Best time to beat the crowds with an average 27% drop in price.
Most popular time to fly with an average 17% increase in price.
Flight from Riyadh King Khaled Intl to Abu Dhabi Intl
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When to book flights from Riyadh to Abu Dhabi Intl
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Top tips for finding a cheap flight out of Riyadh
Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for 389 ﷼ or less one-way and 1,158 ﷼ or less round-trip.
The cheapest flight from Riyadh to Abu Dhabi was found 89 days before departure, on average.
Book at least 3 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be June, July and August. The cheapest month to fly is February.
Morning departure is around 4% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days
FAQs for booking flights from Riyadh to Abu Dhabi
The average nonstop flight takes 1h 40m, covering a distance of 805 km.
There are 344 (nonstop) flights between Riyadh and Abu Dhabi per week, averaging 49 per day.
The airlines most regularly connecting Riyadh to Abu Dhabi are Etihad Airways (13 flights per day), SAUDIA (13 flights per day), and China Eastern (9 flights per day).
When flying from Riyadh to Abu Dhabi, you should consider leaving on a Thursday and avoid Wednesdays if you are looking for the best rates. For your return to Riyadh, you’ll find the best rates on Saturdays and the most expensive ones on Wednesdays.
The earliest flight leaves Riyadh at at 4:30 am and lands in Abu Dhabi at at 7:10 am.
The last flight leaves Riyadh at at 11:05 pm and lands in Abu Dhabi at at 1:45 am.
All the following airlines operate direct flights between Riyadh and Abu Dhabi: Etihad Airways, Korean Air, China Eastern, ANA, Asiana Airlines, SAUDIA, and flynas.
SAUDIA, and Etihad Airways offer inflight Wi-Fi service on the Riyadh to Abu Dhabi flight route.
The Airbus A321-100/200 is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the Riyadh to Abu Dhabi flight route.
SkyTeam, and Star Alliance are the airline alliances operating flights between Riyadh and Abu Dhabi, with SkyTeam being the most commonly used for this route.
There are nonstop flights from Riyadh to Abu Dhabi on a daily basis.
Etihad Airways, SAUDIA and flynas have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Riyadh to Abu Dhabi. Confirm policies on booking site.
KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Riyadh to Abu Dhabi.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Abu Dhabi from Riyadh is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to Abu Dhabi with an airline and back to Riyadh with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Abu Dhabi from Riyadh up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.