Flying from Dubai to Riyadh with flydubai

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Fly from one cosmopolitan destination to another, with our regular route between Dubai and Riyadh. flydubai operates up to two flights a day which’ll take you from Dubai International Airport (DXB) to Riyadh King Khalid Airport (RUH) in just two hours.

The journey time may only be short, but flydubai will make sure that your flight is smooth and efficient. Comfort matters to us, which is why we’ve optimised our seating so you’ll fly in a pleasant environment to the Saudi Arabian capital. Once in the sky, you can surf the net with our onboard WiFi, make the most of our duty free shopping deals and get lost in a world of TV, movies, games and music with your own personal touchscreen.

Before you step onto our aircraft, you can also pre-order dishes from our globally-inspired menu. We’ve got you covered all day, from breakfast at sunrise to a late evening dinner among the stars.

Dubai to Riyadh

  • Choose from up to 14 flights each week between Dubai and Riyadh.
  • Departing from Dubai, you’ll fly over the Arabian Gulf and Qatar before landing in the Saudi Arabian capital.
  • Flying time between the two cities is just two hours.

Your journey

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Begin your trip to Riyadh at Dubai’s award-winning airport, only a 15 minute journey from the city’s centre. Book a taxi, hop on a bus or park your own car at one of Terminal 2’s many short or long term parking spots. If you’d prefer to take the Dubai Metro, speed to Terminal 1 or 3 and then catch a shuttle or taxi to Terminal 2.

At flydubai, we’re continuously striving to make your journey efficient - so when it comes to checking in, there’s multiple options to choose from. Save time at the airport by checking in online, otherwise self-service kiosks and check-in counters are available at the airport. If you’re travelling with bags, you’ll just need to go to counters 1, 2 or 3 and drop them with our friendly team.

Sail through security and head into the terminal’s departure lounge, where you can enjoy free Wi-Fi, grab a coffee and enjoy food from a range of eateries before your flight takes off.

You’ll touch down at Riyadh King Khalid International Airport, which is just north of the city centre. Your transfer to the capital’s heart is only 30 minutes away – catch a taxi from one of the stands outside of the terminal building or hire a car from one of the many desks inside the airport.

Discover Riyadh

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As Saudi Arabia’s capital and one of the wealthiest cities in the world, Riyadh is the jewel in the kingdom’s crown. Go here and you’ll find a sophisticated destination brimming with soaring skyscrapers, fine dining spots and sleek malls. While the city remains a modern metropolis, Saudi tradition can be found throughout the city – venture to Masmak Fortress, Owais Souq and the historic town of Dir'iyah to discover them.

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