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Medina Airport

General information

Medina is the fourth city of Saudi Arabia, the city was formerly called Yathrib. After Mecca, Medina is the holiest city for Muslims, followed by Jerusalem and Damascus. Medina Airport is a modern and convenient airport, only during the annual Hajj pilgrimage it is really busy. Medina is also known by the names Madinah and al Madīnah al Munawwarah. The most important place in Medina is the Prophet’s Mosque (Masjid an-Nabawi), it is the place where Muhammad is buried.


Where is Medina Airport situated?

Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz International Airport is located northeast of the city. The motorways 15 and 60 are close to the airport.

How many terminals does Medina Airport have?

The airport consists of one terminal and two runways. The new terminal was opened in 2015 and is fully equipped, one part is for domestic flights and one part for international and Hajj / Umrah flights.

Airport Map



The distance from Medina Airport to the centre of Medina is 20 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Medina.

From MED Airport to Medina City centre by Car
20 km
25 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Medina Airport by public transport. Visit the Medina Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Medina Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Medina is about SAR 60.-. Book your taxi at Medina Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From MED Airport to Medina City centre by Taxi
20 km
25 min
SAR 60.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Medina Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Budget and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Medina Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Medina Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Medina Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Medina Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Medina Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Medina Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Saudia
  • Flynas
  • Iran Air
  • Garuda Indonesia
  • EgyptAir


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Medina Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Millennium Madinah Airport, Al Madinah

Located in Al Madinah, 18 km from Al-Masjid an-Nabawi, Millennium Madinah Airport provides accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a fitness centre and a shared lounge.

Hotels in Medina

Looking for the best hotels in Medina? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Pullman Zamzam Madina, Al Madinah

Located in the holy city of Madinah Al Munawara and only 150 meters from Bab Al Salam of Al Masjid Al Nabawi, Pullman Zamzam Madina offers free WiFi throughout the entire hotel.


Saja Al Madinah, Al Madinah

Saja Al Madinah is set in Al Madinah, 4 minute walking to The Prophet's Mosque. Each room at this hotel is air conditioned and is equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Medina Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


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