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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Riyadh

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The best prices from Melbourne to Riyadh King Khaled Intl are usually found in October or March, booked 55 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Saturday and return on a Wednesday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Riyadh (RUH)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to RUH flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Riyadh flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Riyadh.
ME1 - RUH
Price
$1,078 - $3,670
RUH
Temperature
14 - 36 °C
RUH
Precipitation
0 - 30 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 49% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 42% potential price drop

Average price

$1,787

Average for round-trip flights in septiembre 2021

Round-trip from

€1.078

From Melbourne to Riyadh King Khaled Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne to Riyadh?

Flights from Melbourne to Riyadh are generally found to be more expensive on Wednesday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Riyadh.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne to Riyadh?

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne to Riyadh, book at least 56 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 35% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $2,016 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $2,286.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to Riyadh?

Our data shows that October tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Riyadh from Melbourne. Users have commonly found prices around $1,859 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $932. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Riyadh (ME1 - RUH)?

It’s optimal to fly from Melbourne to Riyadh in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 24% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Riyadh in September, October 2021

The best prices found for MEL to RUH flights in September, October
26 Oct - 24 Nov
$5,457pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
26 Oct - 24 Nov
$5,580pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
25 Oct - 24 Nov
$5,676pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Riyadh 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Riyadh from Melbourne found for this year
26 Oct - 24 Nov
$5,457pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
26 Oct - 24 Nov
$5,580pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
25 Oct - 24 Nov
$5,676pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Melbourne</span> to <span class="emphasized">Riyadh</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Riyadh

What airport do you fly into for flights to Riyadh from Melbourne?

For a flight from Melbourne to Riyadh, you will be flying into King Khaled Intl. Riyadh King Khaled Intl (RUH) is just 30.1 km from the centre vof the city. King Khaled Intl is the only Riyadh airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Melbourne per day. 6 airlines have flights to Riyadh King Khaled Intl from Melbourne on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Riyadh King Khaled Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Melbourne to Riyadh King Khaled Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Etihad Airways, Emirates, and SriLankan Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Etihad Airways with this kind of flexibility.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Melbourne to Riyadh King Khaled Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Philippine Airlines and Etihad Airways are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Melbourne to Riyadh King Khaled Intl are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Riyadh for under $2,800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Riyadh for under $2,800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just $2,799, but on average you can expect to pay $7,591.

How popular is this Melbourne to Riyadh flight route?

This flight path from Melbourne to Riyadh King Khaled Intl was viewed by 272 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne to Riyadh return?

Currently priced at $2,799, Emirates will fly you from Melbourne to Riyadh and back. In addition to Emirates, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from British Airways and Etihad Airways - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $3,148 and $13,495, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne to Riyadh?

The most popular airlines flying from Melbourne to Riyadh are Emirates, Etihad Airways and Philippine Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Riyadh?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $930. While the most popular route (Melbourne - Riyadh King Khaled Intl) can be booked for $1,921 on average our data indicates $3,017 when flying from Melbourne to Riyadh

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Riyadh from Melbourne?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to Riyadh King Khaled Intl

Most visitors from Melbourne need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Riyadh King Khaled Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Riyadh King Khaled Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Riyadh King Khaled Intl.

Documents
Arrival Registration - Non-Saudi nationals holding Tourist Visas are allowed to enter the Kingdom during COVID-19 pandemic if they completed the required doses of one of the COVID-19 vaccines approved by Saudi Ministry of Health and have successfully registered on the "Arrival Registration" Platform.


Do I need a test to fly back to Melbourne from Riyadh?

Returning to Melbourne from Riyadh King Khaled Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Riyadh King Khaled Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Melbourne.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Riyadh King Khaled Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.

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Destination information for Riyadh

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Riyadh.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = 2.72﷼
Average temperature for September in Riyadh
40.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Riyadh
1.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

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Airports servicing Riyadh

Top 5 airlines flying from Melbourne to Riyadh King Khaled Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Riyadh choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Philippine Airlines
$893 $1,077 No cancel fee 60%
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SriLankan Airlines
$1,062 $1,420 No cancel fee 68%
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Oman Air
$1,567 $1,929 No cancel fee 76%
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Emirates
$1,628 $2,212 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
$1,640 $2,206 No cancel fee 75%
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