There are 3 ways to get from Buraydah to Riyadh by plane, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Gassim (ELQ) to Riyadh (RUH) ELQ - RUH

$130 - $326

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Buraidah to Riyadh Central Bus

$28 - $40

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Buraydah to Riyadh 228.7 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Buraydah to Riyadh is to bus which costs 100﷼ - 150﷼ and takes 6 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buraydah to Riyadh is to fly which costs 480﷼ - 1300﷼ and takes 1 h 44 min.

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The distance between Buraydah and Riyadh is 330 km. The road distance is 365.9 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from Buraydah to Riyadh, including transfers.

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The nearest airport to Riyadh is Riyadh (RUH) Airport which is 30.1 km away. Other nearby airports include Dammam (DMM) (366.7 km), Manama (BAH) (429.5 km), Doha (DOH) (491.7 km) and Kuwait (KWI) (521.2 km).

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Map of how to get from Buraydah to Riyadh.
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  • Distance: 206.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 44 min

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

Saudia flies from Buraydah to Riyadh 3 times a day. Alternatively, SAPTCO operates a bus from Buraydah to Riyadh hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 6 h.

Flights from Gassim to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
55 min
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Bus operators
Bus from Buraidah to Riyadh Central Bus
Ave. Duration
6 h
Estimated price
$11 - $19

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