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There are 7 ways to get from United Kingdom to Saudi Arabia by plane, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly to Jeddah  •  8h 17m

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

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Fly to Riyadh  •  9h 22m

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

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Fly to Medina  •  9h 51m

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

Fly to Abha  •  10h 17m

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

Fly to Tabuk  •  11h 9m

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

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  2 days 12h

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

Drive, car ferry  •  2 days 14h

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Riyadh

London Heathrow (LHR) to Jeddah (JED) flights

The flight time between London Heathrow (LHR) and Jeddah (JED) is around 9h 21m and covers a distance of around 4748 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 54m. The fastest flight normally takes 5h 10m. Services are operated by British Airways, Saudia, Egyptair and others. Typically 54 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 27m
Layover time:
1h 54m
Total time:
9h 21m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
5h 10m
Flight distance:
4748 km
Flights per week:
54
Cheapest price:
776﷼
Carbon emissions:
962 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
08:20
Last flight departs at:
21:40

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.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for United Kingdom

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from United Kingdom to Saudi Arabia is to fly which costs £180 - £340 and takes 9h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from United Kingdom to Saudi Arabia is to fly which costs £220 - £450 and takes 8h 17m.

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It is approximately 4911 km to get from United Kingdom to Saudi Arabia.

It takes approximately 8h 17m to get from United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom. It is currently 8:18 AM in United Kingdom and 10:18 AM in Saudi Arabia.

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

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Map of how to get from United Kingdom to Saudi Arabia.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 4911.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 17m

What companies run services between United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia?

British Airways, Saudia and five other airlines fly from London to Jeddah every 4 hours.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
2500﷼ - 18000﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Jeddah via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2500﷼ - 18000﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2300﷼ - 2900﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Riyadh via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
2300﷼ - 2900﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Medina via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 3200﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Medina via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
11h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1300﷼ - 2900﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Abha via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
2200﷼ - 4800﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Abha via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
10h 17m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2300﷼ - 5000﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Tabuk via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1300﷼ - 3700﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Tabuk via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1600﷼ - 3500﷼
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Jeddah via Cairo
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2200﷼ - 5500﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Riyadh via Cairo
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
750﷼ - 2300﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Abha via Cairo
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1800﷼ - 6000﷼
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Jeddah via Doha
Ave. Duration
10h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2600﷼ - 5500﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Riyadh via Doha
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1600﷼ - 2900﷼
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Riyadh via Manama
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1500﷼ - 2600﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Medina via Manama
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 3700﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Abha via Manama, Riyadh
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2400﷼ - 6500﷼
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Riyadh via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2700﷼ - 3000﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Medina via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 3400﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Abha via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
1600﷼ - 6500﷼
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Riyadh via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 3800﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Medina via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
800﷼ - 3100﷼
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 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
947﷼
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Riyadh via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2700﷼ - 3000﷼
Flights from London Heathrow to Medina via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 3400﷼
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Riyadh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1900﷼ - 2500﷼
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Riyadh via Amman
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 2700﷼
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﷼
Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
670﷼
Website
Eurotunnel
Ferry operators

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