There are 4 ways to get from Khobar to Riyadh by taxi, plane, train, bus or car

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Taxi, fly  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Khobar to Dammam
  2. Fly from Dammam (DMM) to Riyadh (RUH) DMM - RUH

$134 - $226

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Train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Dammam to Riyadh

$29 - $51

2 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Dammam to Riyadh Central Bus Station

$30 - $38

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Khobar to Riyadh 262.4 miles

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The distance between Khobar and Riyadh is 392 km. The road distance is 419.8 km.

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The best way to get from Khobar to Riyadh without a car is to train which takes 4 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Khobar to Riyadh, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Khobar to Riyadh is to train which takes 4 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 46 min.

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The quickest flight from Dammam Airport to Riyadh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Khobar to Riyadh is 420 km. It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to drive from Khobar to Riyadh.

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Gulf Air Bahrain, SaudiGulf, Flynas and Saudia offer flights from Dammam 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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Map of how to get from Khobar to Riyadh.
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  • Distance: 245.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 6 min

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

Saudi Railways operates a train from Khobar to Riyadh 5 times a day. Tickets cost $5 - $22 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, SAPTCO operates a bus from Khobar to Riyadh once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 6 h.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Dammam to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Dammam to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
SaudiGulf
Website
saudigulfairlines.com
Flights from Dammam to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Dammam to Riyadh via Manama
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Train operators
Saudi Railways
Bus operators
SAPTCO
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Dammam to Riyadh Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
saptco.com.sa
Other operators
Taxi from Khobar to Dammam
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80

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