The cheapest times to fly from DFW to RUH are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • March 19th to May 6th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • September 3rd to December 2nd (except the week of November 19th)

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 DFW to RUH is early October. Prices can be as high as $2050 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $971 for Wednesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Riyadh

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Riyadh (RUH) will usually cost between $976 to $1717 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $998. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1969. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $971 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1121 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to RUH flight.

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

DFW to RUH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to RUH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Dallas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, 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 DFW. 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 $107 (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 $1191. Return trip prices are from the RUH to DFW 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 DFW 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 59 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Houston, TX (DFW > IAH > RUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1092
  • Average savings: $29 (2.59%)

See DFW to IAH flights

Hack #2: Kuwait (DFW > KWI > RUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1104
  • Average savings: $17 (1.52%)

See DFW to KWI flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (DFW > ORD > RUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1120
  • Average savings: $1 (0.04%)

See DFW to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, CSA, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, JetBlue, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from King Khalid International Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7780 miles or 12521 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to RUH flight is about 14 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Riyadh?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDFW
Origination airport nameDallas/Fort Worth International Airport
CityDallas/Fort Worth, TX
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeRUH
Destination airport nameKing Khalid International Airport
CountrySaudi Arabia


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