There are 4 ways to get from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Abu Dhabi  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Riyadh (RUH) AUH - RUH

$131 - $226

3 alternative options

Bus to Dubai, fly  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station to Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop
  2. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Riyadh (RUH) DXB - RUH

$136 - $554

Bus, Metro to Sharjah, fly  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station to Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop
  2. Take the Metro from Ibn Battuta Mall to Rashidiya
  3. Fly from Sharjah (SHJ) to Riyadh (RUH) SHJ - RUH

$158 - $360

Drive  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh 557.6 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh is to drive which costs AED 150 - AED 230 and takes 11 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh is to fly which costs AED 480 - AED 850 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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The distance between Abu Dhabi and Riyadh is 773 km. The road distance is 892.1 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia?

Etihad, Saudia and three other airlines fly from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh every 4 hours.

Airlines
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh via Dammam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Dubai to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $410
Flights from Dubai to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Dubai to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh via Manama
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $390
SaudiGulf
Website
saudigulfairlines.com
Flights from Dubai to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Dubai to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,500
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Sharjah to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh via Muscat
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $370
Train operators
Bus operators
Dubai RTA Bus
Phone
9090800
Website
dubai-buses.com
Bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station to Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
rta.ae

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