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Istanbul to Riyadh flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Istanbul and Riyadh take, on average, 4 h and 16 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Istanbul with Riyadh found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Istanbul Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Istanbul and Riyadh
Arriving Airport Flights departing Istanbul with Riyadh as destination arrives at King Khaled Intl

Cheap last minute flights to Riyadh

Latest deals and top flight routes from Istanbul airports.

Departure Thu, 26 May Return Sat, 28 May
IST Istanbul
RUH Riyadh
return from £184
Departure Fri, 10 Jun Return Sun, 19 Jun
IST Istanbul
RUH Riyadh
return from £188
Flight route information
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 4.64 SAR
British Pound Sterling Saudi Riyal
1 SAR = 0.22 GBP
Last checked on 16 May 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
173%

Trains are 173% more expensive in Riyadh than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£0.4
Riyadh
£1.09
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
93%

The average meal is 93% more expensive in Riyadh than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£3.16
Riyadh
£6.09
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
413%

Taxis are 413% more expensive in Riyadh than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£0.53
Riyadh
£2.72
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
151%

Coffee is 151% more expensive in Riyadh than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
£1.26
Riyadh
£3.16
Istanbul airports
  • ( Istanbul Airport (IST)
    How far from city centre: 21 miles
  • ( Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
  • ( Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
Riyadh airports
  • ( King Khaled Intl (RUH)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
K Distance: 1525 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Istanbul to Riyadh

😷 Is it safe to travel from Istanbul 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 Istanbul. 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 Istanbul to Riyadh at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Istanbul to Riyadh is 184£. 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 Istanbul?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Riyadh costs an average of 2.72 GBP, 413% more expensive than Istanbul, with a fare of 0.53 GBP, while train tickets costs 173% more in Riyadh: 1.09 GBP against 0.40 GBP in Istanbul. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 6.09 GBP in Riyadh, 93% more than the 3.16 GBP in Istanbul. The price of the coffee is around 151% more expensive in Riyadh, with an average of 3.16 GBP , while in Istanbul the coffee costs 1.26 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Istanbul to Riyadh?
The most popular months to book a trip from Istanbul to Riyadh are July, December and April, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Istanbul to Riyadh?
The best time of the year to go to Riyadh when flying from Istanbul depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Riyadh from Istanbul in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, September, February and November are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Istanbul -  Riyadh.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Istanbul to Riyadh?
The total flight time between Istanbul and Riyadh is of around 04:16 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,525 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 Istanbul and Riyadh?
The main airport route flying between Istanbul and Riyadh is: Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW) to King Khaled Intl (RUH). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Pegasus Airlines.
  • Flynas.
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find Istanbul - Riyadh flights between Istanbul Airport (IST) to King Khaled Intl (RUH) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Turkish Airlines.
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines.
Airlines with indirect flights from Istanbul to Riyadh are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Istanbul to Riyadh are:
  • Air Arabia, stoping in Sharjah for 130 minutes minimun.
  • Egyptair, with 135 minutes scale in Cairo.
  • Egyptair, with 135 minutes scale in Cairo.
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