UK Long Haul - London Heathrow to Riyadh - Direct Flight Options Compared

The route from London Heathrow to Riyadh King Khalid International is calculated to be 3080 miles or 4950 Km
Approximate flight time 6 hrs 10 mins

London Heathrow airport is located 24Km West of the centre of London, close to the M4 motorway and with good rail links into the city. Heathrow airport is also served by the Underground (Tube) Piccadilly line, with stations at Heathrow Central, Terminal 4 and Terminal 5.

Passengers per yr ~ 75 million.

Riyadh King Khalid International airport is located 22 miles north of Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia.

Passengers per yr ~ 23 million.

The Makarim Riyadh Hotel is located close to the airport terminal buildings.

London Heathrow  to Riyadh King Khalid International route map


British Airways - From £1267*

  British Airways, the national airline of the U.K., has been operating since 1974, now having a fleet of approximately 260 aircraft, with an average age of 13 yrs.**

World Traveller

17.5″ 31″ 23 Kg No
Food & Drink- 3 course meal. Drinks and snack available.
Entertainment - Personal entertainment system with headphones.

World Traveller Plus

18.8″ 38″ 46 Kg No
Food & Drink- A higher standard of cuisine plus complimentary drink.
Entertainment - Personal entertainment system with superior headphones.


20″ 72″ 64 Kg Full
Food & Drink- Cuisine inspired by the world�s top chefs, with wine. Choice of snacks beetween meals.
Entertainment - Personal 10.4in flat screen and noise-cancelling headphones - hundreds of the latest films, documentaries, television, music, audio books and games.


21″ 78″ 96 Kg Full
Food & Drink- Exclusive a la carte menu designed by leading chefs from around the world.
Entertainment - 15in screen and noise-cancelling headphones - endless hours of the latest films, documentaries, television, music, audio books and games

Saudi Airlines - From £527*

  Saudi Arabian Airlines is the national airline of Saudi Arabia and has been operating since 1945, and has a fleet of 160 aircraft with an average age of 5 yrs.**


17.3″ 32″ 25 Kg
Food & Drink- A choice of international cuisine including a dich from the destination country and a vegetarian option.
Entertainment - Seat back 9 inch flat screen for entertainment and "pilots eye" views from foward facing cameras.


21″ 60″ 50 Kg
Food & Drink- Arabic cuisine, western, and cuisine from the destination country will be on offer.
Entertainment - Seat back entertainment systems with screens upto 15 inches.


22″ 80″ 50 Kg
Food & Drink- Fine cuisine served on fine china - including a choice of six hors d oeuvres including two hot choices and caviar. An executive meal is offered whenever required.
Entertainment - Entertainment system with screen sizes upto 23 inches.

*Flights have been advertised by the airline at this price but will be subject to change, and variations due to exchange rates, surcharges etc.
**Fleet size and age according to