The average price of a 7-day trip to Central Saudi Arabia is $1,721 for a solo traveler, $3,091 for a couple, and $5,795 for a family of 4. Central Saudi Arabia hotels range from $60 to $274 per night with an average of $106, while most vacation rentals will cost $190 to $760 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to King Khalid International Airport (RUH) are between $767 and $1,190 per person for economy flights and $2,407 to $3,734 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $52 to $84 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Central Saudi Arabia

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to RUH and stay in a Central Saudi Arabia hotel:

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • August 6th to December 2nd (except the weeks of August 13th and November 19th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Central Saudi Arabia is usually mid to late September.

 

Average Central Saudi Arabia Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Central Saudi Arabia for a week is $1,240-$2,572($177-$367 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $52 to $84 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $420 to $952 for economy

Lodging: $76 to $101 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $140 to $172 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Central Saudi Arabia for a week is $2,718-$4,588($388-$655 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $104 to $168 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $840 to $1,904 for economy

Lodging: $76 to $101 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $140 to $172 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Central Saudi Arabia for a week is $4,048-$7,708($578-$1,101 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $208 to $336 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,680 to $3,808 for economy

Lodging: $152 to $202 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $210 to $258 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Central Saudi Arabia

How cheap can you make a vacation to Central Saudi Arabia? The cheapest trip to Central Saudi Arabia is about $124 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 1% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $64 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $48.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Central Saudi Arabia for a week is $869-$1,838($124-$263 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $23 to $46 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $420 to $952 for economy

Lodging: $48 to $60 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $64 to $94 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Central Saudi Arabia for a week is $1,450-$3,112($207-$445 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $46 to $92 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $840 to $1,904 for economy

Lodging: $48 to $60 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $64 to $94 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Central Saudi Arabia for a week is $2,864-$5,996($409-$857 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $92 to $184 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,680 to $3,808 for economy

Lodging: $96 to $120 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $90 to $150 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is harder to travel to Central Saudi Arabia cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Central Saudi Arabia Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Central Saudi Arabia.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Central Saudi Arabia for a week is $2,527-$13,416($361-$1,917 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $104 to $176 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $983 to $2,152 for first class

Lodging: $136 to $274 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $760 to $1,672 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Central Saudi Arabia for a week is $4,238-$16,800($605-$2,400 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $208 to $352 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,966 to $4,304 for first class

Lodging: $136 to $274 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $760 to $1,672 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Central Saudi Arabia for a week is $8,476-$28,584($1,211-$4,083 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $416 to $704 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,932 to $8,608 for first class

Lodging: $272 to $548 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,064 to $2,508 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Central Saudi Arabia Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Central Saudi Arabia is higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Central Saudi Arabia due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Central Saudi Arabia Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Central Saudi Arabia hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Central Saudi Arabia.

 

Flight Costs to Central Saudi Arabia

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,190 average in mid December to a low of $767 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $881. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Central Saudi Arabia our data includes 177 originating airports, and 129 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Central Saudi Arabia from an airport like Savoonga (SVA) in Savoonga, AK (the United States) for an average $8,602 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like King Fahd International (DMM) in Dammam (Saudi Arabia) at an average of just $72.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Monday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Central Saudi Arabia, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $423, so you can easily save about 55% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Central Saudi Arabia can easily cost $340 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $23 per person. Private tours can cost $683 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

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