Getting around Getting around

Getting around

A first-rate transportation system connects Saudi Arabia’s provinces and cities, serving millions of people each day.

Some of the modes of transport include:

    • Car Rentals Car Rentals

      Car rentals

      Hiring a car is an efficient and cost-effective way to explore Saudi Arabia and visit the country’s many tourist attractions. Cars can be rented at airports, or in most cities, making it easy to get out and explore.

      *In the case of any issue or problem do not hesitate to call 938

    • Taxis Taxis


      Taxis in Saudi Arabia are easy to find, particularly around busy locations such as shopping malls, hypermarkets and public parks. All are equipped with a digital meter detailing the fare, together with information on the driver and operating company. Some hotels offer cars for private hire too.

      *In the case of any issue or problem do not hesitate to call 938

    • Use a Ride-hailing App Use a Ride-hailing App

      Use a Ride-hailing App

      A number of ride-hailing apps operate in the Kingdom, including Uber and Careem. Just tap in your pick-up and drop-off locations and track your driver’s arrival online. Payment can be made either by cash or credit card.

      *In the case of any issue or problem do not hesitate to call 938

    • Trains Trains


      Saudi’s railway system operates through three primary train stations:
      Riyadh-Dammam connects Riyadh to the Eastern Region and passes through the following stations: Dammam, Abqaiq, Hofuf and Riyadh.

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      The North Train connects Riyadh to the north of Saudi Arabia and serves the following stations: Riyadh, Al Majmaah, Qassim, Ha’il and Al Jouf.

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      Haramain High-Speed Railway is the latest and fastest train in the Middle East, operating between the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah in western Saudi Arabia. It serves the following stations: Makkah, Jeddah, King Abdullah Economic City and Madinah.

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    • Buses Buses


      The Saudi Public Transport Company (SAPTCO) operates a comprehensive network of bus services across the Kingdom, linking all major cities, towns and villages. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit the SAPTCO website.