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.
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
It is possible to travel to and from Medina Airport by public transport. Visit the Medina Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
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
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.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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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:
- Iran Air
- Garuda Indonesia
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Medina
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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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