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

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Fly to Taif, bus  •  5 h 7 min

  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  •  20 h

  1. Take the bus from Dammam to Mecca

$35 - $55

3 alternative options

Fly to Jeddah, bus  •  5 h 7 min

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

$120 - $292

Train, bus  •  17 h 1 min

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

$44 - $75

Drive  •  13 h 17 min

  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 17 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dammam to Mecca is to fly and bus which costs 440﷼ - 1100﷼ and takes 5 h 7 min.

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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 20 h.

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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 17 h 1 min and costs 160﷼ - 290﷼.

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It takes approximately 5 h 7 min 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 2 h.

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Map of how to get from Dammam to Mecca.
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  • Distance: 739.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

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 20 h.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Dammam to Taif
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Dammam to Taif via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Dammam to Taif via Jazan
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Dammam to Taif via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Dammam to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Dammam to Jeddah via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Dammam to Taif
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Dammam to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Dammam to Jeddah via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
flyadeal
Website
flyadeal.com
Flights from Dammam to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
SaudiGulf
Website
saudigulfairlines.com
Flights from Dammam to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
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
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Jeddah to Mecca
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Riyadh Central Bus to Mecca
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Dammam to Mecca
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
saptco.com.sa

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