Updated 2 September 2022
Saudi international border reopening has been a piece of welcome news to travellers around the world looking to visit the Kingdom. Saudi Arabia has also lifted its travel ban on direct flights from Pakistan months ago and is open to Pakistani travellers.
Keep reading to find out the latest developments and news concerning Pakistan to Saudi Arabia flights.
Pakistan to Saudi Arabia flight schedules 2022
Karachi – Jeddah 1 direct flights and several connecting flights six days a week. Ticket prices starting from PKR 60,377
Karachi – Madinah 3-4 connecting flights, six days a week. Ticket prices starting from PKR 67,176
Karachi – Dammam 3-4 connecting flights, six days a week. Ticket prices starting from PKR 106,137
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Pakistan International Airlines
Pakistan International Airlines flights scheduled to cities in Saudi Arabia including Dammam, Jeddah, Riyadh and Madinah mostly consist of daily flights departing from Karachi and Islamabad.
Islamabad to Jeddah: Upto 3 connecting flights five days a week. Ticket rates start at PKR 85,313
Karachi to Jeddah: One direct flight and a few connecting are available every five days a week. Ticket rates start at PKR 74,293
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Pakistan to Saudi Arabia international flight news 2022
All COVID‑19 restrictions for travel to Saudi Arabia have been lifted. Passengers are no longer required to hold a COVID‑19 vaccination certificate or a COVID‑19 test result to enter the country. Quarantine restrictions have also been lifted.
However, only fully vaccinated passengers of age 18 and above will be permitted to undertake international travel from Pakistan. All travellers from Pakistan are required to constantly check flight schedules for the latest information on flights to Saudi.
Guidelines for travellers into the KSA
- Passengers travelling to Saudi Arabia must download and register on the Tawakkalna app at least 8 hours after arrival.
- All guests intending to visit the Kingdom (excluding Saudi Citizens, Residents and GCC Citizens) must have medical insurance that covers the costs of COVID-19 treatment.
Read the complete entry requirements and return permits required to enter Saudi Arabia in our article Returning to Saudi Arabia in 2022: Complete Guide to Re-Entry Procedures
Vaccination is mandatory for those looking to leave Pakistan. Saudi citizens are also required to be fully vaccinated with their booster shots, and have the “immune” status on the Tawakkalna app in order to undertake domestic or international flights.
As per the latest travel guidelines, the following categories are exempted:
- People under the age of 16 years.
- Exempted people from the vaccine according to (Tawakkalna) Application.
Testing and quarantine requirements
Travellers to the KSA regardless of their immunisation status and type of visa, are no longer required to undergo institutional quarantine or COVID-19 PCR tests.
Umrah from Pakistan
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has reopened Umrah visa applications following a successful Hajj season. Umrah seekers from Pakistan and all over the world are now allowed to apply for the minor pilgrimage.
Recently, the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah allowed women aged 18 to 65 to perform Umrah without a male guardian or “mahram”, but on the condition that they are a part of a group. They are also required to be vaccinated for one dose (partially vaccinated) and free of any diseases.
As per an announcement made by the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, the requirement to provide a negative PCR or rapid antigen test result to enter Saudi Arabia for international Umrah pilgrims has been lifted. However, travellers arriving on visit visas (including Umrah pilgrims) must have medical insurance to cover any COVID-19 related treatment costs during their stay.
Check out our article – Umrah 2022 Guide For Pilgrims From Pakistan to know all about Umrah related guidelines and travel requirements while travelling from Pakistan.