Jeddah travel guide

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You're Going to Love Jeddah

With a population of 2.87 million, Jeddah is the largest city in Makkah, Saudi Arabia by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

Where to Eat in Jeddah

If you’re looking for affordable options, Brioche (3127 Al Kayyal) and Spears - InterContinental Jeddah (Al Kurnaysh Rd) are great picks.

When to visit Jeddah

Jeddah in September
Estimated hotel price
$295
1 night at 3-star hotel
Jeddah in September
Estimated hotel price
$295
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Jeddah in July, when the average temperature is 32 °C, and the highest can go up to 37 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 18 °C, with an average temperature of 23 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in November, when precipitation is around 20 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Jeddah, with an average rainfall of 0 mm.

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How to Get to Jeddah

Plane

When flying to Jeddah, you’ll arrive at Jeddah King Abdulaziz Intl (JED), which is located 15 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Jeddah from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 47h.

Plane

When flying to Jeddah, you’ll arrive at Jeddah King Abdulaziz Intl (JED), which is located 15 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Jeddah from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 47h.

Airports near Jeddah

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Airlines serving Jeddah

KLM
Good (806 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,184 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,236 reviews)
Air France
Good (961 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,520 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,828 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,099 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,456 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,332 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (869 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (805 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (364 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (457 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (686 reviews)
Egypt Air
Good (184 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (167 reviews)
ANA
Excellent (435 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (745 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (907 reviews)
Air Europa
Good (307 reviews)
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Where to stay in Jeddah

From 5-star hotels such as the Joudyan Jeddah Red Sea Mall to great affordable options like the Dyar Al Hamra Hotel, Jeddah offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $163 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $399 and up for a 5-star experience. There are also lots of holiday rental options in Jeddah, with prices from $48 to $4,861 per night. Al Shaty is the neighbourhood with the highest amount of rentals to choose from. On average, holiday rentals in Jeddah are about 8% cheaper than a hotel room in the city.

Where to stay in popular areas of Jeddah

Most booked hotels in Jeddah

Jeddah Hilton Hotel
5 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
$341+
Al Nabarees Al Masi Hotel
3 stars
Good (6.1, Good reviews)
$87+

Hiring a car in Jeddah

Economy (Kia Rio or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Jeddah, while also 62% cheaper than other types, on average.

Economy (Kia Rio or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Jeddah, while also 62% cheaper than other types, on average.

Car hire agencies in Jeddah

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