Jeddah Airport

King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED)


The airport is situated eight miles (14km) from Jeddah.

Getting to the city

Taxis are available and fares can be negotiated with the driver. There is a bus service connecting to the city but this tends to be crowded and unpleasant and is usually avoided by visitors. Construction will begin soon on a new high-speed rail link to connect the airport to the city.


GMT +3.


Tel: +966 (0)2 684 2227.

Car rental

A number of car rental companies are represented at the airport, including Avis and Budget.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available and fares can be negotiated with the driver.

Transfer between terminals

There is no transport provided. Passengers are required to pay for a taxi.


Although it has been extended and renovated several times, Jeddah's airport remains crowded and chaotic. There are three terminals, with the North Terminal being used exclusively for international flights. There are money exchange facilities, a restaurant, a cafeteria and shops in this terminal. There are also two restaurants in the South Terminal. The vast Hajj terminals contain prayer and rest areas, markets, a clinic, banking services, and a mosque.


Parking is available outside each of the terminals.

Departure Tax





Free wifi is available throughout the airport.

Jeddah Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.