The cheapest times to fly from RUH to SDF are

  • April 2nd to April 15th
  • April 30th to May 20th
  • June 4th to July 15th
  • October 15th to November 25th (except the weeks of October 22nd and November 5th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from RUH to SDF is late June. Prices can be as high as $2086 for Friday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $799 for Tuesday flights around late June.


When to Fly to Louisville

Flying from Riyadh (RUH) to Louisville, KY (SDF) will usually cost between $879 to $1506 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late June with an average ticket price of $953. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1840. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $887 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1083 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RUH to SDF flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the RUH to SDF route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

RUH to SDF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RUH to SDF flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Riyadh. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $168 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1046. Return trip prices are from the SDF to RUH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from RUH to SDF can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 45 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from RUH to SDF? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, CSA, Delta, Iberia, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport to King Khalid International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7096 miles or 11420 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from RUH to SDF?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RUH to SDF flight is about 13 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Riyadh and Louisville, KY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from RUH to SDF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RUH
Origination airport name King Khalid International Airport
City Riyadh
Country Saudi Arabia
Latitude 25
Longitude 46.7

Return Airport

Destination code SDF
Destination airport name Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport
City Louisville, KY
Country the United States
Latitude 38.2
Longitude -85.7


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