Plan Your Trip from Dammam to Jeddah
King Fahd International Airport
Orbitz.com is a great place to begin your search for cheap flights from Dammam, Saudi Arabia. Dammam offers domestic and international service through King Fahd International Airport, located 33 km, or approximately 20 miles, northwest of the city of Dammam. The airport serves the entire Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia and is a hub for Saudia Airlines. Thirty airlines offer daily flights out of Dammam.
Parking at King Fahd International Airport
Parking at the airport is available in a covered garage. Three separate floors house both short-term and long-term parking. The first floor of the garage offers direct access to the airport terminal. Two open lots are also available to handle vehicle overflow. The parking lots offer a 10-minute grace period for drop-off before an hourly rate of 1 SAR is charged.
Additional Transportation Options
Public bus services to the airport from Dammam are available through SAPTCO. The busses leave at 30- to 60-minute intervals, and you can pay fares at the airport shuttle counter. Taxis operated by private companies also offer service to the airport. Fares range from 70 to 80 SAR.
Dining at King Fahd International Airport
Hungry travelers checking into the airport can pick up a quick, freshly made doughnut at Krispy Kreme, located on the arrivals level. Dr. CafÃ© and Coffee Talk offer a variety of coffee drinks you can take along on the plane. If a relaxed atmosphere is more your style, the airport's passenger lounge, Pax, offers breakfast items. The airport recently expanded its shopping and dining areas, meeting the needs of most passengers. Flying out of Saudi Arabia is easy, when you start looking for cheap flights from Dammam on Orbitz.com.
Airports in Jeddah
Getting flights to Jeddah doesn't have to be a cumbersome task. Orbitz.com allows travelers to book flights and hotels, often at steep discounts. The primary airport operating in Jeddah is the King Abdulaziz Airport. Located just 11.8 miles north of Jeddah, it is convenient for tourists and business travelers alike. Several international airlines travel to the airport, including British Airways, Egypt Air, Middle East Airlines, Singapore Airlines, and several others.
Transportation from the Airport
Rental car services are available straight from the airport terminal. Passengers can book rentals before leaving home through Orbitz.com online services. Booking online is often the best choice for the budget conscious traveler because it is possible to get deals on car rentals, as well as hotels and return flights.
Weather in Jeddah
Jeddah has a dry, warm climate with temperatures ranging from 106â—¦F in the summer to 61â—¦F in the winter. Therefore, tourists can pack lightly with shorts, tanks, and other warm weather gear all year. Sunscreen is also a good idea, especially when traveling in the summer months.
Activities in Jeddah
Any vacation planner will want to make an itinerary of Jeddah's most famed tourist destinations, and there is something exciting for anyone. Those who want to add a little culture to their vacation will love the Naseef House, a fully restored home set amongst the ruins of Jeddah's former trading district. There is also the Al-Tayibat City Museum for International Civilisation, a sprawling 300 room palace full of artifacts from times gone by. Those more interested in fine dining will appreciate the Asian seafood provided at Green Island. This restaurant actually sits on top of the water with green panels making up the floor so diners can view the sea life down below. Add to this a stunning natural landscape, and it's easy to see why world travelers catch flights to Jeddah all year round.
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