There are 3 ways to get from Riyadh to Al-Qassim by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Riyadh (RUH) to Gassim (ELQ) RUH - ELQ

$197 - $590

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Bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Riyadh Central Bus to Buraidah

$31 - $44

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Riyadh to Buraydah 228 miles

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The distance between Riyadh and Al-Qassim is 319 km. The road distance is 364.8 km.

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The best way to get from Riyadh to Al-Qassim without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from Riyadh to Al-Qassim, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Riyadh to Al-Qassim is to fly which takes 1 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 16 min.

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The quickest flight from Riyadh Airport to Gassim Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riyadh to Al-Qassim is 365 km. It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to drive from Riyadh to Al-Qassim.

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Saudia offers flights from Riyadh Airport to Gassim Airport.

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There are 97+ hotels available in Al-Qassim. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Riyadh to Riyadh Airport is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Riyadh to Al-Qassim.
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  • Distance: 199.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 53 min

What companies run services between Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Al-Qassim, Saudi Arabia?

Saudia flies from Riyadh to Buraydah 3 times a day. Alternatively, SAPTCO operates a bus from Riyadh to Buraydah hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 6 h.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Riyadh to Gassim
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Bus operators
SAPTCO
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Riyadh Central Bus to Buraidah
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
saptco.com.sa

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