The average price of a 7-day trip to Saudi Arabia is $1,312 for a solo traveler, $2,031 for a couple, and $1,744 for a family of 4. Saudi Arabia hotels range from $49 to $218 per night with an average of $99, while most vacation rentals will cost $180 to $620 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Saudi Arabia (from all airports) are between $793 and $1,250 per person for economy flights and $2,490 to $3,925 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $39 to $79 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.

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The Cheapest Times to Visit Saudi Arabia

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

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of August 13th)

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

 

Average Saudi Arabia Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Saudi Arabia for a week is $1,093-$2,550($156-$364 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $39 to $79 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $448 to $1,157 for economy

Lodging: $62 to $84 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $115 to $140 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Saudi Arabia for a week is $1,815-$4,260($259-$609 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $78 to $158 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $897 to $2,314 for economy

Lodging: $62 to $84 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $115 to $140 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Saudi Arabia for a week is $3,628-$8,100($518-$1,157 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $155 to $317 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,793 to $4,627 for economy

Lodging: $125 to $169 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $172 to $209 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Saudi Arabia

How cheap can you make a vacation to Saudi Arabia? The cheapest trip to Saudi Arabia is about $119 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 3% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $21 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 $42.

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 Saudi Arabia for a week is $833-$2,642($119-$377 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $19 to $39 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $448 to $1,157 for economy

Lodging: $42 to $49 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $173 to $202 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Saudi Arabia for a week is $1,422-$4,072($203-$582 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $39 to $78 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $897 to $2,314 for economy

Lodging: $42 to $49 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $173 to $202 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Saudi Arabia for a week is $2,843-$7,531($406-$1,076 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $78 to $156 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,793 to $4,627 for economy

Lodging: $84 to $99 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $258 to $302 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is easy to travel to Saudi Arabia cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury 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 Saudi Arabia.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Saudi Arabia for a week is $2,361-$8,985($337-$1,284 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $78 to $156 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,131 to $2,895 for first class

Lodging: $114 to $218 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $419 to $833 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Saudi Arabia for a week is $4,039-$12,965($577-$1,852 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $156 to $311 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,263 to $5,790 for first class

Lodging: $114 to $218 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $419 to $833 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Saudi Arabia for a week is $8,070-$23,417($1,153-$3,345 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $311 to $623 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,525 to $11,580 for first class

Lodging: $228 to $435 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $625 to $1,246 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Saudi Arabia Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Saudi Arabia is lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in 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.

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

 

Flight Costs to Saudi Arabia

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,250 average in late July to a low of $793 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $719. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Saudi Arabia our data includes thousands of originating airports, and hundreds of airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Monday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Thursday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Saudi Arabia, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $457, so you can easily save about 58% 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 Saudi Arabia can easily cost $291 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $19 per person. Private tours can cost $583 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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