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

The average price to go to Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) from London airport is $ 575 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 445 (in january) and $ 787 (in august), which is a saving of $ 130 or a surplus of $ 212 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $379 to $434 and it is generally more economical to leave on a wednesday and return on a monday 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 London-Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 60000 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) from London 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 january, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 445, saving $ 130 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 575). Conversely, august will be the most expensive ($ 787).

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

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 251 $ 445 very good price
February$ 265 $ 492 good price
March$ 299 $ 499 good price
April$ 374 $ 607 fair price
May$ 405 $ 570 fair price
June$ 476 $ 624 fair price
July$ 523 $ 679 high price
August$ 584 $ 787 very high price
September$ 436 $ 562 fair price
October$ 422 $ 561 fair price
November$ 348 $ 489 good price
December$ 358 $ 586 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 London to Saudi Arabia (Riyadh)

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from London to Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) range from $108 to $1083. 2% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $109 to $163), 1% at the maximum price (from $1029 to $1083). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $434 to $488 (11% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the London->Saudi Arabia flight

There are 12 companies that serve London from Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) airport: Saudia, Ryanair, Pegasus Airlines, British Airways, Wizz Air, EasyJet, Lufthansa, Aegean Airlines, Wizz Air Uk, Vueling Airlines, wizz air malta and Austrian Airlines.

Data analysis:

Of the 60000 flights analyzed in previous years, Saudia was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (26% of the time) on the London->Saudi Arabia route.

Direct flight or flight with layover?

Data analysis:

To get the best price for the London-Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) flight, you should take a flight with one or more layovers (you will save an average of $ 536 compared to a direct flight).

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, London-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 $23. On the other hand, departing on a saturday may cost you an additional $49.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) to London departing on a monday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a monday for your return date, you will save an average of $53. Conversely, departing from Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) on a thursday may cost you an additional $41.


Top prices London-Saudi Arabia (Riyadh)

Round tripDatesPrice
London → Riyadh02-07 to 15-07-2024$ 371 
London → Riyadh06-09 to 12-09-2024$ 356 
London → Riyadh16-10 to 23-10-2024$ 335 
London → Riyadh15-11 to 29-11-2024$ 332 
London → Riyadh16-11 to 24-11-2024$ 313 
London → Riyadh19-11 to 26-11-2024$ 273 
London → Riyadh23-11 to 30-11-2024$ 370 
London → Riyadh18-01 to 31-01-2025$ 326 
London → Riyadh03-02 to 09-02-2025$ 288 
London → Riyadh07-03 to 14-03-2025$ 325 


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

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 2 to 3 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 11 to 12 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 London-Saudi Arabia flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a friday.

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from London to Saudi Arabia (Riyadh), it is recommended to buy it 2 to 3 months before departure (it is then on average 478 $, which is a saving of 97 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 11 to 12 months in advance, you will pay the full price (191 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your London 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?
January

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 317 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 349), 3 to 4 months ($ 331), 4 to 5 months ($ 424)

February

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 327 $)

Other interesting period(s): 3 to 4 months ($ 395), 4 to 5 months ($ 408), 5 to 6 months ($ 479)

March

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 353 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 442), 4 to 5 months ($ 462)

April

Best time: 4 to 5 months before departure (average price: 468 $)

Other interesting period(s): 5 to 6 months ($ 579), 6 to 7 months ($ 547)

May

Best time: 5 to 6 months before departure (average price: 516 $)

Other interesting period(s): 0 to 1 month ($ 554), 1 to 2 months ($ 552), 4 to 5 months ($ 569), 6 to 7 months ($ 541)

June

Best time: 0 to 1 month before departure (average price: 497 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 562), 2 to 3 months ($ 621), 6 to 7 months ($ 620)

July

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 490 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 611), 3 to 4 months ($ 643), 10 to 11 months ($ 675)

August

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 571 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 614), 3 to 4 months ($ 683), 4 to 5 months ($ 770)

September

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 429 $)

Other interesting period(s): 0 to 1 month ($ 548), 2 to 3 months ($ 457), 3 to 4 months ($ 467)

October

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 408 $)

Other interesting period(s): 0 to 1 month ($ 558), 2 to 3 months ($ 417), 3 to 4 months ($ 464), 4 to 5 months ($ 493), 5 to 6 months ($ 547)

November

Best time: 5 to 6 months before departure (average price: 375 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 405), 2 to 3 months ($ 387), 3 to 4 months ($ 402), 4 to 5 months ($ 420), 6 to 7 months ($ 447)

December

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 381 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 499), 2 to 3 months ($ 395), 4 to 5 months ($ 484), 5 to 6 months ($ 571), 6 to 7 months ($ 563)

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

Data analysis:

Statistically, friday is the day when plane tickets for London->Saudi Arabia are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a friday, you will save $6. Conversely, by buying it on a tuesday, you may end up paying $15 more.



London 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
May 2024$ 679
$408 to $813
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June 2024$ 712
$347 to $1062
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July 2024$ 810
$371 to $1007
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August 2024$ 858
$311 to $1143
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September 2024$ 746
$243 to $932
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October 2024$ 750
$324 to $1235
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November 2024$ 677
$273 to $909
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December 2024$ 790
$310 to $1220
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January 2025$ 797
$225 to $998
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February 2025$ 788
$239 to $1958
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March 2025$ 793
$325 to $910
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April 2025$ 844
$535 to $934
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, no month is currently cheaper. We therefore advise you to wait for prices to drop before booking your flight to Saudi Arabia (Riyadh).



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