At the airport you'll find the Sahara Airport Hotel (Tel. +966(0)1 220 4500). Other hotels nearby the airport include Holiday Inn Riyadh (Tel. +966(0)1 478 2500), Radisson SAS Hotel (Tel. +966(0)1 479 1234), InterContinental Hotel (Tel. +966(0)1 465 5000), Riyadh Marriott (Tel. +966(0)1 477 9300) and Four Seasons Riyadh (Tel. +966(0)1 211 5000). For more hotels and to book online, you can go to They offer a large range of hotels, at competitive internet rates.

Shops and restaurants

Riyadh Airport doesn't offer a large choice of eating and drinking facilities. There are only a few restaurants and coffee shops, including a recently opened Starbucks. Alcoholic beverages aren't served anywhere at the airport. There's only one duty-free shop.


You cannot store your baggage at Riyadh Airport. You can inquire about lost baggage at the information desk.


At every terminal you'll find a central information desk for inquiries about Riyadh Airport, flight schedules and airport services. Apart from Arabic, all staff speak at least English.


Several airlines at Riyadh Airport have VIP lounges where you can fax, copy, make international telephone calls and use the internet. Extensive business facilities, including large meeting rooms, are available at the Sahara Airport Hotel (see Hotels).

Disabled facilities

Riyadh airport has excellent accessibility for the disabled. There are wheelchair ramps, adapted elevators and toilets, and also low-hanging telephones, some with keys in Braille. In addition parking places have been reserved for disabled travelers near the terminal entrance.

Other services

You'll find banks, exchange offices and ATM's scattered around the terminals. There's a large mosque in front of the terminal. Wireless internet (Wi-Fi) is available, but at a cost.