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There are 7 ways to get from Dubai to Saudi Arabia by bus, plane or car

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Line 102 bus to Dubai, fly to Dammam  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the line 102 bus from Global Village 1 to Rashidiya Metro Station Gate 5
  2. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Dammam (DMM) DXB - DMM

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Line 102 bus to Sharjah, fly to Dammam  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the line 102 bus from Global Village 1 to Rashidiya Metro Station Gate 5
  2. Fly from Sharjah (SHJ) to Dammam (DMM) SHJ - DMM

Line 102 bus to Dubai, fly to Riyadh  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the line 102 bus from Global Village 1 to Rashidiya Metro Station Gate 5
  2. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Riyadh (RUH) DXB - RUH

Fly Dubai to Gassim  •  5h 24m

  1. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Gassim (ELQ) DXB - ELQ

Line 102 bus to Sharjah, fly to Riyadh  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the line 102 bus from Global Village 1 to Rashidiya Metro Station Gate 5
  2. Fly from Sharjah (SHJ) to Riyadh (RUH) SHJ - RUH

Bus to Abu Dhabi, fly to Dammam  •  6h 54m

  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 Dammam (DMM) AUH - DMM

Drive  •  11h 20m

  1. Drive from Dubai to Riyadh 990 km

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Saudi Arabia

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Saudi Arabia. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Saudi Arabia.

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For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Saudi Arabia.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Saudi Arabia due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Saudi Arabia

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Saudi Arabia from June 21.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Saudi Arabia

Limited international flights leaving United Arab Emirates began to resume from July 7.

Last updated: December 1 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dubai to Saudi Arabia is to drive which costs AED 170 - AED 250 and takes 11h 20m.

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The fastest way to get from Dubai to Saudi Arabia is to line 102 bus and fly which takes 4h 30m and costs AED 650 - AED 1400.

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The distance between Dubai and Saudi Arabia is 1303 km. The road distance is 990 km.

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It takes approximately 4h 30m to get from Dubai to Saudi Arabia, including transfers.

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

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Saudi Arabia is 1h behind Dubai. It is currently 1:22 PM in Dubai and 12:22 PM in Saudi Arabia.

Yes, the driving distance between Dubai to Saudi Arabia is 990 km. It takes approximately 11h 20m to drive from Dubai to Saudi Arabia.

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Saudia, Flydubai, Emirates and Gulf Air Bahrain offer flights from Dubai Airport to Dammam Airport.

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  • Distance: 1302.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 30m

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

Flydubai and Saudia fly from Dubai to Buraydah twice daily.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Dubai to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500﷼ - 2300﷼
Flights from Dubai to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 2000﷼
Flights from Dubai to Gassim via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 6000﷼
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700﷼ - 1300﷼
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Dubai to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750﷼ - 2300﷼
Flights from Dubai to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1200﷼ - 3400﷼
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Dubai to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750﷼ - 1600﷼
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700﷼ - 1300﷼
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Dubai to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800﷼ - 2600﷼
Flights from Dubai to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 3100﷼
Flights from Dubai to Gassim
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600﷼ - 1800﷼
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Sharjah to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700﷼ - 1700﷼
Flights from Sharjah to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 1800﷼
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Dubai to Dammam via Manama
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650﷼ - 1500﷼
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Dammam via Manama
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 1600﷼
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700﷼ - 1300﷼
flyadeal
Website
flyadeal.com
Flights from Dubai to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
600﷼ - 1700﷼
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Sharjah to Riyadh via Doha
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
950﷼ - 3200﷼
Bus operators
Dubai RTA Bus
Phone
9090800
Website
rta.ae
Bus from Global Village 1 to Rashidiya Metro Station Gate 5
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
6﷼ - 10﷼
Schedules at
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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