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 $ 522 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 444 (in january) and $ 667 (in august), which is a saving of $ 79 or a surplus of $ 145 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $433 to $487 and it is generally more economical to leave on a thursday 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 60099 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 ($ 444, saving $ 79 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 522). Conversely, august will be the most expensive ($ 667).

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

Month Average price Our opinion
January $ 444
very good price
February $ 468 good price
March $ 452 good price
April $ 550 fair price
May $ 539 fair price
June $ 560 fair price
July $ 618 high price
August $ 667
very high price
September $ 514 fair price
October $ 511 fair price
November $ 463 good price
December $ 476 good price

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 $919. 2% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $109 to $163), 2% at the maximum price (from $865 to $919). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $433 to $487 (16% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the London->Saudi Arabia flight

There are 9 companies that serve London from Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) airport: Ryanair, Saudia, Pegasus Airlines, British Airways, Wizz Air, Lufthansa, EasyJet, Aegean Airlines and Vueling Airlines.

Data analysis:

Of the 60099 flights analyzed in previous years, Ryanair was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (25% 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 $ 439 compared to a direct flight).

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, London-Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) flights departing on a thursday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a thursday as your departure date, you can save an average of $18. On the other hand, departing on a saturday may cost you an additional $22.

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 $22. Conversely, departing from Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) on a wednesday may cost you an additional $23.

Top prices London-Saudi Arabia (Riyadh)

Round tripDatesPrice
London → Riyadh12-12 to 23-12-2023$ 231 
London → Riyadh02-02 to 06-02-2024$ 177 
London → Riyadh05-02 to 09-02-2024$ 168 
London → Riyadh08-02 to 20-02-2024$ 205 
London → Riyadh16-02 to 22-02-2024$ 292 
London → Riyadh01-03 to 06-03-2024$ 280 
London → Riyadh05-03 to 12-03-2024$ 177 
London → Riyadh07-05 to 17-05-2024$ 216 
London → Riyadh15-09 to 21-09-2024$ 274 
London → Riyadh04-10 to 12-10-2024$ 156 

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 1 to 2 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 saturday.

What month are you going to Saudi Arabia (Riyadh)?

We specifically give you the best time to buy your plane ticket and the right price to pay based on your departure month:

january february march april may june july august september october november december

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 1 to 2 months before departure (it is then on average 459 $, which is a saving of 63 $ 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 (170 $ more than the average price).

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

Data analysis:

Statistically, saturday is the day when plane tickets for London->Saudi Arabia are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a saturday, you will save $4. Conversely, by buying it on a sunday, you may end up paying $5 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
December 2023$ 1145
$231 to $7506
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January 2024$ 847
$214 to $1964
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February 2024$ 702
$168 to $1566
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March 2024$ 665
$177 to $1333
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April 2024$ 896
$224 to $3068
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May 2024$ 579
$216 to $704
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June 2024$ 625
$257 to $1746
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July 2024$ 880
$432 to $3178
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August 2024$ 1021
$248 to $2828
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September 2024$ 612
$274 to $699
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October 2024$ 599
$155 to $720
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November 2024$ 1250
$648 to $3289
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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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