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Flights starting at $78. Choose between Qatar Airways, Emirates, or flynas to find the best price.

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Cheapest one-way trip

$84

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

$78

Cheapest round-trip

$161

Average round-trip

$180

Nonstop flights in February

$78 – $188

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Kuwait City KWIRiyadh RUH

Jazeera Airways

$89

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The distance between Kuwait City and Riyadh is 491 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Qatar Airways, Emirates, flynas, Kuwait Airways, and Saudi Arabian Airlines. Kuwait City and Riyadh have 253 direct flights per week.

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flynas on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Flyadeal on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Jazeera Airways on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Kuwait Airways on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Saudi Arabian Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Kuwait City to Riyadh

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EmiratesUAEEKNo0
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flynasKNEXYYesNo
Kuwait AirwaysKACKUYesNo
Saudi Arabian AirlinesSVASVYesNo

Saudi Arabia COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Saudi Arabia – 02/2023
Your trip summary

Most travelers from Kuwait can enter Saudi Arabia, 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
  • Visa is not required
Forms and documents
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not required for Saudi Arabia
  • Mandatory health insurance

Return

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

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 Saudi Arabia in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Kuwait City to Riyadh?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Kuwait City and Riyadh takes around 1.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between Kuwait City and Riyadh?
The flight distance between Kuwait City and Riyadh is 491 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Kuwait City and Riyadh?
Several carriers operate flights between Kuwait City and Riyadh. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include flynas, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Kuwait Airways, Flyadeal, Jazeera Airways.
What are the most popular routes to and from Kuwait City?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kuwait City and Dubai, Manila, Alexandria, Cairo, Amman, Istanbul, Bahrain Island, Jeddah, Chennai, Doha, Davao, Vijayawada, Colombo, Beirut, Mumbai, Muscat, Medina, General Santos, Baku, Kochi.
What are the most popular routes to and from Riyadh?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Riyadh and Jeddah, Dammam, Medina, Dubai, Cairo, Abha, Lucknow, Manila, Tabuk, Istanbul, Dhaka, Jizan, Beirut, Muscat, Amman, Ta if, London, Denpasar, Washington, D.C., Kuala Lumpur.
What airports are near Kuwait City?
The main airport in Kuwait City is Kuwait International. It is also served by Kuwait International, Basra International, Al Qaisumah/Hafr Al Batin.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Kuwait City and Riyadh?
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What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
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Which airlines fly between Kuwait City and Riyadh?
Currently, you can fly between Kuwait City and Riyadh with Qatar Airways, Emirates, flynas, Kuwait Airways, Saudi Arabian Airlines.
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