King Khalid International Airport

Airport Information for Riyadh

All flights to and from King Khalid International Airport operate from terminal 2.

Transit Information
Since there is no separate transit zone or lounge, travellers can use the departure area to unwind between flight transfers.


Minimum Connecting Time
International to international:
1 hour 30 minutes
International to domestic:2 hours 30 minutes
Domestic to international:2 hours


Air India check-in counters will open four hours before and close an hour prior to the scheduled departure time.


Airport TransferAirport FacilitiesAirport Information
Distance from the airport to the city centre is 40 km. Airport taxis to city are available for 70-100 SAR (Saudi Riyal).Enjoy a fuss-free journey with a wide range of services at the airport.
  • Wheelchair assistance
  • Ambulifts
  • Internet is available in the premium lounge for First and Executive-class passengers.
  • Refreshment
  • Car rentals are available at terminal 1.
King Khalid International Airport has five terminals. Air India flights operate from terminal 2 and domestic flights operate from terminal 5. There are free shuttles between the terminals every 10 minutes.  


There are no dedicated check-in counters for any airline. Please look for Air India logo displayed above the counters at the time of check-in.


Airport Lounge

Air India business class guests, other eligible Air India Flying Return and Star Alliance guests can use the Plaza Premium Lounge at terminal 2.

The following services are available at the Plaza Premium Lounge 24/7:

  • Magazines
  • Newspaper
  • Refreshment
  • Smoking room
  • Free local calls
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Television
  • Washrooms
  • Male and female prayer rooms

Walk-in guests can also use the premium lounge against payment.