Al 'Ula Airport: Cheap Flights, Tickets, and Travel Deals

Cheap Flights to Al 'Ula Airport

Al 'Ula Airport (ULH) -- also known as Prince Abdul Majeed bin Abdulaziz Airport -- is situated approximately 25 kilometres to the south-east of Al 'Ula, Saudi Arabia, near the ruins of Hegra and Al 'Ula Heritage Village. The facility, which began operations in 2011, serves upwards of 250,000 domestic and international travellers each year. Skyscanner's flight search makes finding cheap flights to Al 'Ula Airport easy. Simply enter your departure airport and travel date into the search fields to view the lowest available fares. Haven't decided on a travel date yet? Try comparing flight prices across a range of possible departure dates with the Whole Month search feature.

Best Time to Fly to Al 'Ula Airport

Al 'Ula is characterized by a desert climate, with very low annual rainfall and daytime temperatures exceeding 35 degrees Celsius during the hottest months (July and August). For those planning to enjoy outdoor sightseeing and tourist activities, the ideal time to visit Al 'Ula is during the spring and autumn months (mid-March to mid-May and early October through November). During these times of the year, you can expect clear, dry weather with daytime temperatures ranging from a comfortable 18 degrees Celsius to 27 degrees Celsius. Of course, these are also the times of year when flight prices are at their most expensive.

If you want to save on airfare, a good time to fly to Al 'Ula is during the shoulder seasons, which run from mid-May to early July and late August to mid-October. Once you've decided on a travel date, Skyscanner's Price Alert tool can help you monitor airfares so you can be sure to book the cheapest possible flight to Al 'Ula Airport. For more information on setting price alerts, click here.

Airlines That Fly to Al 'Ula Airport

Saudia is the only airline offering direct flights from Canada to Al 'Ula Airport. Connecting flights to this airport can be booked from King Abdulaziz Airport, located in Jeddah, and King Khalid International Airport, which is located in Riyadh. More information about airlines that fly to Jeddah and Riyadh can be found on this page.

What to Expect When Arriving at the Airport

All flights arriving at Al 'Ula airport are handled within a single passenger terminal. Several ground transportation options for getting to the city centre can be found at the curbside outside of the Arrivals exit. They include limousines, taxis, shuttles, and shared vans. If you'd prefer to drive yourself, you can rent a car from Enterprise, Go Rentals, Opodo, or one of the other car hire agencies operating at Al 'Ula Airport. The trip from Al 'Ula Airport to the city centre takes around 20 minutes by car.

Airport Facilities

Al 'Ula Airport's single terminal building is a large, modern facility equipped with a number of amenities and services designed to ease tourists' entry into the city. In addition to a small gift shop, a restaurant, and a tourist information desk, you'll also find full-service banking facilities, a business centre, and a transportation services counter dotted throughout the Arrivals hall.

What to See and Do in Al 'Ula

Mada'in Saleh is one of the most popular tourist attractions near Al 'Ula and a major highlight of any Saudi Arabia tour. The pre-historic archaeological site, which was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008, is famous for its palatial rock-carved tombs and fascinating Nabatean inscriptions. Other interesting stops to add to your itinerary include Elephant Rock and the mountain situated just outside of the city, which offers panoramic views of the Wadi Al-Qura Valley. Access to these and other tourist sites around the city can be arranged at most Al 'Ula hotels.

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 Location Details

Longitude:37° 55' 0'' E
Latitude:26° 37' 59'' N
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