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Flight time from Chennai to Riyadh is 4 hours 55 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from MAA to RUH is 4 hours 55 minutes (Operated by Saudi Arabian Airlines)

Non-Stop Chennai to Riyadh flight time by other airlines   More direct flights with stopover

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

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

Fastest one-stop flight between Chennai and Riyadh takes close to 8 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 31 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 1 hr to 24 hrs .

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

Find flights from Chennai to cities and airports near Riyadh

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

Saudi Arabian Airlines
4 hrs 55 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 8 hours 15 minutes

SriLankan Airlines
Total flight duration
8 hours 15 minutes
MAA to CMB → 1 hour 20 minutes
CMB Stop 1 hour 10 minutes
CMB to RUH → 5 hours 45 minutes

Flight time from Chennai to Riyadh via New Delhi • MAA to RUH via DEL

Flight duration from Chennai International Airport to King Khaled International Airport via Indira Gandhi International Airport, India on Air India Limited flight is 22 hours 30 minutes

Air India Limited
Total flight duration
22 hours 30 minutes
MAA to DEL → 2 hours 45 minutes
DEL Stop 14 hours 25 minutes
DEL to RUH → 5 hours 20 minutes

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

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
MAA - DWD Dawadmi, Dawadmi Airport 11 hrs 5 mins1 Stop
MAA - HOF Alahsa, Alahsa Airport 7 hrs 30 mins1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between Chennai and Riyadh

Air India Limited

Air Sahara

Jet Airways

Saudi Arabian Airlines

Chennai - Riyadh Timezones & Time Difference

Current time in Chennai, India :
06:33 PM, Fri, 22 May, 2015
Chennai Timezone: +05:30
Current time in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia :
04:03 PM, Fri, 22 May, 2015
Riyadh Timezone: +03:00
Chennai time is 2 hours 30 minutes ahead of Riyadh

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

Location of Chennai Airport & Riyadh Airport is given below. Click the map to view Chennai to Riyadh flight path and travel direction.

Chennai - Lat: 12.9814, Long: 80.1641   Riyadh - Lat: 24.9576, Long: 46.6988

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