Passengers travelling to Jeddah, Madinah or Taif

Below are the travel restrictions for passengers travelling to/from Saudi Arabia during the period of Umrah.

Travel to/from Jeddah on extra flights (FZ 7000 to 7999)

You can travel on our extra flights (FZ 7000 to 7999) to Jeddah if:

  • You're holding a valid Umrah visa or
  • You're a GCC national (excluding Saudi nationals).

All flights operating with a four-digit flight number (FZ 7000 to 7999) will arrive at and depart from the Hajj terminal at Jeddah Airport.

Each passenger is permitted to carry five litres of Islamic Holy Water (or Zam Zam water) at no additional cost on their return flight from Jeddah.

Travel to/from Jeddah on regular flights (three-digit flight)

  • All flights operating with a three-digit flight number will arrive at and depart from the North terminal at Jeddah Airport.
  • Passengers can travel to/from Jeddah on three-digit regular flights on Umrah, business, visit or resident visa.
  • Each passenger is permitted to carry five litres of Islamic Holy Water (or Zam Zam water) at no additional cost on their return flight from Jeddah.

Travel to/from Madinah

  • Passengers can travel to/from Madinah on Umrah, business, visit or resident visa.
  • Each passenger is permitted to carry five litres of Islamic Holy Water (or Zam Zam water) at no additional cost on their return flight from Madinah.

Travel to/from Taif

  • Umrah visa holders cannot travel to/from Taif. They can only travel to/from Jeddah and Madinah.
  • Passengers can travel to/from Taif on business, visit or resident visa.
  • Each passenger is permitted to carry five litres of Islamic Holy Water (or Zam Zam water) at no additional cost on their return flight from Taif.

It's your responsibility to obtain the correct visa to enable you to travel on these flights. If you arrive at the airport and don't have the correct documentation, you'll not be able to travel and there will be no refund offered.

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