Traveling to & Around AlUla

Traveling to & Around AlUla

Travelling to and getting around AlUla is easier than ever!

Thoughtfully put together, this page contains helpful pre-trip information as well as valuable logistical information for once you’ve arrived in AlUla. From information on tourist visas and rental cars to knowledgeable staff at our visitor centres, we’re working to ensure a welcoming and accessible experience for all.

Tips & FAQ's

Saudi Arabia has opened its doors to visitors from all over the world with e-Visa, Visa-on-Arrival and Consulate Visa.

Citizens from 49 countries are eligible to secure an eVisa through Visit Saudi website.

Tourists from other countries can apply for a consulate visa through Saudi embassies and consulates. Holders of US, UK, or Schengen visas can apply for the visa upon arrival.

For the most up to date information on entry requirements, especially from countries with new variant coronavirus, travellers should check with their carrier before booking.


Saudia Airlines, flydubai and flynas fly into and out of AlUla’s International Airport (ULH). The newly renovated airport is a beautiful and welcoming entrance into AlUla, located just 35 km (a 30-minute drive) from the city centre.

Special charter flights from Doha to AlUla are now available through our travel partners , GoZahid, AlBoraq and AlUla Guide, until the end of March 2023.

There are a few options for travelling around AlUla during your stay. You can ride a taxi or rent a car with a driver or without. We suggest the following companies:

  • Lamar Luxury Car Rental & Taxi Services: +966 558043154 (contactable via phone + WhatsApp for taxi service) Email:
  • Al Wefaq Car Rental Company: +966 590795827
  • Daleel AlUla Car Rental: +966 0553338228
  • Bus Service: Air-conditioned AlUla coach buses have a few routes around the city, easily connecting places like Winter Park, AlManshiyah Plaza, Ashar Valley and beyond. Download the Schedule

International drivers should carry a valid driving licence from their country of residence; an international driving licence is also highly recommended.

The ride-share service Kaiian (similar to Uber or Careem) is also available in AlUla. However, we suggest ordering a car 30+ minutes before your intended departure, as cars are very limited in AlUla.

To find the latest information and advice use the Visitor Centres located at Winter Park, Dadan /Jabal Ikmah, and Hegra. Information Desks are also located at Prince Abdul Majeed Bin Abdulaziz International Airport in AlUla as well as Shaden Resort and Sahary AlUla Resort.

Operational Hours at Winter Park VC:
Ramadan Timings: Daily from 7:30 AM till 18:00 PM
Regular Timings: Daily from 7:30 AM till 23:00 PM

Operational Hours at the Old Town VC:
Ramadan Timings: Daily from 8:00 AM till 10:00 AM, 15:00 PM till 17:00 PM, and 20:00 PM till 12:00 midnight
Regular Timings: Daily from 8:00 AM till 23:00 PM

Operational Hours at Dadan VC:
Ramadan Timings: Daily from 8:00 AM till 10:00 AM, 15:00 PM till 17:00 PM
Regular Timings: Daily from 7:30 AM till 15:30 PM

Operational Hours at Hegra VC:
Ramadan Timings: Daily from 8:00 AM till 10:00 AM, 15:00 PM till 17:00 PM
Regular Timings: Daily from 9:00 AM till 17:00 PM

Operational Hours at Tayma VC:
Ramadan Timings: Closed
Regular Timings:
Daily from: Monday to Wednesday from 9:00 AM till 18:00 PM, Thursday to Saturday from 9:00 AM till 20:00 PM

Operational Hours at Khaybar VC:
Ramadan Timings: Closed
Regular Timings: Daily from 10:00 AM till 18:00 PM

Operational Hours at the Airport VC:
As per flights schedule


For more in-depth information, please visit our FAQs page.

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