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There are 5 ways to get from Dammam to Mecca by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Taif, bus  •  5h 17m

  1. Fly from Dammam (DMM) to Taif (TIF) DMM - TIF
  2. Take the bus from Taif to Mecca

$299 - $1,014

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Bus  •  20h

  1. Take the bus from Dammam to Mecca

$35 - $55

3 alternative options

Fly to Jeddah, bus  •  5h 17m

  1. Fly from Dammam (DMM) to Jeddah (JED) DMM - JED
  2. Take the bus from Jeddah to Mecca

$120 - $292

Train, bus  •  17h 1m

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

$44 - $75

Drive  •  13h 17m

  1. Drive from Dammam to Mecca 801.1 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Dammam to Mecca is to train and bus which costs 160﷼ - 290﷼ and takes 17h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Dammam to Mecca is to fly and bus which costs 440﷼ - 1100﷼ and takes 5h 17m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dammam and arriving at Mecca. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 20h.

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The distance between Dammam and Mecca is 1183 km. The road distance is 1281.8 km.

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The best way to get from Dammam to Mecca without a car is to train and bus which takes 17h 1m and costs 160﷼ - 290﷼.

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It takes approximately 5h 17m to get from Dammam to Mecca, including transfers.

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Dammam to Mecca bus services, operated by SAPTCO, depart from Dammam station.

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The quickest flight from Dammam Airport to Taif Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Dammam to Mecca bus services, operated by SAPTCO, arrive at Mecca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dammam to Mecca is 1282 km. It takes approximately 13h 17m to drive from Dammam to Mecca.

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  • Distance: 739.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 17m

What companies run services between Dammam, Saudi Arabia and Mecca, Saudi Arabia?

SAPTCO operates a bus from Dammam to Mecca twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 20h.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Dammam to Taif
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Dammam to Taif via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Dammam to Taif via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Dammam to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Dammam to Jeddah via Medina
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Dammam to Taif
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Dammam to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
flyadeal
Website
flyadeal.com
Flights from Dammam to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Dammam to Jeddah via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
SaudiGulf
Website
saudigulfairlines.com
Flights from Dammam to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Train operators
Saudi Railways
Bus operators
SAPTCO
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Taif to Mecca
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Jeddah to Mecca
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Riyadh Central Bus to Mecca
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Dammam to Mecca
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
saptco.com.sa

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Flynas and Saudia offer flights from Dammam Airport to Taif Airport.

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There are 289+ hotels available in Mecca. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dammam to Dammam Airport is to taxi which takes 27m and costs 170﷼ - 210﷼.

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