The cheapest times to fly from RIC to RUH are
- January 29th to July 15th (except the week of February 26th)
- October 8th to October 28th
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 RIC to RUH is late June. Prices can be as high as $2236 for Friday flights during mid August, or as low as $1301 for Wednesday flights around late June.
When to Fly to Riyadh
Flying from Richmond, VA (RIC) to Riyadh (RUH) will usually cost between $1398 to $1884 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late June with an average ticket price of $1419. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $2043. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $623 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1575 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RIC to RUH flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the RIC to RUH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the RIC to RUH flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Richmond. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to RUH, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into RIC. 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 $176 (10%) 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 $1577. Return trip prices are from the RUH to RIC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from RIC to RUH can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 13 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking RIC 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 RIC to RUH — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $1096
- Average savings: $480 (30.44%)
- Price for both tickets: $1119
- Average savings: $456 (28.95%)
- Price for both tickets: $1136
- Average savings: $439 (27.87%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from RIC to RUH? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, CSA, Delta, Emirates, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from King Khalid International Airport to Richmond International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 6795 miles or 10935 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from RIC to RUH?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop RIC to RUH flight is about 13 hour 13 minutes.
How many flights go between Richmond, VA and Riyadh?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from RIC to RUH.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Richmond International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||King Khalid International Airport|
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