The cheapest times to fly from LAX to RUH are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • March 26th to May 6th
  • August 20th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 8th and 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 LAX to RUH is late September. Prices can be as high as $3014 for Saturday flights during mid November, or as low as $945 for Sunday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Riyadh

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Riyadh (RUH) will usually cost between $945 to $1221 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 $945. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid November, with an average price of $1563. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $618 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $990 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to RUH flight.

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

LAX to RUH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to RUH flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to RUH, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Riyadh, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $65 (5%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1013. Return trip prices are from the RUH to LAX 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 LAX 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 15 hour 50 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Dammam (LAX > DMM > RUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $975
  • Average savings: $16 (1.57%)

See LAX to DMM flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 32 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, China Southern, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, MEA, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8250 miles or 13277 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to RUH flight is about 15 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Riyadh?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 113 available flights from LAX to RUH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LAX
Origination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4

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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