# How far is Taif from Riyadh?

The distance between Riyadh (King Khalid International Airport) and Taif (Taif Regional Airport) is 459 miles / 738 kilometers / 398 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Riyadh (RUH) to Taif (TIF) is 493 miles / 793 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 8 hours 42 minutes.

459
Miles
738
Kilometers
398
Nautical miles
1 h 22 min

## Distance from Riyadh to Taif

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 458.563 miles
• 737.985 kilometers
• 398.480 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
• 458.521 miles
• 737.918 kilometers
• 398.444 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 Taif?

The estimated flight time from King Khalid International Airport to Taif Regional Airport is 1 hour and 22 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between King Khalid International Airport (RUH) and Taif Regional Airport (TIF)

On average, flying from Riyadh to Taif generates about 93 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 93 kilograms equals 204 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 Taif

See the map of the shortest flight path between King Khalid International Airport (RUH) and Taif Regional Airport (TIF).

## Airport information

Origin King Khalid International Airport
City: Riyadh
Country: Saudi Arabia
IATA Code: RUH
ICAO Code: OERK
Coordinates: 24°57′27″N, 46°41′55″E
Destination Taif Regional Airport
City: Taif
Country: Saudi Arabia
IATA Code: TIF
ICAO Code: OETF
Coordinates: 21°29′0″N, 40°32′39″E