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Cairo to Riyadh flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Cairo and Riyadh take, on average, 3 h and 55 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Cairo with Riyadh found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Cairo International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Cairo and Riyadh
Arriving AirportFlights departing Cairo with Riyadh as destination arrives at King Khaled Intl

Cheap last minute flights to Riyadh

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Departure Mon, 01 Nov Return Wed, 10 Nov
CAI Cairo
RUH Riyadh
return from £206
Departure Mon, 22 Nov Return Mon, 22 Nov
CAI Cairo
RUH Riyadh
return from £198
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 5.23 SAR
British Pound Sterling Saudi Riyal
1 SAR = 0.2 GBP
Last checked on 23 October 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 170% more expensive in Riyadh than in Cairo.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 39% more expensive in Riyadh than in Cairo.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 424% more expensive in Riyadh than in Cairo.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 81% more expensive in Riyadh than in Cairo.

Cairo airports
  • ( Cairo International Airport (CAI)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
Riyadh airports
  • ( King Khaled Intl (RUH)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
K Distance: 1022 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Cairo to Riyadh

😷 Is it safe to travel from Cairo to Riyadh during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Saudi Arabia may apply when travelling from Cairo. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Cairo to Riyadh at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cairo to Riyadh is 198£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Riyadh expensive to visit compared to Cairo?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Riyadh costs an average of 1.94 GBP, 424% more expensive than Cairo, with a fare of 0.37 GBP, while train tickets costs 170% more in Riyadh: 0.62 GBP against 0.23 GBP in Cairo. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 4.84 GBP in Riyadh, 39% more than the 3.47 GBP in Cairo. The price of the coffee is around 81% more expensive in Riyadh, with an average of 2.64 GBP , while in Cairo the coffee costs 1.46 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Cairo to Riyadh?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cairo to Riyadh are December, July and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Cairo to Riyadh?
The best time of the year to go to Riyadh when flying from Cairo depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1º month to fly to Riyadh from Cairo in terms of searches from our customer, followed by January and December. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, March, April and May are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cairo -  Riyadh.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Cairo to Riyadh?
The total flight time between Cairo and Riyadh is of around 03:55 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,304 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🛄 Which airports have flights between Cairo and Riyadh?
The main airport route flying between Cairo and Riyadh is: Cairo International Airport (CAI) to King Khaled Intl (RUH). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Egyptair.
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines.
  • Flynas.
Airlines with indirect flights from Cairo to Riyadh are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Cairo to Riyadh are:
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines, stoping in Medinah for 150 minutes minimun.
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines, with 155 minutes scale in Jeddah.
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines, with 155 minutes scale in Jeddah.

King Khaled Intl - Latest customer reviews

3.0 /5
Reviews: 1
3.0 /5
Date 2018-12-30 Age 51-70 City England

Airport is still rather outdated. Nothing to write home about.

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