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There are 3 ways to get from Riyadh to Harar by plane or car

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Fly to Dire Dawa, drive  •  6h 54m

  1. Fly from Riyadh (RUH) to Dire Dawa (DIR) RUH - DIR
  2. Drive from Dire Dawa to Harar

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Fly to Jijiga, drive  •  8h 32m

  1. Fly from Riyadh (RUH) to Jijiga (JIJ) RUH - JIJ
  2. Drive from Jijiga to Harar

Drive  •  3 days 0h

  1. Drive from Riyadh to Harar 5379.6 km

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Ethiopia due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Ethiopia

Domestic travel is restricted within Ethiopia due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Ethiopia

International flights leaving Saudi Arabia are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Saudi Arabia

Last updated: August 9 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Riyadh to Harar is to drive which costs 1200﷼ - 1900﷼ and takes 3 days 0h.

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The quickest way to get from Riyadh to Harar is to fly and drive which costs 1300﷼ - 3300﷼ and takes 6h 54m.

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The distance between Riyadh and Harar is 1778 km. The road distance is 5379.6 km.

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It takes approximately 6h 54m to get from Riyadh to Harar, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Riyadh Airport to Dire Dawa Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 35m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riyadh to Harar is 5380 km. It takes approximately 3 days 0h to drive from Riyadh to Harar.

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Ethiopian Airlines offers flights from Riyadh Airport to Dire Dawa Airport.

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The best way to get from Riyadh to Riyadh Airport is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs 160﷼ - 190﷼.

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Map of how to get from Riyadh to Harar.
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  • Distance: 1777.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 54m

What companies run services between Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Harar, Ethiopia?

There is no direct connection from Riyadh to Harar. However, you can take the taxi to Riyadh airport, fly to Dire Dawa, then take the drive to Harar. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Riyadh airport, fly to Jijiga, then take the drive to Harar.

Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Riyadh to Dire Dawa via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Riyadh to Dire Dawa via Addis Ababa, Djibouti
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Riyadh to Jijiga via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900

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