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

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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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 47 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Medina to Mecca is to bus which costs 45﷼ - 70﷼ and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Medina to Mecca is to fly and bus which costs 210﷼ - 1200﷼ and takes 3 h 47 min.

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

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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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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 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Medina to Taif via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Medina to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Medina to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $750
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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