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

The average price to go to Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) from Vancouver airport is $ 1250 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 980 (in february) and $ 1665 (in july), which is a saving of $ 270 or a surplus of $ 416 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $857 to $910 and it is generally more economical to leave on a tuesday 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 Vancouver-Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 2959 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) from Vancouver 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 february, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 980, saving $ 270 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 1250). Conversely, july will be the most expensive ($ 1665).

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

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 893 $ 1191 fair price
February$ 858 $ 980 very good price
March$ 984 $ 1180 good price
April$ 971 $ 1142 good price
May$ 907 $ 1063 good price
June$ 1167 $ 1351 fair price
July$ 1433 $ 1665 very high price
August$ 1349 $ 1536 high price
September$ 1007 $ 1238 fair price
October$ 919 $ 1121 good price
November$ 904 $ 1023 good price
December$ 1175 $ 1503 high 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 Vancouver to Saudi Arabia (Riyadh)

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from Vancouver to Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) range from $696 to $1820. 2% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $696 to $750), 1% at the maximum price (from $1767 to $1820). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $910 to $964 (11% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the Vancouver->Saudi Arabia flight

There are 8 companies that serve Vancouver from Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) airport: British Airways, WestJet, Air Canada, Lufthansa, KLM, flair airlines, Air France and Turkish Airlines.

Data analysis:

Of the 2959 flights analyzed in previous years, British Airways was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (25% of the time) on the Vancouver->Saudi Arabia route.

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, Vancouver-Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) flights departing on a tuesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a tuesday as your departure date, you can save an average of $141. On the other hand, departing on a friday may cost you an additional $196.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) to Vancouver 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 $168. Conversely, departing from Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) on a friday may cost you an additional $241.


Top prices Vancouver-Saudi Arabia (Riyadh)

Round tripDatesPrice
Vancouver → Riyadh01-07 to 10-07-2024$ 1638 
Vancouver → Riyadh20-07 to 28-07-2024$ 1101 
Vancouver → Riyadh21-07 to 29-07-2024$ 1049 
Vancouver → Riyadh23-07 to 29-07-2024$ 1199 
Vancouver → Riyadh14-09 to 21-09-2024$ 1193 
Vancouver → Riyadh01-10 to 17-10-2024$ 1063 
Vancouver → Riyadh08-11 to 23-11-2024$ 1148 
Vancouver → Riyadh09-11 to 30-11-2024$ 1099 
Vancouver → Riyadh15-01 to 31-01-2025$ 1105 
Vancouver → Riyadh01-03 to 21-03-2025$ 1140 


When to book your flight Vancouver - 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 0 to 1 month 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 Vancouver-Saudi Arabia flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a saturday.

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from Vancouver to Saudi Arabia (Riyadh), it is recommended to buy it 2 to 3 months before departure (it is then on average 1048 $, which is a saving of 202 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 0 to 1 month in advance, you will pay the full price (179 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your Vancouver 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: 936 $)

February

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 900 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 908)

March

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 1076 $)

April

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 965 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1118)

May

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 934 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1045)

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August-
September-
October

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 905 $)

November

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 924 $)

December

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

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

Data analysis:

Statistically, saturday is the day when plane tickets for Vancouver->Saudi Arabia are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a saturday, you will save $38. Conversely, by buying it on a wednesday, you may end up paying $62 more.



Vancouver 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$ 1389
$1049 to $1717
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August 2024$ 1691
$1691 to $1691
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September 2024$ 1193
$1193 to $1193
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October 2024$ 1063
$1063 to $1063
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November 2024$ 1107
$1098 to $1148
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January 2025$ 1105
$1105 to $1105
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March 2025$ 1140
$1140 to $1140
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, july, september, october, january and march 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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