King Khalid International Airport (RUH) Transfers
Looking for an alternative to the traditional Riyadh Airport shuttle or taxi? Whether you need a ride to the center of Riyadh or a ride back to King Khalid Airport after a trip, get where you’re going with the Uber app you already know. Request a ride to and from RUH at the tap of a button.
Airport Road, King Khalid International Airport, Riyadh, 13463, Saudi Arabia
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Pickup at Riyadh Airport (RUH)
Open your app to request a ride
When you’re ready, open the Uber app to request a ride to your destination. Choose the RUH airport transportation option that suits your group size and luggage needs.
Follow directions in the app
You’ll get directions about Riyadh Airport pickup points directly in the app. Pickup locations may vary by terminal. Rideshare pickup signs might also be available at King Khalid International Airport.
Meet your driver
Go to your assigned RUH pickup location as specified by the app. Please note: this location may not always be at your nearest exit. Your driver’s name, license plate, and car color will show in the app. Verify your ride before you get in. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
Riyadh Airport tips
Riyadh Airport parking
Parking options are available at Riyadh Airport in front of the passenger terminals. The capacity is 11,600 vehicles, and the facility provides both long- and short-term parking options.
Money exchange at Riyadh Airport
Currency exchange counters can be found throughout Riyadh Airport in Terminals 1, 2, and 5.
Riyadh Airport lounge areas
King Khalid Airport has 4 lounge areas: the Wellcome Lounge, Alfursan Lounge, Plaza Premium Lounge, and naSmiles Lounge. They are all open 24/7, and access can be booked in advance of your visit.
Top questions from riders
- Is Uber available at RUH International Airport?
Yes, Uber is available at RUH Airport and can connect you to a reliable ride in minutes.
- Where is the Uber Riyadh Airport pickup location?
Pickup locations can vary and are subject to change, so make sure you always check the Uber app after you request a ride to find your pickup point.
- How much will a ride with Uber cost at RUH Airport?
Prices can vary based on trip length, traffic, and other external factors. You may wish to check the Uber price estimator for approximate prices.
- How long is a wait for an Uber trip at Riyadh Airport?
The time to secure a ride can vary based on the number of drivers on the road and time of day.
King Khalid Airport visitor information
King Khalid International Airport (RUH) is the 2nd-largest airport in Saudi Arabia. Located about 35 kilometers (22 miles) north of Riyadh, the airport provides easy access for travelers wishing to visit the capital and explore its surrounding areas. RUH Airport is only a 30-minute drive from Riyadh in ideal traffic and weather conditions, making Uber a convenient choice for travelers heading to or from the city.
King Khalid International Airport terminals
Riyadh International Airport is divided into 3 terminals: Terminal 1, Terminal 2, and Terminal 5. These 3 terminals host a combination of domestic and international flights. Travelers can move between terminals by using a shuttle bus service that runs approximately every 10 minutes, making airport transfers quick and easy for anyone on a connecting flight. Alternatively, passengers can request a short Uber trip for privacy and comfort. You can easily plan your journey using the information below to help ensure quick a check-in.
Riyadh Airport Terminal 1
All international flights use this terminal, excluding Air France, Flynas, and Saudia.
Riyadh Airport Terminal 2
International flights on Air France, Flynas, and Saudia use this terminal.
Riyadh Airport Terminal 5
Terminal 5 handles domestic flights by flyadeal, Flynas, Nesma, Saudia, and SaudiGulf.
Things to do in Riyadh Airport
Business travelers or passengers with professional commitments requiring appropriate meeting areas or quiet spaces may wish to use the business facilities within RUH, including meeting rooms and conference rooms. Should you require it, King Khalid Airport provides a barber service in the arrivals area of Terminal 1.
Riyadh Airport restaurants
King Khalid Airport offers an expansive range of almost 30 restaurants and eateries that span its 3 terminals. With a combination of fast food, light bites, and table-service restaurants, there are plenty of food options both airside and landside. Offering traditional dishes as well as international chain favorites, RUH Airport’s eateries might suit the whole family.
Riyadh Airport shops
Riyadh Airport has an extensive duty-free shopping area in Terminals 1 and 2, in addition to a selection of pharmacies and gift shops.
For extra baggage security and peace of mind while travelling, luggage wrapping services are available in the departures area of all 3 terminals.
Hotels near Riyadh Airport
Passengers who require a hotel stay near King Khalid Airport can choose from numerous hotels located in the airport’s vicinity. Many hotels nearby also offer an airport shuttle service that can be prearranged before arrival for a seamless transition from airport to destination. Alternatively, a ride to any of Riyadh’s local hotels can be requested through Uber, with designated meeting points ensuring a fast and reliable ride.
Points of interest near RUH
Whether you’re looking to explore Riyadh’s culture or indulge in some luxury shopping, Riyadh has plenty of sights for travelers to explore:
- Al Bujairi Square
- Al Nakheel Mall
- Al Rajhi Grand Mosque
- Masmak citadel
- National museum
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