Transport, accommodation and VISAs

Looking to connect with like-minded healthcare professionals or investors such as yourself? Diversify and expand your network in the capital city of one of the fastest-developing countries.

Riyadh is the birthplace of Saudi Arabia and is home to a plethora of hidden treasures and activities fit to suit the influx of tourism that is growing year by year. It’s an exciting time to be involved in an event making contributions towards KSA’s Vision 2030.

To help your travels to Riyadh, we’ve got comprehensive resources that will assist you the whole way, from booking your flight to local activities and restaurants to go to when you’re here.

Getting here

Airport: King Khalid International Airport (RUH) – Riyadh

Flights: Many airlines now fly to Riyadh, often on direct flights which can be booked via these airlines:

  • Saudia: Book your flight here 
  • British Airways: Book your flight here 

Getting to and from the airport

Airport shuttle: If you need to get from A to B you can book an airport shuttle here.

Car rentals: Car rentals are a great cost-effective and efficient way to travel around Riyadh if you will be travelling a lot throughout your stay. Book through Kayak here.

Careem: Careem is the everything app in Riyadh and makes it easier for you to go from place to place, order food and groceries, manage payments and much more. You can book a ride through them here

Ubers: Ubers are a great way to travel through Riyadh when on a trip and provide ease of transport.

Taxis: Taxis are easily accessible in Riyadh, particularly in busier areas of the city including shopping malls, supermarkets, and public parks – hotels sometimes offer private cars for hire too. All information about the taxi and the fare will be accessible on the digital meter.

Where to stay

Find hotels close to the event location on our Hotelmap here

Getting a VISA


Saudi Arabia has opened their doors to worldwide tourism and has a quick and easy solution for getting a visa for your trip.

They offer an eVisa which is through a user-friendly and efficient online system and is eligible for 63 countries. It allows for a 90-day stay in the country taking part in tourism-related activities.

The process is as follows:

1.      Fill in the application linked below.

2.      Pay the visa fee.

3.      Get your online visa.

To apply for your eVisa, apply here

To check if your country is eligible, you can check here