The cheapest times to fly from PHL to RUH are

  • January 8th to May 6th (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 16th)
  • September 3rd to November 18th

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 PHL to RUH is early October. Prices can be as high as $2000 for Friday flights during mid August, or as low as $871 for Monday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Riyadh

Flying from Philadelphia, PA (PHL) to Riyadh (RUH) will usually cost between $875 to $1471 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 $871. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $1592. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $721 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1127 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHL to RUH flight.

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

PHL to RUH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHL to RUH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Philadelphia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to RUH, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into PHL. 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 $123 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1109. Return trip prices are from the RUH to PHL 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 PHL 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 12 hour 52 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Boston, MA (PHL > BOS > RUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1090
  • Average savings: $38 (3.33%)

See PHL to BOS flights

Hack #2: Paris (PHL > CDG > RUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1116
  • Average savings: $12 (1.02%)

See PHL to CDG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, CSA, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6604 miles or 10628 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHL to RUH flight is about 12 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between Philadelphia, PA and Riyadh?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from PHL to RUH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PHL
Origination airport name Philadelphia International Airport
City Philadelphia, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 39.9
Longitude -75.2

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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