Mintaqat Makkah Transportation

  • Metro Station near Mina, Mecca.
    Metro Station near Mina, Mecca.
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  • The Track of the Metro.
    The Track of the Metro.
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  • Metro behind the trees.
    Metro behind the trees.
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Mintaqat Makkah Transportation

  • Public Buses

    Jiddah Transportation

    Convenient, mostly new with airconditioning, the big buses are operated by SAPTCO (Saudi Arabian Public Transport Company), they have several routes around the city ending up in downtown Ballad. They also have a vast network of intercity and destinations out of Jeddah to most cities in the Kingdom as well as International routes. Their main bus...

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  • Taxis

    Jiddah Transportation

    they come in all shapes and sizes those white jeddawi taxis. drivers come mainly from south asia though saudis start to take on this job. taxis are cheap compared to london, of course! there's no counter, so you can always negotiate and make a deal. the longest journey should cost you SR70 and that's 3-hour of getting dizzy around jeddah! you can...

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  • Airplanes

    Jiddah Transportation

    Jeddah as a commercial & industgrial hub, most major airlines of the world are available to and from Jeddah's King Abdul Aziz International Airport. Domestic routes are serviced by the Kingdom's flag carrier, SAUDIA (reservations hotline 920022222), and few privately-owned airlines with limited destinations are emerging.

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  • Car Rentals

    Jiddah Transportation

    As I have described earlier it is extremely cheap and convenient to rent a car in Jeddah keeping in mind you have proper documentation available with you. Gasoline in Saudi Arabia is less than a dollar a gallon. There is also ample parking through out the city and to top it off most of it is free. You must have a valid International License as well...

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  • Jiddah Map

    Jiddah Transportation

    I came across this link which shows jeddah city`s map. here is the link,,copy/paste it to your browser address bar.the first one is in Arabic,the second is in English. http://www.alnokhba.com/jed/jed_main_a.htm http://www.alnokhba.com/jed/jed_main.htm

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  • Private Vans

    Private vans are a little expensive but in it you have the option to stop at any destination you like and roam around.

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  • Buses for Groups.

    For groups mostly they use buses in Saudi Arabia as it is economical and even if you are alone you can join the group. The guide give you the information about the places you visit mostly the people who are going first time like to go with the group and of course it is a money saver package.

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  • A New Addition to the Transportation for...

    They are constructing a new metro line which will be from Mecca to Medina. Now it is almost done till Jeddah. A Chinese company is building it and the work is progressing rapidly.

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  • Makkah-South Region Road

    Makkah-South Region Road.2nd & 3rd photos: Gahwat al Jabal on AL Sahil Road (the coast road) the starting point to the South Region and Yemen.

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  • Makkah-Taif Mountainous Road

    Makkah-Taif Mountainous Road.Third & fourth photos: People from Tehamah selling honey at the top of the mountain.

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  • Makkah-Madinah Road

    Makkah-Madinah Road.Fourth and fifth photos are sasco stations on the middle of both Makkah-Madinah & Madinah-Makkah Roads.

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  • Khatt al Trailat (the trailers road)

    Khatt al Trailat (the trailers road); that branch out from Makah Jeddah Old Road from Haddah village and pass by all the ancient houses between Haddah and al Jamoom continuing to al Jamoom crossing the Makkah Madinah Highway and continuing its way until it connect with Makkah Taif Road (al Sail Road) and from there to the eastern region.

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  • AL Shegdef

    "AL Shegdef", the ancient means of ferrying pilgrims across the vast distances of Arabia.Up to the immediate past, without the camel the vast deserts of Arabia could never have been utilized by man, nor could ancient transport systems have evolved there.Two to three persons can set in one Shegdef usually for women and children.In the photo caravan...

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