About Riyadh

Looking for cheap flights to Riyadh? We’ve got your flights to the Kingdom's capital all here! Riyadh is home to the National Museum of Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom Centre Tower and Al Faisaliyah Center. Riyadh is also packed with monuments that attract travellers from all over the world such as the Masmak Citadel, the Al Rajhi Grand Mosque, and the Wadi Hanifah.

If you want to plan a visit to Riyadh at a time where the weather is not too cold or hot, the best time to do so is between November and March. Known for its hot desert climate, Riyadh's summer starts around May and lasts until September. Winter in Riyadh starts in November and ends in March.

Things to Know When You Travel to Riyadh

Fun Things to do in Riyadh

Fun Things to do in Riyadh

During winter, the weather in Saudi Arabia is perfect for outdoor activities like diving with the RDA Divenet Centre, running in Al Nahda Park and golfing at the Riyadh Golf Courses. Winter is also perfect for a walk along the Wadi Hanifah, a volleyball game at the Sports Garden and a trip to Al Thumama Desert. That doesn’t mean you won’t have fun if you decide to visit Riyadh at any other time.

You can still experience a variety of indoor activities such as visiting popular shopping malls like the Granada Center on East Ring Road, the Riyadh Gallery Mall on King Fahd Road, and Al Nakheel Mall in Al Mughrizat where you can find the latest fashion trends. You can also enjoy many attractions like the indoor ice skating rink at the Hayat Mall and the thrilling rides at Al Rawda Park.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Riyadh

Best Time to Book a Flight to Riyadh

During Riyadh’s peak season, which is from November to March, cheap flights to Riyadh might be hard to find since major festivals and events like the 'Janadriyah Festival' in February, the 'Riyadh Motor Show' in November and the 'King's Cup Camel Race' in February and March are happening.  However, prices for flights to Riyadh tend to be cheaper and easy to come across during the offseason, which is between May and September.

Where to Stay When you Fly to Riyadh

Where to Stay When you Fly to Riyadh

If you're planning to book a flight to Riyadh, and you're looking for affordable accommodations such as Novotel Suites Riyadh Olaya and Holiday Inn Riyadh where you can stay near the airport, Al Faisaliyah Tower and the Riyadh Zoo, areas and streets worth checking include King Fahad Road and Olaya Main Street.

However, if you're searching for a luxurious hotel or resort like The Ritz Carlton Riyadh and Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh, make sure to take a look at the accommodations on the Kingdom Center and the Madinah Road where you’ll be closer to the Sahara Mall, the National Museum of Saudi Arabia and Al Watan Park.

Where to Shop in Riyadh

Where to Shop in Riyadh

Whatever it is you're looking for, Riyadh has it; Luxurious shopping malls like the Kingdom Centre Tower Shopping Mall and the Riyadh Gallery Mall on King Fahad Road, the Panorama Mall on Al Ma'thar Ash Shamali, and Sahara Mall on King Abdul Aziz Road where shopaholics can go wild, fun activities like bowling at the Universal Bowling Centre, and paintballing at the 1st Paintball Centre.

Award-winning spas like the Black Stone Spa on King Fahad Road and the Spectrum Wellness For Women on Olaya Street where stressed people can relax and unwind are also available. When it comes to finding cheap flights to Riyadh, there're a few things you need to keep in mind. The prices for airline tickets to Riyadh vary depending on the time of visit.

Famous Places to Visit in Riyadh

Famous Places to Visit in Riyadh

Riyadh is home to World Famous attractions such as;

  • Kingdom Tower
  • National Museum
  • Riyadh Zoo
  • Historic Al Dir'iya
  • Wadi Namar