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There are 5 ways to get from Riyadh to Hofuf by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 2m

  1. Take the train from Riyadh to Al Hufof

$3 - $15

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Bus  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Riyadh SAPTCO Terminal to Hufuf

$26 - $34

Drive  •  4h 7m

  1. Drive from Riyadh to Hofuf 202.4 miles

Fly to Dammam, train  •  4h 10m

  1. Fly from Riyadh (RUH) to Dammam (DMM) RUH - DMM
  2. Take the train from Dammam to Al Hufof

$123 - $212

Fly to Hofuf  •  5h 40m

  1. Fly from Riyadh (RUH) to Hofuf (HOF) RUH - HOF

$260 - $772

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The cheapest way to get from Riyadh to Hofuf is to train which costs 14﷼ - 55﷼ and takes 3h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Riyadh to Hofuf is to train which costs 14﷼ - 55﷼ and takes 3h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Riyadh and arriving at Al Hufof. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 2m.

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The distance between Riyadh and Hofuf is 298 km. The road distance is 323.8 km.

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The best way to get from Riyadh to Hofuf without a car is to train which takes 3h 2m and costs 14﷼ - 55﷼.

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The train from Riyadh to Al Hufof takes 3h 2m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Riyadh to Hofuf train services, operated by Saudi Railways, depart from Riyadh station.

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The best way to get from Riyadh to Hofuf is to train which takes 3h 2m and costs 14﷼ - 55﷼. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 95﷼ - 130﷼ and takes 4h 14m, you could also fly, which costs 950﷼ - 2900﷼ and takes 5h 40m.

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The quickest flight from Riyadh Airport to Dammam Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Riyadh to Hofuf train services, operated by Saudi Railways, arrive at Al Hufof station.

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  • Distance: 186.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 2m

What companies run services between Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Hofuf, Saudi Arabia?

Saudi Railways operates a train from Riyadh to Hofuf 5 times a day. Tickets cost $3 - $15 and the journey takes 3h 2m. Alternatively, SAPTCO operates a bus from Riyadh to Hofuf 4 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 4h.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Riyadh to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flights from Riyadh to Hofuf via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Riyadh to Hofuf via Medina, Jeddah
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Riyadh to Hofuf via Al Baha, Jeddah
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Riyadh to Hofuf via Dammam, Jeddah
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Riyadh to Hofuf via Arar, Jeddah
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Riyadh to Hofuf via Taif, Jeddah
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Riyadh to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
SaudiGulf
Website
saudigulfairlines.com
Flights from Riyadh to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
flyadeal
Website
flyadeal.com
Flights from Riyadh to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Train operators
Saudi Railways
Website
saudirailways.org
Train from Riyadh to Al Hufof
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Website
saudirailways.org
Train from Dammam to Al Hufof
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Website
saudirailways.org
Bus operators
SAPTCO
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Riyadh SAPTCO Terminal to Hufuf
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
saptco.com.sa

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Yes, the driving distance between Riyadh to Hofuf is 324 km. It takes approximately 4h 7m to drive from Riyadh to Hofuf.

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SaudiGulf, flyadeal, Flynas and Saudia offer flights from Riyadh Airport to Dammam Airport.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Hofuf. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Riyadh to Riyadh Airport is to taxi which takes 23m and costs 150﷼ - 190﷼.

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