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There are 5 ways to get from Jordan to Riyadh by plane, car or bus

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Fly from Aqaba  •  5h 42m

  1. Fly from Aqaba (AQJ) to Riyadh (RUH) AQJ - RUH

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Bus  •  24h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Amman Abdali Terminal to Al Riyadh

3 alternative options

Fly from Amman  •  5h 42m

  1. Fly from Amman (AMM) to Riyadh (RUH) AMM - RUH

Drive to Gurayat, fly  •  4h 28m

  1. Drive from Zarqa to Gurayat
  2. Fly from Gurayat (URY) to Riyadh (RUH) URY - RUH

Drive  •  14h 58m

  1. Drive from Amman to Riyadh 1447.2 km

Aqaba (AQJ) to Riyadh (RUH) flights

The flight time between Aqaba (AQJ) and Riyadh (RUH) is around 8h 6m and covers a distance of around 1264 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 8m. The fastest flight normally takes 5h 5m. Services are operated by Royal Jordanian, Flynas, Air Cairo and others. Typically 27 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 58m
Layover time:
4h 8m
Total time:
8h 6m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
5h 5m
Flight distance:
1264 km
Flights per week:
27
Cheapest price:
699﷼
Carbon emissions:
256 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
07:40
Last flight departs at:
23:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Aqaba (AQJ) 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.

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

International flights leaving Jordan 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 Jordan

Last updated: October 24 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Jordan to Riyadh is to bus, which costs $65 - $80 and takes 24h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Jordan to Riyadh is to drive and fly which costs $230 - $550 and takes 4h 28m.

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The distance between Jordan and Riyadh is 1200 km. The road distance is 1447.2 km.

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The best way to get from Jordan to Riyadh without a car is to bus which takes 24h 19m and costs $65 - $80.

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It takes approximately 5h 42m to get from Jordan to Riyadh, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Jordan to Riyadh is to fly which takes 5h 42m and costs $250 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $80 and takes 24h 19m.

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There is no direct flight from Aqaba Airport to Riyadh Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 15m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jordan to Riyadh is 1447 km. It takes approximately 14h 58m to drive from Jordan to Riyadh.

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Flynas, Air Cairo, Saudia and two other airlines offer flights from Aqaba Airport to Riyadh Airport.

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There are 346+ hotels available in Riyadh. Prices start at 500﷼ per night.

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  • Distance: 1200 km
  • Duration: 5h 42m

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

Royal Jordanian, Flynas and five other airlines fly from Aqaba to Riyadh 4 times a day. Alternatively, Jett operates a bus from Amman Abdali Terminal to Al Riyadh 6 times a week. Tickets cost 159﷼ and the journey takes 24h.

Airlines
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Aqaba to Riyadh via Amman
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
700﷼ - 2200﷼
Flights from Amman to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850﷼ - 2600﷼
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Aqaba to Riyadh via Cairo
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 2200﷼
Flights from Aqaba to Riyadh via Amman, Jeddah
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
800﷼ - 2300﷼
Flights from Amman to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1200﷼ - 2500﷼
Flights from Amman to Riyadh via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1300﷼ - 2700﷼
Flights from Gurayat to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650﷼ - 1600﷼
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Aqaba to Riyadh via Amman
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
700﷼ - 4100﷼
Flights from Amman to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700﷼ - 4700﷼
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Aqaba to Riyadh via Amman, Manama
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
850﷼ - 2800﷼
Flights from Amman to Riyadh via Manama
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 3400﷼
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The best way to get from Jordan to Aqaba Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs $23 - $28.

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