The cheapest times to fly from RUH to MCI are

  • January 15th to February 25th
  • April 23rd to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • June 18th to July 15th
  • September 3rd to December 9th

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 MCI is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1950 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $803 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Kansas City

Flying from Riyadh (RUH) to Kansas City, MO (MCI) will usually cost between $908 to $1539 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 $866. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1810. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $945 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1056 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RUH to MCI flight.

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

RUH to MCI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RUH to MCI 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

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MCI, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into RUH. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Kansas City, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Riyadh. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $99 (7%) 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 $1040. Return trip prices are from the MCI 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 MCI 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 12 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 MCI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK) in Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from MCI
  • Usually 1.14% less expensive than MCI
  • 2-layover flights available

See RUH to MHK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from RUH to MCI? 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, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, CSA, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7345 miles or 11821 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RUH to MCI flight is about 14 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Riyadh and Kansas City, MO?

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


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 MCI
Destination airport name Kansas City International Airport
City Kansas City, MO
Country the United States
Latitude 39.3
Longitude -94.7


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