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The best prices from London to Riyadh King Khaled Intl are usually found in February or March, booked 59 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Riyadh (RUH)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to RUH flight in 2021: compare London to Riyadh flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Riyadh.
LON - RUH
Price
£426 - £572
RUH
Temperature
20 - 44 °C
RUH
Precipitation
0 - 17 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£426

From London to Riyadh King Khaled Intl

One-way from

£189

One-way flight from London to Riyadh King Khaled Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from London to Riyadh?

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from London to Riyadh. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Riyadh.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London to Riyadh?

To save up to 10% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 57 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from London to Riyadh from £524 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £569 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London to Riyadh?

February can be a great time to fly to Riyadh from London with a flight ticket averaging about £499. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as £273. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Riyadh (LON - RUH)?

Unlike at midday, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 25% on flights from London to Riyadh by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from London to Riyadh in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LON to RUH flights in September, October
8 Oct - 13 Oct
£330pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
16 Sep - 3 Oct
£331pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
22 Sep - 15 Oct
£338pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Riyadh 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Riyadh from London found for this year
2 Dec - 11 Dec
£257pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
Pegasus Airlines
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
2 Dec - 11 Dec
£278pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
2 Dec - 11 Dec
£281pp
STN
London Stansted
Pegasus Airlines
 
1 STOP
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
Pegasus Airlines
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted

Direct flights to Riyadh from London

Save time with London to Riyadh direct flight deals
2 Mar - 8 Mar
£537pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Dec - 11 Dec
£544pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
11 Nov - 16 Nov
£545pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to Riyadh

Late deals on return flights to Riyadh from London, departing today and this week
22 Sep - 15 Oct
£338pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
22 Sep - 24 Sep
£351pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
Gulf Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
22 Sep - 27 Sep
£354pp
LCY
London City
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LCY
London City

One-way flights to King Khaled Intl from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Riyadh
19:35 - 21:30
Pegasus Airlines
1 stop
22h 55m
STN - RUH
Pegasus Airlines
£189
City.Travel
18:15 - 21:40
Aegean Airlines
1 stop
25h 25m
LHR - RUH
Aegean Airlines
£190
mytrip.com
02:50 - 20:30
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
14h 40m
LHR - RUH
Multiple Airlines
£199
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From London to Riyadh

What airport do you fly into for flights to Riyadh from London?

If you book a flight to Riyadh from London, you will be flying to King Khaled Intl, which is the city’s only airport. Riyadh King Khaled Intl (RUH) is located 18.7 mi from the centre of Riyadh. There is 1 flight from London to King Khaled Intl per day from 14 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from London to Riyadh King Khaled Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from London to Riyadh King Khaled Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. British Airways, SAUDIA, and Lufthansa are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like British Airways with this kind of flexibility.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from London to Riyadh King Khaled Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on SAUDIA and Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from London to Riyadh King Khaled Intl. Policies will vary by airline.

Are flight prices decreasing from London to Riyadh due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both London and Riyadh for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from London to Riyadh for under £300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Riyadh for under £300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £251, but on average you can expect to pay £310.

Are there direct flights from London to Riyadh for under £600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Riyadh under £600. A good price for a direct flight from London to Riyadh is less than £579.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Riyadh for under £400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Riyadh within the next 7 days for less than £400.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from London to Riyadh return?

According to our current data, Pegasus Airlines (£281), Lufthansa (£330), and Aegean Airlines (£355) offers the cheapest pricing from London to Riyadh. Pegasus Airlines is 43% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Riyadh from London?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to Riyadh King Khaled Intl

Most visitors from London need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Riyadh King Khaled Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Riyadh King Khaled Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London are not required to quarantine after entering Riyadh King Khaled Intl.

Documents
Arrival Registration - Non-Saudi nationals holding Tourist Visas are allowed to enter the Kingdom during COVID-19 pandemic if they completed the required doses of one of the COVID-19 vaccines approved by Saudi Ministry of Health and have successfully registered on the "Arrival Registration" Platform.


Do I need a test to fly back to London from Riyadh?

Returning to London from Riyadh King Khaled Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Riyadh King Khaled Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Riyadh King Khaled Intl are not required to quarantine after entering London.

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Alternative routes for London to Riyadh

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Riyadh

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to Riyadh.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = 5.18﷼
Average temperature for September in Riyadh
40.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Riyadh
1.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
Stansted (STN)
London City (LCY)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Riyadh

Top 10 airlines flying from London to Riyadh King Khaled Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to Riyadh choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
MEA
£369 £494 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by MEA. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Pegasus Airlines
£416 £506 No cancel fee 82%
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Egypt Air
£488 £600 No cancel fee N/A
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Lufthansa
£477 £615 No cancel fee 76%
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Gulf Air
£545 £682 No cancel fee 67%
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Turkish Airlines
£567 £712 No cancel fee 77%
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SAUDIA
£588 £872 No cancel fee 86%
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British Airways
£613 £928 No cancel fee 70%
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Etihad Airways
£549 £977 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
£658 £1,072 No cancel fee 75%
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Hourly flight availability from London to Riyadh

See what time of day planes typically take off from London towards Riyadh.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 66% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 20% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 13% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from London to Riyadh
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from London to Riyadh.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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