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There are 7 ways to get from Sharjah Airport (SHJ) to Saudi Arabia by plane or car

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Fly Sharjah to Riyadh

  1. Fly from Sharjah (SHJ) to Riyadh (RUH)

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Fly Dubai to Jeddah

  1. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Jeddah (JED)

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Fly Dubai to Dammam

  1. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Dammam (DMM)

Fly Dubai to Riyadh

  1. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Riyadh (RUH)

Fly Dubai to Medina

  1. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Medina (MED)

Fly Dubai to Gassim

  1. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Gassim (ELQ)

Drive

  1. Drive from Sharjah Airport (SHJ) to Riyadh

Sharjah (SHJ) to Riyadh (RUH) flights

The flight time between Sharjah (SHJ) and Riyadh (RUH) is around 1h 45m and covers a distance of around 889 km. The fastest flight normally takes 1h 45m. Services are operated by Air Arabia. Typically 14 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Flight route information

Average flight journey time:
1h 45m
Fastest flight journey time:
1h 45m
Flight distance:
889 km
Flights per week:
14
Cheapest price:
784﷼
Carbon emissions:
180 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
03:55
Last flight departs at:
14:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sharjah (SHJ) to Riyadh (RUH) flight schedules

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Saudi Arabia

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Saudi Arabia. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Saudi Arabia.

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For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Saudi Arabia.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

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

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Saudi Arabia

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Saudi Arabia from June 21.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Saudi Arabia

Limited international flights leaving United Arab Emirates began to resume from July 7.

Last updated: October 21 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sharjah Airport (SHJ) to Saudi Arabia is to drive which costs AED 170 - AED 260 and takes 11h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Sharjah Airport (SHJ) to Saudi Arabia is to fly which costs AED 700 - AED 1200 and takes 2h 6m.

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The distance between Sharjah Airport (SHJ) and Saudi Arabia is 1322 km. The road distance is 1025.9 km.

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It takes approximately 2h 10m to get from Sharjah Airport (SHJ) to Saudi Arabia, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sharjah Airport to Riyadh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Saudi Arabia is 1h behind Sharjah Airport (SHJ). It is currently 2:07 PM in Sharjah Airport (SHJ) and 1:07 PM in Saudi Arabia.

Yes, the driving distance between Sharjah Airport (SHJ) to Saudi Arabia is 1026 km. It takes approximately 11h 41m to drive from Sharjah Airport (SHJ) to Saudi Arabia.

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Air Arabia offers flights from Sharjah Airport to Riyadh Airport.

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The best way to get from Sharjah Airport (SHJ) to Dubai Airport is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs AED 60 - AED 75.

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Map of how to get from Sharjah Airport (SHJ) to Saudi Arabia.
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  • Distance: 1321.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 10m

What companies run services between Sharjah Airport (SHJ), United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia?

Air Arabia flies from Sharjah Airport (SHJ) to Riyadh twice daily.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Dubai to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1300﷼ - 1700﷼
Flights from Dubai to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
850﷼ - 1400﷼
Flights from Dubai to Riyadh via Dammam
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
850﷼ - 1400﷼
Flights from Dubai to Medina
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
900﷼ - 1800﷼
Flights from Dubai to Medina via Dammam
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
900﷼ - 1900﷼
Flights from Dubai to Medina via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900﷼ - 1800﷼
Flights from Dubai to Medina via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
950﷼ - 1900﷼
Flights from Dubai to Gassim via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 2000﷼
Flights from Dubai to Gassim via Dammam
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 2000﷼
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950﷼ - 1400﷼
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950﷼ - 1400﷼
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah via Dammam
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
950﷼ - 1400﷼
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Dubai to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900﷼ - 1400﷼
Flights from Dubai to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850﷼ - 1700﷼
Flights from Dubai to Medina
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600﷼ - 1800﷼
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
950﷼ - 3300﷼
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Dubai to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500﷼ - 1400﷼
Flights from Dubai to Medina via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600﷼ - 3600﷼
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600﷼ - 1700﷼
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600﷼ - 1700﷼
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Dubai to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 1900﷼
Flights from Dubai to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
750﷼ - 1600﷼
Flights from Dubai to Medina
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
550﷼ - 1800﷼
Flights from Dubai to Gassim
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550﷼ - 2000﷼
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
900﷼ - 4100﷼
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Dubai to Dammam via Manama
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550﷼ - 1200﷼
Flights from Dubai to Riyadh via Manama
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550﷼ - 1200﷼
Flights from Dubai to Medina via Manama
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
650﷼ - 2300﷼
Flights from Dubai to Gassim via Manama
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
650﷼ - 2500﷼
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Sharjah to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750﷼ - 1300﷼
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Dubai to Medina via Doha
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
750﷼ - 3500﷼
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Dubai to Medina via Amman
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
800﷼ - 2100﷼

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