The cheapest times to fly from ATL to RUH are

  • January 8th to April 15th (except the weeks of March 12th and April 2nd)
  • September 3rd to December 2nd

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 ATL to RUH is late September. Prices can be as high as $2123 for Thursday flights during mid July, or as low as $1160 for Wednesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Riyadh

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Riyadh (RUH) will usually cost between $1201 to $1904 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $1212. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $1967. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $755 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1345 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to RUH flight.

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

ATL to RUH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to RUH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Atlanta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to RUH, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into ATL. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Riyadh, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Atlanta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $130 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1345. Return trip prices are from the RUH to ATL 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 ATL to RUH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 4 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ATL to RUH

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ATL to RUH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuwait (ATL > KWI > RUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1016
  • Average savings: $329 (24.43%)

See ATL to KWI flights

Hack #2: Houston, TX (ATL > IAH > RUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1046
  • Average savings: $299 (22.24%)

See ATL to IAH flights

Hack #3: Beirut (ATL > BEY > RUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1106
  • Average savings: $239 (17.78%)

See ATL to BEY flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, MEA, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from King Khalid International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7269 miles or 11698 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to RUH flight is about 14 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Riyadh?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 64 available flights from ATL to RUH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeATL
Origination airport nameHartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
CityAtlanta, GA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeRUH
Destination airport nameKing Khalid International Airport
CountrySaudi Arabia


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