There are 4 ways to get from Medina to Mecca by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Medina to Makkah SAPTCO Terminal

$13 - $18

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Medina to Mecca 274.8 miles

Fly to Jeddah, bus  •  3 h 48 min

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

$57 - $305

Fly to Taif, bus  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Medina (MED) to Taif (TIF) MED - TIF
  2. Take the bus from Taif to Mecca

$226 - $737

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

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The distance between Medina and Mecca is 339 km. The road distance is 439.7 km.

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

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

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

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The quickest flight from Medina Airport to Jeddah Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Medina to Mecca is 440 km. It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to drive from Medina to Mecca.

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Royal Air Maroc, Flynas, Middle East Airlines and Saudia offer flights from Medina Airport to Jeddah Airport.

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There are 189+ hotels available in Mecca. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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

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

SAPTCO operates a bus from Medina to Mecca hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 5 h.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Medina to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Medina to Taif via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Medina to Taif via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Medina to Taif via Dammam
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Medina to Taif via Riyadh, Jeddah
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Medina to Taif via Jeddah, Riyadh
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Medina to Taif via Riyadh, Abha
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Medina to Taif via Abha, Riyadh
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Medina to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $750
Flights from Medina to Taif via Dammam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Medina to Taif via Riyadh, Kuwait
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Medina to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Medina to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Bus operators
SAPTCO
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Medina to Makkah SAPTCO Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
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 Taif to Mecca
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
saptco.com.sa

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The best way to get from Medina to Medina Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs .

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