Best time to go: what is the RIGHT price for a round-trip flight to Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) (from: Auckland)

The average price to go to Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) from Auckland airport is $ 1699 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 1500 (in june) and $ 1994 (in july), which is a saving of $ 200 or a surplus of $ 295 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $1071 to $1124 and it is generally more economical to leave on a wednesday and return on a tuesday on a flight with 1 or more layovers.

Be careful, the cheapest months may correspond to unfavorable weather periods . Check out our page best time to go to Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) before booking your flight.

If you want to know when to book your flight at the best price, go straight to the second part of this page: When to buy your Auckland-Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 2071 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) from Auckland and can thus establish precise and credible price variation trends based on different parameters. Of course, prices can vary from year to year, but the seasonal aspect of this data (recurrence of school holidays, events... from year to year) makes these statistics quite reliable.

Average price depending on the departure month

Data analysis:

By leaving in june, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 1500, saving $ 200 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 1699). Conversely, july will be the most expensive ($ 1994).

Flight Auckland-Saudi Arabia (Riyadh): when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 1584 $ 1990 high price
February$ 1330 $ 1622 fair price
March$ 1190 $ 1554 good price
April$ 1302 $ 1645 fair price
May$ 1294 $ 1809 fair price
June$ 1257 $ 1500 very good price
July$ 1679 $ 1994 very high price
August$ 1360 $ 1611 fair price
September$ 1230 $ 1665 fair price
October$ 1240 $ 1543 good price
November$ 1260 $ 1609 fair price
December$ 1500 $ 1844 fair price

*great price to buy your plane ticket: if you see this price or cheaper during your flight search, go for it and buy it!

Price breakdown to travel from Auckland to Saudi Arabia (Riyadh)

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from Auckland to Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) range from $1017 to $2355. 4% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $1017 to $1071), 1% at the maximum price (from $2302 to $2355). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $1338 to $1392 (7% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the Auckland->Saudi Arabia flight

There are 13 companies that serve Auckland from Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) airport: Oman Air, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qantas, Malaysia Airlines, SriLankan Airlines, Jetstar, Qatar Airways, Lufthansa, Air New Zealand, China Southern, Philippine Airlines and Turkish Airlines.

Data analysis:

Of the 2071 flights analyzed in previous years, Oman Air was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (20% of the time) on the Auckland->Saudi Arabia route.

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, Auckland-Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) flights departing on a wednesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a wednesday as your departure date, you can save an average of $107. On the other hand, departing on a friday may cost you an additional $129.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) to Auckland departing on a tuesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a tuesday for your return date, you will save an average of $139. Conversely, departing from Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) on a friday may cost you an additional $226.

Top prices Auckland-Saudi Arabia (Riyadh)

Round tripDatesPrice
Auckland → Riyadh01-07 to 21-07-2024$ 1076 
Auckland → Riyadh19-07 to 25-07-2024$ 967 
Auckland → Riyadh21-07 to 27-07-2024$ 1531 
Auckland → Riyadh22-07 to 28-07-2024$ 995 
Auckland → Riyadh09-08 to 17-08-2024$ 1499 
Auckland → Riyadh20-09 to 28-09-2024$ 1554 
Auckland → Riyadh06-11 to 12-11-2024$ 1175 

When to book your flight Auckland - Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 1 to 2 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 3 to 4 months in advance.

Did you know: the price of plane tickets not only varies depending on how far in advance you book, but also on the day of the week you book! So, to maximize your chances of getting the best price for a Auckland-Saudi Arabia flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a tuesday.

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from Auckland to Saudi Arabia (Riyadh), it is recommended to buy it 1 to 2 months before departure (it is then on average 1631 $, which is a saving of 68 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 3 to 4 months in advance, you will pay the full price (122 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your Auckland to Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) flight ticket may vary depending on your departure month. Therefore, we offer you statistics on when to book your flight month by month.

Departure on... How far in advance should I book?

Best time: 0 to 1 month before departure (average price: 1926 $)


Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 1304 $)

Other interesting period(s): 0 to 1 month ($ 1530)


Best time: 0 to 1 month before departure (average price: 1541 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1636), 2 to 3 months ($ 1639)


Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 1939 $)


What day of the week should I book my flight ticket?

Data analysis:

Statistically, tuesday is the day when plane tickets for Auckland->Saudi Arabia are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a tuesday, you will save $58. Conversely, by buying it on a friday, you may end up paying $88 more.

Auckland to Saudi Arabia (Riyadh): flight price when booking today

Information: this data is not statistics but comes from real prices collected less than 7 days ago. Some months may not be available as we do not have enough data for them.

Month Current price
July 2024$ 1143
$967 to $1531
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August 2024$ 1499
$1499 to $1499
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September 2024$ 1554
$1554 to $1554
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November 2024$ 1175
$1175 to $1175
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, july, august, september and november are cheaper to travel to Saudi Arabia (Riyadh). So it may be interesting to book now to leave during these months!

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