SAR to QAR - Convert Saudi Riyal to Qatari Riyal

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

1 SAR = 0.972 QAR

1 QAR = 1.029 SAR

(Mid-market exchange rate)

Last updated Jul 22, 2024 11:19 GMT

SAR to QAR conversion chart

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

1 SAR = 0.972 QAR

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

Stat Last 7 days Last 30 days Last 90 days Last year Selected period on chart
High 0.972 0.972 0.972 0.975 0.972
Low 0.972 0.972 0.972 0.97 0.972
Average 0.972 0.972 0.972 0.972 0.972
Volatility 0% 0% 0% 0.52% 0%

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

1 SAR is worth 0.972 QAR today

How much is 1,000 SAR worth in QAR?

At the current exchange rate of 0.972 , a sum of 1,000 Saudi Riyal is worth 972 Qatari Riyal.

Which currency is stronger? SAR or QAR?

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 SAR to QAR Performance and Trends

Today, to buy 1,000 Saudi Riyal, you need 972 Qatari Riyal. On the same date last year, you needed 971 Qatari Riyal for 1,000 Saudi Riyal. This change indicates that the Saudi Riyal has become stronger against the Qatari Riyal by 0.1% over the past year.

The pair experienced low volatility of 0.52%.

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

SAR to QAR Currency Performance and Volatility

Last 7 Days

  • Performance: ﷼1,000 varied between ﷼0.972 (weekly low) and ﷼0.972 (weekly high), a variance of ﷼0 .
  • Volatility: Fluctuated by 0%.

Last 30 Days

  • Performance: ﷼1,000 varied between ﷼0.972 (30-day low) to ﷼0.972 (30-day high), a variance of ﷼0 .
  • Volatility: Fluctuated by 0%.

Last 90 Days

  • Performance: ﷼1,000 varied between ﷼0.972 (90-day low) to ﷼0.972 (90-day high), a variance of ﷼0 .
  • Volatility: Fluctuated by 0%.

Last Year

  • Performance: ﷼1,000 ranged from ﷼0.97 (yearly low) to ﷼0.975 (yearly high), a variance of ﷼0.005 .
  • Volatility: Fluctuated by 0.52%.

SAR to QAR Forecast and trending

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

Today's SAR to QAR exchange rate (0.972) is smaller compared to yesterday's rate (0.972).

Currency information

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

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

More Qatari Riyal (QAR) information >

Understanding SAR to QAR 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 Saudi Riyal to Qatari Riyal, to send a payment, for a trip overseas, when shopping online or to hold a balance in Qatari Riyal.

How to convert SAR to QAR?

You can convert Saudi Riyal to Qatari 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 Qatari 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 Saudi 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 Qatari 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 Saudi Riyal you want to send, or the amount in Qatari 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 Qatari Riyal

How to get the best SAR to QAR 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 SAR to QAR exchange rate for your specific transaction.

Get to know the SAR/QAR 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 SAR/QAR 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 Saudi Riyal and Qatari 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 Saudi Riyal with Qatari Riyal?

You'll be able to exchange Qatari Riyal to Saudi Riyal in the same way as you'd exchange Saudi Riyal to Qatari Riyal. If you have Qatari 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 Qatari 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 Saudi 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 SAR to QAR?

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 Saudi Riyal to Qatari Riyal (SAR to QAR)

How much is the Saudi Riyal to Qatari Riyal?

The Saudi Riyal to Qatari Riyal exchange rate today is 0.972 . Use this guide to learn more about exchanging SAR to QAR in the easiest and best value way for your specific needs.

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

The SAR to QAR rate today is 0.972 . That means that 1,000 Saudi Riyal would be worth 972 Qatari Riyal.

How to exchange Saudi Riyal to Qatari Riyal?

Exchange SAR to QAR 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 SAR to QAR.

How to send money to Qatar?

If you want to send money from Saudi Arabia - or anywhere else in the world - to Qatar, 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 Qatar - 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 Qatari Riyal and Saudi 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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