# How far is Buraidah from Riyadh?

The distance between Riyadh (King Khalid International Airport) and Buraidah (Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz International Airport) is 205 miles / 329 kilometers / 178 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Riyadh (RUH) to Buraidah (ELQ) is 236 miles / 380 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 3 hours 48 minutes.

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## Distance from Riyadh to Buraidah

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 204.633 miles
• 329.325 kilometers
• 177.821 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
• 204.506 miles
• 329.120 kilometers
• 177.711 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 Riyadh to Buraidah?

The estimated flight time from King Khalid International Airport to Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz International Airport is 53 minutes.

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

On average, flying from Riyadh to Buraidah generates about 55 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 55 kilograms equals 122 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

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

## Airport information

Origin King Khalid International Airport