# How far is Jeddah from Riyadh?

The distance between Riyadh (King Khalid International Airport) and Jeddah (King Abdulaziz International Airport) is 530 miles / 852 kilometers / 460 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Riyadh (RUH) to Jeddah (JED) is 617 miles / 993 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 11 hours 0 minutes.

530
Miles
852
Kilometers
460
Nautical miles
1 h 30 min
103 kg

## Distance from Riyadh to Jeddah

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 529.629 miles
• 852.355 kilometers
• 460.235 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
• 529.305 miles
• 851.834 kilometers
• 459.954 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 Jeddah?

The estimated flight time from King Khalid International Airport to King Abdulaziz International Airport is 1 hour and 30 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between King Khalid International Airport (RUH) and King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED)

On average, flying from Riyadh to Jeddah generates about 103 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 103 kilograms equals 227 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 Jeddah

See the map of the shortest flight path between King Khalid International Airport (RUH) and King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED).

## Airport information

Origin King Khalid International Airport