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

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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

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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

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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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The quickest flight from Abu Dhabi Airport to Riyadh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Riyadh is 1 h behind Abu Dhabi. It is currently 8:08 PM in Abu Dhabi and 7:08 PM in Riyadh.

Yes, the driving distance between Abu Dhabi to Riyadh is 892 km. It takes approximately 11 h 11 min to drive from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh.

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Saudia, Flynas, Oman Air and two other airlines offer flights from Abu Dhabi Airport to Riyadh Airport.

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There are 652+ hotels available in Riyadh. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Abu Dhabi to Abu Dhabi Airport is to bus which takes 18 min and costs .

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  • Distance: 483.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

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 55 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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