Please be advise that the transit area in airport is described as a cattle stable. Try to make it as short as poss in Saudi.
All visitors, including pilgrims, need avisa to enter Saudi Arabia. ... If you'retransiting through Saudi Arabia, you mayneed a transit visa if the connecting time between your flights is more than 12 hours. Once the ticket is issued, youshould confirm with your airline or travel agency if you need a transit visa.
Does anyone know if you need a transit visa for connecting in Saudi if you hold a British passport?