Saudi riyal to British pound historical chart

Saudi riyal (SAR) to British pound (GBP) exchange rate chart and trend analysis based on real data sourced directly from UK currency suppliers

SAR to GBP chart


Our British pound to Saudi riyal chart plots the actual Saudi riyal buyback rates offered by our panel of UK currency providers at the end of each day, so you can see the historical performance of the Saudi riyal against the pound and monitor fluctuations in the exchange rate over time.


This page shows the Saudi riyal to pound exchange rate, not the Saudi riyal buyback rate advertised in our Saudi riyal buyback comparisons. Both rates are the same, but the buyback rate is displayed in a different format due to the way UK currency suppliers advertise their buyback rates. Learn more

GBP to SAR historical rates

This annual exchange rate summary provides a detailed breakdown of the performance of the Saudi riyal against the British pound over the past several years so you can put today's Saudi riyal buyback rates into context:

Annual exchange rate data for British pounds to Saudi riyals
2024 0.1957 --- 0.1995 0.1945 ---
2023 0.2082 0.1963 0.213 0.1916 6.08%
2022 0.1931 0.2077 0.2454 0.1907 -7.04%
2021 0.1909 0.1932 0.198 0.1833 -1.15%
2020 0.1954 0.1906 0.2264 0.1906 2.50%
2019 0.204 0.1953 0.2153 0.1922 4.50%
2018 0.1923 0.2038 0.2079 0.1807 -5.64%
2017 0.2097 0.1923 0.2154 0.1899 9.02%
2016 0.1751 0.2099 0.2134 0.1725 -16.60%

Best place to sell Saudi riyals in the UK

If you want to exchange Saudi riyals into British pounds, we can help you to find a reputable foreign exchange provider. We compare the Saudi riyal rates from tried-and-tested companies who will buy currency by post or over the counter.

For a complete comparison of providers and their latest buyback rates, see our Saudi riyal currency buyback comparisons.