Cheap Flights to Madinah
Madinah in Saudi Arabia is, next to Mecca, the second most holy city in the religion of Islam. Spelled Medina by those outside the country, this city is one of the must-see sites for those making the Hajj or Umrah pilgrimages. The inner limits of the city may only be accessed by Muslims with proof of their adherence to Islam, so keep that in mind if you are a non-Muslim venturing to Madinah.
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Best time to book a flight to Madinah
The month of Dhu al-Hijjah in the Islamic calendar is the most common time of year to book a flight to Madinah, as this is when Muslim pilgrims schedule their trips to nearby Mecca to make the Hajj. For those making the lesser pilgrimage, or Umrah, other times of year may be more desirable to avoid the crowds. The climate of this hot desert city is most tolerable in the winter months.
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Airlines that fly to Madinah
Fly into Madinah via the Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz Airport, commonly referred to as the Madinah Airport. Airlines stopping here include:
- Qatar Airways
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What to expect when arriving at the airport
Car service is the primary way to get from the airport into the city proper. Taxis are plentiful and quick, or you can rent a car using our custom car rental page. Muslim visitors may also make use of the SAPTCO bus system to enter the city.
In addition to ATMs and free Wi-Fi, this airport boasts prayer rooms and 24-hour self-serve eateries for the traveler on the go.
What to see and do in Madinah
Madinah is the site of the Prophet's Mosque where Mohammed is said to be buried, and the Jannatul Baqi graveyard where many of his family members and associates rest in peace. These are choice destinations for pilgrims on their way to or from the holy city of Mecca.
Many hotels are within a short distance of the airport and primary attractions. Find an affordable hotel and be well-situated to enjoy all this city has to offer.