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Quick Facts About Riyadh

Local Time


09:42 AM


Saudi Arabia Kingdom



Based on Affordable Restaurant

25.03 SAR

Public Transport

One-way Ticket

3.15 SAR

About Riyadh

Flight Options to Riyadh 


Flights to RUH



Riyadh Ticket Prices 

Starting from 



SAR 960


SAR 540


SAR 384

Travel updates

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Riyadh… The Saudi Arabian capital

Fly to Riyadh, the charming capital of Saudi Arabia. It’s the headquarter of government, embassies, and ministries, as it hosts important events every year. 

Riyadh was built on a rose field; hence, it was named "The Garden" in Arabic. For years, most of its visitors have been traveling for business purposes. Currently, it’s a prosperous city decorated with high-rise skyscrapers and home to the finest hotels, the best museums, the most luxurious restaurants, and the largest shopping malls. 

Almosafer will guide you in the following lines on booking flights to Riyadh, finding suitable hotels, and top attractions not to miss.

Riyadh Airport

King Khalid international airport (IATA: RUH, ICAO: OERK) presents a wide array of services for passengers, such as restaurants and cafés, barbershops, duty-free shops, money exchange offices, free Wi-Fi, mosque, medical services, and first aid facilities. You will also find disabled facilities, including lifts, wheelchairs, and reserved parking spaces. Over and above that, whatever your class of service you are flying with, the airport offers lounges that you can enter by paying at the door, equipped with comfortable seats, showers, snacks, and food.

With 5 terminals, many airlines such as Flyadeal, flynasSaudi Arabian AirlinesEgyptAir, and Air Arabia serve flights to Riyadh from everywhere around the world. 

Baggage Guides of Popular Airlines Flying to Riyadh  

Most Popular Attractions to Visit in Riyadh:

  • Al Masmak Fort: Dating back to the 19th century, it played a remarkable role in Saudi Arabia's unification. It includes an Arabic sitting room, aka Diwan, with fancy decorations reflecting the old vibes.
  • Ad Diriyah: It’s identified as a UNESCO world heritage for the historical significance it holds.
  • National Museum: Known as the state-of-the-art museum, it includes several galleries and entertaining options.

Most Popular Activities to Do in Riyadh:

  • Sporting Events: Edge of the world ensures a flawless experience through camel and bike rides. Similarly, sandboarding and safari are highly recommended in Riyadh.
  • Nature & Parks: Although Riyadh is technically built in the desert, it has grown many parks and green spaces. King Abdullah Park is the number one destination for nature lovers. Al Salam Park too offers a peaceful ambiance.

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Almosafer chalets+ services are also available in Riyadh. They are the best fit for travelers looking for more privacy and space.

Plan your Itinerary and Learn About Riyadh Through our FAQs

Q. Is Riyadh open for travelers?

A. Saudi Arabia is currently open to travelers under specific conditions. However, it’s crucial to check the latest updates before planning your trip. 

Q. When is the best time to visit Riyadh?

A. The peak tourist season is in the winter (Nov–Mar) when the temperature drops to 12°C and becomes mild and rainy. Off tourist season is in the summer (May-Sep) when the temperature rises to average highs of 42°C and becomes hot and dry. However, during these months, you can find cheap flights to Riyadh and better hotel deals.

Q. Which airlines apply social distancing rules?

A. Saudi Arabian Airlines applies social distancing measures, including blocking the middle seat on all flights to Riyadh.

Q. Which airlines offer a free cancellation policy?

A. flynasSaudi Arabian Airlines, and EgyptAir all apply free cancellation policies due to COVID-19.

Q. Do airlines have flatbeds for sleeping? 

A. Yes, just check for a business class airline with fully-flat beds.

Q. What are the biggest shopping malls in Riyadh?

A. For shopaholics, Riyadh has many famous shopping malls and souks that make you shop until you drop, such as Al Nakheel Mall, Kingdom Centre, Riyadh Park, and many more.

Q. What are the most popular restaurants in Riyadh?

A. Nozomi, Burger Boutique, and Mirage are among the fanciest restaurants in Riyadh.

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FAQ for Flight To Riyadh

  • What is the approx cost for food in Riyadh?

    The approx food cost in Riyadh is 25.03 SAR

  • What is the approx cost for transportation in Riyadh?

    The approx cost for transportation in Riyadh is 3.15 SAR

  • What is the cheapest day to book flights to Riyadh?

    The cheapest day to book flights to Riyadh is Friday.

  • What is the most pricey day to book a flight to Riyadh?

    The most expensive/costliest day to book a flight is Thursday.

  • What is the prime airport name in Riyadh?

    The prime airport name in Riyadh is King Khaled International