Cheap flights from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh

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The best prices from Abu Dhabi Intl to Riyadh King Khaled Intl are usually found in April or March, booked 47 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Friday

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Tuesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh?

Find a great deal and save up to 28% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at AED 1,216.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh?

Our data shows that June tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Riyadh from Abu Dhabi. Users have commonly found prices around AED 1,290 for the month, but tickets can be as low as AED 995. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in August.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh (AUH - RUH)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 33% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh in December, January 2021

The best prices found for AUH to RUH flights in December, January
9 Jan - 12 Jan
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

RUH

Riyadh King Khaled Intl

Nonstop

2h 05m
RUH

Riyadh King Khaled Intl

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

Nonstop

1h 40m
AED 1,065

SAUDIA

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Deal found 5/12/21

5 Jan - 12 Jan
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

RUH

Riyadh King Khaled Intl

Nonstop

2h 05m
RUH

Riyadh King Khaled Intl

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

Nonstop

1h 40m
AED 1,069

SAUDIA

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Deal found 5/12/21

6 Dec - 12 Dec
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

RUH

Riyadh King Khaled Intl

1 stop

8h 15m
RUH

Riyadh King Khaled Intl

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

8h 35m
AED 1,083

Gulf Air

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Deal found 4/12/21

Abu Dhabi to Riyadh 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Riyadh from Abu Dhabi found for this year
6 Dec - 12 Dec
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

RUH

Riyadh King Khaled Intl

1 stop

8h 15m
RUH

Riyadh King Khaled Intl

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

8h 35m
AED 1,083

Gulf Air

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Deal found 4/12/21

6 Dec - 11 Dec
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

RUH

Riyadh King Khaled Intl

1 stop

8h 15m
RUH

Riyadh King Khaled Intl

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

4h 35m
AED 1,091

Gulf Air

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Deal found 5/12/21

8 Dec - 9 Dec
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

RUH

Riyadh King Khaled Intl

Nonstop

2h 05m
RUH

Riyadh King Khaled Intl

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

Nonstop

1h 40m
AED 1,109

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 5/12/21

Direct flights to Riyadh from Abu Dhabi

Save time with Abu Dhabi to Riyadh direct flight deals
9 Jan - 12 Jan
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

RUH

Riyadh King Khaled Intl

Nonstop

2h 05m
RUH

Riyadh King Khaled Intl

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

Nonstop

1h 40m
AED 1,065

SAUDIA

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Deal found 5/12/21

5 Jan - 12 Jan
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

RUH

Riyadh King Khaled Intl

Nonstop

2h 05m
RUH

Riyadh King Khaled Intl

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

Nonstop

1h 40m
AED 1,069

SAUDIA

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Deal found 5/12/21

23 Dec - 25 Dec
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

RUH

Riyadh King Khaled Intl

Nonstop

2h 05m
RUH

Riyadh King Khaled Intl

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

Nonstop

1h 40m
AED 1,204

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 5/12/21

Last-minute flights from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh

Late deals on return flights to Riyadh from Abu Dhabi, departing today and this week
13 Dec - 15 Dec
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

RUH

Riyadh King Khaled Intl

1 stop

4h 15m
RUH

Riyadh King Khaled Intl

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

4h 35m
AED 1,193

Gulf Air

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Deal found 4/12/21

12 Dec - 14 Dec
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

RUH

Riyadh King Khaled Intl

1 stop

13h 45m
RUH

Riyadh King Khaled Intl

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

4h 35m
AED 1,223

Gulf Air

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Deal found 6/12/21

16 Dec - 21 Dec
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

RUH

Riyadh King Khaled Intl

1 stop

4h 15m
RUH

Riyadh King Khaled Intl

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

11h 25m
AED 1,274

Gulf Air

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Deal found 5/12/21

One-way flights to Riyadh King Khaled Intl from Abu Dhabi

The cheapest one-way flights from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh
16 Dec
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

RUH

Riyadh King Khaled Intl

Nonstop

2h 05m
AED 745

SAUDIA

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Deal found 3/12/21

15 Dec
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

RUH

Riyadh King Khaled Intl

Nonstop

2h 05m
AED 749

SAUDIA

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Deal found 4/12/21

5 Jan
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

RUH

Riyadh King Khaled Intl

Nonstop

2h 05m
AED 756

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 4/12/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Abu Dhabi to Riyadh flights.

What airports do I use to fly from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh?

Booking a flight from Abu Dhabi Intl (AUH) to Riyadh King Khaled Intl (RUH) is your only option if you wish to fly from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh. On a typical day, there are 9 flights from Abu Dhabi Intl to King Khaled Intl, all of which are around 2h 05m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 3 airlines when you book a flight from Abu Dhabi Intl to Riyadh.

Which airlines flying from Abu Dhabi Intl to Riyadh King Khaled Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Abu Dhabi Intl to Riyadh King Khaled Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are SAUDIA, Etihad Airways, and Gulf Air. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh for under AED 1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh for under AED 1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SAUDIA for just AED 1,065, but on average you can expect to pay AED 1,315.

Are there direct flights from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh for under AED 1,100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 19 direct flights from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh under AED 1,100. A good price for a direct flight from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh is less than AED 2,916.

Are there last-minute flights available from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh for under AED 1,200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh within the next 7 days for less than AED 1,200.

What days are direct flights available from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.

How popular is this Abu Dhabi to Riyadh flight route?

Flights from Abu Dhabi Intl to Riyadh King Khaled Intl have been viewed 177 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh on average per day?

8 flight departures from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 13% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 13% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 13% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 63% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh?

Departing from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh will take you 2h 05m. The distance from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh is about 808 km. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh round-trip?

Currently priced at AED 1,065, SAUDIA will fly you from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh and back. In addition to SAUDIA, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Gulf Air and Etihad Airways - these airlines can fly you to your destination from AED 1,131 and AED 1,204, respectively. SAUDIA is priced at 24% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for SAUDIA. According to our data, you can fly for as low as AED 745. Users have also found prices from AED 756 and AED 767 on Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh?

The most popular airlines flying from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh are Etihad Airways, Gulf Air and SAUDIA. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh?

On average you can expect to pay AED 1,030 for a flight from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh. The cheapest flight overall is AED 1,030 while the most popular route, (Abu Dhabi Intl - Riyadh King Khaled Intl) is currently priced at AED 940.

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Flights to Riyadh from Abu Dhabi

Can I fly to Riyadh King Khaled Intl from Abu Dhabi Intl right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Abu Dhabi Intl to Riyadh King Khaled Intl

Most visitors from Abu Dhabi Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Riyadh King Khaled Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Abu Dhabi Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Riyadh King Khaled Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Abu Dhabi Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Riyadh King Khaled Intl.

Documents
register for vaccinated - vaccinated traveler must register before arrival and after obtaining your tourism visa. The site is available in Arabic and English.

Tawakkalna app - Download and register the Tawakkalna application before arriving at the point of departure. To use Tawakkalna in Saudi you will need phone and data services on your cellphone.


Can I fly back to Abu Dhabi Intl from Riyadh King Khaled Intl?

Returning to Abu Dhabi Intl from Riyadh King Khaled Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Riyadh King Khaled Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Abu Dhabi Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Riyadh King Khaled Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Abu Dhabi Intl.

Alternative routes for Abu Dhabi to Riyadh

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Abu Dhabi to Jeddahfrom AED 2,953 pp

Top 3 airlines flying from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
SAUDIA
CheapestAED 832
AverageAED 1,220
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time86%
COVID-19 safety
Gulf Air
CheapestAED 873
AverageAED 1,137
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
CheapestAED 963
AverageAED 1,539
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh

See what time of day planes typically take off from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh
16%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
14%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
68%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
2%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh
Sunday7daily flights
Monday11daily flights
Tuesday6daily flights
Wednesday10daily flights
Thursday7daily flights
Friday12daily flights
Saturday10daily flights