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There are 5 ways to get from London to Saudi Arabia by plane

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Fly to Jeddah

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Jeddah (JED)

Cheapest option

Fly to Tabuk

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Tabuk (TUU)

3 alternative options

Fly to Medina

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Medina (MED)

Fly to Riyadh

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Riyadh (RUH)

Fly to Abha

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Abha (AHB)

London Heathrow (LHR) to Jeddah (JED) flights

The flight time between London Heathrow (LHR) and Jeddah (JED) is around 9h 24m and covers a distance of around 4748 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 45m. The fastest flight normally takes 5h 10m. Services are operated by British Airways, Saudia, Egyptair and others. Typically 92 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:
7h 39m
Layover time:
1h 45m
Total time:
9h 24m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
5h 10m
Flight distance:
4748 km
Flights per week:
92
Cheapest price:
776﷼
Carbon emissions:
962 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
07:25
Last flight departs at:
22:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Heathrow (LHR) 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

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

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Saudi Arabia is to fly which costs £180 - £330 and takes 8h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from London to Saudi Arabia is to fly. Taking this option will cost £210 - £450 and takes 8h.

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The distance between London and Saudi Arabia is 4582 km.

It takes approximately 8h to get from London to Saudi Arabia, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Jeddah Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 10m.

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Saudi Arabia is 2h ahead of London. It is currently 10:12 AM in London and 12:12 PM in Saudi Arabia.

British Airways, Qatar Airways, Egyptair and Saudia offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Jeddah Airport.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £4 - £35.

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Map of how to get from London to Saudi Arabia.
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  • Distance: 4581.6 km
  • Duration: 8h

What companies run services between London, England and Saudi Arabia?

British Airways, Saudia and seven other airlines fly from London Paddington to Jeddah hourly.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2500﷼ - 18000﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Jeddah via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
9h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2500﷼ - 18000﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Medina via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1300﷼ - 2800﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Medina via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
10h 22m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
1300﷼ - 2900﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2300﷼ - 2900﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Riyadh via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
9h 22m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
2300﷼ - 2900﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Abha via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2300﷼ - 5000﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Abha via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
2200﷼ - 4800﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Abha via Jeddah, Medina
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
2300﷼ - 5000﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Tabuk via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
1600﷼ - 3500﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Tabuk via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1300﷼ - 3700﷼
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Jeddah via Cairo
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2200﷼ - 5500﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Medina via Cairo
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 3200﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Riyadh via Cairo
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
750﷼ - 2300﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Abha via Cairo
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1800﷼ - 6000﷼
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Jeddah via Doha
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2600﷼ - 5500﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Medina via Doha
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 4300﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Riyadh via Doha
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1600﷼ - 2900﷼
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Medina via Manama
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 3700﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Riyadh via Manama
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1500﷼ - 2600﷼
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Medina via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 3400﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Riyadh via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2700﷼ - 3000﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Tabuk via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 4400﷼
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
750﷼ - 3100﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
948﷼
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Medina via Amman
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 2600﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Riyadh via Amman
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 2700﷼
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Medina via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 3400﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Riyadh via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2700﷼ - 3000﷼
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Medina via Dubai
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1300﷼ - 4400﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Riyadh via Dubai
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1700﷼ - 2700﷼
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Riyadh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
1900﷼ - 2500﷼
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Riyadh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
1300﷼ - 4200﷼
flyadeal
Website
flyadeal.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Abha via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1500﷼ - 6000﷼
Nile Air
Website
nileair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Tabuk via Cairo
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
800﷼ - 3300﷼

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