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There are 3 ways to get from Riyadh to Cairo by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Riyadh (RUH) to Cairo (CAI) RUH - CAI

$204 - $403

Cheapest option

Bus  •  34 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Al Riyadh to Amman Abdali Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Amman Abdali Terminal to Cairo

$84 - $154

1 alternative option

Drive  •  25 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Riyadh to Cairo 1262.9 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Riyadh to Cairo is to drive which costs 250﷼ - 380﷼ and takes 25 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riyadh to Cairo is to fly which costs 750﷼ - 1600﷼ and takes 3 h 35 min.

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The distance between Riyadh and Cairo is 1639 km. The road distance is 2020.7 km.

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The best way to get from Riyadh to Cairo without a car is to bus which takes 34 h 14 min and costs 310﷼ - 600﷼.

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Riyadh to Cairo, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Riyadh to Cairo is to fly which takes 3 h 35 min and costs 750﷼ - 1600﷼. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 310﷼ - 600﷼ and takes 34 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Riyadh Airport to Cairo Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 50 min.

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Cairo is 1 h behind Riyadh. It is currently 12:08 PM in Riyadh and 11:08 AM in Cairo.

Yes, the driving distance between Riyadh to Cairo is 2021 km. It takes approximately 25 h 36 min to drive from Riyadh to Cairo.

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Flynas, Royal Jordanian, Egyptair and Saudia offer flights from Riyadh Airport to Cairo Airport.

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  • Distance: 1024.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

What companies run services between Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Cairo, Egypt?

Egyptair, Flynas and three other airlines fly from Riyadh to Cairo hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Riyadh to Cairo via Al Riyadh and Amman Abdali Terminal in around 34 h 14 min.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Riyadh to Cairo
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Riyadh to Cairo via Medina
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Riyadh to Cairo via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Riyadh to Cairo via Abha
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Riyadh to Cairo
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Riyadh to Cairo
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Riyadh to Cairo via Amman
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Bus operators
Jett
Phone
+ 962 6 5854679
Email
info@jett.com.jo
Website
jett.com.jo
Bus from Al Riyadh to Amman Abdali Terminal
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
jett.com.jo
Bus from Amman Abdali Terminal to Cairo
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
jett.com.jo

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The best way to get from Riyadh to Riyadh Airport is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs 150﷼ - 190﷼.

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