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Riyadh Bus: Routes, Fares, and Timings

Riyadh Bus

Saudi Arabia has recently introduced a new mode of transportation for Riyadh city, the Riyadh Bus service, as part of the King Abdulaziz Public Transport Project. The first phase of the project has been successfully launched. The Riyadh Bus project aims to provide a convenient and affordable mode of transportation for residents and visitors of the city. In this article, we will delve into the details of the Riyadh Bus routes, timings, and ticket prices to help you navigate through the bustling city with ease.

Riyadh Bus Routes

Here are the bus routes for the initial phase of the Riyadh Bus project:

Route No.Starting PointEnding Point
7Transportation CenterKing Saud University
8Al BathaDallah Driving School
8Transportation CenterNorthern Vegetable Market
10Al BathaKhalid Bin Alwaleed
16Al BathaTuwaiq
17Al BathaNew Industrial City
160Al BathaAl Masani
180Qasr al HukmOlaishah
250As SulaimanyahNational Guard Hospital
342Ar RabiAl Yarmuk
540Hassan Bin TabitAl Khaleej
660Transportation CenterDirab
680Transportation CenterIrqah
730West-Al UraijaAr Rabi

Download Riyadh Bus Route Map

To get the Riyadh Bus route map, click here to download it. It will help you navigate the city’s bus routes more efficiently.

Ticket Price and Payment Options

Planning to use Riyadh Bus Service? Here’s what you need to know about ticket prices and payment options:

  • Each ticket for the Riyadh Bus Service costs SAR 4
  • Tickets remain valid for 120 minutes after activation on the bus or through the app
  • Children under 6 years old can travel for free
  • You can buy a reusable “darb” card for SAR 10 from a vending machine or office
  • The Riyadh Bus app also allows you to purchase a digital ticket
  • Payment can also be made using contactless bank debit or credit cards or payment-enabled smart devices on the bus

Also Read: Haramain High-Speed Train Ticket Fares 2023

How to Register in Riyadh Bus App

The Riyadh Bus app is easy to use and provides passengers with bus service information like routes and schedules. Once registered, you can also buy tickets through the app. Follow these simple steps to register on the app:

  • Start by downloading the Riyadh Bus application from your app store
  • Open the app and tap on the “Register” button
  • Enter your personal information, such as your first name, last name, mobile number, and email address
  • Set a user ID and password, and then click on the “Register” button
  • You will receive a link on your email address, which you need to click on to activate your account
  • Accept the terms and conditions by clicking the button to complete the Riyadh Bus app account activation.
how to register on riyadh bus app, how to create a new account on riyadh bus application

With these simple steps, you’ll be able to create an account and enjoy all the features that the Riyadh Bus app has to offer.

Also Read: SAPTCO Bus Ticket Price List for 2023

Learn how to buy tickets on the Riyadh Bus app

If you’re looking to purchase a ticket on the Riyadh Bus app, you can follow these simple steps:

  • Open the Riyadh Bus app on your smartphone.
  • Login with your user credentials.
  • Tap on the “Tickets” option from the bottom menu.
  • Select “2 hour Pass” under “Purchase a new ticket“.
  • Complete the payment process using your credit or debit card.
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Once the payment is successful, the ticket will be added to your account, and you can use it to board the bus.

Riyadh Bus Timings

The Riyadh Bus timings are convenient for travellers, as the buses run from 5 AM till 12 AM daily. This allows for flexible travel arrangements, whether it be for work, leisure, or other activities.

Ramadan timings

During Ramadan, the Riyadh Bus Service operates from 7:30 am to 3:30 am.


In conclusion, the Riyadh Bus system provides an affordable and convenient transportation option for both residents and visitors in the city. With a range of routes covering various areas of Riyadh and timings that span from 5 AM until 12 AM, the bus system is designed to meet the diverse needs of commuters. Furthermore, purchasing tickets through the Riyadh Bus app is easy and hassle-free, making it an excellent option for those looking for a simple and efficient way to get around the city. Whether you’re a worker, student or traveler, the Riyadh Bus is an excellent way to explore the city’s sights and sounds.

Also Read: How to Book SAPTCO Bus Tickets Online


Mohammed Ameen is an expatriate blogger who loves sharing his experiences of living and working in the Gulf countries.
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Mohammad Imran

Assalamo Aleikum, Is there any monthly pass available for Riyadh bus ?