The cheapest times to fly from DXB to RUH are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • August 6th to September 9th (except the week of August 13th)
  • October 1st to December 16th

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 DXB to RUH is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $345 for Thursday flights during late May to early June, or as low as $256 for Tuesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Riyadh

Flying from Dubai (DXB) to Riyadh (RUH) will usually cost between $260 to $331 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $262. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May to early June, with an average price of $331. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $69 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $294 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DXB to RUH flight.

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

DXB to RUH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DXB to RUH flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Dubai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.34, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to RUH, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into DXB. Thursdays 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 $12 (4%) 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 $288. Return trip prices are from the RUH to DXB 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 DXB to RUH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 58 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Air India, Air-India Express, Airblue, Azerbaijan Airlines, China Southern, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, flydubai, Flynas, Gulf Air, IndiGo, Jazeera, Kuwait Airways, MEA, Oman Air, Pakistan, Pegasus, Royal Jordanian, SalamAir, Saudi Gulf, Saudia, Sky Prime Charter, SpiceJet, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 543 miles or 874 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DXB to RUH flight is about 1 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Dubai and Riyadh?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 90 available flights from DXB to RUH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DXB
Origination airport name Dubai International Airport
City Dubai
Country the United Arab Emirates
Latitude 25.3
Longitude 55.4

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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