As one of the largest cities in Saudi Arabia, Jeddah is well-known throughout the Middle East as a great place to visit. A major hub for the wider Hijaz region, this coastal city has lots to offer both tourists and those participating in Saudi Arabia’s ever-expanding business scene. Tourist sites, including King Fahd’s Fountain and Al-Balad, are dotted across the city. Shopping malls are also popular and some western brands are widely available here. Jeddah is also a key landing point for those who are traveling on to the holy sites of Saudi Arabia, including Medina and Mecca.
Flying to Jeddah
1. Which Airports serve Dubai to Jeddah?
When you need to leave Dubai, you can easily get to Dubai International Airport by using the Dubai Metro system. King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah is located close to the city center and you can take a taxi into the center from there.
2. Which Airlines operate flights from Dubai to Jeddah?
There are many airlines which connect Dubai and Jeddah, although the leading one is Emirates. Alternatives include Saudia and Flydubai.
3. How long is the flight?
When taking a flight from Dubai to Jeddah the total fight time is usually around three hours. Flights on this route run the whole year round, including during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
4. Climate changes between Dubai and Jeddah
As they're located just over the main body of Saudi Arabia from each other, Dubai and Jeddah have similar desert-like or arid climates. In July, Dubai has an average high temperature of around 105°F, while in winter months like December it has an average 78°F. Jeddah, meanwhile, has a summer average high of 100°F and a winter average high of 86°F.
5. Culture differences and need-to-know
The currency in Dubai is the dirham and this won’t be accepted in Jeddah where the Saudi Arabian riyal is used instead. Given the high traffic on this route, the two are easily swapped. A citizen of the United Arab Emirates may need a visa to enter Saudi Arabia. Often the process is complex, so you should set aside time to learn what you need to do before you travel.
Jeddah and Dubai share many common features when it comes to culture but there are significant differences. While Dubai is now a worldwide holiday and business destination, Jeddah isn’t quite on the same scale.
Jeddah has a population of over three million and that means there are plenty of services here. Shopping locations like the Red Sea Mall and the Mall of Arabia are popular with those who want to shop, while there are plenty of top monuments and other sites to visit including the Uthman ibn Affan mosque. Despite Dubai being the more well-known business center internationally, Jeddah is also a strong competitor. With business skyscrapers like The Headquarters Business Park Tower available there are plenty of facilities here. Those who want to visit museums won’t struggle, either. The Abdul Raouf Khalil Museum, for example, has plenty of exhibitions on the history of the city.
Dubai to Jeddah Last modified: Nov 15, 2022 14:13 -05:00
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The average price for connecting flights from Dubai to Jeddah is AED1,374.
The average price for direct flights from Dubai to Jeddah is AED1,264.
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The average price for one way flights from Dubai to Jeddah is AED518.
The average price for round trip flights from Dubai to Jeddah is AED1,264.
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