Question : Best case scenario, how quickly can someone get from RUH to JFK?
Answer : If you're able to take the shortest direct flight (which is offered by Saudia), you will be able to leave RUH at 5:55 AM AST and get to JFK at 11:30 AM EDT (13 hours and 35 minutes). Remember, there is a time change of eight hours.
Question : Is this route your best bet for getting to New York with minimal delays?
Answer : Using the combined on-time percentage and average delay breakdown, Riyadh to New York currently has a 0 out of a possible 5 star rating. A 0-star rating means you should feel rather worried about getting to New York on time.
Question : On a daily basis, how many different flight times are available from King Khaled International Airport (RUH) to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)?
Answer : Depending on the day of the week, the number of flight times will change, but on average there is only one. The average route departing Saudi Arabia currently has four different flight times per day, so expect fewer options than you're used to.
Question : How long do most people visit New York?
Answer : Of course you're not most people, but if you were, you'd stay roughly 22 days.
Question : Interested in traveling in the next 30 days and want to get the lowest fare?
Answer : As of Apr 24th, the cheapest day to fly from Riyadh to New York is May 6th. Tickets are currently being sold for $719, which is 29% below the average price for this route.
Question : What are the chances this flight will be delayed?
Answer : Flights from RUH to JFK are on time 25% of the time, ranking among the worst in the world. If a flight is late, expect an average of about half an hour added to your flight time.
Question : Is the price you found a good deal?
Answer : Prices for this trip tend to change a lot more than other flights from Saudi Arabia. They can range anywhere from $719 to $9,231. Prices tend to be lower the further out you book.