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Riyadh King Khalid Airport

General information

Riyadh King Khalid Airport is the airport of the Saudi capital, Riyadh. About 8 million people live in Riyadh, the airport is the second busiest in Saudi Arabia after Jeddah King Abdulaziz Airport.


Where is Riyadh King Khalid Airport situated?

The airport is located north of the city, Riyadh King Khalid Airport can be reached by car via Airport Road.

How many terminals does Riyadh King Khalid Airport have?

The airport has five terminals, of which only three are currently in use. Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and Terminal 5 are used for passenger flights. Terminals 5, opened in 2016, is the most modern terminal at Riyadh King Khalid Airport. Terminals T1 and T2 are used for international flights, T5 only for domestic flights operated by Saudia and Flynas.

Airport Map



The distance from Riyadh King Khalid Airport to the centre of Riyadh is 40 kilometres. By car, it takes 40 minutes to get to the centre of Riyadh.

From RUH Airport to Riyadh City centre by Car
40 km
40 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Riyadh King Khalid Airport by public transport. Visit the Riyadh King Khalid Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Riyadh King Khalid Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Riyadh is about SAR 100.-. Book your taxi at Riyadh King Khalid Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From RUH Airport to Riyadh City centre by Taxi
40 km
40 min
SAR 100.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Riyadh King Khalid Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Hertz, Enterprise, Avis, Budget and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Riyadh King Khalid Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Riyadh King Khalid Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Riyadh King Khalid Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Riyadh King Khalid Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Riyadh King Khalid Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Riyadh King Khalid Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Saudia
  • Flynas
  • Pakistan International Airlines
  • Air India
  • Air Arabia


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Riyadh King Khalid Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Riyadh Airport Marriott Hotel, Riyadh

Riyadh Airport Marriott Hotel is a 5-star hotel located a 5-minute drive from the King Khalid International Airport. It has an outdoor pool, and offers air-conditioned guestrooms with satellite TV.

Hotels in Riyadh

Looking for the best hotels in Riyadh? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hayat Al Riyadh Hotel, Riyadh

Situated in Riyadh, 3.1 km from King Abdulaziz Historical Center, Hayat Al Riyadh Hotel features accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking and a fitness centre.


Elite Suites hotel - almalqa, Riyadh

Featuring an outdoor pool, Elite Suites hotel - almalqa in Riyadh offers accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking for guests who drive.


Swiss Spirit Hotel & Suites Metropolitan, Riyadh

Swiss Spirit Hotel & Suites Metropolitan is set in Riyadh, within 8.4 km of Riyadh Park and 10 km of Riyadh Gallery Mall. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and room service, along with free WiFi.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Riyadh King Khalid Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Riyadh: Historical City Full-Day Guided Tour with Transport

Discover historic Riyadh on a full-day tour with hotel pickup and drop-off. See The National Museum and Park, Hall of King Abdulaziz, Murraba Palace, Dira Souq, Al Masmak, and Al Rajhi Mosque.


From Riyadh: Ushaiqer Village Highlights Tour with Transfer

Discover traditional Saudi Arabia culture by traveling to the historic village of Ushaiqer on a full-day trip. Explore beautiful alleyways, palaces, and old mosques, as well as a local antique museum.

Tour & transport

Riyadh: Edge of the World, Heritage Village, & Camel Trail

Explore the Edge of the World, visit Qarina Heritage Village, and walk an old camel trail on a guided tour in Riyadh. Discover dramatic cliffs and ancient architecture, and learn about local culture.


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