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There are 4 ways to get from Riyadh Airport (RUH) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) by plane, train or bus

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 Riyadh to Cagliari

  1. Fly from Riyadh (RUH) to Cagliari (CAG)

Cheapest option

Train to Gassim, fly to Cagliari

  1. Take the train from Riyadh to Al-Qassim
  2. Fly from Gassim (ELQ) to Cagliari (CAG)

2 alternative options

Fly Riyadh to Olbia, train

  1. Fly from Riyadh (RUH) to Olbia (OLB)
  2. Take the train from Olbia to Cagliari

Fly Riyadh to Alghero, bus, train

  1. Fly from Riyadh (RUH) to Alghero (AHO)
  2. Take the bus from Aeroporto Fertilia to Macomer Autostazione
  3. Take the train from Macomer to Cagliari

Riyadh (RUH) to Cagliari (CAG) flights

The flight time between Riyadh (RUH) and Cagliari (CAG) is around 12h 11m and covers a distance of around 3850 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 15m. The fastest flight normally takes 9h 10m. Services are operated by Lufthansa, Saudia, easyJet and others. Typically eight 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:
7h 56m
Layover time:
4h 15m
Total time:
12h 11m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
9h 10m
Flight distance:
3850 km
Flights per week:
8
Cheapest price:
€320
Carbon emissions:
780 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
01:10
Last flight departs at:
10:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Riyadh (RUH) to Cagliari (CAG) flight schedules

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

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International flights leaving Saudi Arabia 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 Saudi Arabia

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Riyadh Airport (RUH) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) is to train and fly which costs 1300﷼ - 4100﷼ and takes 16h 24m.

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The fastest way to get from Riyadh Airport (RUH) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) is to fly. Taking this option will cost 1300﷼ - 4800﷼ and takes 9h 10m.

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The distance between Riyadh Airport (RUH) and Cagliari Airport (CAG) is 3850 km.

It takes approximately 9h 10m to fly from Riyadh (RUH) to Cagliari (CAG), including transfers and time at the airport.

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There is no direct flight from Riyadh Airport to Cagliari Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 35m and has one stopover.

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Cagliari Airport (CAG) is 1h behind Riyadh Airport (RUH). It is currently 6:35 PM in Riyadh Airport (RUH) and 5:35 PM in Cagliari Airport (CAG).

easyJet, Volotea, Saudia and two other airlines offer flights from Riyadh Airport to Cagliari Airport.

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There are 239+ hotels available in Cagliari Airport (CAG). Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Riyadh Airport (RUH) to Cagliari Airport (CAG).
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  • Distance: 3849.7 km
  • Duration: 9h 10m

What companies run services between Riyadh Airport (RUH), Saudi Arabia and Cagliari Airport (CAG), Italy?

Lufthansa, Saudia and three other airlines fly from Riyadh Airport (RUH) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Riyadh to Cagliari via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 17m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€440 - €1300
Flights from Riyadh to Olbia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€430 - €1200
Flights from Gassim to Cagliari via Riyadh, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€600 - €1900
Flights from Gassim to Cagliari via Cairo, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€600 - €1900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Riyadh to Cagliari via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€490 - €1100
Flights from Riyadh to Olbia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€490 - €1100
Flights from Riyadh to Olbia via Istanbul, Nice
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€320 - €1100
Flights from Riyadh to Alghero via Sabiha Gokcen, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€410 - €1400
Flights from Gassim to Cagliari via Cairo, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
13h 47m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€550 - €1700
Flights from Gassim to Cagliari via Riyadh, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€650 - €1500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Riyadh to Alghero via Istanbul, Bologna
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€400 - €1400
Flights from Riyadh to Alghero via Sabiha Gokcen, Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
13h 37m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€370 - €1200
Flights from Riyadh to Alghero via Istanbul, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€410 - €1400
Flights from Riyadh to Alghero via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€550 - €1300
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Riyadh to Cagliari via Istanbul, Naples
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€320 - €1100
Flights from Gassim to Cagliari via Cairo, Athens
Ave. Duration
11h 57m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€170 - €750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Riyadh to Olbia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€440 - €1300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Riyadh to Olbia via Geneva
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€470 - €1000
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Olbia to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €40
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€36 - €40
Train from Macomer to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €24
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€22 - €24
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Saudi Railways Company (SAR)
Phone
920000329
Email
customerservices@sar.com.sa
Website
sar.com.sa
Train from Riyadh to Al-Qassim
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Schedules at
sar.com.sa
Economy
€51
Business
€73
Bus operators
Redentours Sardegna
Phone
+39078430325
Email
info@redentours.com
Website
redentours.com
Bus from Aeroporto Fertilia to Macomer Autostazione
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Redentours Sardegna
Logudoro Tours S.R.L.
Phone
079 3961037
Email
logudorotours@gmail.com
Website
logudorotours.it
Bus from Aeroporto Fertilia to Macomer Autostazione
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Logudoro Tours S.R.L.

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