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There are 8 ways to get from Mecca to Dubai by bus, plane, shuttle or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus to Taif, fly to Dubai  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Mecca to Taif
  2. Fly from Taif (TIF) to Dubai (DXB) TIF - DXB

$175 - $812

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Bus to Jeddah, fly to Dubai  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Mecca to Jeddah
  2. Fly from Jeddah (JED) to Dubai (DXB) JED - DXB

$125 - $959

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Bus to Jeddah, fly to Sharjah  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Mecca to Jeddah
  2. Fly from Jeddah (JED) to Sharjah (SHJ) JED - SHJ

$137 - $1,215

Bus to Taif, fly to Sharjah  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Mecca to Taif
  2. Fly from Taif (TIF) to Sharjah (SHJ) TIF - SHJ

$277 - $1,268

Bus to Jeddah, fly to Ras al Khaimah, bus  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Mecca to Jeddah
  2. Fly from Jeddah (JED) to Ras al Khaimah (RKT) JED - RKT
  3. Take the bus from Ras al Khaimah Airport to Dubai Diera Terminal

$142 - $476

Bus to Jeddah, fly to Abu Dhabi, shuttle  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Mecca to Jeddah
  2. Fly from Jeddah (JED) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) JED - AUH
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Abu Dhabi Airport to Dubai

$125 - $1,009

Bus to Medina, fly to Dubai  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Makkah SAPTCO Terminal to Medina
  2. Fly from Medina (MED) to Dubai (DXB) MED - DXB

$143 - $414

Drive  •  21 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Mecca to Dubai 1154.4 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mecca to Dubai is to drive which costs 320﷼ - 470﷼ and takes 21 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mecca to Dubai is to bus and fly which costs 470﷼ - 3600﷼ and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The distance between Mecca and Dubai is 1618 km. The road distance is 1847.1 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to get from Mecca to Dubai, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Taif Airport to Dubai Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

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Dubai is 1 h ahead of Mecca. It is currently 3:50 AM in Mecca and 4:50 AM in Dubai.

Yes, the driving distance between Mecca to Dubai is 1847 km. It takes approximately 21 h 19 min to drive from Mecca to Dubai.

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Flydubai and Saudia offer flights from Taif Airport to Dubai Airport.

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There are 1502+ hotels available in Dubai. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Mecca to Dubai.
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  • Distance: 1011.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 30 min

What companies run services between Mecca, Saudi Arabia and Dubai, United Arab Emirates?

There is no direct connection from Mecca to Dubai. However, you can take the bus to Taif, take the taxi to Taif airport, fly to Dubai, take the walk to Airport Terminal 3, then take the Metro to Dubai. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Jeddah, take the bus to King Abdulaziz Airport, take the walk to Jeddah airport, fly to Dubai, take the walk to Airport Terminal 3, then take the Metro to Dubai.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Taif to Dubai via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Flights from Taif to Dubai via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Flights from Jeddah to Dubai
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $3,300
Flights from Jeddah to Dubai via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $3,300
Flights from Jeddah to Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $3,300
Flights from Jeddah to Abu Dhabi via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $3,300
Flights from Medina to Dubai
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Medina to Dubai via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Medina to Dubai via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Jeddah to Dubai
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,900
Flights from Medina to Dubai
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Taif to Dubai
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Jeddah to Dubai
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,100
Flights from Medina to Dubai
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Jeddah to Dubai
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,900
Flights from Jeddah to Dubai via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,900
Flights from Jeddah to Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $4,200
Flights from Jeddah to Abu Dhabi via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $2,000
Flights from Jeddah to Abu Dhabi via Dammam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $2,000
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Jeddah to Sharjah
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $2,400
Flights from Taif to Sharjah
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Jeddah to Ras al Khaimah
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Jeddah to Abu Dhabi via Manama
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $3,100
Flights from Medina to Dubai via Manama
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Jeddah to Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $4,200
Kuwait Airways
Website
kuwaitairways.com
Flights from Medina to Dubai via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Bus operators
SAPTCO
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Mecca to Taif
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Mecca to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Makkah SAPTCO Terminal to Medina
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
saptco.com.sa
Rak Transport Authority
Website
rakairport.com
Bus from Ras al Khaimah Airport to Dubai Diera Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
rakairport.com
Etihad Courtesy Shuttle
Phone
+97126177700
Website
etihad.com
Shuttle from Abu Dhabi Airport to Dubai
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
etihad.com

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