There are 4 ways to get from Riyadh to Dhahran by plane, train, 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 59 min

  1. Fly from Riyadh (RUH) to Dammam (DMM) RUH - DMM

$126 - $215

Cheapest option

Train  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Riyadh to Dammam

$27 - $48

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Riyadh Central Bus Station to Dammam

$57 - $72

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Riyadh to Dhahran 261.6 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Riyadh to Dhahran is to train which costs 100﷼ - 190﷼ and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riyadh to Dhahran is to fly which costs 470﷼ - 850﷼ and takes 1 h 59 min.

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The distance between Riyadh and Dhahran is 384 km. The road distance is 418.5 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to get from Riyadh to Dhahran, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Dhahran, Saudi Arabia?

Lufthansa, SaudiGulf and three other airlines fly from Riyadh to Dhahran hourly. Alternatively, Saudi Railways operates a train from Riyadh to Dhahran 5 times a day. Tickets cost $5 - $22 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Riyadh to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Riyadh to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
SaudiGulf
Website
saudigulfairlines.com
Flights from Riyadh to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Riyadh to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Riyadh to Dammam via Manama
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Train operators
Saudi Railways
Bus operators
SAPTCO
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Riyadh Central Bus Station to Dammam
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
saptco.com.sa

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