British Airways operates frequent flights to Jeddah arriving at King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED), situated 19 kilometres (12 miles) north of Jeddah city. Muslim travellers arriving for the Hajj will be catered for by two dedicated Hajj terminals that offer a direct service to the nearby holy city of Mecca, while other international Jeddah flights arrive at Jeddah Airport's North Terminal. After your flights to Jeddah touch down, you can make your way to the historic coastal city on the Red Sea to see Jeddah's world famous sights, including King Fahd's Fountain - the tallest foundation in the world - and its famous coral buildings.
After your Jeddah flights you can arrange for a private taxi or limousine to take you into Jeddah city centre. There are a number of companies and private firms offering transport from Jeddah Airport to the city and prices should be clearly displayed inside the cars. Prices from Jeddah Airport are fixed, meaning visitors do not need to negotiate with drivers after stepping off their flights to Jeddah.
? ? Flights to Jeddah are the perfect starting point for further edifying Middle East holidays. Why not combine your flights to Jeddah with flights to Doha and see why Qatar has been named the jewel of the Gulf, with a relaxing stroll along the Doha Corniche? Flights to Jeddah are also the perfect gateway for holidays in the United Arab Emirates, as flights to Dubai and flights to Abu Dhabi offer access to some of the world's fastest growing holiday and shopping capitals to further enhance your Middle Eastern holiday.
As soon as you alight from Jeddah flights, you can start enjoying a wide variety of new experiences in the Middle East. Jeddah is the holiday capital of Saudi Arabia and home to the country's biggest sea front area, the Jeddah Corniche, which offers magnificent views of the Red Sea as well as many popular beach resorts and amusements. Finally, no flight to Jeddah would be complete without visiting al-Balad, Jeddah's historic old town, where visitors can buy a memento of their trip from traditional market souks to take home on their flights.