Map of flight path from London to Riyadh.
Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and King Khalid International Airport (RUH).
How far is Riyadh from London?
There are several ways to calculate distances between London and Riyadh. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 3072.777 miles
- 4945.155 kilometers
- 2670.170 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
- 3069.958 miles
- 4940.619 kilometers
- 2667.721 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between London and Riyadh is 3 hours. Riyadh is 3 hours ahead of London.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 343 kg (756 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
London (LHR) → Riyadh (RUH).