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There are 5 ways to get from Riyadh to Dhahran by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Dammam  •  1h 59m

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

$126 - $215

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Train  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the train from Riyadh to Dammam

$27 - $48

3 alternative options

Fly to Manama, bus  •  3h 57m

  1. Fly from Riyadh (RUH) to Manama (BAH) RUH - BAH
  2. Take the bus from Manama - Lulu Centre to Khobar

$202 - $329

Bus  •  6h 35m

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

$57 - $72

Drive  •  4h 18m

  1. Drive from Riyadh to Dhahran 261.6 miles

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

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

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

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The best way to get from Riyadh to Dhahran without a car is to train which takes 4h 36m and costs 100﷼ - 190﷼.

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

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The best way to get from Riyadh to Dhahran is to fly which takes 1h 59m and costs 470﷼ - 850﷼. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100﷼ - 190﷼ and takes 4h 36m, you could also bus, which costs 210﷼ - 280﷼ and takes 6h 35m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Riyadh to Dhahran is 418 km. It takes approximately 4h 18m to drive from Riyadh to Dhahran.

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SaudiGulf, flyadeal, Flynas and Saudia offer flights from Riyadh Airport to Dammam Airport.

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There are 316+ hotels available in Dhahran. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Riyadh to Dhahran.
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  • Distance: 240.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 59m

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

Saudia, SaudiGulf and two 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 4h 20m.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Riyadh to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flights from Riyadh to Manama
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $370
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Riyadh to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Riyadh to Manama
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $260
SaudiGulf
Website
saudigulfairlines.com
Flights from Riyadh to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
flyadeal
Website
flyadeal.com
Flights from Riyadh to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Riyadh to Manama
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $2,600
Train operators
Saudi Railways
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Manama - Lulu Centre to Khobar
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16
SAPTCO
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Riyadh Central Bus Station to Dammam
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
saptco.com.sa

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

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