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Fly from New York JFK  •  14h 53m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Riyadh (RUH) JFK - RUH

2115﷼ - 4086﷼

Cheapest option

Fly from New York La Guardia  •  17h 34m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Riyadh (RUH) LGA - RUH

1590﷼ - 4945﷼

3 alternative options

Fly from Newark  •  18h 59m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Riyadh (RUH) EWR - RUH

1840﷼ - 4501﷼

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  20h 32m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Riyadh (RUH) PHL - RUH

1700﷼ - 5140﷼

Bus to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, fly  •  22h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Church St/Reade to Lehigh Valley International Airport Trans Bridge Bus Stop
  2. Fly from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton (ABE) to Riyadh (RUH) ABE - RUH

2188﷼ - 4188﷼

New York JFK (JFK) to Riyadh (RUH) flights

The flight time between New York JFK (JFK) and Riyadh (RUH) is around 16h 53m and covers a distance of around 10480 km. The fastest flight normally takes 11h 55m. Services are operated by Saudia, Royal Jordanian, Egyptair and others. Typically 75 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
16h 53m
Fastest flight journey time:
11h 55m
Flight distance:
10480 km
Flights per week:
75
Cheapest price:
1401﷼
Carbon emissions:
2125 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
01:00
Last flight departs at:
23:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York JFK (JFK) to Riyadh (RUH) flight schedules

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Saudi Arabia

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Last updated: July 25 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from New York to Riyadh is to fly, which costs $550 - $1,100 and takes 14h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Riyadh is to fly which costs $550 - $1,100 and takes 14h 53m.

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The distance between New York and Riyadh is 10513 km.

It takes approximately 14h 53m to get from New York to Riyadh, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Riyadh Airport is the direct flight which takes 11h 55m.

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Riyadh is 7h ahead of New York. It is currently 11:27 PM in New York and 6:27 AM in Riyadh.

Royal Jordanian, Egyptair, Etihad and three other airlines offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Riyadh Airport.

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Map of how to get from New York to Riyadh.
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  • Distance: 10512.6 km
  • Duration: 14h 53m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia?

Saudia, Royal Jordanian and 11 other airlines fly from New York to Riyadh every 2 hours.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from New York JFK to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
1900﷼ - 3800﷼
Flights from New York JFK to Riyadh via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
2000﷼ - 3900﷼
Flights from Newark to Riyadh via Munich
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
1600﷼ - 4200﷼
Flights from Newark to Riyadh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1600﷼ - 4200﷼
Flights from New York La Guardia to Riyadh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
2100﷼ - 4100﷼
Flights from New York La Guardia to Riyadh via Montreal, Cairo
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1900﷼ - 5500﷼
Flights from New York La Guardia to Riyadh via Washington Dulles, Jeddah
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2200﷼ - 4300﷼
Flights from New York La Guardia to Riyadh via Boston, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 4700﷼
Flights from New York La Guardia to Riyadh via Washington Dulles, Munich
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
1900﷼ - 5000﷼
Flights from Philadelphia to Riyadh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 4600﷼
Flights from Philadelphia to Riyadh via Doha
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
2000﷼ - 4900﷼
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Riyadh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1900﷼ - 3800﷼
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Riyadh via Chicago O'Hare, Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
20h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
2200﷼ - 4800﷼
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Riyadh via Atlanta, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
2100﷼ - 4200﷼
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from New York JFK to Riyadh via Amman
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
2300﷼ - 4700﷼
Flights from New York La Guardia to Riyadh via Chicago O'Hare, Amman
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2700﷼ - 6000﷼
Flights from New York La Guardia to Riyadh via Detroit, Amman
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
2600﷼ - 5500﷼
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Riyadh via Detroit, Amman
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
2400﷼ - 4900﷼
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Riyadh via Chicago O'Hare, Amman
Ave. Duration
19h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2500﷼ - 5500﷼
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from New York JFK to Riyadh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
1700﷼ - 5000﷼
Flights from Newark to Riyadh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
1600﷼ - 4200﷼
Flights from New York La Guardia to Riyadh via Detroit, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
25h 28m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
1800﷼ - 5500﷼
Flights from Philadelphia to Riyadh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 4600﷼
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Riyadh via Atlanta, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
20h 21m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
1900﷼ - 6000﷼
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from New York JFK to Riyadh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1700﷼ - 4800﷼
Flights from Newark to Riyadh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
1600﷼ - 4500﷼
Flights from New York La Guardia to Riyadh via Washington Dulles, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1900﷼ - 5500﷼
Flights from Philadelphia to Riyadh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
1800﷼ - 5000﷼
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Riyadh via Atlanta, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
21h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2000﷼ - 5500﷼
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Riyadh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
1700﷼ - 4500﷼
Flights from New York La Guardia to Riyadh via Washington Dulles, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
2100﷼ - 5500﷼
Flights from Philadelphia to Riyadh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1900﷼ - 5000﷼
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Riyadh via Washington Dulles, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
27h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
1800﷼ - 4500﷼
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Riyadh via Boston, Doha
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2000﷼ - 4900﷼
Flights from Philadelphia to Riyadh via Doha
Ave. Duration
22h
When
Every day
Estimated price
2000﷼ - 4900﷼
Flights from Philadelphia to Riyadh via Dublin, Doha
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
2000﷼ - 4900﷼
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Riyadh via Chicago O'Hare, Doha
Ave. Duration
26h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2000﷼ - 5000﷼
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Riyadh via Cairo
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1900﷼ - 4000﷼
Flights from New York La Guardia to Riyadh via Toronto, Cairo
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
2000﷼ - 4300﷼
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Riyadh via Washington Dulles, Cairo
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1900﷼ - 3900﷼
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Riyadh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
1700﷼ - 4500﷼
Flights from New York La Guardia to Riyadh via Montreal, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
2000﷼ - 5500﷼
Flights from Philadelphia to Riyadh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1900﷼ - 5000﷼
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from New York JFK to Riyadh via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
2000﷼ - 4400﷼
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Riyadh via Chicago O'Hare, Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
20h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
2200﷼ - 4800﷼
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Newark to Riyadh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
1700﷼ - 4500﷼
Flights from Philadelphia to Riyadh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1900﷼ - 5000﷼
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Newark to Riyadh via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1700﷼ - 4400﷼
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Newark to Riyadh via Athens
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
1900﷼ - 4700﷼
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
100﷼ - 150﷼
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
100﷼ - 150﷼
Premium
700﷼ - 1000﷼
Flexi Coach Seat
150﷼ - 230﷼
Business Seat
150﷼ - 210﷼
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
160﷼ - 310﷼
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
160﷼ - 310﷼
Business Class Seat
260﷼ - 470﷼
Bus operators
Trans-bridge Lines
Phone
+1 610-868-6001
Email
webmaster@transbridgelines.com
Website
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Church St/Reade to Lehigh Valley International Airport Trans Bridge Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
110﷼ - 180﷼
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com

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