The cheapest times to fly from CLT to RUH are

  • January 8th to May 6th (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 16th)
  • October 8th to November 25th (except the week of November 12th)

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 CLT to RUH is early to mid March. Prices can be as high as $2134 for Friday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1039 for Wednesday flights around early to mid March.


When to Fly to Riyadh

Flying from Charlotte, NC (CLT) to Riyadh (RUH) will usually cost between $1039 to $1784 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid March with an average ticket price of $1137. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1652. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $515 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1404 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLT to RUH flight.

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

CLT to RUH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CLT to RUH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Charlotte. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to RUH, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into CLT. 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 $266 (17%) 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 $1222. Return trip prices are from the RUH to CLT 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 CLT 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 13 hour 40 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CLT 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 CLT to RUH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Newark, NJ (CLT > EWR > RUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1093
  • Average savings: $312 (22.19%)

See CLT to EWR flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (CLT > LGA > RUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1099
  • Average savings: $305 (21.72%)

See CLT to LGA flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (CLT > JFK > RUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1110
  • Average savings: $295 (20.98%)

See CLT to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, CSA, Emirates, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from King Khalid International Airport to Charlotte Douglas International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7051 miles or 11347 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CLT to RUH flight is about 13 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Charlotte, NC and Riyadh?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CLT
Origination airport name Charlotte Douglas International Airport
City Charlotte, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 35.2
Longitude -80.9

Return Airport

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


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