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Cape Town to Riyadh flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Cape Town and Riyadh take, on average, 10 hours minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Cape Town with Riyadh found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High season According to search data from our customers, November is the busiest time to fly from Cape Town to Riyadh
Best time to book According to real data November is the most popular time to book a flight to Riyadh when departing from Cape Town

Cheap last minute flights to Riyadh

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Departure Thu, 04 Aug Return Mon, 08 Aug
CPT Cape Town
RUH Riyadh
return from £747
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 4.5 SAR
British Pound Sterling Saudi Riyal
1 SAR = 0.23 GBP
Last checked on 12 August 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
13%

Trains are 13% more expensive in Riyadh than in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£0.99
Riyadh
£1.12
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
15%

A meal in Riyadh is 15% cheaper than a meal in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£7.41
Riyadh
£6.29
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
266%

Taxis are 266% more expensive in Riyadh than in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£0.86
Riyadh
£3.15
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
121%

Coffee is 121% more expensive in Riyadh than in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£1.48
Riyadh
£3.27
Cape Town airports
  • ( Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
Riyadh airports
  • ( King Khaled Intl (RUH)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
K Distance: 4457 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Cape Town to Riyadh

😷 Is it safe to travel from Cape Town 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 Cape Town. 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 Cape Town to Riyadh at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cape Town to Riyadh is 747£. 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 Cape Town?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Riyadh costs an average of 3.15 GBP, 266% more expensive than Cape Town, with a fare of 0.86 GBP, while train tickets costs 13% more in Riyadh: 1.12 GBP against 0.99 GBP in Cape Town. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 6.29 GBP in Riyadh, 15% less than the 7.41 GBP in Cape Town. The price of the coffee is around 121% more expensive in Riyadh, with an average of 3.27 GBP , while in Cape Town the coffee costs 1.48 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Cape Town to Riyadh?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cape Town to Riyadh are November, October and July, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Cape Town to Riyadh?
The best time of the year to go to Riyadh when flying from Cape Town depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, November is the top 1º month to fly to Riyadh from Cape Town in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and June. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, February and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cape Town -  Riyadh.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Cape Town to Riyadh?
The total flight time between Cape Town and Riyadh is of around 10:00 hours on average, considering an average distance of 7,319 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
Airlines with indirect flights from Cape Town to Riyadh are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Cape Town to Riyadh are:
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines, stoping in Addis Ababa for 340 minutes minimun.
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines, with 190 minutes scale in Jeddah.
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines, with 190 minutes scale in Jeddah.
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