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

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The best prices from Chicago to Riyadh are usually found in February or April, booked 42 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Saturday

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 2021: compare Chicago to Riyadh flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Riyadh.
CHI - RUH
Price
$770 - $1,127
RUH
Temperature
68 - 111.2 °F
RUH
Rainfall
0 - 0.7 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$770

From Chicago to Riyadh

One-way from

$627

One-way flight from Chicago to Riyadh

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?

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Chicago to Riyadh. 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.

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

When flying from Chicago to Riyadh, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 18% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Riyadh in May, June 2021

The best prices found for CHI to RUH flights for May, June
18 May - 4 Jul
$1,018pp
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
23 May - 30 Jun
$1,069pp
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
8 Jun - 14 Jun
$1,072pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
RUH
Riyadh King Khaled Intl
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Riyadh 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Riyadh from Chicago found for this year
1 Oct - 15 Oct
$888pp
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
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$901pp
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
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$902pp
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 Riyadh from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Riyadh
5:45 am - 9:10 pm
Ethiopian Air
1 Stop
31h 25m
ORD - RUH
Ethiopian Air
$627
KAYAK
3:50 pm - 6:10 pm
Oman Air
2 Stops
42h 20m
ORD - RUH
Oman Air
$754
BudgetAir
12:55 pm - 6:10 pm
British Airways
1 Stop
21h 15m
ORD - RUH
British Airways
$756
KAYAK

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Riyadh

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Riyadh due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Riyadh for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

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

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from Chicago to Riyadh King Khaled Intl include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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. Lufthansa, Etihad Airways, and Turkish Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Lufthansa with this kind of flexibility.

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 5 different airlines.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Riyadh for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Riyadh for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $888, but on average you can expect to pay $1,041.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Riyadh for under $900 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Chicago to Riyadh, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Riyadh?

Expect the weather to be around 111 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Riyadh is generally hotter than in Chicago.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Riyadh?

Departing from Chicago to Riyadh will take you 17h 15m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Chicago to Riyadh round-trip from $888. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Ethiopian Air, from $923, and Air Canada, from $964. Turkish Airlines is currently priced 5% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Riyadh one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Ethiopian Air, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $627. Oman Air flights start at $639 while deals on Gulf Air start at $656 one-way.

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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 May in Riyadh
102.2 °F

Airports servicing Chicago

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Top 5 airlines flying from Chicago to Riyadh

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
Turkish Airlines
$767 $958 No cancel fee 77%
Royal Jordanian
$568 $986 No cancel fee 61%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Royal Jordanian. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Lufthansa
$766 $1,054 No cancel fee 76%
Emirates
$902 $1,061 No cancel fee 75%
Etihad Airways
$883 $1,093 No cancel fee 75%
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