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There are 4 ways to get from Bur Dubai to Thuwal by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Dubai, train

  1. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Jeddah (JED)
  2. Take the train from Jeddah Airport to King Abdullah Economic City

Fly from Sharjah, train

  1. Fly from Sharjah (SHJ) to Jeddah (JED)
  2. Take the train from Jeddah Airport to King Abdullah Economic City

Bus to Abu Dhabi, fly, train

  1. Take the bus from Ibn Battuta Metro Station 10 to Abu Dhabi Airport Terminal 1 and 3
  2. Fly from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Jeddah (JED)
  3. Take the train from Jeddah Airport to King Abdullah Economic City

Drive

  1. Drive from Bur Dubai to Thuwal

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bur Dubai to Thuwal is to drive which costs AED 340 - AED 500 and takes 21h 9m.

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The fastest way to get from Bur Dubai to Thuwal is to drive which takes 21h 9m and costs AED 340 - AED 500.

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The distance between Bur Dubai and Thuwal is 1679 km. The road distance is 1996.1 km.

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It takes approximately 7h 20m to get from Bur Dubai to Thuwal, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dubai Airport to Jeddah Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 55m.

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Thuwal is 1h behind Bur Dubai. It is currently 5:21 AM in Bur Dubai and 4:21 AM in Thuwal.

Yes, the driving distance between Bur Dubai to Thuwal is 1996 km. It takes approximately 21h 9m to drive from Bur Dubai to Thuwal.

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Flydubai, Emirates, flyadeal and two other airlines offer flights from Dubai Airport to Jeddah Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Thuwal. Prices start at 500﷼ per night.

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The best way to get from Bur Dubai to Dubai Airport is to subway which takes 13 min and costs AED 3 - AED 6.

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Map of how to get from Bur Dubai to Thuwal.
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  • Distance: 1678.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 20m

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

There is no direct connection from Bur Dubai to Thuwal. However, you can take the subway to Airport Terminal 3 Metro Station 2, take the walk to Dubai airport, fly to Jeddah, take the taxi to Jeddah Airport, take the train to King Abdullah Economic City, then take the taxi to Thuwal. Alternatively, you can take the subway to Etisalat Metro Station 2, take the taxi to Sharjah airport, fly to Jeddah, take the taxi to Jeddah Airport, take the train to King Abdullah Economic City, then take the taxi to Thuwal.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950﷼ - 1500﷼
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
950﷼ - 1500﷼
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah via Medina
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
950﷼ - 1500﷼
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750﷼ - 2000﷼
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700﷼ - 2200﷼
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700﷼ - 1500﷼
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700﷼ - 1500﷼
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750﷼ - 1900﷼
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 2400﷼
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750﷼ - 2000﷼
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950﷼ - 2800﷼
flyadeal
Website
flyadeal.com
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700﷼ - 2100﷼
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700﷼ - 2100﷼
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Sharjah to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 1700﷼
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah via Doha
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750﷼ - 3100﷼
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah via Manama
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 1600﷼
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah via Amman
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 2200﷼
Train operators
Saudi Railways Company (SAR)
Phone
920000329
Email
customerservices@sar.com.sa
Website
sar.com.sa
Train from Jeddah Airport to King Abdullah Economic City
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
sar.hhr.sa
Bus operators
Dubai RTA Bus
Phone
9090800
Website
rta.ae
Bus from Ibn Battuta Metro Station 10 to Abu Dhabi Airport Terminal 1 and 3
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18﷼ - 26﷼
Schedules at
rta.ae

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