Riyadh Airport Informational Guide to King Khalid International Airport (RUH) - Non Official

Riyadh Airport Transportation

There are several options to get around from Riyadh Airport to any destination, although transport public is barely available: 

As an important information, the driving ban on women is lifted from June 24, 2018, so women are allowed to drive in public and therefore to rent a car.

See below the transportation options at Riyadh Airport:


Best option to get to city centre quickly is taxi or transfer. 


Some hotels in the area provide shuttle service to and from Riyadh Airport. Ask to your hotel for availability and details.


Get within 30 minutes to Riyadh by taxi.

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Metro services are available at Riyadh Airport Terminal 5. Service operative in 2023. 

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If you want private transportation to and from Riyadh Airport, you can book a transfer to your preferred destination. 

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car rental 

Rent a car at Riyadh Airport. Car rental companies are located at the parking lot entry of each hall.

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Transfer between terminals

King Khalid Airport Terminals are inter-connected since they are located within the same terminal complex. Given they are connected to each other by walkways, it is pretty easy to transfer between them.

In order to get to Terminal 5 from any of the other terminals, there is a free shuttle bus between terminals every 10 minutes.