Fly to Dammam

Book a flight to Dammam with flydubai and enjoy the range of flexible options and airfares available. With a wide selection of flights from a variety of departure locations, we can take you to this Saudi Arabian metropolis whenever it is convenient for you. From take-off to touchdown, our friendly team will make sure your journey is as smooth as possible.

Whether you’re flying to Dammam for a relaxing coastal break or whirlwind business trip, the city has a lot to offer. Travel there in style onboard one of our Boeing 737-800 aircrafts. In our bright and spacious Economy Class cabin, you can dine, unwind and stay entertained all from the comfort of your seat.

No matter which fare you choose, we’ve equipped every seat with its own personal touchscreen. Hundreds of movies, TV shows, music and games are only a swipe away. You can also access our award-winning Wi-Fi to stay on top of emails, chat to friends or simply monitor the progress of your flight. With so much to occupy you, you’ll arrive in into Dammam before you know it.

Things to do

Coastal delights


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Dammam is famed for its sparkling Corniche. Breathe in the fresh sea air on a morning walk or watch the sun sink from the sky as the evening arrives. It’s so much more than a waterfront - admire outdoor artworks as you stroll down the promenade, attend colourful carnivals and watch exciting dolphin shows.

Enchanting history


Immerse yourself in the castle-like walls of Dammam’s Heritage Village. Discover a treasure trove of antiques, ancient weapons and royal jewellery, carefully stored in the impressive five-storey fortress.

Shops, souks and souvenirs

Shopping is diverse in Dammam. Work your way through the gigantic shiny malls, including Al-Rashid Mall, then step back in time with a visit to the city’s bustling souqs. Whether you’re searching for aromatic spices or authentic souvenirs, the markets have a whole host of things to peruse.

A guide to Dammam

Discover what makes the capital of Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province so unique with a trip to Dammam. From the tree-lined corniche to its vibrant markets, the city’s blend of old and new makes it the perfect destination for holidaymakers and business travellers alike.

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Beaches and bays


Dammam’s location on the Arabian Gulf means it has seaside views and sandy beaches aplenty. Embark on an unmissable day trip to Coral Island. This tiny manmade retreat just off the shores of Dammam boasts a beautiful park, a stunning lighthouse and plenty of fishing opportunities. For even more sun-drenched fun, head to Half Moon Bay – it’s a must-do whilst you’re in Dammam. The picturesque beaches offer a peaceful escape from the busy city. Sink your toes into pristine white sand and dive into the breathtaking waters to explore Dammam’s spectacular underwater world.

A world of shopping


Shopping fans will be overjoyed, with countless places to shop, including the impressive Mall of Dharan. Swap modern, glamorous surrounding for old-world charm with a trip to Share Al-Hob Souq and marvel at the endless stalls. Spend hours soaking up the culture, taking photos and filling up on everything from perfume to gold.

Enjoy local culture

While you’re in the city, tick off the Dammam National Museum, where you can enjoy a dose of Saudi Arabia’s history and culture. For even more history, Tārūt Island is only a short boat ride from Dammam. Venture here and experience the archaeological gem that’s home to 7,000 year old buildings and relics. Stroll through the narrow streets and visit the stunning 16th-century castle.

Family fun days

If you’re heading to Dammam with the kids, take time out of your schedule for a full afternoon at King Fahd Park - said to be one of the largest parks in Saudi Arabia. It contains huge green spaces, blooming trees, serene lakes and pretty waterfalls, make for a relaxing retreat. Fans of adrenaline thrills can take their pick from the park’s 25 amusement rides.

Useful information

Visa

Whether or not you’ll need to apply for a visa to enter Saudi Arabia will depend on your home country. Get in touch with the embassy to find out about the visa you will need.

Currency

The currency used in Dammam is the Saudi Riyal (SAR). Frequently used notes include: 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 500.

Language

Arabic is most commonly spoken in Dammam, but you’ll find that English is widely used too.

Weather

Dammam’s hot climate ranges from temperatures of 17°C in winter and more than 40°C during summer.

Getting around

Make your way around Dammam by taxi - your hotel should be able to arrange one for you. Although buses within the city are limited, the Saudi Public Transport Company runs regular buses between Dammam and other cities. You can hire a car at a number of international agencies at the airport. Note: the minimum age for car hire ranges between 23 and 25 years. In addition, women are not allowed to drive on public roads in Saudi Arabia.

Airport information

flydubai operates out of King Fahd International Airport, 22km west of Dammam.

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