Houston to Riyadh Flights
Flights to Riyadh
George Bush Intercontinental Airport
Booking flights from Houston is easy if you use the services offered on Orbitz.com. George Bush Intercontinental Airport is the main airport that serves those traveling in and out of the city. Named after George H. W. Bush, this airport serves tens of millions of travelers yearly and was the 10th busiest airport in the United States in 2011. Airlines that service this airport include American Airlines, British Airways, Delta, Air Canada and Air France. Find low-cost tickets to destinations around the world on Orbitz.com.
Houston Airport Parking
Parking at George Bush Intercontinental Airport costs $17 per day, and you can purchase airport parking tickets in advance on Orbitz.com. However, if you are planning a long trip, this cost can add up. There are many companies that offer off-site parking to Houston travelers at cheaper rates. Ramada, which is approximately four miles from the airport, charges travelers $25 per week for parking and offers shuttle services to and from the airport. Park 'N Fly is located approximately three miles from the airport and charges $7 daily for parking, and Rocket Parking is located just over four miles from the airport, charging $5.50 per day.
Ground Transportation in Houston
The Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority has a bus and rail system that will get Houston residents to and from the airport. The airport has courtesy vans that will pick travelers up from locations that are within a five mile radius of the airport. Taxis are also available throughout the city and are the quickest option for those who choose not to drive or take public transportation. If you are arriving in Houston and need transportation, you can find great deals on rental cars on Orbitz.com. Customers can check out the latest sales to find bargain prices.
Airport Dining Facilities
George Bush Intercontinental Airport has a variety of restaurants that you can enjoy while waiting for your flight. Urban Crave, Cat Cora's Kitchen and Harlon's BBQ offer southern-style dishes. There are also many restaurant chains at this airport, including Schlotzky's Deli, Chili's and Popeye's Chicken. Book your flights from Houston using Orbitz.com and arrive at the airport early enough to relax and enjoy a fine meal.
Flights to Riyadh
Riyadh offers a vacation paradise and the best in modern business amenities for travelers. Orbitz.com can help you find options for flights to Riyadh to match any budget. Flights into the City arrive at the King Khalid Airport in Riyadh, located approximately 20 miles from the city center. The airport offers travel to major international locations, including parts of Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Major airlines serving this location include Alitalia, Air France and Air India.
Getting Around in the City
Taxi service provides the most reliable source of travel through the city of Riyadh. Taxis may operate for metered or negotiated rates. Drivers in the city often haggle with customers, especially on longer trips such as the ride from the airport, and patrons can expect to pay $15 or more for airport-to-city service. Buses run on half-hour schedules between the city and airport, and travelers typically pay less than $1 each way for this service. Few express options are available, however, and bus travel may take from 30 minutes to an hour, which is up to twice as long as taxi travel.
Weather in Riyadh
The arid climate of Riyadh offers cool winters with lows regularly reaching 32 degrees Fahrenheit and summer temperatures in excess of 100 degrees. Travelers in the winter months should pack a heavy coat and expect cold winds to blow through the city streets. Summer travelers should dress in light fabrics that will keep them cool in the windy climate. Rain primarily falls in the months of March and April.
Attractions and Activities
Visitors to Riyadh often come to experience the nightlife of the city or explore its cultural heritage. Many important Muslim sites, including the Great Mosque and Kingdom Centre, highlight the city's history. Travelers are likely to enjoy trips into the desert with local guides, as well as the excellent golf courses available throughout Riyadh. Let Orbitz.com provide planner services along with your flights to Riyadh when you book business or personal travel.
Cheap flights from Houston to Riyadh
Highlighted price = Cheapest round-trip flights
Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)
Lowest round trip fares by airline from Houston and Riyadh
|British Airways||HOU||RUH||Tue, Dec 24 - Sun, Jan 19||$979|
|Turkish Airlines||HOU||RUH||Tue, Dec 10 - Tue, Dec 31||$1,082|
|Lufthansa||HOU||RUH||Tue, Dec 10 - Wed, Jan 8||$1,177|
|Qatar Airways||HOU||RUH||Tue, Dec 24 - Sun, Jan 19||$1,515|
|Air Canada||HOU||RUH||Tue, Dec 10 - Wed, Jan 1||$1,530|
|Royal Jordanian||HOU||RUH||Tue, Dec 24 - Sun, Jan 19||$1,753|
|Emirates||HOU||RUH||Tue, Dec 24 - Sun, Jan 19||$1,757|
|Etihad Airways||HOU||RUH||Tue, Dec 24 - Sun, Jan 19||$1,779|
|Gulf Air||HOU||RUH||Tue, Dec 24 - Sun, Jan 19||$2,219|
|Iberia||HOU||RUH||Mon, Dec 16 - Tue, Jan 14||$4,003|
Houston and Riyadh airports and terminals
Airports in HoustonTX, US
George Bush Airport (IAH)
Distance from City Center: 17.8 miles
Hobby Airport (HOU)
Distance from City Center: 13.1 miles
Flight schedule for flights from Houston to Riyadh on Thu, Dec 5, 2013
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|Air France/Air France||AF639/AF6672||IAH||4:15 PM||RUH||7:40 PM||77W/77L||18hr 25min|
|Air France/Saudia||AF639/SV144||IAH||4:15 PM||RUH||7:40 PM||77W/777||18hr 25min|
|Alitalia/Air France||AZ2635/AF6672||IAH||4:15 PM||RUH||7:40 PM||77W/77L||18hr 25min|
|Alitalia/Saudia||AZ2635/SV144||IAH||4:15 PM||RUH||7:40 PM||77W/777||18hr 25min|
|Delta Air Lines/Air France||DL8667/AF6672||IAH||4:15 PM||RUH||7:40 PM||77W/77L||18hr 25min|
|Delta Air Lines/Saudia||DL8667/SV144||IAH||4:15 PM||RUH||7:40 PM||77W/777||18hr 25min|
|American Airlines/Saudia||AA6155/SV106||IAH||4:40 PM||RUH||8:50 PM||744/777||19hr 10min|
|Finnair/Saudia||AY5494/SV106||IAH||4:40 PM||RUH||8:50 PM||744/777||19hr 10min|
|British Airways/Saudia||BA194/SV106||IAH||4:40 PM||RUH||8:50 PM||744/777||19hr 10min|
|Iberia/Saudia||IB4630/SV106||IAH||4:40 PM||RUH||8:50 PM||744/777||19hr 10min|
|Air France/Air France||AF639/AF3862||IAH||4:15 PM||RUH||9:35 PM||77W/332||20hr 20min|
|Air France/Saudia||AF639/SV6110||IAH||4:15 PM||RUH||9:35 PM||77W/332||20hr 20min|
|Alitalia/Air France||AZ2635/AF3862||IAH||4:15 PM||RUH||9:35 PM||77W/332||20hr 20min|
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