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Airfare from Riyadh to Istanbul

Estimated Flights Prices from Riyadh to Istanbul

Riyadh to Istanbul cheapest fare

This week cheapest price90 USD
Next 7 days cheapest price82 USD
Next 15 days cheapest price80 USD
Next 30 days cheapest price80 USD

Best time to Book Flights to Istanbul

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High Season


Average price over the last year

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Average price over the last year

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Cheapest Day to Fly


Expensive Day to Fly


Average price over the last two weeks

Average Price on Cheapest Day

522 USD

Average price over the last two weeks

Average Price on Expensive Day

555 USD

Monthly Average Fare Of Flights From Riyadh To Istanbul


Average Flight Fare From Riyadh To Istanbul per Day


Price trend for flights from Riyadh to Istanbul

Best Price/Day

Quick Comparison Between Riyadh & Istanbul

Local Time


05:48 PM


05:48 PM


Saudi Arabia Kingdom




FoodBased on Affordable Restaurant


6.66 USD


3.87 USD

Public TransportOne-way Ticket


0.84 USD


0.45 USD

Average temperature





Weather in Riyadh for the next 7 days

Tue 17°C Wed 20°C Thu 13°C Fri 11°C Sat 13°C Sun 20°C Mon 18°C

Weather in Istanbul for the next 7 days

Tue 10°C Wed 11°C Thu 11°C Fri 11°C Sat 10°C Sun 9°C Mon 8°C

Riyadh to Istanbul Trip Guide

Direct flights from Riyadh to Istanbul

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Cheapest Non-Stop Trip 

SAR 5,810

Average Direct Flights Per Week

4 Flights

Airlines with Fly Non-Stop

Turkish Airlines - Saudi Arabian Airlines

Connecting flights from Riyadh to Istanbul 

Traveling on budget? You can catch the Riyadh to Istanbul connecting flight with one stop.

Cheapest Connecting Trip

SAR 2,971

Average Connecting Flights Per Week

180 Flights

Airlines with 1 stop 

Air Arabia - Etihad Airways - Royal Jordanian Airlines

Average Flight Duration with 1 stop

08h 40m

RUH to IST Flight Information

Things you should know before you travel

Average Flight Duration

03h 15m

Top Airlines

Turkish Airlines - Saudi Arabian Airlines - Royal Jordanian Airlines

Origin Airport

King Khalid International Airport (RUH)

Destination Airport

Istanbul Airport (IST)

Time difference between Riyadh  and Istanbul

There is no time difference


Airport Details/Information

 Origin Airport Facilities
King Khalid International Airport

(Map Location)

Destination Airport Facilities
Istanbul Airport 

(Map Location)

  • Almosafer Travel Agency
  • Car rental Serice
  • Pharmacy 
  • Cafes
  • Premium Lounge
  •  luggage storage offices
  • ATMs
  • Currency Exchange Offices
  • Conference center
  • Children's Playgrounds
  • Restaurants
  • First Aid / Emergency Service

Travel Updates
Check out the latest travel, safety and entry requirements for Turkey.

Top Airlines flying to Istanbul
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Airline name 

Baggage policy 

The average price to your destination

In-flight services

Turkish Airlines

Baggage Allowance for Turkish Airlines

SAR 5,810

-Welcome drinks.

-Meals with a variety of cuisines.

-In-flight entertainment.

Royal Jordanian Airlines

Royal Jordanian Airlines Baggage Allowance

SAR 5,286

-Snacks and beverages served along with international cuisine.

-Comfortable seats.

-Plenty of entertainment channels from films, TV episodes, Arabic and Western music and games.

Saudi Arabian Airlines 

Saudia Baggage Allowance Guide

SAR 4,418

-In-flight entertainment with a supreme choice of movies, TV programs, cartoons and music.

- Spacious seats with headrests.

- International Cuisine alongside traditional desserts and tea or coffee.

The ticket prices are applicable to change according to the travel date.

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Istanbul … The  City of the World's Desire

Istanbul is one of the world's greatest cities split between the continents of Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait. Across the city skyline, you can find the spectacular marvels of Byzantine domes and medieval minarets. Istanbul is home to significant architectural wonders, various galleries and museums. Witness the best of this destination between imperial heritage sites and numerous cathedrals then indulge yourself at splendid gardens, finest restaurants and best shopping malls.

Exciting Places to Visit in Istanbul

  •   Shopping:

Istanbul city is the best destination when it comes to a unique shopping experience. Spoil yourself between the best malls and antique shopping hubs. Pick the best goods in the right place at the best price. The jewelry market features one of the most remarkable Turkish jewelry. Pamper yourself with detailed-valuable jewels. Spice Market is an Egyptian Bazaar where visitors can find authentic spices and dry fruits. Don’t miss out to try the dates while you are there. One of the biggest shopping malls in Istanbul is the Mall of Istanbul. The mall offers 350 stores, many restaurants and an indoor theme park.

  • Sightseeing tour:

The captivating city offers the perfect blend of East and West and ancient and modern worlds. Live the city's history with different civilizations, including Greeks, Romans and Ottomans. Topkapi Palace is a majestic structure that attracts tourists from all over the world. The complex is divided into hundreds of rooms, halls and chambers. The palace displays a royal collection of the Ottoman Empire. Suleymaniye Mosque is one of the most magnificent mosques in the city. The iconic landmark has four minarets and a massive courtyard. The interior design of the mosque is simple yet breathtaking.

*The above information is collected using Google Travel Guide to Istanbul.


  • Food-tasting

Istanbul city brings all the best Turkish restaurants from traditional to international cuisine. Here are some of the finest restaurants you shouldn't miss. Nicole Restaurant is a Michelin star in Turkey. The restaurant serves French cuisine with an astonishing view over the city. Borsa Restaurant offers exquisite Turkish dishes with a classic dining room and outside terrace over the Bosphorus.  Try Turkish fare with a modern twist at Karaköy Lokantası and enjoy the panoramic view over Hagia Sophia. 

  • Family activities

An excellent way to have a thrilling trip is to head to Istanbul's stunning beaches. There are plenty of sandy beaches where you can swim and have fun. Take a break in one of the best parks in Istanbul, Gülhane Park. Families come and relax with green space, thousands of trees, and lovely tulips. The vast open space attracts many visitors during the Istanbul Tulip Festival. 

Important FAQs to Learn while traveling to Istanbul

Q. Can I travel to Istanbul this year?

A. Turkey is now open for tourism. Check travel restrictions required before planning your itinerary.

Q. Which airline provides Disability services?

A. Turkish Airlines and Saudi Arabian Airlines provide wheelchair assistance when needed and help you with your mobility aids.

Q. What are the best outdoor activities in Istanbul?

A. One of the best things to do in Istanbul is going on a Bosphorus cruise tour.

Q. When is the best time to visit Istanbul?

A. The best time to travel to Istanbul is in the spring season. With excellent weather and moderate temperatures.

Q. How many days are required to explore Istanbul?

A. For the first time visiting the city, you will need 3 - 4 days to explore the historical sites, experience various restaurants, and stroll around the city streets.

Q. Is there a currency exchange service at Istanbul International airport?

A. Yes, Istanbul International airport offers a currency exchange office. Also, credit cards are acceptable in luxury hotels and fancy restaurants.


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  • What is the flight duration from Riyadh to Istanbul?

    The flights duration from Riyadh to Istanbul is 03h 15m and top rated airlines are Pegasus Airlines, Air Arabia & Aegean Airlines.

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