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There are 7 ways to get from Edinburgh to Saudi Arabia by plane, train, car or car train

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Fly Edinburgh to Jeddah

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Jeddah (JED)

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Fly Edinburgh to Riyadh

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Riyadh (RUH)

Fly Edinburgh to Dammam

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Dammam (DMM)

Train to Glasgow, fly to Jeddah

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Jeddah (JED)

Train to Glasgow, fly to Riyadh

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Riyadh (RUH)

Fly Edinburgh to Doha, drive

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Doha (DOH)
  2. Drive from Doha to Dammam

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Riyadh

Edinburgh (EDI) to Jeddah (JED) flights

The flight time between Edinburgh (EDI) and Jeddah (JED) is around 10h 55m and covers a distance of around 5161 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 25m. Services are operated by Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways, KLM and others. Typically 40 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

40 Weekly Planes
10h 55m Average Duration
1017﷼ Cheapest Price
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Saudi Arabia

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Saudi Arabia. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Saudi Arabia.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Saudi Arabia.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Saudi Arabia due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Saudi Arabia

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Saudi Arabia from June 21.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Saudi Arabia

Lockdown measures are currently in place for United Kingdom. Leaving United Kingdom may be in violation of local restrictions.

Last updated: January 24 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Saudi Arabia is to fly which costs £210 - £410 and takes 11h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Saudi Arabia is to fly which costs £200 - £390 and takes 11h 21m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Saudi Arabia is 4961 km.

It takes approximately 11h 21m to get from Edinburgh to Saudi Arabia, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Edinburgh Airport to Jeddah Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 30m and has one stopover.

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Saudi Arabia is 3h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 2:48 PM in Edinburgh and 5:48 PM in Saudi Arabia.

KLM, Air France, British Airways and five other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Jeddah Airport.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 31 min and costs £1 - £6.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Saudi Arabia.
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  • Distance: 4960.9 km
  • Duration: 11h 21m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Saudi Arabia?

Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways and seven other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Jeddah every 4 hours.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Jeddah via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
1500﷼ - 3500﷼
Flights from Edinburgh to Jeddah via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1500﷼ - 3500﷼
Flights from Edinburgh to Riyadh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 3200﷼
Flights from Glasgow to Jeddah via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 3300﷼
Flights from Glasgow to Jeddah via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 3300﷼
Flights from Glasgow to Jeddah via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 3200﷼
Flights from Glasgow to Jeddah via Geneva
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 3300﷼
Flights from Glasgow to Riyadh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1300﷼ - 3000﷼
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Jeddah via Doha
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1700﷼ - 4900﷼
Flights from Edinburgh to Riyadh via Doha
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 4100﷼
Flights from Edinburgh to Dammam via Doha
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 4100﷼
Flights from Edinburgh to Doha
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
2900﷼ - 6000﷼
Flights from Edinburgh to Doha via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9h 16m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
2900﷼ - 6000﷼
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Riyadh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
1300﷼ - 4300﷼
Flights from Glasgow to Riyadh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
1200﷼ - 4100﷼
Flights from Edinburgh to Doha
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
2900﷼ - 6000﷼
Flights from Edinburgh to Doha via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3000﷼ - 6000﷼
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Jeddah via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
1500﷼ - 3400﷼
Flights from Edinburgh to Riyadh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
1300﷼ - 4200﷼
Flights from Edinburgh to Dammam via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1300﷼ - 4300﷼
Flights from Glasgow to Jeddah via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 3200﷼
Flights from Glasgow to Riyadh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
1200﷼ - 3900﷼
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Jeddah via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 3500﷼
Flights from Edinburgh to Riyadh via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
1200﷼ - 3200﷼
Flights from Edinburgh to Dammam via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
1300﷼ - 3300﷼
Flights from Edinburgh to Doha via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10h 7m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
2200﷼ - 6500﷼
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Jeddah via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1500﷼ - 3500﷼
Flights from Edinburgh to Riyadh via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 3200﷼
Flights from Glasgow to Jeddah via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 3300﷼
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Jeddah via Athens
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 1900﷼
Flights from Edinburgh to Riyadh via Athens
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
900﷼ - 1800﷼
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dammam via London Heathrow, Amman
Ave. Duration
13h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 2900﷼
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Glasgow to Jeddah via Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1700﷼ - 4600﷼
Flights from Glasgow to Riyadh via Dubai
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 3800﷼
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
50﷼ - 150﷼
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
50﷼ - 75﷼
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
110﷼ - 150﷼
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel

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