Jeddah King Abdulaziz International Airport Guide (JED)
Jeddah King Abdulaziz International Airport is located 19km (12 miles) north of central Jeddah.
Jeddah King Abdulaziz International Airport is the main airport serving Jeddah in Saudi Arabia – the airport’s Hajj Terminal has the status of being one of the largest in the world and is dedicated to pilgrims who travel to the holy city of Mecca each year. Our Jeddah King Abdulaziz International Airport guide includes details on transportation, hotels and services in and around the airport.
There is an information desk in the arrivals area that's staffed by multilingual assistants.
From central Jeddah, head north along Al Madinah Al Munawarah Road – this route takes you directly to the airport (journey time: 20 minutes).
Public telephones and paid-for Wi-Fi internet access are available throughout the terminals. There is a 24-hour post office in the international arrivals area.
Souvenirs, gifts, books and general items are available in the departure areas. All goods are tax-free in Saudi Arabia. Alcohol is not available for purchase.
VIP lounge facilities offer a range of basic business services. Further business, conference and meeting facilities can be found at the nearby Elaf Jeddah Hotel (tel: +966 12 215 0525; www.elafgroup.com).
Avis, Budget and Hertz are among the international car hire companies represented at the airport, with desks in the centre of the international arrivals hall. There are also a number of local operators.