Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Riyadh (RUH)

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The best prices from Chicago to Riyadh King Khaled Intl are usually found in February or September, booked 30 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Riyadh (RUH)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to RUH flight in 2022: compare Chicago to Riyadh flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Riyadh.
CHI - RUH
Price
$792 - $1,375
RUH
Temperature
57.2 - 96.8 °F
RUH
Rainfall
0 - 1.2 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$792

From Chicago (CHI) to Riyadh King Khaled Intl

One-way from

$694

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) 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 round-trip from Chicago to Riyadh?

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 18% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Riyadh (CHI - RUH)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Chicago to Riyadh in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 14% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Riyadh. Flights to Riyadh from Chicago in February are about $1,055 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $652.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 23% by booking at least 31 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Chicago to Riyadh within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,132.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Riyadh in June, July 2022

The best prices found for CHI to RUH flights for June, July
31 Jul - 14 Oct
$1,007pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Jul - 12 Oct
$1,020pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Jul - 13 Oct
$1,044pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Riyadh 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Riyadh from Chicago found for this year
20 Oct - 2 Nov
$939pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Aug - 11 Oct
$977pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Jul - 14 Oct
$1,007pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to King Khaled Intl from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Riyadh
5:20 pm - 11:40 am
Etihad Airways
1 Stop
34h 20m
ORD - RUH
Etihad Airways
$694
oojo
1:10 pm - 2:55 pm
Lufthansa
1 Stop
16h 45m
ORD - RUH
Lufthansa
$865
Lufthansa
11:45 am - 10:50 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
27h 05m
ORD - RUH
Multiple Airlines
$980
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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Riyadh

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

If you book a flight to Riyadh from Chicago, you will be flying to King Khaled Intl, which is the city’s only airport. Riyadh King Khaled Intl (RUH) is located 18.7 mi from the center of Riyadh. There are 0 flights from Chicago to King Khaled Intl per day from 6 different airlines.

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

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

Can I find flights from Chicago to Riyadh for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Riyadh for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $939, but on average you can expect to pay $1,072.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Riyadh round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to Riyadh is Turkish Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $939 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Lufthansa and Air Canada, starting at $1,062 and $1,068 round-trip. Users have found that Turkish Airlines is 10% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Riyadh?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $817. While the most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Riyadh King Khaled Intl) can be booked for $939 on average our data indicates $980 when flying from Chicago to Riyadh.

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

Consider Emirates, Etihad Airways or Lufthansa when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Riyadh.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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

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

Most visitors from Chicago can enter Riyadh King Khaled Intl without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Riyadh King Khaled Intl.

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

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

Returning to Chicago from Riyadh King Khaled Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Riyadh King Khaled Intl are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Chicago.

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

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Destination information for Riyadh

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Riyadh.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = 3.75﷼
Average temperature for June in Riyadh
109.4 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Riyadh
0.7 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Riyadh

Top 6 airlines flying from Chicago to Riyadh King Khaled Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago 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
Royal Jordanian
$594 $714 No cancel fee 61%
Etihad Airways
$651 $913 No cancel fee 75%
Turkish Airlines
$797 $1,074 No cancel fee 77%
Emirates
$862 $1,568 No cancel fee 75%
Lufthansa
$955 $1,066 No cancel fee 76%
Qatar Airways
$1,085 $1,456 No cancel fee 68%
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