King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED)Location: The airport is situated 12 miles (19km) from Jeddah.
Time: GMT +3.
Contacts: Tel: +966 2 684 2227
Transfer between terminals: There is no free transport provided between terminals. Passengers are required to pay for a taxi.
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.
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.
Facilities: 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: Parking is available outside each of the terminals.
Travel Guide powered by Word Travels, copyright © 2020 Globe Media Ltd. All rights reserved. By its very nature much of the information in this guide is subject to change at short notice and travellers are urged to verify information on which they're relying with the relevant authorities. Neither Globe Media nor The Global Travel Group can accept any responsibility for any loss or inconvenience to any person as a result of information contained above.