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Sharm el Sheikh to Riyadh flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Sharm el Sheikh and Riyadh take, on average, 5 h and 8 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a return flight between Sharm el Sheikh with Riyadh found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Sharm el Sheikh and Riyadh
Arriving Airport Flights departing Sharm el Sheikh with Riyadh as destination arrives at King Khaled Intl

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Departure Sun, 28 Aug Return Sat, 03 Sep
SSH Sharm el Sheikh
RUH Riyadh
return from £260
Departure Thu, 08 Sep Return Thu, 15 Sep
SSH Sharm el Sheikh
RUH Riyadh
return from £259
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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 19 August 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
290%

Trains are 290% more expensive in Riyadh than in Sharm el Sheikh.

Sharm el Sheikh
£0.28
Riyadh
£1.1
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
96%

The average meal is 96% more expensive in Riyadh than in Sharm el Sheikh.

Sharm el Sheikh
£2.8
Riyadh
£5.48
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
614%

Taxis are 614% more expensive in Riyadh than in Sharm el Sheikh.

Sharm el Sheikh
£0.43
Riyadh
£3.07
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
117%

Coffee is 117% more expensive in Riyadh than in Sharm el Sheikh.

Sharm el Sheikh
£1.49
Riyadh
£3.24
Sharm el Sheikh airports
  • ( Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport (SSH)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
Riyadh airports
  • ( King Khaled Intl (RUH)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
K Distance: 800 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Sharm el Sheikh to Riyadh

😷 Is it safe to travel from Sharm el Sheikh 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 Sharm el Sheikh. 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 Sharm el Sheikh to Riyadh at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Sharm el Sheikh to Riyadh is 259£. 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 Sharm el Sheikh?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Riyadh costs an average of 3.07 GBP, 614% more expensive than Sharm el Sheikh, with a fare of 0.43 GBP, while train tickets costs 293% more in Riyadh: 1.10 GBP against 0.28 GBP in Sharm el Sheikh. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 5.48 GBP in Riyadh, 96% more than the 2.80 GBP in Sharm el Sheikh. The price of the coffee is around 117% more expensive in Riyadh, with an average of 3.24 GBP , while in Sharm el Sheikh the coffee costs 1.49 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Sharm el Sheikh to Riyadh?
The most popular months to book a trip from Sharm el Sheikh to Riyadh are May, August and October, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Sharm el Sheikh to Riyadh?
The best time of the year to go to Riyadh when flying from Sharm el Sheikh depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, June is the top 1º month to fly to Riyadh from Sharm el Sheikh in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and October. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, July, October and August are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Sharm el Sheikh -  Riyadh.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Sharm el Sheikh to Riyadh?
The total flight time between Sharm el Sheikh and Riyadh is of around 05:08 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,729 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 Sharm el Sheikh and Riyadh?
The main airport route flying between Sharm el Sheikh and Riyadh is: Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport (SSH) to King Khaled Intl (RUH). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines.
  • Flynas.
Which are the airlines with flights from Sharm el Sheikh to Riyadh?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Sharm el Sheikh to Riyadh are:
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines.
  • Flynas.
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