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Riyadh to Istanbul flights

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Departure Sat, 22 May Return Fri, 28 May
RUH Riyadh
IST Istanbul
return from £202
Departure Sat, 05 Jun Return Sat, 12 Jun
RUH Riyadh
IST Istanbul
return from £235
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 11.61 TRY
British Pound Sterling Turkish Lira
1 TRY = 0.09 GBP
Last checked on 14 May 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
50%

Trains in Istanbul are 50% cheaper than in Riyadh.

Riyadh
£0.6
Istanbul
£0.3
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
36%

A meal in Istanbul is 36% cheaper than a meal in Riyadh.

Riyadh
£4.77
Istanbul
£3.04
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
75%

A taxi fare in Istanbul is 75% cheaper than in Riyadh.

Riyadh
£1.91
Istanbul
£0.48
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
49%

Coffee in Istanbul is 49% cheaper than in Riyadh.

Riyadh
£2.48
Istanbul
£1.27
Riyadh airports
  • ( King Khaled Intl (RUH)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
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
K Distance: 1525 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Riyadh to Istanbul

😷 Is it safe to travel from Riyadh to Istanbul 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 Turkey may apply when travelling from Riyadh. 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 much are flights from Riyadh to Istanbul?
The average price to go from Riyadh to Istanbul is of 147.08 GBP, but bare in mind that ticket prices may vary depending on the season and on how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Riyadh to Istanbul at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Riyadh to Istanbul is 202£. 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 Istanbul expensive to visit compared to Riyadh?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Istanbul costs an average of 0.46 GBP, 76% cheaper than Riyadh, with a fare of 1.94 GBP, while train tickets costs 47% less in Istanbul: 0.32 GBP against 0.60 GBP in Riyadh. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 2.76 GBP in Istanbul, 43% less than the 4.86 GBP in Riyadh. The price of the coffee is around 44% cheaper in Istanbul, with an average of 1.35 GBP, while in Riyadh the coffee costs 2.43 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Riyadh to Istanbul?
The most popular months to book a trip from Riyadh to Istanbul are December, July and June, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Riyadh to Istanbul?
The best time of the year to go to Istanbul when flying from Riyadh depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, July is the top 1º month to fly to Istanbul from Riyadh in terms of searches from our customer, followed by January and June. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, October, November and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Riyadh -  Istanbul.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Riyadh to Istanbul?
The total flight time between Riyadh and Istanbul is of around 04:43 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,572 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 Riyadh and Istanbul?
The main airport route flying between Riyadh and Istanbul is: King Khaled Intl (RUH) to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Pegasus Airlines.
  • Flynas.
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find Riyadh - Istanbul flights between King Khaled Intl (RUH) to Istanbul Airport (IST) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Turkish Airlines.
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines.
Airlines with indirect flights from Riyadh to Istanbul are:
  • Etihad Airways, with 155 minutes scale in Abu Dhabi.
  • Etihad Airways, with 155 minutes scale in Abu Dhabi.
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