The cheapest times to fly from RUH to SYR are

  • January 8th to February 18th
  • March 19th to May 6th
  • June 25th to July 15th
  • August 27th to November 4th

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 SYR is early July. Prices can be as high as $1916 for Friday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $775 for Sunday flights around early July.


When to Fly to Syracuse

Flying from Riyadh (RUH) to Syracuse, NY (SYR) will usually cost between $840 to $1439 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early July with an average ticket price of $902. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1565. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $663 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1104 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RUH to SYR flight.

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

RUH to SYR Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SYR, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into RUH. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Syracuse, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Riyadh. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $184 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1057. Return trip prices are from the SYR 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 SYR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 40 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 SYR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Albany International Airport (ALB) in Albany, NY

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from SYR
  • Usually 6.43% less expensive than SYR
  • 1-layover flights available

See RUH to ALB flights


Flight Hacking RUH to SYR

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 SYR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (RUH > JFK > SYR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1054
  • Average savings: $50 (4.53%)

See RUH to BOS flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (RUH > BOS > SYR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1062
  • Average savings: $42 (3.8%)

See RUH to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Etihad, Gulf Air, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6495 miles or 10453 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RUH to SYR flight is about 12 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Riyadh and Syracuse, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from RUH to SYR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeRUH
Origination airport nameKing Khalid International Airport
CountrySaudi Arabia

Return Airport

Destination codeSYR
Destination airport nameSyracuse Hancock International Airport
CitySyracuse, NY
Countrythe United States


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