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

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Fly to Dammam  •  1 h 59 min

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

$126 - $215

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Train  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Riyadh to Dammam

$27 - $48

3 alternative options

Fly to Manama, bus  •  3 h 52 min

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

$202 - $329

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

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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 4 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 59 min 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 1 h 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 36 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 6 h 35 min.

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

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

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Gulf Air Bahrain, SaudiGulf, Flynas and Saudia offer flights from Riyadh Airport to Dammam Airport.

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There are 317+ hotels available in Dhahran. 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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  • Distance: 240.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 59 min

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

SaudiGulf, Flynas 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 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
Flights from Riyadh to Manama
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $370
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
Flights from Riyadh to Manama
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $260
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 Manama
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $2,600
Train operators
Saudi Railways
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Manama - Lulu Centre to Khobar
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16
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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