

17°C

Riyadh

17°C

Weather in Cairo for the next 7 days

Thu 18°C Fri 17°C Sat 17°C Sun 18°C Mon 18°C Tue 17°C Wed 16°C

Weather in Riyadh for the next 7 days

Fri 17°C Sat 16°C Sun 17°C Mon 19°C Tue 17°C Wed 15°C Thu 16°C

Cairo to Riyadh cheapest fare

This week cheapest price
930 SAR
Next 7 days cheapest price
822 SAR
Next 15 days cheapest price
586 SAR
Next 30 days cheapest price
556 SAR

Information about the direct flight route from Cairo to Riyadh 

Flight duration

2 hours and 40 minutes

The average cost of tickets for direct one-way flights

619 SAR - 659 SAR

distance

1639 km

The best airlines

Flynas, Saudi Airlines


 

Airport information

Departure Airport - Cairo International Airport

Cairo International Airport (IATA: CAI, ICAO: HECA) is the main airport serving Cairo, the busiest airport in Egypt, and the second busiest in Africa. It is considered a center for EgyptAir, Nile Air, and many other airlines.

 

The airport is located in Heliopolis, in the northeast of Cairo about 15 kilometers from the city's commercial district, while extending over an area of ​​about 37 square kilometers.

 

Cairo International Airport operates its flights through three runways and serves passengers in four lounges. Terminal 1 serves airlines not included in the Star Alliance, and Terminal 2, which is directly connected to Terminal 3, serves international and domestic flights and serves as the main center for EgyptAir. The first three terminals are connected to a passenger metro, while Terminal 4, called the seasonal terminal, operates only during the Hajj season.

Arrival Airport - King Khalid International Airport

King Khalid International Airport (IATA: RUH, ICAO: OERK) is the main airport serving Riyadh, located 35 kilometers north of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and is the main center for flynas and Saudi Airlines. Its first flight was in late 1983

 

The airport contains 5 buildings, 40 air bridges, a mosque, a royal hall, a central control tower, and two parallel runways with a length of 4,260 meters each, serving 26.6 million passengers annually. It also offers three lounges; Plaza Premium, Welcome, and Nasmiles are all ready to welcome passengers at any time.

Airport facilities and services:

 

Departure airport facilities               (Cairo International Airport)

Arrival airport facilities                (King Khaled International Airport)

Automated teller machines (ATM) Duty-Free

WIFI

Car rental offices

Currency exchange

Shops

Mosque

Bus transportation between stations

Services and lounges for VIP visitors

Automated teller machines

Free Wi-Fi

Car rental service

 

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  • Choose transit flights instead of direct flights, which are expensive.
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  • Almosafer is constantly dedicating its services to promoting your travel experience, so we have listed the airlines that offer you the cheapest prices for flight tickets from Cairo to Riyadh, along with their services:

Airlines

Prices of airline tickets for direct flights

Services

flynas

619* SAR ريال

In-flight shopping

Luxurious Leather Seats

Generous baggage limit

Saudi Arabian Airlines

659* SAR

Spacious and comfortable leather seats

Private TV screens

International Meals

 

City ​​guide

About Cairo - Jewel of the East

Cairo, the city of a thousand minarets, is the capital of the Arab Republic of Egypt. It is located on both banks of the Nile near the head of the river delta in northern Egypt and was established more than 6000 years ago, as the capital of many Egyptian kingdoms.

 

The Cairo urban area is the largest in Africa, and in the Arab world, it is the sixth-largest in the world, with a population of more than 20 million people, and spread over an area of ​​3,085 square kilometers. The city of Cairo consists of the Cairo Governorate, along with other areas, some of which are owned by neighboring governorates, such as Giza and Qalyubia.

 

Cairo is the main commercial, administrative, and touristic center in the region, as it includes many cultural institutions, business headquarters, companies, government offices, universities, and hotels.

About Riyadh - Garden City Saudi Arabia

Riyadh is the capital and most populous kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with more than 5 million people. It is located in the central region called Najd, on a sedimentary plateau at an altitude of 600 meters above sea level. It is considered the largest city in the Arabian Peninsula, with an area of ​​1913 square kilometers.

 

"Riyadh" is the plural word derived from the Arabic word "Rawdah", which means a place covered with gardens, meadows, and trees.

 

This city is considered the main financial, political, and administrative center of the Kingdom, hosting heads of state and public figures every year.

 

This historic city not only has lively streets, and is packed with people, but it also houses the largest museum in the country and some of the best hotels and restaurants in the kingdom.

Travel guide

Discover the best time to visit Riyadh with Almosafer

Book a flight ticket to Riyadh with Almosafer, find cheap flights from Cairo to Riyadh and many other best flights. You will also find a summary of the city's weather below, suggesting the best time to visit Riyadh, so you can start planning your trip smoothly, and enjoy your time to the fullest.

 

Riyadh weather is portrayed by a very hot desert climate, in two main seasons:

 

  •  the summer

It is characterized by an extremely high temperature of up to 50 degrees Celsius.

July and August are the hottest months.

The temperature ranges from 42.5°C to 26.6°C, starting in late March.

The summer season is accompanied by sand blowing all over the city.

 

  • winter

It runs from December to February

The season witnesses a drop in temperatures, which range from 26°C to 18°C.

The period from October to March is the best time for sightseeing in Riyadh 

 

- You should avoid visiting the country during the months of April and October when you will find rain, and very crowded.

The country is mainly a winter destination, so we suggest that the best time to visit Riyadh is during the coldest season that starts in October and ends in March.

Book a cheap flight ticket and get to know the best locations in Riyadh with Almosafer

If you are trying to plan a sightseeing program, but your budget is not enough, book with Almosafer and find cheap flights from Cairo to Riyadh.

Start your trip by getting a prior overview of the best sights you shouldn't miss in Riyadh and the best things to do.

Riyadh, the birthplace of modern Saudi Arabia, is a city rich in history, displaying a diverse number of fortresses, palaces, and museums, along with some of the most diverse markets in the country, all characterized by a combination of old-world charm and a futuristic 21st-century vision.

 

- Here is a guide to the most exciting and interesting activities that you can do, and the most important attractions that you must visit:

 

If you are interested in learning more about the history and culture of the city, you should definitely visit the following places:

  • The National Museum, which presents the history of human civilization, Islam, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It consists of eight galleries displaying a range of sculptures, antiquities, and audio-visual performances.
  • As for Al-Masmak Castle, the birthplace of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, it contains ancient exhibits, maps, and wonderful photographs, along with a collection of ancient weapons, agricultural tools, and costumes related to the Kingdom’s history from 1912 to 1937, which are displayed in converted galleries, From a divan to an exhibition.

 

- If you are looking for a great shopping experience, you can visit the best malls that have all kinds of excellent products, such as:

 

  1. Al-Faisaliah Center is the fourth tallest commercial skyscraper in the Kingdom.
  2. Kingdom Mall, and Sahara Mall.
  3. Or you can simply wander the traditional streets and visit the city's bustling Thumairy market for all kinds of goods, and services.

For an unforgettable family day out, you can go to the Royal Zoo in Riyadh, which has more than 40 species of animals, such as camels, elephants, monkeys, and lions, and take a tour inside while riding small trains to see the animals.

Find out more about your trip and destination with our FAQ

Q. How much does a business class ticket cost for a direct flight from Cairo to Riyadh on Saudi Airlines?

A. The cost of a business class ticket for a direct flight from Cairo to Riyadh on Saudi Airlines is 2,352 SAR.

 

Q. What is the baggage allowance on flynas for a direct flight from Cairo to Riyadh for Economy Class passengers?

A. The baggage allowance on flynas for the direct flight from Cairo to Riyadh for economy class passengers is one checked bag and one hand baggage of 7 kg.

 

Q. What is the helpline number for King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh?

A. Riyadh King Khalid International Airport helpline number is +966 920 011 233.

 

Q. What facilities does King Khalid International Airport provide for passengers?

A. King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh has various facilities that meet all the needs of passengers, for example, baggage wrapping service, medical services, transportation, restaurants, and cafes in Terminals 1, 2, and 5, four lounges, and travel agencies.

 

Q. What hotel serves King Khalid International Airport?

A. The hotel that provides services to the passengers of Riyadh King Khalid International Airport is the Airport Marriott Hotel.

 

Q. Does King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh offer duty-free shops?

A. Yes, at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh there are different duty-free shops in departure terminals 1 and 2.

 

Q. What hotels in Riyadh offer transfers to King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh?

A. Hotels in Riyadh that offer airport transfers are The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh, Four Points by Sheraton Riyadh Khalidiya, Sheraton Riyadh Hotel, and Towers, and Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya.

 

Q. What are the most famous malls in Riyadh?

A. The most famous malls in Riyadh are Riyadh Gallery Mall, Al Nakheel Mall, Granada Mall, Sahara Plaza, and Centria Mall.

General disclaimer: Flight prices depend on availability at the time of booking.

 

FAQs About Flights From Cairo To Riyadh

  • What is the Main Airport in Riyadh?

    When you arrive Riyadh you will be landing in King Khaled International.

  • How Much is the Cheapest Rate for flights back from Cairo to Riyadh?

    Best rate for flights from Cairo to Riyadh is Air Cairo, Gulf Air & Flynas.

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