Cheap flights from South Africa to Saudi Arabia

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How to find the cheapest flight from
South Africa to Saudi Arabia

All the information you need to plan the best null to RUH flight in 2022: 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 655, or R11 335 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

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.

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

September is one of the best times of the year to fly to Saudi Arabia from South Africa. Prices for September average R9 188 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R6 867. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a September flight can save you 47% on your journey compared to booking in September

Cheap flights from South Africa to Saudi Arabia in January, February 2022

The best prices found for South Africa to Saudi Arabia flights in January, February
21 Feb - 28 Feb
R9 463pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JED
Jeddah King Abdulaziz Intl
JED
Jeddah King Abdulaziz Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
21 Feb - 27 Feb
R9 523pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JED
Jeddah King Abdulaziz Intl
JED
Jeddah King Abdulaziz Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
21 Feb - 28 Feb
R10 157pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JED
Jeddah King Abdulaziz Intl
JED
Jeddah King Abdulaziz Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

South Africa to Saudi Arabia 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Saudi Arabia from South Africa found for this year
25 Dec - 5 Jan
R7 576pp
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
25 Dec - 4 Jan
R7 607pp
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
25 Mar - 6 Apr
R7 682pp
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

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">South Africa</span> to <span class="emphasized">Saudi Arabia</span> flights.

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.

Can I find flights from South Africa to Saudi Arabia for under R7 700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Saudi Arabia for under R7 700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Egypt Air for just R7 682, but on average you can expect to pay R8 844.

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.

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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.

Documents
register for vaccinated - vaccinated traveler must register before arrival and after obtaining your tourism visa. The site is available in Arabic and English.

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 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 points for flights from South Africa to Saudi Arabia

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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
R5 790 R8 673 No cancel fee N/A
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SAUDIA
R6 648 R9 502 No cancel fee 86%
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Ethiopian Air
R6 895 R10 578 No cancel fee 72%
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Etihad Airways
R7 558 R12 978 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
R9 442 R15 468 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
R10 802 R13 265 No cancel fee 77%
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