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Distance between Riyadh (RUH) and Medina (MED)

Flight distance from Riyadh to Medina (King Khalid International Airport – Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz Airport) is 440 miles / 709 kilometers / 383 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Riyadh (RUH) to Medina (MED) is 519 miles / 835 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 52 minutes.

Riyadh – Medina

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440
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709
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383
Nautical miles

How far is Medina from Riyadh?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common 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 earth.

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 Riyadh to Medina?

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

What is the time difference between Riyadh and Medina?

There is no time difference between Riyadh and Medina.

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

On average flying from Riyadh to Medina generates about 90 kg of CO2 per passenger, 90 kilograms is equal to 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 Riyadh to Medina

Shortest flight path between King Khalid International Airport (RUH) and Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz Airport (MED).

Airport information

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

Airlines flying from Riyadh (RUH) to Medina (MED)

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Saudi Arabian Airlines