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Direct Flights from Jeddah to Riyadh

Domestic Flights in Saudi Arabia from Jeddah to Riyadh

Find out which airlines provide flights from Jeddah to Riyadh and secure your booking through Alternative Airlines.

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Alternative Airlines is an easy-to-use online booking platform for domestic flights in Saudi Arabia. Use our search form, at the top of the page, to begin booking your flight from Jeddah to Riyadh and choose from a variety of airlines. You can refine your search using our airline filter, to display flights from your preferred airline.

There are multiple airlines that fly domestic flights within Saudi Arabia, with both low-cost and full-service options.

Which airlines fly from Jeddah to Riyadh?

When flying from Jeddah to Riyadh, the average flight time ranges from 1hour 30minutes to just under 2hours. There are plenty of flights that connect these two destinations operating throughout the day, meaning there'll mostly be a flight that best suits your travel needs. Below we have listed all the airlines that fly directly from Jeddah to Riyadh, with all of these operating multiple flights daily. You can find out more about each of these airlines by clicking on the links to their airline page, which includes information around their baggage allowance, check-in policy and more.


Flynas, Saudi Arabia's original low-cost carrier, has its primary operational hub at King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED) in Jeddah, with its headquarters situated in Riyadh. In addition to its main hub, Flynas operates from three other hubs across Saudi Arabia, which are Dammam, Medina, and Riyadh. Known for their budget-friendly fares, Flynas offers numerous daily flights from Jeddah to Riyadh, providing travellers with convenient and affordable options to reach their destination.

Can't afford the cost of your Flynas flight upfront? Not to worry! When booking through Alternative Airlines you can book your flight to Riyadh from Jeddah with Flynas and choose to pay later.


Flyadeal is a leading domestic airline in Saudi Arabia, owned by the national carrier Saudia. Providing affordable Saudi Arabia domestic flights to more than 10 destinations, Flyadeal was established in April 2016, officially launching operations in September 2017 with its inaugural trip being from Jeddah to Riyadh. The airline has a commitment to affordability while maintaining high standards. Flyadeal provides services to domestic travellers, pilgrims embarking on Hajj or Umrah journeys and the growing influx of tourists exploring the country.


Saudia, the flag carrier of Saudi Arabia, has the largest domestic route network within the country, connecting more than 30 destinations, including flights to NEOM, which is Saudi Arabia's futuristic city project, being built along the Red Sea Coast. Operating from four bases located in Jeddah, Dammam, Medina, and Riyadh, the airline provides extensive global routes, while also catering to domestic travellers. Although it has typically higher prices compared to budget airlines, Saudia offers a full-service experience onboard, ensuring a more comfortable journey for passengers. There are regular flights with Saudia between Jeddah and Riyadh.

Riyadh Air

Riyadh Air, an emerging airline, will serve as Saudi Arabia's secondary flag carrier alongside Saudia. It will have a focus on international air travel, with an aim to develop connections between Saudi Arabia and global destinations. Operating from King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, their specific flight routes are yet to be confirmed. However, details regarding potential flights connecting Jeddah to Riyadh will be revealed around mid-2025 upon the commencement of its operations, as they are rumoured to operate some domestic routes.

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Flights from Jeddah to Riyadh FAQs

Where can I buy flights within Saudi Arabia?

Alternative Airlines is a flight booking platform, where you can buy domestic Saudi Arabia flights. Using our user-friendly search bar located at the top of the page, you can find flights by entering your desired departure and arrival destinations, travel dates, number of passenger and the cabin class you'd like to fly in, then clicking the search icon.

Does Saudi Arabia airlines serve alcohol on-board?

Many airlines in Saudi Arabia have strict policies regarding alcohol consumption during flights. The flag carrier of Saudi Arabia, Saudia, does not permit alcohol on-board. It's important to be considerate of others and respect the rules and regulations set by each airline.

For more information on alcohol regulations on Saudi Arabian flights, refer to our guide.

Do these domestic airlines offer cheap flights from Jeddah to Riyadh?

Indeed, some airlines do offer affordable options! By using our Best Fare Finder tool within the search form, you can discover the best budget-friendly flight options from Jeddah to Riyadh, if you're able to be flexible with your travel dates. These flights are often provided by low-cost Saudi carriers like Flynas and Flyadeal.

Do I need a passport to travel within Saudi Arabia?

When traveling within Saudi Arabia, it's necessary to present photo identification (Iqama) at security checkpoints.

Can I buy flights in Saudi Arabian Riyal?

Absolutely! When you make your flight bookings through Alternative Airlines, you have the convenience of paying in over 140 currencies, including the Saudi Arabian Riyal (SAR). Additionally, if you choose to pay in SAR, you can take advantage of our Buy Now Pay Later options such as Tamara and Tabby, allowing you to split the cost of your flights for added flexibility.