$87 Cheap Flights from Riyadh (RUH) to Istanbul (IST)

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Cheap Flights from Riyadh to Istanbul (RUH-IST)

Prices were available within the past 7 days and start at $87 for one-way flights and $162 for round trip, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Flights from Riyadh (RUH) to Istanbul (SAW)
Origin airport
King Khaled Intl.
Destination airport
Sabiha Gokcen Intl.
Airlines serving
Aegean, Air France, Azerbaijan Airlines, British Airways, Egyptair, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Etihad Airways, Gulf Air, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Middle East Airlines, Oman Air, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, flydubai
Roundtrip price
1487 mi
Average flight time
4 hours 24 mins

Riyadh to Istanbul Flights

Whether you’re looking for a grand adventure or just want to get away for a last-minute break, flights from Riyadh to Istanbul offer the perfect respite. Not only does exploring Istanbul provide the chance to make some magical memories, dip into delectable dishes, and tour the local landmarks, but the cheap airfare means you won’t bust your budget. So no matter whether your ideal itinerary involves flying one way, non-stop, or round trip, you’re bound to find flights that match your schedule on Expedia, and at prices that won’t shock your wallet.

Bagging a cheap flight from Riyadh to Istanbul may mean more dollars to spend on for one-of-a-kind souvenirs when you arrive, but it doesn’t mean you have to skimp on your travel experience, as Expedia offers a sizzling selection of cheap airlines that’ll put you in your happy place on their planes, whether that’s getting lost in a hair-raising airport thriller, dreaming on the passing landscape over a glass of bubbly, or jotting down your vacation bucket list at 38,000 feet. There’s also bound to be plenty of opportunities to snap a few photos of the high life that will make your friends green with envy. After all, enjoying the journey is part of the fun.

With so many affordable flights and so many wonderful adventures awaiting you, there’s no reason to put off booking a fantastic flight from RUH to IST today. So don’t leave it to the last minute to make your dream trip a reality: pack your bags with your go-to travel accessories, put together your list of must-see attractions and can’t-miss activities, and get ready to broaden your horizons – with Expedia, the wonders of Istanbul are only a plane trip away. Book your travel arrangements with us today!

If you would like to book flights to Istanbul more flexibly many prefer to purchase one-way tickets with options to take different airlines. A one way ticket to Istanbul is $87 now!

Frequently asked questions

How much is a flight from Riyadh Airport to Istanbul Airport?
Within the past 7 days on Expedia, for flights departing within the next year, the lowest price advertised for a round-trip flight from Riyadh Airport to IST was $162. Cheap fares don’t stick around for long, so make sure you book yours ASAP. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.
Do I need to pay a cancellation fee if I cancel my flight from RUH to IST?
Every airline has its own set of terms and conditions. If you decide to cancel your escape, visit our Customer Service Portal.
How do I find cheap flights from King Khaled Intl. Airport (RUH) to IST that have flexible change policies?
Many airlines offer the option to reschedule your flight without a change fee. All you pay is the difference between the original flight and the new flight. When you’re searching for Riyadh Airport to IST flights, you’ll see a “no change fees” filter for you to select.
How far is the flight from RUH to Istanbul Airport?
Expect to be up above the clouds for a while, as the flight distance from Riyadh to Arnavutkoy is 1554 mi. Set up a playlist of your favorite tunes before you leave home to stay entertained during the flight.
Which airlines fly direct from RUH to Istanbul Airport?
Flying directly between King Khaled Intl. Airport (RUH) and Istanbul Airport isn’t possible right now. However, you’ll still be able to find a flight to Arnavutkoy with at least one stop.
Are Riyadh Airport to IST flight tickets cheaper when they're purchased at the last minute?
It is possible to pick up a great last-minute deal from RUH to IST, but there’s no guarantee. As many airlines publish prices up to a year in advance, it’s worth keeping an eye on fares early and being ready to book when you see a bargain. Expedia compares air carrier prices and updates flight deals all the time, so you can rest easy knowing you’re always seeing the latest offers.
Can I fly from RUH to IST right now?
To see what travel restrictions and quarantine requirements are in place for different citizens flying from Riyadh Airport to IST please visit our COVID 19 travel advisor portal link.
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