There are 4 ways to get from Dammam to Al-Qassim by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Dammam (DMM) to Gassim (ELQ) DMM - ELQ

$181 - $594

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Bus  •  12 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Dammam to Riyadh Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Riyadh Central Bus to Buraidah

$28 - $42

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Dammam to Riyadh
  2. Take the bus from Riyadh Central Bus to Buraidah

$35 - $65

Drive  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Dammam to Buraydah 474 miles

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The distance between Dammam and Al-Qassim is 609 km. The road distance is 758.4 km.

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The best way to get from Dammam to Al-Qassim without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to get from Dammam to Al-Qassim, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Dammam to Al-Qassim is to fly which takes 2 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Dammam Airport to Gassim Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dammam to Al-Qassim is 758 km. It takes approximately 7 h 46 min to drive from Dammam to Al-Qassim.

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Flynas, Gulf Air Bahrain and Saudia offer flights from Dammam Airport to Gassim Airport.

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There are 97+ hotels available in Al-Qassim. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dammam to Dammam Airport is to taxi which takes 27 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Dammam to Al-Qassim.
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  • Distance: 380.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 17 min

What companies run services between Dammam, Saudi Arabia and Al-Qassim, Saudi Arabia?

Saudia, Flynas and Gulf Air Bahrain fly from Dammam to Buraydah twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dammam to Buraydah via Riyadh Central Bus Station, Riyadh Central Bus, and Buraidah in around 12 h 32 min.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Dammam to Gassim
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Dammam to Gassim via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Dammam to Gassim
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Dammam to Gassim via Manama
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Train operators
Saudi Railways
Bus operators
SAPTCO
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Riyadh Central Bus to Buraidah
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Dammam to Riyadh Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
saptco.com.sa

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