There are 3 ways to get from Riyadh to Medina 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 5 min

  1. Fly from Riyadh (RUH) to Medina (MED) RUH - MED

$118 - $415

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Riyadh Central Bus to Buraidah
  2. Take the bus from Buraidah to Medina

$41 - $62

1 alternative option

Drive  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Riyadh to Medina 527.3 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Riyadh to Medina is to bus which costs 150﷼ - 240﷼ and takes 14 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riyadh to Medina is to fly which takes 2 h 5 min and costs 440﷼ - 1600﷼.

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The distance between Riyadh and Medina is 719 km. The road distance is 844 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from Riyadh to Medina, including transfers.

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

Saudia and Flynas fly from Riyadh to Medina hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Riyadh to Medina via Riyadh Central Bus and Buraidah in around 14 h 44 min.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Riyadh to Medina
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Riyadh to Medina via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Riyadh to Medina
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Bus operators
SAPTCO
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Riyadh Central Bus to Buraidah
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Buraidah to Medina
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
saptco.com.sa

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