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Distance between Kuwait City (KWI) and Riyadh (RUH)

Flight distance from Kuwait City to Riyadh (Kuwait International Airport – King Khalid International Airport) is 304 miles / 489 kilometers / 264 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Kuwait City (KWI) to Riyadh (RUH) is 446 miles / 718 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 34 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Kuwait City to Riyadh.

Shortest flight path between Kuwait International Airport (KWI) and King Khalid International Airport (RUH).

How far is Riyadh from Kuwait City?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Kuwait City and Riyadh. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 304.160 miles
  • 489.498 kilometers
  • 264.308 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 305.123 miles
  • 491.048 kilometers
  • 265.145 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Kuwait International Airport
City: Kuwait City
Country: Kuwait Flag of Kuwait
IATA Code: KWI
ICAO Code: OKBK
Coordinates: 29°13′35″N, 47°58′8″E

B King Khalid International Airport
City: Riyadh
Country: Saudi Arabia Flag of Saudi Arabia
IATA Code: RUH
ICAO Code: OERK
Coordinates: 24°57′27″N, 46°41′55″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Kuwait City and Riyadh.

Time Difference

Kuwait City

 +03

Riyadh

 +03

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 70 kg (154 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Kuwait City (KWI) → Riyadh (RUH).

Distance:
304
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
304

Round trip?