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There are 6 ways to get from Dubai to Mecca by plane, bus 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 Dubai Al Maktoum Intl to Taif, bus  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Dubai Al Maktoum Intl (DWC) to Taif (TIF) DWC - TIF
  2. Take the bus from Taif to Mecca

$222 - $633

Cheapest option

Fly Dubai to Jeddah, bus  •  8 h 17 min

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

$125 - $959

4 alternative options

Fly Dubai Al Maktoum Intl to Jeddah, bus  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Dubai Al Maktoum Intl (DWC) to Jeddah (JED) DWC - JED
  2. Take the bus from Jeddah to Mecca

$173 - $411

Fly Dubai to Taif, bus  •  8 h 27 min

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

$174 - $811

Fly Sharjah to Jeddah, bus  •  9 h 28 min

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

$137 - $1,216

Drive  •  20 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Dubai to Mecca 1152.2 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Dubai to Mecca is to drive which costs AED 310 - AED 460 and takes 20 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dubai to Mecca is to fly and bus which costs AED 600 - AED 1600 and takes 6 h 4 min.

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The distance between Dubai and Mecca is 1618 km. The road distance is 1843.5 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 4 min to get from Dubai to Mecca, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport to Taif Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 55 min.

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Mecca is 1 h behind Dubai. It is currently 9:20 PM in Dubai and 8:20 PM in Mecca.

Yes, the driving distance between Dubai to Mecca is 1844 km. It takes approximately 20 h 59 min to drive from Dubai to Mecca.

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Flydubai offers flights from Dubai Al Maktoum Intl 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 Dubai to Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport is to taxi which takes 29 min and costs AED 70 - AED 85.

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Map of how to get from Dubai to Mecca.
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  • Distance: 1011.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 4 min

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

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

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $3,300
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $3,300
Flights from Dubai to Taif via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Dubai Al Maktoum Intl to Taif
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Dubai Al Maktoum Intl to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,100
Flights from Dubai to Taif
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,900
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,900
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,900
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Sharjah to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $2,400
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah via Manama
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $2,800
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

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