There are 3 ways to get from Mecca to Medina by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Makkah SAPTCO Terminal to Medina

$12 - $18

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Mecca to Medina 275.5 miles

Bus, fly  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Mecca to Jeddah
  2. Fly from Jeddah (JED) to Medina (MED) JED - MED

$55 - $302

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Makkah SAPTCO Terminal and arriving at Medina. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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The distance between Mecca and Medina is 339 km. The road distance is 440.8 km.

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The best way to get from Mecca to Medina without a car is to bus which takes 5 h and costs .

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The bus from Makkah SAPTCO Terminal to Medina takes 5 h including transfers and departs hourly.

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Mecca to Medina bus services, operated by SAPTCO, depart from Makkah SAPTCO Terminal station.

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The quickest flight from Jeddah Airport to Medina Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Mecca to Medina is 441 km. It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to drive from Mecca to Medina.

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Flynas and Saudia offer flights from Jeddah Airport to Medina Airport.

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There are 170+ hotels available in Medina. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Mecca to Medina.
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  • Distance: 211.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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

SAPTCO operates a bus from Mecca to Medina hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 5 h.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Jeddah to Medina
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Jeddah to Medina
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $750
Bus operators
SAPTCO
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Makkah SAPTCO Terminal to Medina
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Mecca to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
saptco.com.sa

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