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

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Train  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Riyadh to Al Hufof

$3 - $15

4 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Riyadh SAPTCO Terminal to Hufuf

$26 - $34

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Riyadh to Hofuf 202.4 miles

Fly to Dammam, train  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Riyadh (RUH) to Dammam (DMM) RUH - DMM
  2. Take the train from Dammam to Al Hufof

$123 - $212

Fly to Hofuf  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Riyadh (RUH) to Hofuf (HOF) RUH - HOF

$260 - $772

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The cheapest way to get from Riyadh to Hofuf is to train which costs 14﷼ - 55﷼ and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riyadh to Hofuf is to train which costs 14﷼ - 55﷼ and takes 3 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Riyadh and arriving at Al Hufof. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 2 min.

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The distance between Riyadh and Hofuf is 298 km. The road distance is 323.8 km.

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The best way to get from Riyadh to Hofuf without a car is to train which takes 3 h 2 min and costs 14﷼ - 55﷼.

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The train from Riyadh to Al Hufof takes 3 h 2 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Riyadh to Hofuf train services, operated by Saudi Railways, depart from Riyadh station.

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The best way to get from Riyadh to Hofuf is to train which takes 3 h 2 min and costs 14﷼ - 55﷼. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 95﷼ - 130﷼ and takes 4 h 14 min, you could also fly, which costs 950﷼ - 2900﷼ and takes 5 h 15 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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Riyadh to Hofuf train services, operated by Saudi Railways, arrive at Al Hufof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riyadh to Hofuf is 324 km. It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to drive from Riyadh to Hofuf.

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Lufthansa, Gulf Air Bahrain, SaudiGulf and two other airlines offer flights from Riyadh Airport to Dammam Airport.

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  • Distance: 186.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 2 min

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

Saudi Railways operates a train from Riyadh to Hofuf 5 times a day. Tickets cost $3 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 2 min. Alternatively, SAPTCO operates a bus from Riyadh to Hofuf 4 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 4 h.

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 Hofuf via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Riyadh to Hofuf via Bisha, Jeddah
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Riyadh to Hofuf via Medina, Jeddah
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Riyadh to Hofuf via Yanbu, Jeddah
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Riyadh to Hofuf via Al Baha, Jeddah
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Riyadh to Hofuf via Dammam, Jeddah
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Riyadh to Hofuf via Tabuk, Jeddah
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Riyadh to Hofuf via Abha, Jeddah
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
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
Website
saudirailways.org
Train from Riyadh to Al Hufof
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Website
saudirailways.org
Train from Dammam to Al Hufof
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Website
saudirailways.org
Bus operators
SAPTCO
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Riyadh SAPTCO Terminal to Hufuf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
saptco.com.sa

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