Dammam travel guide

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You're Going to Love Dammam

With a population of 768,602, Dammam is the largest city in Ash Sharqiyah, Saudi Arabia by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Dammam has to offer.

When to visit Dammam

Dammam in September
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Dammam in September
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Dammam in July, when the average temperature is 35 °C, and the highest can go up to 42 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 10 °C, with an average temperature of 15 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in January, when precipitation is around 20 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Dammam, with an average rainfall of 10 mm.

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How to Get to Dammam


When flying to Dammam, you’ll arrive at Dammam King Fahad Intl (DMM), which is located 31 km from the city centre.

Airports near Dammam

Airlines serving Dammam

Good (2,984 reviews)
Good (511 reviews)
British Airways
Good (2,158 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (1,741 reviews)
Air France
Good (641 reviews)
Good (1,196 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,707 reviews)
Excellent (1,466 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (2,673 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (445 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (224 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (328 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (219 reviews)
Excellent (283 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (104 reviews)
Pegasus Airlines
Good (307 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (920 reviews)
Egypt Air
Good (167 reviews)
Gulf Air
Good (76 reviews)
Air India
Okay (1,677 reviews)
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Where to stay in Dammam

Average rates range from around $96 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $198 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Dammam

Most booked hotels in Dammam

Le Méridien Al Khobar
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
Boudl Gardenia Resort
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
Sofitel Al Khobar The Corniche
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
Carlton Al Moaibed Hotel
Good (7.2, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Dammam

The most frequently booked car type in Dammam is Economy (Chevrolet Spark or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Hyundai i10 or similar) is, on average, 73% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Car hire agencies in Dammam


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