The cheapest times to fly from RUH to ATL are

  • January 15th to May 6th (except the weeks of February 19th and April 9th)
  • August 27th to November 25th (except the week of September 24th)

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 RUH to ATL is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1729 for Friday flights during mid to late August, or as low as $880 for Monday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Atlanta

Flying from Riyadh (RUH) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $940 to $1324 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $942. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late August, with an average price of $1352. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $410 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1071 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RUH to ATL flight.

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

RUH to ATL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RUH to ATL flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Riyadh. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ATL, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into RUH. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Atlanta, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Riyadh. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $130 (9%) 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 $1076. Return trip prices are from the ATL to RUH 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 RUH to ATL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 4 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from RUH to ATL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) in Birmingham, AL

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from ATL
  • Usually 2.80% less expensive than ATL
  • 1-layover flights available

See RUH to BHM flights


Flight Hacking RUH to ATL

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 RUH to ATL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Istanbul (RUH > IST > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $890
  • Average savings: $182 (16.95%)

See RUH to SAW flights

Hack #2: Istanbul (RUH > SAW > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $896
  • Average savings: $176 (16.39%)

See RUH to IST flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Etihad, Gulf Air, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, MEA, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to King Khalid International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7269 miles or 11698 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RUH to ATL flight is about 14 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Riyadh and Atlanta, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from RUH to ATL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RUH
Origination airport name King Khalid International Airport
City Riyadh
Country Saudi Arabia
Latitude 25
Longitude 46.7

Return Airport

Destination code ATL
Destination airport name Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City Atlanta, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.6
Longitude -84.4


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