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878 Km
1 hour 40 min

Transportation to Riyadh Airport from the City Center

There are not many alternatives to get to King Khalid Airport from the city center; however, you can especially prefer to take a taxi, as well as you can choose from the transfer vehicles and car rental options for transportation to the airport. In addition, you can also prefer to travel by car thanks to the parking area at the airport.


You can arrive at King Khalid Airport in a short time from the city center by taking a taxi that allows you to travel comfortably in the light traffic of the city. Although taking a taxi might be costly, you can get one anywhere in the city and it will be a good transportation option you can prefer because it is a fast alternative and there are not many other options you can benefit from.

Transfer Services

If you want, you can also prefer to get to King Khalid Airport by the transfer vehicle offered to you by the hotel you have booked. You can easily catch your flight by taking the advantage of the transfer vehicle that is both an economical and fast option.

Rent a car

Renting a car may be the most comfortable option you can prefer to reach King Khalid Airport. In addition to the cars you can rent with a driver, you can also drive the car yourself to get to the airport easily and comfortably. You can rent a car from the offices of the car rental companies in the city center.

Airport Information

International and domestic flights are arranged at King Khalid Airport in Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia. King Khalid Airport, which is an important transportation hub for Riyadh, has four terminal buildings used for domestic and international flights. You can make your flight by choosing from a large number of airline companies serving at King Khalid Airport, where you can meet your every kind of basic needs before or after your flight.

In addition to baby care room, health care center, lost property office, mosque, car rental offices, meeting rooms and VIP lounge areas inside the airport building, there are also bank ATMs for money transactions, stores where you can do shopping, and various places where you can meet your eating and drinking needs.

Last Updated: 06 Apr 2017

Transportation to Sharjah City Center from Airport

Sharjah International Airport, connecting Dubai with other centers in the world, is about 15 kilometers away from the city center. While there are means of public transports that you can benefit in this route, these vehicles do not operate frequently. If you want to go to Sharjah or Dubai from the airport, the best option would be to take a taxi. You can find a taxi 24 hours a day at the airport. If you are planning to spend a few days or more in the city, you can also opt for renting a car as an alternative to the taxis. Almost all of the major international car rental companies serve passengers at the airport. Getting to the center of Dubai from Sharjah International Airport takes an average of 20-30 minutes. If you will get on the road in the city at a time when traffic is heavy, you should not forget it will take you a bit longer than this.

Car Rental

You can rent a car 24 hours a day, seven days a week from companies such as Hertz, Budget, Maximum, Sixt, Europcar, Dollar and AVIS which serve at Sharjah International Airport. If you would like to rent a car from Hertz, you can contact the company at 06-552-8290 and get information. If you prefer to rent your car from Budget, you can call the rental office at 06-558-0366 for more detailed information and reserve your car. If you wish your car to be ready at the airport close to the city center of Dubai when you land, you can also call companies like Sixt at 06-558-0310, Europcar at 06-558-1322 and Dollar Rent A Car at 06-336-5065.


You can also take the bus from the airport to the get to the city center of Sharjah or Dubai. But you have to keep in mid that it is not possible to take a bust to go to Dubai from the airport late at night. If you need to get to Sharjah and your flight is not too late, you can take advantage of buses departing every 15 minutes. Although they are not practical and fast, buses stand out with their advantages in terms of price. As a more economical and alternative method, you can also take the bus to the city center and continue by taxi to the hotel or to other places you want to reach in the city.


Passengers landing to Dubai's Sharjah International Airport mostly prefer taxis to get to the center of Dubai or Sharjah . At the airport there is a 24-hour taxi service every day of the week. You can continue your trip to the city center by taking one of these taxis as soon as you exit the terminal, without having to search for any different vehicles. All the taxis in Dubai have taximeters. Thanks to these devices, you can travel without worrying about the amount you will pay. The opening fare of the taxis at the airport is usually more than the ones in the center. On the other hand, the average fare for the journey from the airport to the city center would cost around 30-40 USD.

Private Airport Shuttle

If you need to travel from the airport to the center of the city with a few people or more crowded groups, one of the best vehicles you can choose without a doubt is the private airport shuttles. Many companies in the city offer this service. The fares of these shuttles vary according to the distance traveled and the number of passengers. You can reach your hotel or other important points in the center of Dubai with these private shuttles. If you reserve one of these vehicles and pay in advance of your arrival, you can benefit from these at more reasonable prices and you can find your shuttle ready at the terminal at the time of your arrival.

Luxury Transfer Vehicles

If you want to travel from Sharjah International Airport to the city center with a much more luxurious and comfortable vehicle, you can choose limousines that are preferred mostly by those visiting the city for business purposes. The limousines that pick up their passengers from the departure gates of Sharjah Airport take them to the center very quickly compared to other vehicles. This is also why limousines offer a great advantage for passengers who want to save time.

Last Updated: 11 Feb 2017

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How many kilometers is the flight distance from Riyadh-Sharjah and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Riyadh-Sharjah is 877 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 1 hour 40 minutes.

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