Lucknow,Bengaluru,Chennai,Thiruvananthapuram,Mumbai and New Delhi are the major cities from where direct flight is available. Jet airways,Gulf air and Emirates are the best and popular airlines on this route.
Visa is required to enter Riyadh,Saudi Arabia. Embassy of India, Riyadh also announced that it will be compulsory for those applicants seeking Indian visa, to enroll their biometric data while submitting their visa applications at India Passport and Visa Application center. A VFS service charge of SAR 60 for Visa Application, 15 SAR for Attestation of documents and SAR 13 for Passport related services is applicable per passport and is non-refundable. Application form:https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/info1.jsp
Riyadh is also the base of operations of the Saudi national airlines, there are frequent flights from and to almost every place in the country. From King Khalid Airport there is limousine service to the visitorês destination. There is also a regular SAPTCO (Saudi Arabian Public Transport Company) bus service from the airport to various hotels and the centre of town.
|Starting city||Return price (approx)|
|Mumbai||₹ 22,502||View Details|
|New Delhi||₹ 28,468 Non-stop||View Details|
|Bengaluru||₹ 23,748||View Details|
|Chennai||₹ 24,718||View Details|
|Hyderabad||₹ 30,036 Non-stop||View Details|
|Kolkata||₹ 30,174||View Details|
The roads are well maintained and you can drive in from Egypt, Jordan, Syria and Turkey. The government fixes car rental prices. Youêll have to pay for insurance along with the rental. Most large hotels have car rental services. There are two kinds of taxis: white and orange and yellow taxis. They are metered. The drivers of the white and orange speak English.
Saudi Railway Authority¾operates two separate passenger and cargo lines between Riyadh and¾Dammam¾passing through¾Hofuf, and¾Haradh.
There are regular buses which operate in Riyadh. Regular bus fare regardless of distance is 2 saudi riyal.These buses except for the bigger SAPTCO buses, are not airconditioned. Its seats have remained so much to be desired and could be too crowded. Rent-a-car fee starts at 50 SAR above depending on the car's model.Privately owned buses run on a certain short routes whereas SAPTCO buses runs to all the cities of Saudi Arabia.Monthly pass can be made by just paying 200 SAR.