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Colombo to Riyadh flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Colombo and Riyadh take, on average, 6 h and 22 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Colombo with Riyadh found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Katunayake International is the departure airport operating flights between Colombo and Riyadh
Arriving AirportFlights departing Colombo with Riyadh as destination arrives at King Khaled Intl

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Departure Sun, 12 Dec Return Mon, 13 Dec
CMB Colombo
RUH Riyadh
return from £344
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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 5.05 SAR
British Pound Sterling Saudi Riyal
1 SAR = 0.2 GBP
Last checked on 29 November 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 462% more expensive in Riyadh than in Colombo.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 240% more expensive in Riyadh than in Colombo.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 810% more expensive in Riyadh than in Colombo.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 78% more expensive in Riyadh than in Colombo.

Colombo airports
  • ( Katunayake International (CMB)
    How far from city centre: 17 miles
  • ( Ratmalana (RML)
    How far from city centre: 17 miles
  • ( Beira Lake (BYV)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
Riyadh airports
  • ( King Khaled Intl (RUH)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
K Distance: 2505 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Colombo to Riyadh

😷 Is it safe to travel from Colombo 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 Colombo. 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 Colombo to Riyadh at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Colombo to Riyadh is 344£. 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 Colombo?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Riyadh costs an average of 2.00 GBP, 809% more expensive than Colombo, with a fare of 0.22 GBP, while train tickets costs 462% more in Riyadh: 0.73 GBP against 0.13 GBP in Colombo. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 5.00 GBP in Riyadh, 238% more than the 1.48 GBP in Colombo. The price of the coffee is around 78% more expensive in Riyadh, with an average of 2.85 GBP , while in Colombo the coffee costs 1.60 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Colombo to Riyadh?
The most popular months to book a trip from Colombo to Riyadh are October, May and July, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Colombo to Riyadh?
The best time of the year to go to Riyadh when flying from Colombo depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, May is the top 1º month to fly to Riyadh from Colombo in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and September. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, July and January are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Colombo -  Riyadh.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Colombo to Riyadh?
The total flight time between Colombo and Riyadh is of around 06:22 hours on average, considering an average distance of 4,564 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 Colombo and Riyadh?
The main airport route flying between Colombo and Riyadh is: Katunayake International (CMB) to King Khaled Intl (RUH). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Srilankan Airlines.
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines.
Airlines with indirect flights from Colombo to Riyadh are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Colombo to Riyadh are:
  • Flydubai, stoping in Dubai for 95 minutes minimun.
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