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Riyadh RUHIstanbul SAW

Multiple carriers

£186
Riyadh RUHIstanbul SAW

Multiple carriers

£186

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Book your trip to arrive at Sabiha Gökçen International, Istanbul Airport, Istanbul Bus Station, Istanbul - Alibeyköy, or Istanbul - Dudullu. The distance between Riyadh and Istanbul is 2396 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Flyadeal, flynas, Pegasus, Turkish Airlines, and Saudi Arabian Airlines. Riyadh and Istanbul have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Istanbul, consider visiting Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Aya Sofya (Hagia Sophia), and Topkapi Palace.

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flynasKNEXYYesNo
PegasusPGTPCNoOpens 48 days before flight
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Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYes0
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Saudi Arabian AirlinesSVASVYesNo

Turkey COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Turkey – 12/2022
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Most travelers from Saudi Arabia can enter Türkiye, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Electronic visitor visa

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Electronic visitor visa
Forms and documents
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not required for Saudi Arabia
  • Mandatory health insurance

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Turkey in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Riyadh to Istanbul?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Riyadh and Istanbul takes around 4.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between Riyadh and Istanbul?
The flight distance between Riyadh and Istanbul is 2396 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Riyadh and Istanbul?
Several carriers operate flights between Riyadh and Istanbul. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Saudi Arabian Airlines, Pegasus, flynas, Flyadeal, Turkish Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Riyadh?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Riyadh and Jeddah, Manila, Dammam, Dubai, Lucknow, London, Cairo, Medina, Thessaloniki, Abha, Dhaka, Melbourne, New Delhi, Amman, Athens, Kuala Lumpur, Al-`Ula, Dublin, Muscat, Bengaluru.
What are the most popular routes to and from Istanbul?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Istanbul and London, Manchester, Toronto, Birmingham, Dublin, Montreal, Edinburgh, Vancouver, Bristol, Glasgow, Newcastle upon Tyne, Antalya, Athens, Reykjavik, Northern Cyprus, Amman, Calgary, Dalaman, Tallinn, Dubai.
Which airports are there in Riyadh?
Riyadh is mainly served by King Khalid International. But there are other airports nearby, including Riyadh Air Base.
What airports are near Istanbul?
The main airport in Istanbul is Sabiha Gökçen International. It is also served by Anadolu, Tekirdağ Çorlu, Yenişehir.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Riyadh and Istanbul?
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