# How far is Riyadh from Medina?

The distance between Medina (Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz Airport) and Riyadh (King Khalid International Airport) is 440 miles / 709 kilometers / 383 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Medina (MED) to Riyadh (RUH) is 519 miles / 835 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 7 hours 51 minutes.

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## Distance from Medina to Riyadh

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Medina to Riyadh. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 440.391 miles
• 708.741 kilometers
• 382.690 nautical miles

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

Haversine formula
• 439.651 miles
• 707.549 kilometers
• 382.046 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Medina to Riyadh?

The estimated flight time from Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz Airport to King Khalid International Airport is 1 hour and 20 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz Airport (MED) and King Khalid International Airport (RUH)

On average, flying from Medina to Riyadh generates about 90 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 90 kilograms equals 198 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Medina to Riyadh

See the map of the shortest flight path between Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz Airport (MED) and King Khalid International Airport (RUH).

## Airport information

Origin Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz Airport
City: Medina
Country: Saudi Arabia
IATA Code: MED
ICAO Code: OEMA
Coordinates: 24°33′12″N, 39°42′18″E
Destination King Khalid International Airport