The cheapest times to fly from ELQ to TIF are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • June 4th to September 2nd (except the weeks of June 18th and June 25th)
  • September 24th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 1st and October 15th)

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 ELQ to TIF is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $607 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $179 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Taif

Flying from Gassim (ELQ) to Taif (TIF) will usually cost between $214 to $354 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $218. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $420. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $202 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $249 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ELQ to TIF flight.

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

ELQ to TIF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ELQ to TIF flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Al Qassim. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.4, which is a bit above 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 $36 (13%) 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 $235. Return trip prices are from the TIF to ELQ 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 ELQ to TIF can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 41 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from ELQ to TIF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED) in Jeddah

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from TIF
  • Usually 43.17% less expensive than TIF
  • Nonstop flights available

See ELQ to JED flights


Flight Hacking ELQ to TIF

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 ELQ to TIF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Riyadh (ELQ > RUH > TIF)

  • Price for both tickets: $228
  • Average savings: $22 (8.63%)

See ELQ to RUH flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ELQ to TIF? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Arabia, flydubai, Flynas, Nesma Airlines, Nile Air, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Taif International Airport to Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 390 miles or 628 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ELQ to TIF?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ELQ to TIF flight is about 1 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Gassim and Taif?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from ELQ to TIF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ELQ
Origination airport name Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz Airport
City Gassim
Country Saudi Arabia
Latitude 26.3
Longitude 43.8

Return Airport

Destination code TIF
Destination airport name Taif International Airport
City Taif
Country Saudi Arabia
Latitude 21.5
Longitude 40.5


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