The cheapest times to fly from RUH to SLA are

  • March 12th to July 29th
  • October 8th to December 2nd (except the weeks of October 15th and November 12th)

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 SLA is late June. Prices can be as high as $5725 for Tuesday flights during early August, or as low as $1946 for Thursday flights around late June.


When to Fly to Salta

Flying from Riyadh (RUH) to Salta (SLA) will usually cost between $2016 to $3123 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 $2139. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $3095. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $956 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2224 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RUH to SLA flight.

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

RUH to SLA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RUH to SLA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Riyadh. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Tuesdays 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 $1084 (34%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2092. Return trip prices are from the SLA 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 SLA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 48 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking RUH to SLA

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 SLA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Rome (RUH > FCO > SLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1492
  • Average savings: $732 (32.91%)

See RUH to GVA flights

Hack #2: Geneva (RUH > GVA > SLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1586
  • Average savings: $639 (28.71%)

See RUH to FCO flights

Hack #3: Milan (RUH > MXP > SLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1703
  • Average savings: $521 (23.43%)

See RUH to MXP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, CSA, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, LATAM, Lufthansa, MEA, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8235 miles or 13253 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RUH to SLA flight is about 15 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Riyadh and Salta?

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


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 SLA
Destination airport name Salta Airport
City Salta
Country Argentina
Latitude -24.9
Longitude -65.5


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