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Cheap Flights from Riyadh to Istanbul, TR, Turkey - RUH to IST

Popular flights from Riyadh to Istanbul

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Atlasjet Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 20, 2016 May 27, 2016 SAR2,326
Pegasus Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 24, 2016 SAR2,509
Saudi Arabian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 5, 2016 May 8, 2016 SAR1,396
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 16, 2016 SAR953
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 17, 2016 SAR953
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 SAR953
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 23, 2016 SAR953
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 23, 2016 SAR953
flynas
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 11, 2016 May 15, 2016 SAR1,369

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Riyadh to Istanbul (RUH to IST)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Riyadh to Istanbul, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be SAR953.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Riyadh to Istanbul (RUH to IST)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Riyadh to Istanbul based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Riyadh to Istanbul

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Riyadh to Istanbul should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days SAR1,077 SAR1,396
7-14 days SAR961 SAR1,662
14-21 days SAR964 SAR1,658
21-30 days SAR1,362 SAR1,557
30-60 days SAR953 SAR1,549
60-90 days SAR1,996 SAR1,733
90+ days SAR1,771 SAR1,894

Cheapest Day To Fly from Riyadh to Istanbul

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Riyadh to Istanbul.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
SAR953 SAR953 SAR961 SAR953 SAR953 SAR953 SAR953

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Riyadh to Istanbul

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Riyadh to Istanbul.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
April Riyadh Istanbul Saudi Arabian 4/30/16 5/2/16 2 SAR2,768
May Riyadh Istanbul Turkish 5/8/16 5/16/16 0 SAR961
June Riyadh Istanbul Turkish 6/4/16 6/16/16 0 SAR953
July Riyadh Istanbul Saudi Arabian 7/20/16 7/26/16 1 SAR1,891
August Riyadh Istanbul Saudi Arabian 8/23/16 9/11/16 1 SAR1,909
September Riyadh Istanbul Saudi Arabian 9/4/16 9/11/16 1 SAR1,894
October Riyadh Istanbul flynas 10/2/16 10/9/16 0 SAR1,771
November Riyadh Istanbul Turkish 11/1/16 11/8/16 0 SAR1,973

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Riyadh to Istanbul

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Riyadh to Istanbul.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
SAR1,362
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
SAR1,362 SAR1,534
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
SAR1,534 SAR1,362
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
SAR1,362 SAR1,962
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
SAR1,962 SAR961
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
SAR961

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Riyadh to Istanbul (RUH to IST)

Your Riyadh to Istanbul flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Riyadh to Istanbul is SAR2,221.

The average price for non-stop flights from Riyadh to Istanbul is SAR1,512.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Riyadh to Istanbul.

Nonstop Flight Details from Riyadh to Istanbul
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Saudi Arabian 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11:15 11:15
Turkish 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 01:00 07:00
flynas 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 08:45 08:45

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Riyadh to Istanbul (RUH to IST)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Riyadh to Istanbul. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Riyadh to Istanbul is SAR2,611.

The average price for round trip flights from Riyadh to Istanbul is SAR1,512.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Riyadh to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Ryanair, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Saudi Arabian, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Vueling, WIZZ, flynas, Monarch SAR1,883
Riyadh to Paris Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Saudi Arabian, Transavia, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, flynas SAR1,606
Riyadh to Athens Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Nesma, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Saudi Arabian, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, flynas SAR1,602
Riyadh to Antalya Atlasjet, Pegasus, Saudi Arabian, Turkish, SunExpress, flynas SAR1,673
Riyadh to Dubai Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Saudi Arabian, flynas SAR803
Riyadh to Ankara Saudi Arabian, Turkish, SunExpress, flynas SAR1,186
Riyadh to Bucharest Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, NIKI, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Saudi Arabian, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, WIZZ, flynas SAR3,027
Riyadh to Izmir Atlasjet, Saudi Arabian, Turkish, SunExpress, flynas SAR1,561
Riyadh to Varna Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Saudi Arabian Check Dates
Riyadh to Beirut MEA, Saudi Arabian, flynas SAR1,227
Riyadh to Cairo Egyptair, Nile Air, Air Cairo, Saudi Arabian, AlMasria, flynas SAR1,189
Riyadh to Rome Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Saudi Arabian, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, flynas SAR1,591
Riyadh to Frankfurt Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, Brussels, Saudi Arabian, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, Sunexpress, flynas SAR2,078
Riyadh to Vienna Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, NIKI, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Saudi Arabian, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, flynas SAR1,632
Riyadh to Munich Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, Brussels, Germania, Saudi Arabian, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, TUIfly, Sunexpress, flynas SAR1,602
Riyadh to Larnaca Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, British Airways, NIKI, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, TAROM, Saudi Arabian, flynas SAR1,422
Riyadh to Bodrum Atlasjet, Saudi Arabian, Turkish, flynas SAR2,078
Riyadh to Sofia Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Saudi Arabian, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, WIZZ, flynas SAR2,269
Riyadh to Amman Royal Jordanian, Saudi Arabian, flynas SAR953
Riyadh to Dalaman Saudi Arabian, Turkish Check Dates
Riyadh to Amsterdam Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Saudi Arabian, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Virgin Atlantic, flynas SAR2,003
Riyadh to Trabzon Atlasjet, Pegasus, Saudi Arabian, Turkish, flynas SAR1,167
Riyadh to Delhi IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, SpiceJet, Saudi Arabian, flynas SAR1,238
Riyadh to Denizli Saudi Arabian, Turkish Check Dates
Riyadh to Thessaloniki Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, TAROM, Saudi Arabian, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, flynas Check Dates
Riyadh to Milan Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI Regional, Air Dolomiti, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Saudi Arabian, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, flynas SAR1,759
Riyadh to Barcelona Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, Brussels, Germania, Saudi Arabian, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Vueling, flynas SAR1,872
Riyadh to Jeddah Saudi Arabian, flynas SAR424
Riyadh to Budapest Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Saudi Arabian, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, WIZZ, flynas SAR1,816
Riyadh to Sharm el-Sheikh Egyptair, Nile Air, Saudi Arabian, flynas SAR976

Airlines Flying from Riyadh to Istanbul (RUH to IST)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Riyadh to Istanbul with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Riyadh to Istanbul.

Riyadh to Istanbul
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Aegean ATH X X X
Air France CDG X X X X X
Royal Air Maroc CMN X X
British Airways LHR X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Etihad AUH X X X X X X X
flydubai DXB X X X X X X X
Gulf Air BAH X X X X X X X
Jazeera KWI X X X X
Kuwait KWI X X X X X
Lufthansa FRA X X X X X X X
Lufthansa MUC / FRA X X X X
MEA BEY X X X X X X X
Egyptair CAI X X X X X X X
Qatar DOH X X X X X X X
Royal Jordanian AMM X X X X X X X
Saudi Arabian - X X X X X X X
Saudi Arabian MED X X X X X X X
Turkish - X X X X X X X
Turkish TZX X X
flynas - X X X X
flynas JED X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Riyadh and Istanbul, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Riyadh to Istanbul Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Riyadh to Istanbul?
Answer: The average Riyadh to Istanbul flight time is 4 hours and 14 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Riyadh and Istanbul?
Answer: The distance from Riyadh to Istanbul is 2391 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Riyadh to Istanbul?
Answer: There are 32 direct flights from Riyadh to Istanbul.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Riyadh to Istanbul?
Answer: Turkish Airlines provides 65% of the non-stop flights between Riyadh and Istanbul.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Riyadh to Istanbul?
Answer: Dubai, AE
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