The cheapest times to fly from SAT to RUH are
- January 8th to February 25th
- March 26th to April 15th
- May 14th to July 15th
- October 29th 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 SAT to RUH is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $2373 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1359 for Monday flights around early to mid July.
When to Fly to Riyadh
Flying from San Antonio, TX (SAT) to Riyadh (RUH) will usually cost between $1398 to $1857 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $1398. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2032. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $634 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1473 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAT to RUH flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SAT to RUH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SAT to RUH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from San Antonio. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to RUH, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SAT. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Riyadh, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to San Antonio. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $125 (8%) 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 $1473. Return trip prices are from the RUH to SAT 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 SAT 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 15 hour 25 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking SAT 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 SAT to RUH — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $1113
- Average savings: $360 (24.44%)
- Price for both tickets: $1163
- Average savings: $310 (21.05%)
- Price for both tickets: $1192
- Average savings: $282 (19.11%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SAT to RUH? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, CSA, Delta, Gulf Air, Iberia, Lufthansa, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from King Khalid International Airport to San Antonio International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 8018 miles or 12904 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SAT to RUH?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAT to RUH flight is about 15 hour 25 minutes.
How many flights go between San Antonio, TX and Riyadh?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from SAT to RUH.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||San Antonio International Airport|
|City||San Antonio, TX|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||King Khalid International Airport|
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