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Updated June 2023

Turkey has long opened its border to international visitors. Travellers, including from Saudi Arabia, are now allowed to pave their way to witness the beauty of the country.

Can I travel to Turkey from Saudi Arabia?

Currently, Saudi Arabia citizens can enter Turkey. The country has lifted some restrictions related to COVID-19 measures.

Turkey entry requirements

General testing and vaccination requirements

In light of COVID-19, filling out the Travel Health Certificate (THC) form within 72 hours prior to entry to Turkey has become a mandatory health requirement.

A negative COVID-19 test is no longer a requirement to enter the region for all travellers, regardless of their vaccination status. Moreover, as announced, citizens’ vaccination status is not required to travel outside the Kingdom either.

Quarantine requirements

Travellers are no longer subject to quarantine regardless of their vaccination status. Only travellers with symptoms might be subject to quarantine for 5 days. 

Flights from Saudi Arabia to Turkey

A simple search through Wego will show you the latest flight schedules, allowing you to choose the best flight deals from across several airlines.

Please note that prices and schedules are accurate at the time of writing for the months of July-August 2023. Make sure to visit the airline’s official website before making your bookings. 

Saudia and Turkish Airlines are operating direct daily flights from Saudi Arabia to Turkey. Flights depart from Jeddah, Riyadh, and Dammam to cities in Turkey, the likes of Istanbul and Ankara. 

Jeddah – Istanbul, two to three daily flights, seven days a week. Price starts from SAR 526
Jeddah – Ankara, one daily flight, four times a week. Price starts from SAR 691
Riyadh – Istanbul, up to three flights per day, four times a week. Price starts from SAR 730
Dammam – Istanbul, one daily flight, two days a week. Price starts from SAR 657

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