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King Khaled International Airport (RUH)

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King Khaled International Airport (RUH)
AddressP.O Box 12531, Riyadh 11483, Saudi Arabia
Telephone(01) 221 1000
Number of terminals4
Time zoneGMT +3
LocationThe Riyadh King Khaled International Airport is situated 35km (22 miles) north of Riyadh.
Airport codeRUH
Country dialling code966
Transfer between terminalsThe terminals are all housed within the same building, connected by linking buildings equipped with travelators.
Driving directionsMajor roads to the airport are King Fahd Road, Al-Takhassousi Road and the East Interstate Highway.
Car rentalSeveral local car hire companies, plus Avis and Budget, operate at the airport. Counters can be found in the airport lobby. Please note: Women are not allowed to drive on public roads in Saudi Arabia.
Public transport and taxisTaxi: taxis are the only mode of public transport available to/from the airport and must be paid for in advance. Authorised taxis marked with the airport logo are available 24 hours a day to the city centre (journey time: 30 minutes). By law, taxis must have a meter and passengers should check this before setting off. Average prices start at SAR 60.
Car parkingTwo large three-level garages are located directly in front of the passenger terminals, one on either side of the airport mosque, with capacity for over 11,000 vehicles; they are connected to the terminals and to the mosque by pedestrian walkways.
Information and help desksEach terminal has an operations office, which provides passenger information.
Airport FacilitiesMoney and communications: two 24-hour banks and a post office operate in Terminal 2 and there are ATMs in Terminals 2 and 3.
Eating and drinking: there are restaurants, snack bars and cafés throughout the airport, available 24 hours in both Domestic and International terminals. There are no bars (alcohol is illegal in Saudi Arabia).
Shopping: there is a selection of shops, including duty-free.
Luggage: trolleys are available.
Other facilities: there is a first aid centre open 24 hours and a mosque.
Conference and business facilitiesBusiness services, including five banquet and meeting rooms for up to 250 people, plus audiovisual equipment, are available at the Makarim Riyadh Hotel (tel: (01) 220 4500; www.makarimriyadh.com), which is on site.
Disabled facilitiesFacilities include disabled toilets, lifts, escalators, travelators and specially adapted telephones. Reserved car parking spaces are available. Passengers requiring wheelchairs and special assistance should request this from their airline prior to travel.
Airport hotelsThere is one on-site hotel at Riyadh King Khaled International Airport, the Makarim Riyadh Hotel. All major city hotels (including many international brands) also have representation at the airport, and many offer courtesy transportation services for guests.

Holiday Inn Riyadh - Izdihar
This Holiday Inn is located between the Riyadh King Khaled International Airport and the city centre, just a 20-minute drive from the terminal building. The hotel has 26 meeting rooms and two outdoor pools.
Northern Ring Rd
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Tel: (01) 450 5054
Web: www.ichotelsgroup.com

RadissonBlu Hotel Riyadh
Located in central Riyadh, the Radisson Blu Hotel Riyadh offers four restaurants and free wi-fi internet access. A business centre and 12 meeting/event rooms are available.
P.O. Box 18006 - 11415
Al Mubarakiah Plaza, King Abdul Aziz Street
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Tel: (01) 479 1234
Web: www.riyadh.radissonsas.com

Riyadh InterContinental Hotel
Set in expansive gardens, Riyadh InterContinental Hotel has a range of leisure facilities, including a nine-hole golf course, a bowling alley and tennis courts. The hotel is 30 minutes away from the Riyadh King Khaled International Airport.
P.O Box 3636, Al Maather Street
Riyadh 11481, Saudi Arabia
Tel: (01) 465 5000
Web: www.ichotelsgroup.com

Riyadh Marriott Hotel
Located 30 minutes from the airport by hotel shuttle bus, Riyadh Marriot Hotel offers a central Riyadh location. Hotel facilities include two restaurants and a health club.
Al Ma'ather Street
Riyadh 11464, Saudi Arabia
Tel: (01) 477 9300
Web: www.marriott.com

Four Seasons Riyadh
Located in the Kingdom Centre, with its shopping centre, the Four Seasons Riyadh is a 30-minute drive from the Riyadh King Khaled International Airport, linked via a pre-arranged shuttle bus service. Hotel facilities include a range of dining options and a spa.
P.O Box 231000
Kingdom Centre
Riyadh 11321, Saudi Arabia
Tel: (01) 211 5000
Web: www.fourseasons.com/riyadh

Sheraton Riyadh Hotel and Towers
The 192-room Sheraton is 30km (19 miles) from the Riyadh King Khaled International Airport and it offers a limited airport transfer service. Hotel facilities include a tennis court, a sauna and a business centre.
P.O Box 90807
Olaya Junction of King Fahad and King Abdullah Road
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Tel: (01) 454 3300
Web: www.starwoodhotels.com

Makarim Riyadh Hotel
A luxury 5-star property, with 248 rooms and suites, the Makarim Riyadh Hotel is located on the airport site. The hotel offers a choice of restaurants, extensive meeting and events facilities, a business centre and sports facilities including tennis courts, an outdoor pool, gymnasium and sauna.
King Khaled International Airport
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Tel: (01) 220 4500
Web: www.makarimriyadh.com
Full airport nameRiyadh King Khaled International Airport
CountrySaudi Arabia
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