Saudi Arabia Currency


The Saudi currency is the Riyal (SAR), divided into 100 halala. Foreign currency can be changed at banks and exchange bureaux. Banking hours are generally Saturday to Wednesday from 9am to 12pm. Some banks also choose to open again later in the afternoon and stay open into the evening, from 4pm to 8pm. All major credit cards are accepted at shops, hotels and restaurants in Saudi Arabia. ATMs are widely available.

Currency Exchange Rates

Saudi Arabia SAR 1 SAR 5 SAR 10 SAR 100 SAR 1,000
Australia AUD 0.36 AUD 1.78 AUD 3.56 AUD 35.62 AUD 356.16
Canada CAD 0.36 CAD 1.80 CAD 3.60 CAD 35.98 CAD 359.81
Ireland EUR 0.24 EUR 1.19 EUR 2.38 EUR 23.75 EUR 237.53
New Zealand NZD 0.38 NZD 1.90 NZD 3.79 NZD 37.90 NZD 379.02
South Africa ZAR 3.44 ZAR 17.20 ZAR 34.39 ZAR 343.92 ZAR 3,439.15
United Kingdom GBP 0.21 GBP 1.03 GBP 2.05 GBP 20.54 GBP 205.44
United States of America USD 0.27 USD 1.33 USD 2.67 USD 26.68 USD 266.77

Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.

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