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

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  •  1 h 53 min

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

$197 - $590

Cheapest option

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Riyadh to Al-Qassim is to bus which costs 110﷼ - 170﷼ and takes 6 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riyadh to Al-Qassim is to fly which costs 700﷼ - 2300﷼ and takes 1 h 53 min.

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

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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.

Flights from Riyadh to Gassim
Ave. Duration
1 h
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Bus operators
Bus from Riyadh Central Bus to Buraidah
Ave. Duration
6 h
Estimated price
$11 - $19

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