If you are actually flying from Chennai, India to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia or if you are just curious to know the flight time between Chennai and Riyadh, this page will give you the information you are looking for.


Flight time from Chennai to Riyadh is 5 hours 30 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from MAA to RUH is 5 hours 30 minutes (Operated by Saudi Arabian Airlines)

The nearest airport to Chennai, is Chennai International Airport (MAA) and the nearest airport to Riyadh, is King Khaled International Airport (RUH)

Distance from Chennai to Riyadh is approximately 3740 kilometers.

Flights from Chennai to Riyadh • Airlines & Flight Duration

Flights operated by major airlines departing from Chennai arrive at King Khaled International Airport, the major airport in Riyadh

Airline & JourneyDuration
Saudi Arabian Airlines
5 hrs 30 mins

Flight time from Chennai to Riyadh via Dubai • MAA to RUH via DXB

Flight duration from Chennai International Airport to King Khaled International Airport via Dubai Airport, United Arab Emirates on Emirates Airline flight is 19 hours 10 minutes

MAA to DXB 4 hrs 15 mins
DXB Waiting Time 12 hrs 55 mins
DXB to RUH 2 hrs
Total Duration: 19 hrs 10 mins

Flight time from Chennai to Riyadh via Colombo • MAA to RUH via CMB

Flight duration from Chennai International Airport to King Khaled International Airport via Bandaranayake Airport, Sri Lanka on SriLankan Airlines flight is 20 hours 35 minutes

MAA to CMB 1 hr 20 mins
CMB Waiting Time 13 hrs 55 mins
CMB to RUH 5 hrs 20 mins
Total Duration: 20 hrs 35 mins

How long does it take to fly from Chennai to Riyadh?

Non-stop flight time from Chennai to Riyadh is around 5 hours 30 minutes.

Fastest one-stop flight between Chennai and Riyadh takes close to 8 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 30 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

This is the average non-stop flight time from Chennai to Riyadh.

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, Chennai - Riyadh flight time depend on the layover destination specified by your airline or the one you choose while booking your ticket.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 50 mins to 24 hrs .

Flight time from Chennai, India to airports near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Direct flight and one stop flight time from Chennai International Airport, Chennai to airports nearest to Riyadh is given in the table below

Journey ToStops & Duration
Alahsa, Alahsa Airport
7 hrs 30 mins
1 Stop
Dawadmi, Dawadmi Airport
11 hrs 5 mins
1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between Chennai and Riyadh

Chennai time is 2 hours 30 minutes ahead of Riyadh


Current time in Chennai, India : Sun, 21 Jan, 2018,
Chennai Timezone: IST (+05:30)

03:44 PM

Current time in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia :, Sun, 21 Jan, 2018,
Riyadh Timezone: +03 (+03:00)

01:14 PM

MAA to RUH Flight - Chennai Airport to Riyadh Airport Flight Route Map

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