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 September, booked 45 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Monday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Johannesburg (JNB) to Riyadh (RUH)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to RUH flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Riyadh flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Riyadh.
ZA1 - RUH
Price
R538 - R2 616
RUH
Temperature
14 - 36 °C
RUH
Precipitation
0 - 30 mm

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 66% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 40% potential price drop

Average price

R12 762

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

R7 820

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 month to fly from Johannesburg to Riyadh?

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Riyadh from Johannesburg. Users have commonly found prices around R13 010 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R7 442. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in August.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg to Riyadh?

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 41% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Johannesburg to Riyadh at least 45 days early can save you up to 14% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 45 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Johannesburg to Riyadh for as little as R11 483 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as R11 483 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Riyadh (ZA1 - RUH)?

It’s optimal to fly from Johannesburg to Riyadh in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 35% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

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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 5 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

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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 need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Riyadh King Khaled Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Riyadh King Khaled Intl.

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

Documents
Arrival Registration - Non-Saudi nationals holding Tourist Visas are allowed to enter the Kingdom during COVID-19 pandemic if they completed the required doses of one of the COVID-19 vaccines approved by Saudi Ministry of Health and have successfully registered on the "Arrival Registration" Platform.

Tawakkalna app - Download and register the Tawakkalna application before arriving at the point of departure. To use Tawakkalna in Saudi you will need phone and data services on your cellphone.


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 must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to 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.

Destination information for Riyadh

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Johannesburg to Riyadh.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = 0,26﷼
Average temperature for October in Riyadh
35.0 °C

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Airports servicing Riyadh

Top 4 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
R6 307 R7 755 No cancel fee N/A
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SAUDIA
R6 697 R8 358 No cancel fee 86%
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Ethiopian Air
R8 896 R10 636 No cancel fee 72%
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Emirates
R10 753 R14 246 No cancel fee 75%
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