QAR to SAR - Convert Qatari Riyal to Saudi Riyal

Convert QAR to SAR using our currency converter with real exchange rate today

1 QAR = 1.029 SAR

1 SAR = 0.972 QAR

(Mid-market exchange rate)

Last updated Jul 22, 2024 11:58 GMT

QAR to SAR conversion chart

Below is the live and historical Qatari Riyal to Saudi Riyal rate chart so you can see today's rate - and how the rates have changed over time.

1 QAR = 1.029 SAR

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1,000 Qatari Riyal to Saudi Riyal stats | QAR to SAR

Stat Last 7 days Last 30 days Last 90 days Last year Selected period on chart
High 1.029 1.029 1.029 1.03 1.029
Low 1.028 1.028 1.028 1.026 1.028
Average 1.029 1.029 1.029 1.029 1.029
Volatility 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.39% 0.1%

What is the Qatari Riyal worth against the Saudi Riyal today?

1 QAR is worth 1.029 SAR today

How much is 1,000 QAR worth in SAR?

At the current exchange rate of 1.029 , a sum of 1,000 Qatari Riyal is worth 1,029 Saudi Riyal.

Which currency is stronger? QAR or SAR?

The Qatari Riyal is currently stronger than the Saudi Riyal given that 1 QAR is equal to 1.029 SAR. Conversely, 1 SAR is worth 0.972 QAR.

Overview of QAR to SAR Performance and Trends

Today, to buy 1,000 Qatari Riyal, you need 1,029 Saudi Riyal. On the same date last year, you needed 1,030 Saudi Riyal for 1,000 Qatari Riyal. This change indicates that the Qatari Riyal has lost value against the Saudi Riyal by 0.1% over the past year.

The pair experienced low volatility of 0.39%.

Low volatility means there is a lower risk of significant price changes. The exchange rate is normally stable.

QAR to SAR Currency Performance and Volatility

Last 7 Days

  • Performance: ﷼1,000 varied between ﷼1.028 (weekly low) and ﷼1.029 (weekly high), a variance of ﷼0.001 .
  • Volatility: Fluctuated by 0.1%.

Last 30 Days

  • Performance: ﷼1,000 varied between ﷼1.028 (30-day low) to ﷼1.029 (30-day high), a variance of ﷼0.001 .
  • Volatility: Fluctuated by 0.1%.

Last 90 Days

  • Performance: ﷼1,000 varied between ﷼1.028 (90-day low) to ﷼1.029 (90-day high), a variance of ﷼0.001 .
  • Volatility: Fluctuated by 0.1%.

Last Year

  • Performance: ﷼1,000 ranged from ﷼1.026 (yearly low) to ﷼1.03 (yearly high), a variance of ﷼0.004 .
  • Volatility: Fluctuated by 0.39%.

QAR to SAR Forecast and trending

Is the Qatari Riyal going up or down against the Saudi Riyal?

Today's QAR to SAR exchange rate (1.029) is smaller compared to yesterday's rate (1.029).

Currency information

QAR - Qatari Riyal

The currency code for Qatari Riyal is QAR.

The QAR currency symbol is ﷼.

Minor unit: 1/100 = Dirham

QAR rank by most traded currencies: Not in top 40 traded currencies

Avg proportion of daily world trade volume: 0% (Low daily trade currency)

QAR rank by strongest currencies (buying power): 32

The Qatari Riyal is the currency of 1 countries:
Qatar

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SAR - Saudi Riyal

The currency code for Saudi Riyal is SAR.

The SAR currency symbol is ﷼.

Minor unit: 1/100 = Halala

SAR rank by most traded currencies: 30

Avg proportion of daily world trade volume: 0.10%

SAR rank by strongest currencies (buying power): 35

The Saudi Riyal is the currency of 1 countries:
Saudi Arabia

Understanding QAR to SAR Currency Exchange: Our Top Tips

Let's look at some practical information, ideas and tips to help you make sure you can get the most from your money when you convert Qatari Riyal to Saudi Riyal, to send a payment, for a trip overseas, when shopping online or to hold a balance in Saudi Riyal.

How to convert QAR to SAR?

You can convert Qatari Riyal to Saudi Riyal either in a physical location or online. If you choose to exchange money at a currency exchange store, bank or at the airport, you'll be given your Saudi Riyal in cash. Or, you can choose to convert digitally, to send a payment overseas for example.

If you're exchanging money in a physical location you'll usually need to take the following steps:

  • Choose an exchange service that suits your needs
  • Head there with the money in Qatari Riyal cash to exchange
  • Get a quote for the exchange rate and any commission or fee you need to pay
  • Hand over your money and receive your Saudi Riyal in cash

Exchanging your money digitally is often easier. As an example, here's how to send a payment overseas:

  • Choose an international payment service that suits your needs and head to their desktop site, or download their app
  • Tap Send Payment
  • Enter the amount in Qatari Riyal you want to send, or the amount in Saudi Riyal you want your recipient to get in the end
  • You'll be shown a quote for the exchange rate and any commission or fee you need to pay
  • Choose your preferred payment method, and follow the prompts to pay
  • Your money will be deposited to your recipient's bank account directly, in Saudi Riyal

How to get the best QAR to SAR exchange rate?

Because banks, currency exchange offices and international payment services all set their own exchange rates, you'll need to shop around a little to find the best QAR to SAR exchange rate for your specific transaction.

Get to know the QAR/SAR mid-market exchange rate using reputable currency conversion tools, so you'll be able to see how the market is trending. You can often set up rate alerts so the service you choose will send you a message when the QAR/SAR mid-market exchange rate hits your preferred level. Once you see a rate you like, act fast to complete your transaction before markets move again.

Another smart option is to open a multi-currency account which lets you hold a selection of major world currencies, often including Qatari Riyal and Saudi Riyal. This can be helpful if you transact internationally often, live overseas, receive payments from abroad, invest in diverse markets or even if you simply love to shop online with international retailers. Because you can hold a balance in the currency or currencies of your choice, there's no need to convert from one currency to another unnecessarily - you can wait until exchange rates are favorable to avoid losing out.

How to buy Qatari Riyal with Saudi Riyal?

You'll be able to exchange Saudi Riyal to Qatari Riyal in the same way as you'd exchange Qatari Riyal to Saudi Riyal. If you have Saudi Riyal in your pocket in cash, you can take them along to a currency exchange service and ask if they'll buy back in exchange for Saudi Riyal. Be aware that the exchange rate might not be great - so coming back from a trip with as little foreign cash as possible is a smart plan.

On the other hand, if you hold Qatari Riyal in a bank or specialist provider account, you'll be able to take advantage of online currency exchange services which can often offer fast, efficient and good value conversion which uses a better rate than a bank would.

Where to exchange QAR to SAR?

You can exchange currencies in person at a currency exchange store, bank or airport, or use an online service instead. It's helpful to know that in person currency exchange options can offer a pretty poor deal overall, as exchange rates commonly include a markup - an extra fee. If you're exchanging somewhere with little local competition - like at an airport or hotel, for example - the chances are that the rate you get will be even worse.

A good alternative is to open a multi-currency account which lets you hold and exchange currencies digitally - and if you pick an account which also offers a linked debit card, you can make ATM withdrawals at home and abroad whenever you need cash. Digital specialist services can often offer a better exchange rate with lower overall costs compared to using your bank or exchanging cash in person - plus they're intuitive to use and let you manage your money with just your phone.

Frequently asked questions when converting Qatari Riyal to Saudi Riyal (QAR to SAR)

How much is the Qatari Riyal to Saudi Riyal?

The Qatari Riyal to Saudi Riyal exchange rate today is 1.029 . Use this guide to learn more about exchanging QAR to SAR in the easiest and best value way for your specific needs.

How much is 1,000 Qatari Riyal to the Saudi Riyal?

The QAR to SAR rate today is 1.029 . That means that 1,000 Qatari Riyal would be worth 1,029 Saudi Riyal.

How to exchange Qatari Riyal to Saudi Riyal?

Exchange QAR to SAR in person at a bank, currency exchange store or airport - or for a better exchange rate and to avoid standing in line in a physical store, use a digital service. Online currency exchange services are safe, intuitive and easy to use, to send payments internationally, or hold and exchange multiple currencies including QAR to SAR.

How to send money to Saudi Arabia?

If you want to send money from Qatar - or anywhere else in the world - to Saudi Arabia, you'll be able to do so through your bank or an online specialist service like Wise. Specialist international money transfer services can often offer better exchange rates and lower overall costs for payments to Saudi Arabia - plus, you'll be able to get everything arranged with just your laptop or phone.

What is the Mid-Market Rate?

The mid-market exchange rate is the rate that banks and currency exchange services get when they buy and sell currencies like Saudi Riyal and Qatari Riyal on wholesale markets. It's an important benchmark you can use to measure whether the exchange rate you're offered by a bank or exchange service is fair.

Usually banks and exchange services add a percentage margin - known as a markup - to the exchange rate they get themselves. But this markup can vary a lot, and in some cases pushes up the cost of currency exchange significantly. Learning about the mid-market rate and monitoring it can mean you get a better deal when you exchange currencies.

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