Daily Car Hire Rates in Riyadh Airport
*daily rates in Riyadh Airport based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.
*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for todays best prices.
Customer questions about Riyadh Airport car hire
Hi Fiona which supplier will provide car at Riyadh airport? I'm looking at the SUV
Hi, our best price on SUV's at Riyadh Airport are with Sixt, however we have vehicles available with Avis, Hertz and Budget rental here also.
Riyadh Airport Car Hire - Did You Know?
- Officially called King Khalid International Airport, it’s located 22 miles north of the city.
- The airport was used by the US Air Force in the Gulf War.
- There is a Royal Pavilion terminal, reserved for notable arrivals.
- Over fifteen million passengers flew to or from there last year.
- The airport’s mosque can hold up to five thousand worshippers.
- Hire a car from Riyadh Airport to discover the many facets of Saudi Arabia’s capital.
Nearest Petrol Stations to Riyadh Airport
See the nearest petrol stations to Riyadh Airport below, we recommend you plan head before you return the car to Riyadh Airport to avoid any Refueling fees.
Riyadh Airport Mini Guide
Being based 35km north of Riyadh lies Riyadh Airport also known as King Khalid Airport (RUH). It has two runways which are over 4km in length each and run parallel to each other. As it runs on such an expansive area NASA Space Shuttles may use it for alternative landing sites. It owns one of the tallest control towers in the world standing at an incredible 81 metres and has 19 floors.
There are moving travelators for passengers to be transported along the 1200m walkways. There are also around 80 elevators and they are of very high safety standards. They can detect a fire and will automatically send the elevator back to the main floor.
Parking facilities, if you have booked a hire car at Riyadh Airport, are hugely catered for. Two enormous structures both having three levels are located just outside the terminal building adjacent to the mosque. They can hold 11,600 vehicles and have elevators in each one. Since 1998, the airport has carried upwards of 8 million passengers. In 2011 the number was tipping over 15 million.
There is an on-site mosque which covers over 5000 sq metres of floor space and can hold 10,000 worshippers inside and outside. Visit the capital city of Saudi Arabia with car hire Riyadh, of course all our vehicles are air conditioned to withstand the intense heat of the Saudi Arabian desert.
Examples of the airlines who serve Riyadh airport are Pakistan International, Singapore and Egypt Air. The domestic flights are handled by Saudi Arabian Airlines and Nas Air.
Latest Update from Riyadh Airport:
16/06/12 - Despite being the capital of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh's airport has failed to see the rapid growth experienced by other airports in the country. Terminal 4, built several years ago has yet to be used.