Flights from Riyadh to Dubai


Fly to Dubai from Riyadh in under two hours with flydubai. Travel from one cosmopolitan destination to another, with up to two flights per day to choose from.

Enjoy complete flexibility with your travel plans – you’ll find that we offer plenty of flights times to choose from, plus a range of check-in options and flight prices, too. From booking your ticket to touching down in Dubai, flydubai take pride in providing an efficient service both on the ground and in the air.

Our flights will take you smoothly from the Saudi Arabian capital to the glittering city of Dubai. Once in the air, sit back and enjoy a wide range of entertainment from the comfort of your seat, complete with your own personal touchscreen. Plus, there’s duty-free shopping to browse and onboard Wi-Fi to play with - meaning you’ll have plenty to do while in the air.

Riyadh to Dubai

  • Depart from Saudi Arabia and fly over the Arabian Gulf before touching down in Dubai.
  • Choose from up to 14 flights every week between Riyadh and Dubai.
  • Flying from Saudi Arabia’s capital to Dubai takes approximately 1 hour 50 minutes.

Your journey


Whether you’re travelling for work or leisure, Riyadh King Khalid International Airport (RUH) will be your journey’s starting point. The capital’s sleek airport is 35km north of the city – to get there you’ll need to either arrange a private transfer or book a taxi. If you’d prefer to drive yourself, there are plenty of spaces car in the airport’s sprawling car park.

You can either check-in online for your flight to Dubai before you get to the terminal or head to the airport check-in counter. Once your baggage has been checked and you’ve been through security, you can enjoy a bite to eat at one of the terminal’s many restaurants and cafes.

On arrival into Dubai International Airport (DXB), you’ll find the city centre is only a 15 minute journey away. To get there, you can either choose to grab a taxi, jump on a bus or hire a car through flydubai at our kiosk in the terminal’s arrivals hall. Alternatively, you can opt to catch the Dubai Metro – the nearest station is Abu Hail, just a 2km taxi ride away.

Discover Dubai


Get swept away by the magic of this ocean side city from the moment you arrive. Dubai is an exhilarating Gulf destination that doesn’t do things by halves. You’ll find state of the art museums, soaring architecture and sleek shopping malls all jostling for your attention during your visit. There’s plenty of traditional Emirati life to discover too, if you know where to look – start with the intriguing souqs and work your way along Dubai Creek.

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