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There are 3 ways to get from Iran to Saudi Arabia by plane or car

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Fly to Riyadh

  1. Fly from Shiraz (SYZ) to Riyadh (RUH)

Cheapest option

Fly to Dammam

  1. Fly from Shiraz (SYZ) to Dammam (DMM)

1 alternative option

Drive

  1. Drive from Tehrān to Riyadh

Shiraz (SYZ) to Riyadh (RUH) flights

The flight time between Shiraz (SYZ) and Riyadh (RUH) is around 7h 24m and covers a distance of around 774 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 8m. The fastest flight normally takes 4h 10m. Services are operated by Flydubai, Emirates, Kuwait Airways and others. Typically 16 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
3h 15m
Layover time:
4h 8m
Total time:
7h 24m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
4h 10m
Flight distance:
774 km
Flights per week:
16
Cheapest price:
378﷼
Carbon emissions:
156 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
03:50
Last flight departs at:
18:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Shiraz (SYZ) to Riyadh (RUH) flight schedules

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.

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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

International flights leaving Iran are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Iran

Last updated: October 14 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Iran to Saudi Arabia is to fly which costs $120 - $190 and takes 4h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Iran to Saudi Arabia is to fly which costs $120 - $190 and takes 4h 5m.

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The distance between Iran and Saudi Arabia is 1418 km. The road distance is 1902.7 km.

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It takes approximately 4h 45m to get from Iran to Saudi Arabia, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Shiraz Airport to Riyadh Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 20m and has one stopover.

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Saudi Arabia is 30 min behind Iran. It is currently 7:36 PM in Iran and 7:06 PM in Saudi Arabia.

Yes, the driving distance between Iran to Saudi Arabia is 1903 km. It takes approximately 19h 59m to drive from Iran to Saudi Arabia.

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Flydubai, Emirates, Flynas and seven other airlines offer flights from Shiraz Airport to Riyadh Airport.

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The best way to get from Iran to Shiraz Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $1 - $2.

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Map of how to get from Iran to Saudi Arabia.
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  • Distance: 1418.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 45m

What companies run services between Iran and Saudi Arabia?

Flydubai, Emirates and nine other airlines fly from Shiraz to Riyadh twice daily.

Airlines
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Shiraz to Riyadh via Dubai
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 2800﷼
Flights from Shiraz to Dammam via Dubai
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
650﷼ - 2300﷼
Kuwait Airways
Website
kuwaitairways.com
Flights from Shiraz to Riyadh via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 2100﷼
Flights from Shiraz to Dammam via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
750﷼ - 1500﷼
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Shiraz to Riyadh via Doha
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 2800﷼
Flights from Shiraz to Dammam via Dubai
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Friday
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 2300﷼
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Shiraz to Riyadh via Dubai
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
900﷼ - 6000﷼
SalamAir
Website
salamair.com
Flights from Shiraz to Riyadh via Muscat
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
950﷼ - 1500﷼
Jazeera Airways
Website
jazeeraairways.com
Flights from Shiraz to Riyadh via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1200﷼ - 1900﷼
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Shiraz to Riyadh via Kuwait, Doha
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1200﷼ - 6000﷼
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Shiraz to Dammam via Dubai
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
650﷼ - 2300﷼
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Shiraz to Dammam via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
280﷼ - 460﷼

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