Riyadh Airport (RUH)
Location: The airport is situated 22 miles (35km) from Riyadh city
Time: Local time is GMT +3.
The terminals are linked by moving walkways.
Prepaid airport taxis are available for transport to the
Car rental counters are located in the lobby and include Avis,
Budget and Hertz (women are not allowed to drive on public roads
and may not be a passenger with a man who is not immediate family,
unless in a taxi).
Taxis are available at the airport. Fares into downtown Riyadh
will never be less than SAR 60. However, scammers and touts will
try to charge tourists SAR 200, which is grossly overpriced.
Facilities include restaurants and cafeterias (no bars as
alcohol is illegal), banks in Terminal 2 and ATMs in Terminals 2
and 3, first aid clinics, a post office, various shopping
opportunities, and visitor information. A mosque is located in the
centre of the passenger terminal. Facilities for the disabled are
Two multi-level garages are located directly in front of the
passenger terminals, on either side of the mosque, which are
connected to the terminals by walkways.
Parking at the airport is state-of-the-art. The parking garages
are connected to the airport's mosque and the terminal itself.
Departure Tax: None.