Transportation In Saudi Arabia

  • Publish date: Tuesday، 18 January 2022 Last update: Monday، 24 January 2022
Transportation In Saudi Arabia

Transportation in Saudi Arabia can be easily accessed from different areas around the kingdom. Whether it is Taxis, Public buses, ride-hailing apps, or renting a car you will find the perfect option that is suitable for your needs. Here are the different transportation options that you can use during your stay in Saudi Arabia:


It is easy to find taxis in Saudi Arabia, especially in busy and touristic areas such as shopping malls, hypermarkets, and public parks. Every vehicle has a digital meter installed which shows the approximated fare and provides information about the driver.

Taxis’ start rate in most Saudi cities is 10.00 SAR.


There is a comprehensive bus network throughout the Kingdom, linking all the Kingdom's major cities, towns, and villages managed by Saudi Public Transport Company (SAPTCO).

You can book your bus tickets through the official SAPTCO website.

Ride-hailing App

You can also find applications like Uber and Careem fully operating within the Kingdom’s cities. Where you will also have the option to pay by card or cash depending on your preference.

Train Routes

North Train

There are four stations on the North Train which connect Riyadh to the north of Saudi Arabia: Riyadh, Al Majmaah, Qassim, Hail, and Al Jouf.

Haramain Railway

Located in western Saudi Arabia, the Haramain High-Speed Railway connects Makkah and Medina, the holy cities of Islam. It is the latest and fastest train in the Middle East. The train is scheduled to stop at Makkah, Jeddah, King Abdullah Economic City, and Medina.

From Riyadh to Dammam

This line connects Riyadh with the Eastern Region and passes through Dammam, Abqaiq, Hofuf, and Riyadh.

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