The cheapest times to fly from LHR to RUH are

  • January 8th to March 18th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to July 1st
  • October 1st to December 2nd (except the weeks of October 15th and October 22nd)

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 LHR to RUH is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $877 for Saturday flights during mid August, or as low as $496 for Tuesday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Riyadh

Flying from London (LHR) to Riyadh (RUH) will usually cost between $503 to $765 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $516. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $795. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $279 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $560 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LHR to RUH flight.

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

LHR to RUH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LHR to RUH flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Riyadh, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to London. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $37 (6%) 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 $565. Return trip prices are from the RUH to LHR 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 LHR to RUH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 30 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Air France, Air Serbia, Alitalia, Austrian, Azerbaijan Airlines, British Airways, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Flynas, Gulf Air, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, MEA, Oman Air, Pakistan, Qantas, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3069 miles or 4939 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LHR to RUH flight is about 6 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Riyadh?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 88 available flights from LHR to RUH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLHR
Origination airport nameLondon Heathrow Airport
Countrythe United Kingdom

Return Airport

Destination codeRUH
Destination airport nameKing Khalid International Airport
CountrySaudi Arabia


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