Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Riyadh

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The best prices from Johannesburg to Riyadh King Khaled Intl are usually found in April or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Monday

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Johannesburg (JNB) to Riyadh (RUH)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to RUH flight in 2022: compare Johannesburg to Riyadh flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Riyadh.
JNB - RUH
Price
R680 - R999
RUH
Temperature
14 - 36 °C
RUH
Rainfall
0 - 30 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Average price

R14 659

Average for round-trip flights in August 2022

Round-trip from

R11 353

From Johannesburg to Riyadh King Khaled Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg to Riyadh?

Flying to your destination on a Monday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Riyadh. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg to Riyadh?

To save on the cost of your flight from Johannesburg to Riyadh, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 25% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R14 225 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R15 711.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Riyadh (JNB - RUH)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 35% on flights from Johannesburg to Riyadh by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Riyadh?

April can be a great time to fly to Riyadh from Johannesburg with a flight ticket averaging about R13 788. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as R8 532. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Riyadh

What airport do you fly into for flights to Riyadh from Johannesburg?

Located just 30,1 km from the city centre, Riyadh King Khaled Intl is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Riyadh from Johannesburg. Booking flights from Johannesburg to King Khaled Intl (RUH) should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily inbound flights from Johannesburg from 6 different airlines.

How popular is this Johannesburg to Riyadh flight route?

This flight path from Johannesburg to Riyadh King Khaled Intl was viewed by 364 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Johannesburg to Riyadh?

When booking a flight from Johannesburg to Riyadh, you may want to consider flying on Emirates, Ethiopian Air or Etihad Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Riyadh from Johannesburg?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg to Riyadh King Khaled Intl

Most visitors from Johannesburg can enter Riyadh King Khaled Intl without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Riyadh King Khaled Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering Riyadh King Khaled Intl.

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Do I need a test to fly back to Johannesburg from Riyadh?

Returning to Johannesburg from Riyadh King Khaled Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Riyadh King Khaled Intl are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Johannesburg.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Riyadh King Khaled Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

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Alternative routes for Johannesburg to Riyadh

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 6 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Riyadh King Khaled Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg to Riyadh choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Egypt Air
R7 550 R8 684 No cancel fee N/A
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SAUDIA
R7 692 R9 600 No cancel fee 86%
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Etihad Airways
R8 453 R13 839 No cancel fee 75%
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Ethiopian Air
R11 235 R11 669 No cancel fee 72%
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Qatar Airways
R13 210 R14 568 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
R13 657 R17 936 No cancel fee 75%
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