The cheapest times to fly from PHX to RUH are

  • January 8th to May 6th (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 16th)
  • June 18th to July 8th
  • October 15th to November 11th

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 PHX to RUH is late March. Prices can be as high as $2120 for Friday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1210 for Wednesday flights around late March.


When to Fly to Riyadh

Flying from Phoenix, AZ (PHX) to Riyadh (RUH) will usually cost between $1210 to $1779 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late March with an average ticket price of $1238. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1655. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $417 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1391 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHX to RUH flight.

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

PHX to RUH Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to RUH, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into PHX. 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 $185 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1315. Return trip prices are from the RUH to PHX 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 PHX 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 41 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (PHX > LAX > RUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1156
  • Average savings: $236 (16.93%)

See PHX to LAX flights

Hack #2: Chicago, IL (PHX > ORD > RUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1167
  • Average savings: $224 (16.1%)

See PHX to ORD flights

Hack #3: Beirut (PHX > BEY > RUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1169
  • Average savings: $223 (16%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from King Khalid International Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8165 miles or 13140 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHX to RUH flight is about 15 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Phoenix, AZ and Riyadh?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from PHX to RUH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PHX
Origination airport name Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City Phoenix, AZ
Country the United States
Latitude 33.4
Longitude -112

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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