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Johannesburg to Riyadh flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Johannesburg and Riyadh take, on average, 8 h and 40 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Johannesburg with Riyadh found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High season According to search data from our customers, July is the busiest time to fly from Johannesburg to Riyadh
Best time to book According to real data July is the most popular time to book a flight to Riyadh when departing from Johannesburg

Cheap last minute flights to Riyadh

Latest deals and top flight routes from Johannesburg airports.

Departure Fri, 05 Aug Return Sun, 07 Aug
JNB Johannesburg
RUH Riyadh
return from £626
Departure Thu, 11 Aug Return Thu, 18 Aug
JNB Johannesburg
RUH Riyadh
return from £617
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 4.5 SAR
British Pound Sterling Saudi Riyal
1 SAR = 0.23 GBP
Last checked on 11 August 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
24%

Trains in Riyadh are 24% cheaper than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£1.48
Riyadh
£1.12
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
15%

A meal in Riyadh is 15% cheaper than a meal in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£7.41
Riyadh
£6.29
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
154%

Taxis are 154% more expensive in Riyadh than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£1.24
Riyadh
£3.15
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
112%

Coffee is 112% more expensive in Riyadh than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£1.54
Riyadh
£3.27
Johannesburg airports
  • ( OR Tambo International Airport (JNB)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ( Lanseria Intl Apt (HLA)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Rand (QRA)
    How far from city centre: 8 miles
  • ( Grand Central (GCJ)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
Riyadh airports
  • ( King Khaled Intl (RUH)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
K Distance: 3729 miles

Search for flights from Johannesburg to Riyadh

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Johannesburg to Riyadh

😷 Is it safe to travel from Johannesburg to Riyadh during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Saudi Arabia may apply when travelling from Johannesburg. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Johannesburg to Riyadh at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Johannesburg to Riyadh is 617£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Riyadh expensive to visit compared to Johannesburg?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Riyadh costs an average of 3.15 GBP, 154% more expensive than Johannesburg, with a fare of 1.24 GBP, while train tickets costs 24% less in Riyadh: 1.12 GBP against 1.48 GBP in Johannesburg. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 6.29 GBP in Riyadh, 15% less than the 7.41 GBP in Johannesburg. The price of the coffee is around 112% more expensive in Riyadh, with an average of 3.27 GBP , while in Johannesburg the coffee costs 1.54 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Johannesburg to Riyadh?
The most popular months to book a trip from Johannesburg to Riyadh are July, November and June, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Johannesburg to Riyadh?
The best time of the year to go to Riyadh when flying from Johannesburg depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, July is the top 1º month to fly to Riyadh from Johannesburg in terms of searches from our customer, followed by November and May. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, December and May are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Johannesburg -  Riyadh.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Johannesburg to Riyadh?
The total flight time between Johannesburg and Riyadh is of around 08:40 hours on average, considering an average distance of 6,021 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
Airlines with indirect flights from Johannesburg to Riyadh are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Johannesburg to Riyadh are:
  • Ethiopian Airlines, stoping in Addis Ababa for 150 minutes minimun.
  • Emirates, with 300 minutes scale in Dubai.
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