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

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Fly Paris CDG to Jeddah

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Jeddah (JED)

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Fly Nice to Jeddah

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Jeddah (JED)

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Fly Paris CDG to Medina

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Medina (MED)

Fly Nice to Medina

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Medina (MED)

Fly Paris CDG to Riyadh

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Riyadh (RUH)

Train to Geneva, fly to Jeddah

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Jeddah (JED)

Drive

  1. Drive from Paris to Riyadh

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.

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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

International flights leaving France are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Last updated: November 30 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from France to Saudi Arabia is to fly which costs €210 - €410 and takes 8h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from France to Saudi Arabia is to fly which costs €210 - €460 and takes 8h 40m.

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The distance between France and Saudi Arabia is 4251 km. The road distance is 5801.3 km.

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It takes approximately 8h 40m to get from France to Saudi Arabia, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Jeddah Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 25m.

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Saudi Arabia is 2h ahead of France. It is currently 5:28 AM in France and 7:28 AM in Saudi Arabia.

Yes, the driving distance between France to Saudi Arabia is 5801 km. It takes approximately 2 days 10h to drive from France to Saudi Arabia.

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Royal Jordanian, Egyptair, Saudia and two other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Jeddah Airport.

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The best way to get from France to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 40 min and costs €6 - €9.

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Map of how to get from France to Saudi Arabia.
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  • Distance: 4250.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 40m

What companies run services between France and Saudi Arabia?

Saudia, Turkish Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Paris to Jeddah hourly.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2000﷼ - 4000﷼
Flights from Paris CDG to Jeddah via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2000﷼ - 4000﷼
Flights from Paris CDG to Medina via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1200﷼ - 2500﷼
Flights from Paris CDG to Medina via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1300﷼ - 2700﷼
Flights from Nice to Jeddah via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 2300﷼
Flights from Paris CDG to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1700﷼ - 3700﷼
Flights from Paris CDG to Riyadh via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1700﷼ - 3700﷼
Flights from Geneva to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1900﷼ - 4700﷼
Flights from Geneva to Jeddah via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
1900﷼ - 4700﷼
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Jeddah via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1500﷼ - 3200﷼
Flights from Paris CDG to Jeddah via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1500﷼ - 3200﷼
Flights from Paris CDG to Medina via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
950﷼ - 2900﷼
Flights from Paris CDG to Medina via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
950﷼ - 2900﷼
Flights from Nice to Jeddah via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
850﷼ - 2600﷼
Flights from Nice to Medina via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
900﷼ - 2800﷼
Flights from Paris CDG to Riyadh via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 3200﷼
Flights from Paris CDG to Riyadh via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 3200﷼
Flights from Geneva to Jeddah via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
850﷼ - 2600﷼
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Jeddah via Amman
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 2700﷼
Flights from Paris CDG to Medina via Amman
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 2400﷼
Flights from Paris CDG to Riyadh via Amman
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 3300﷼
Flights from Geneva to Jeddah via Amman
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 2200﷼
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Jeddah via Cairo
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900﷼ - 2900﷼
Flights from Paris CDG to Medina via Cairo
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1200﷼ - 2800﷼
Flights from Paris CDG to Riyadh via Cairo
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800﷼ - 3300﷼
Flights from Geneva to Jeddah via Cairo
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 2500﷼
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Jeddah via Doha
Ave. Duration
10h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1700﷼ - 3100﷼
Flights from Paris CDG to Riyadh via Doha
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1800﷼ - 3900﷼
Flights from Geneva to Jeddah via Doha
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
2600﷼ - 8000﷼
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
2000﷼ - 4000﷼
Flights from Nice to Jeddah via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1200﷼ - 2400﷼
Flights from Paris CDG to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1700﷼ - 3700﷼
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Nice to Jeddah via Tunis
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 2200﷼
Flights from Nice to Medina via Tunis
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
1300﷼ - 2400﷼
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Nice to Jeddah via Dubai
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1200﷼ - 3800﷼
Flights from Paris CDG to Riyadh via Dubai
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1800﷼ - 4300﷼
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Nice to Jeddah via Athens
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
650﷼ - 2300﷼
Flights from Geneva to Jeddah via Athens
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
650﷼ - 2300﷼
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Riyadh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1900﷼ - 3100﷼
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Riyadh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
1500﷼ - 4200﷼
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Paris CDG to Riyadh via Beirut
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1700﷼ - 4100﷼
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Geneva to Jeddah via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
650﷼ - 1900﷼
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
85﷼ - 190﷼
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
85﷼ - 130﷼
Rail 1st Class
120﷼ - 190﷼
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
220﷼ - 390﷼
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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