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How to Reach Saudi Arabia

Like most countries, you can reach Saudi Arabia using various means of transportation. They are as follows:

By Air

International flights are regarded as the best way to travel to Saudi Arabia owing to the availability and convenience. All major airlines around the world have flights to Saudi Arabia and you can hail them from any major airport. For instance, you can book tickets for flights provided by Lufthansa, Etihad, Gulf Air, British Airways and many more from cities like London, Mumbai and Paris.

By Land

If you are located in close by countries, you can also use land means of transport like listed below: .

  • By Road - Citizens of neighbouring countries like the UAE, Kuwait, Iraq or Jordan can easily drive down in their own cars. Alternatively, they can use rental cars as well.
  • Buses and Taxis - Commercial taxis and buses also travel along the highways and between neighbouring countries. These are cost efficient ways of travel as compared to flights.

By Sea

Being located in the Arabian Peninsula, you can also enter Saudi Arabia via the sea. Popular ports in the city of Jeddah and others along the Red Sea coast often welcome international cruises.

By Train

The Haramain High-Speed Rail Network developed by Saudi Arabia is currently only operational in domestic cities and mainly used by pilgrims.

Commuting Within Saudi Arabia

Commuting within Saudi Arabia is very convenient as tourists can use the many modes available for a cost effective trip. They are as follows:

  • Domestic flights can be used to travel within Saudi Arabia and they help save a lot of time.
  • Domestic buses are also a very popular mode of travel. This method can save a lot of time and also allow you to mingle with the locals.
  • Taxis are a comfortable way to move from point A to B and are available in all areas.
  • Rental cars can be rented by people who love to drive themselves.
  • Airport transfers and shuttles are also available and can be a useful first mode once you land.
  • Ride sharing apps are also a popular choice among tourists and locals.
  • Using bicycles is also an option but the heat might cause issues.
  • Certain tourist spots also allow you to ride on camels or horses.
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