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

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Recommended option

Fly  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Medina (MED) to Gassim (ELQ) MED - ELQ

$168 - $537

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Medina to Buraidah

$14 - $24

1 alternative option

Drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Medina to Buraydah 315.6 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Medina to Buraydah is to bus which costs 55﷼ - 90﷼ and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Medina to Buraydah is to fly which costs 600﷼ - 2100﷼ and takes 1 h 48 min.

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The distance between Medina and Buraydah is 484 km. The road distance is 505 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to get from Medina to Buraydah, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Medina and arriving at Buraidah. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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

Saudia flies from Medina to Buraydah twice a week. Alternatively, SAPTCO operates a bus from Medina to Buraydah every 4 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $24 and the journey takes 7 h 30 min.

Flights from Medina to Gassim
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Bus operators
Bus from Medina to Buraidah
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $24

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