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South Africa to Saudi Arabia

All the information you need to plan the best null to RUH flight in 2021: compare South Africa to Saudi Arabia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Saudi Arabia.
How far in advance should I book a flight from South Africa to Saudi Arabia?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 49 days in advance to save up to 24% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 49 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from South Africa to Saudi Arabia 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R10 386, or R11 048 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to Saudi Arabia?

Flights from South Africa to Saudi Arabia lean towards being more expensive in July. Prices are generally better when you fly from South Africa to Saudi Arabia in September, with the cheapest ticket starting at R6 694.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Africa to Saudi Arabia (ZA0 - SA0)?

When flying from South Africa to Saudi Arabia, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from South Africa to Saudi Arabia in September, October 2021

The best prices found for South Africa to Saudi Arabia flights in September, October
10 Oct - 20 Oct
R7 944pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JED
Jeddah King Abdulaziz Intl
JED
Jeddah King Abdulaziz Intl
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
12 Oct - 17 Oct
R9 107pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JED
Jeddah King Abdulaziz Intl
JED
Jeddah King Abdulaziz Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
22 Sep - 29 Sep
R9 621pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JED
Jeddah King Abdulaziz Intl
JED
Jeddah King Abdulaziz Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

South Africa to Saudi Arabia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Saudi Arabia from South Africa found for this year
10 Nov - 24 Nov
R7 753pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JED
Jeddah King Abdulaziz Intl
JED
Jeddah King Abdulaziz Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Dec - 8 Jan
R7 827pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JED
Jeddah King Abdulaziz Intl
JED
Jeddah King Abdulaziz Intl
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
10 Oct - 20 Oct
R7 944pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JED
Jeddah King Abdulaziz Intl
JED
Jeddah King Abdulaziz Intl
Egypt Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Saudi Arabia from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to Saudi Arabia
9:35 - 20:55
Ethiopian Air
1 stop
10h 20m
CPT - RUH
Ethiopian Air
R7 635
9:50 - 16:35
Qatar Airways
1 stop
29h 45m
JNB - JED
Qatar Airways
R7 827
Expedia
14:20 - 14:00
Emirates
1 stop
22h 40m
CPT - JED
Emirates
R8 062

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Flight FAQs

From South Africa to Saudi Arabia

Which airlines flying from South Africa to Saudi Arabia have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Ethiopian Air, SAUDIA, and Egypt Air are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from South Africa to Saudi Arabia to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. SAUDIA and Etihad Airways are some airlines that have done so. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from South Africa to Saudi Arabia are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from South Africa to Saudi Arabia for under R7 800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Saudi Arabia for under R7 800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Egypt Air for just R7 709, but on average you can expect to pay R8 268.

How popular is this South Africa to Saudi Arabia flight route?

The South Africa to Saudi Arabia flight path 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 cheapest airlines to fly from South Africa to Saudi Arabia one-way?

R7 385 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Ethiopian Air. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Qatar Airways and Emirates, with prices starting from R7 827 and R7 915, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from South Africa to Saudi Arabia?

Before booking your flight from South Africa to Saudi Arabia, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Emirates, Ethiopian Air or Etihad Airways.

What are the most popular routes from South Africa to Saudi Arabia?

When deciding which route to take from South Africa to Saudi Arabia, consider Sun City Pilansberg - Jeddah King Abdulaziz Intl, Sun City Pilansberg - Medina Mohammad Abdulaziz or Johannesburg OR Tambo - Jeddah King Abdulaziz Intl, as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from South Africa to Saudi Arabia?

On average you can expect to pay R13 243 for a flight from South Africa to Saudi Arabia. The cheapest flight overall is R13 243 while the most popular route, (Sun City Pilansberg - Jeddah King Abdulaziz Intl) is currently priced at R12 211.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Saudi Arabia from South Africa?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Saudi Arabia

Most visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Saudi Arabia.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Saudi Arabia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Saudi Arabia.

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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.


Do I need a test to fly back to South Africa from Saudi Arabia?

Returning to South Africa from Saudi Arabia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Saudi Arabia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Saudi Arabia are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

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Destination information for Saudi Arabia

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from South Africa to Saudi Arabia.
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Top 6 airlines flying from South Africa to Saudi Arabia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Africa to Saudi Arabia 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
R384 R575 No cancel fee N/A
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SAUDIA
R440 R630 No cancel fee 86%
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Ethiopian Air
R457 R701 No cancel fee 72%
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Etihad Airways
R501 R860 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
R716 R879 No cancel fee 77%
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Emirates
R626 R1 025 No cancel fee 75%
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