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There are 6 ways to get from Johannesburg to Saudi Arabia by plane or car

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Fly to Jeddah

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Jeddah (JED)

Fly to Medina

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Medina (MED)

Fly to Abha

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Abha (AHB)

Fly to Riyadh

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Riyadh (RUH)

Fly to Dammam

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Dammam (DMM)

Drive

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Riyadh

Johannesburg (JNB) to Jeddah (JED) flights

The flight time between Johannesburg (JNB) and Jeddah (JED) is around 11h 24m and covers a distance of around 5444 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 12m. The fastest flight normally takes 6h 55m. Services are operated by Saudia, Ethiopian Airlines, Egyptair and others. Typically 13 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
9h 12m
Layover time:
2h 12m
Total time:
11h 24m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
6h 55m
Flight distance:
5444 km
Flights per week:
13
Cheapest price:
1041﷼
Carbon emissions:
1104 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
09:35
Last flight departs at:
21:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Johannesburg (JNB) to Jeddah (JED) flight schedules

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

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

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for South Africa

Last updated: September 22 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Saudi Arabia is to fly which costs R 4 200 - R 7 500 and takes 10h 1m.

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The fastest way to get from Johannesburg to Saudi Arabia is to fly. Taking this option will cost R 4 200 - R 7 500 and takes 10h 1m.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Saudi Arabia is 5964 km. The road distance is 10345.5 km.

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It takes approximately 10h 1m to get from Johannesburg to Saudi Arabia, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Jeddah Airport is the direct flight which takes 6h 55m.

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Saudi Arabia is 1h ahead of Johannesburg. It is currently 3:29 PM in Johannesburg and 4:29 PM in Saudi Arabia.

Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Saudi Arabia is 10346 km. It takes approximately 5 days 21h to drive from Johannesburg to Saudi Arabia.

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Saudia, Ethiopian Airlines, Egyptair and two other airlines offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Jeddah Airport.

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  • Distance: 5963.8 km
  • Duration: 10h 1m

What companies run services between Johannesburg, South Africa and Saudi Arabia?

Saudia, Ethiopian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Johannesburg to Jeddah twice daily.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1200﷼ - 2700﷼
Flights from Johannesburg to Medina via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1300﷼ - 2900﷼
Flights from Johannesburg to Medina via Jeddah, Tabuk
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 3100﷼
Flights from Johannesburg to Medina via Jeddah, Riyadh
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Monday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 3200﷼
Flights from Johannesburg to Abha via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Monday
Estimated price
2200﷼ - 4900﷼
Flights from Johannesburg to Abha via Jeddah, Riyadh
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
2400﷼ - 5500﷼
Flights from Johannesburg to Abha via Jeddah, Dammam
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
2500﷼ - 6000﷼
Flights from Johannesburg to Abha via Nairobi, Riyadh
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
2400﷼ - 5500﷼
Flights from Johannesburg to Abha via Nairobi, Jeddah
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
1700﷼ - 5500﷼
Flights from Johannesburg to Abha via Addis Ababa, Jeddah
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
2000﷼ - 6500﷼
Flights from Johannesburg to Riyadh via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1700﷼ - 3800﷼
Flights from Johannesburg to Riyadh via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1700﷼ - 3700﷼
Flights from Johannesburg to Riyadh via Jeddah, Dammam
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday
Estimated price
1800﷼ - 4000﷼
Flights from Johannesburg to Dammam via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 3100﷼
Flights from Johannesburg to Dammam via Jeddah, Riyadh
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Monday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 3100﷼
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Jeddah via Doha
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1811﷼
Flights from Johannesburg to Riyadh via Doha
Ave. Duration
14h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 5500﷼
Flights from Johannesburg to Dammam via Doha
Ave. Duration
14h 36m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 4300﷼
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Jeddah via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 3400﷼
Flights from Johannesburg to Riyadh via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1500﷼ - 4700﷼
Flights from Johannesburg to Riyadh via Blantyre, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1500﷼ - 4700﷼
Flights from Johannesburg to Dammam via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1200﷼ - 3800﷼
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Jeddah via Cairo
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 1130﷼
Flights from Johannesburg to Medina via Cairo
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1300﷼ - 4100﷼
Flights from Johannesburg to Riyadh via Cairo
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1700﷼ - 5500﷼
Flights from Johannesburg to Dammam via Cairo
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 4500﷼
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Medina via Dubai
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1300﷼ - 4700﷼
Flights from Johannesburg to Riyadh via Dubai
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
2100﷼ - 3800﷼
Flights from Johannesburg to Dammam via Dubai
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1200﷼ - 4300﷼
Flights from Johannesburg to Dammam via Durban, Dubai
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1300﷼ - 4600﷼
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Jeddah via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 3400﷼
Flights from Johannesburg to Dammam via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
950﷼ - 3300﷼
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Abha via Addis Ababa, Riyadh
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2200﷼ - 7000﷼

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