COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply. Learn More.
Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Riyadh?

Book now

There are 7 ways to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Saudi Arabia by plane 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.

Recommended option

Fly Dubai to Dammam

  1. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Dammam (DMM)

6 alternative options

Fly Dubai to Riyadh

  1. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Riyadh (RUH)

Fly Dubai to Gassim

  1. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Gassim (ELQ)

Fly Sharjah to Dammam

  1. Fly from Sharjah (SHJ) to Dammam (DMM)

Fly Sharjah to Riyadh

  1. Fly from Sharjah (SHJ) to Riyadh (RUH)

Fly Sharjah to Gassim

  1. Fly from Sharjah (SHJ) to Gassim (ELQ)

Drive

  1. Drive from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Riyadh

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Saudi Arabia

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Saudi Arabia. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Saudi Arabia.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Saudi Arabia.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Saudi Arabia due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Saudi Arabia

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Saudi Arabia from June 21.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Saudi Arabia

Limited international flights leaving United Arab Emirates began to resume from July 7.

Last updated: December 8 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Saudi Arabia is to drive which costs AED 170 - AED 250 and takes 11h 27m.

More details

The fastest way to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Saudi Arabia is to fly which takes 1h 49m and costs AED 650 - AED 1300.

More details

The distance between Dubai Airport (DXB) and Saudi Arabia is 1306 km. The road distance is 1001.6 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1h 49m to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Saudi Arabia, including transfers.

More details

The quickest flight from Dubai Airport to Dammam Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

Search flights

Saudi Arabia is 1h behind Dubai Airport (DXB). It is currently 5:38 PM in Dubai Airport (DXB) and 4:38 PM in Saudi Arabia.

Yes, the driving distance between Dubai Airport (DXB) to Saudi Arabia is 1002 km. It takes approximately 11h 27m to drive from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Saudi Arabia.

Get driving directions

Saudia, Flydubai, Emirates and Gulf Air Bahrain offer flights from Dubai Airport to Dammam Airport.

Search flights

The best way to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Sharjah Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs AED 65 - AED 80.

More details

Map of how to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Saudi Arabia.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 1306.3 km
  • Duration: 1h 49m

What companies run services between Dubai Airport (DXB), United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia?

Flydubai, Saudia and two other airlines fly from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Dammam every 4 hours.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Dubai to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500﷼ - 2400﷼
Flights from Dubai to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 2100﷼
Flights from Dubai to Gassim via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850﷼ - 3900﷼
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Dubai to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750﷼ - 2300﷼
Flights from Dubai to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 3400﷼
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Dubai to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750﷼ - 1800﷼
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Sharjah to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700﷼ - 1700﷼
Flights from Sharjah to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 1900﷼
Flights from Sharjah to Gassim
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
750﷼ - 2100﷼
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Dubai to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800﷼ - 2700﷼
Flights from Dubai to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 3200﷼
Flights from Dubai to Gassim
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550﷼ - 1900﷼
flyadeal
Website
flyadeal.com
Flights from Dubai to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
600﷼ - 1700﷼
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Dubai to Dammam via Manama
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650﷼ - 1500﷼
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Dubai to Riyadh via Doha
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 3700﷼
Flights from Sharjah to Riyadh via Doha
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950﷼ - 3500﷼

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including How do I get from Sydney to Melbourne, Train travel in France: A guide to SNCF and 4 stunningly beautiful Philippines islands you need to visit - to help you get the most out of your next trip.