There are 4 ways to get from Riyadh to Jeddah by plane, 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  •  2 h 15 min

  1. RUH - JED

$114 - $203

Cheapest option

Bus via Al Taif  •  14 h 38 min

$45 - $70

2 alternative options

Bus  •  13 h 37 min

$60 - $80

Drive  •  9 h 59 min

  1. 596.9 miles

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

Royal Air Maroc, Nesma Airlines and four other airlines fly from Riyadh to Jeddah every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Riyadh to Jeddah via Riyadh Central Bus, Mecca, and Jeddah in around 13 h 37 min.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Riyadh to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Riyadh to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $240
flyadeal
Website
flyadeal.com
Flights from Riyadh to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Nesma Airlines
Website
nesmaairlines.com
Flights from Riyadh to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
SaudiGulf
Website
saudigulfairlines.com
Flights from Riyadh to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Riyadh to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Bus operators
SAPTCO
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Riyadh Central Bus to Mecca
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Mecca to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Riyadh to Al Taif
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Taif to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Website
saptco.com.sa

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Riyadh and Jeddah is 845 km. The road distance is 955 km.

The cheapest way to get from Riyadh to Jeddah is to bus which costs 160﷼ - 270﷼ and takes 14 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Riyadh to Jeddah is to fly which takes 2 h 15 min and costs 420﷼ - 800﷼.

It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from Riyadh to Jeddah, including transfers.