Distance from Russia to Saudi Arabia

Name Russia Saudi Arabia
Country flag Flag of Russia Flag of Saudi Arabia
Country ISO code RU / RUS SA / SAU
Continent Europe Asia
Continent code EU AS
Capital Moscow Riyadh
Total cities 8899 294
Cost of living Cost of living in Russia Cost of living in Saudi Arabia
DD coordinates 55.000000 / 103.000000 24.266906 / 45.107849
DMS coordinates 55°00'0.00" N / 103°00'0.00" E 24°16'0.86" N / 45°06'28.26" E
UTM coordinates 48U 372071.8086231 6096620.7070769 38R 510946.69939043 2683781.4967381
Time zone Europe/Moscow Asia/Riyadh
Airports Airports in Russia: 874 Airports in Saudi Arabia: 78
Miles from Russia to Saudi Arabia: 3598
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There are many ways to find how far is Russia from Saudi Arabia, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 55.000000 / 103.000000 (RU) and 24.266906 / 45.107849 (SA).


When trying to get from Russia to Saudi Arabia, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 5791 km / 3598 mil. Surely, both RU and SA are big enough for the distance to vary considerably depending on how it is measured.

Commonly, the shortest distance is calculated as the crow flies, meaning the most direct path between two points. However, to get more precise results, it is important to specify the remoteness of these points. So, the distance is shown as a straight line between the departure coordinates of 55.000000 / 103.000000 and the arrival coordinates of 24.266906 / 45.107849.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Russia to Saudi Arabia is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 6 hours, 53 minutes. Yet, the flight length may also vary based on a number of factors, such as the speed of a specific airliner, its route, and airports of departure and arrival.

Besides, the time is calculated without transfer activities, which may involve different modes of transportation. So, how far is it from Russia to Saudi Arabia? The average figures for different transportation options are shown on this web page, calculated by a precise formula of spherical trigonometry.

Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Russia (RU)
Arrives in Saudi Arabia (SA)
Distance between Russia and Saudi Arabia 5791 km / 3598 mil
Avg car duration 64 hours, 20 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 96 hours, 30 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 57 hours, 54 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 6 hours, 26 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between RU and SA is 5791 kilometers = 3598 miles, the calculation is carried out using the formula Haversine between latitude / longitude points on the Earth's surface, using an ellipsoidal model.
The shortest flight distance from RU to SA is 5791 kilometers = 3598 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to SA takes approximately 6 hours, 26 minutes.
It will take you about 96 hours, 30 minutes to drive from Russia (RU) to Saudi Arabia (SA), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Russia from Saudi Arabia.
Reverse direction from Saudi Arabia to Russia.