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Updated 25 May 2022

Saudi Arabia, home to several Pakistani immigrants and workers, had initially imposed a travel ban on Pakistan to curb the spread of the delta and omicron variant. However, air travel between these two countries have long resumed as the travel ban on Pakistan has been lifted and Saudi citizens are no longer banned from travelling to Pakistan.

To learn more about the airline’s Saudi Arabia – Pakistan flight schedule along with the necessary requirements, please refer to the following.

Saudi Arabia to Pakistan flight schedules 2022

Saudi Airlines

According to their website, Saudia has multiple daily flights available departing from Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam, Madinah to cities in Pakistan such as Karachi, Islamabad

Riyadh (RUH) – Karachi (KHI) up to 4 connecting flights per day, all days of the week
Riyadh (RUH) – Islamabad (ISB) up to 4 connecting flights per day, all days of the week
Jeddah (JED) – Peshawar (PEW) up to1 connecting or direct flight per day, all days of the week
Jeddah (JED) – Lahore (LHE) up to 2 direct flights and multiple connecting flights per day, all days of the week
Medina (MED) – Islamabad (ISB) up to 4 connecting flights per day, all days of the week
Dammam (DMM) – Lahore (LHE) up to 4 connecting flights per day, all days of the week
Dammam (DMM)- Islamabad (ISB) up to 4 connecting flights per day, all days of the week

Please visit Wego for Saudia full schedule.

Pakistan International Airlines

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) operates multiple weekly and daily flights flying to several cities in Pakistan departing from the Kingdom. 

Riyadh (RUH) – Karachi (KHI) up to 2 connecting flights per day, six days a week
Jeddah (JED) – Lahore (LHE) up to 1 direct flight and few connecting flights per day, all days of the week
Medina (MED) – Islamabad (ISB) up to 3 connecting flights per day, all days of the week
Dammam (DMM) – Lahore (LHE) up to 2 connecting flights per day, all days of the week

Please Wego for PIA full schedule.

Who can enter Pakistan from Saudi Arabia right now?

As per the latest travel guidelines, the following categories of travellers are allowed to travel from Saudi Arabia to Pakistan:

  • Received three doses of COVID-19 vaccine, with the third dose received after three months of taking the second dose
  • Exemptions for those groups who have received a vaccine waiver on medical grounds as per the status on the Tawakkalna application
  • Those under 16 and 12 require two doses of the vaccine

As for those who are under the age of 12, they are required to have a valid insurance policy against coronavirus while travelling.

Entry forms required

Provision of information through the Pass track app is mandatory for all passengers traveling to Pakistan have to download and install the Pass track app from the Google Play Store / Apple Store and enter their personal details as required.

Passengers should ensure that they have uploaded their information on the app or have a printed copy of uploaded information generated by the app prior to the issuance of boarding passes at the point of original embarkation. Enter personal details on the app within 48 hours before arriving in Pakistan. Alternatively, passengers who do not have a smartphone can enter their details on the web portal: https://passtrack.nitb.gov.pk/login.

Pass Track App in Pakistan: How to Download and Register on the International Arrival Tracking App

Testing requirements

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination and possession of proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be applicable for all passengers above 18 years of age. Passengers fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will not be required to possess a mandatory negative PCR Test Result prior to commencement of travel to Pakistan. Unvaccinated passengers must submit an RT PCR test taken at least 72 hours prior to arriving in Pakistan. As per the Ministry of National Health Services, other COVID-19 tests that can be equivalent to RT-PCR tests are also allowed. Complete list available here.

Exemptions:

Following passengers shall be exempted from both RT-PCR testing and PASS TRACK app uploading requirement:

  1. Children below 6 years.
  2. High-level international delegations
  3. Pakistani Deportees and Crew shall only be exempted from Pak Pass Track App, however, they will be tested on arrival using Rapid Antigen Testing  and positive will be home quarantined for 10 days.

Quarantine requirements

There are currently no mandatory quarantine period for arrivals into Pakistan.