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Covid-19: US Dept of State Advisory on Travel to Saudi Arabia

1. Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter Saudi Arabia?

No. Non-essential travel is restricted. In very rare circumstances, the Saudi Government has provided permission for non-citizens to travel to the Kingdom. The U.S. Embassy cannot assist with this process.

2. Are international flights to and from Saudi Arabia suspended?

From tomorrow, i.e. September 15, 2020, international flights are to operate partially. The partial operations will allow travelers from some exempted categories including the citizens of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states as well as non-Saudis who obtain any of the following visas: exit and re-entry, work permit, Iqama (resident permit) or visit.

3. Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine?

Yes

4. Is public transportation operating in Saudi Arabia?

Yes.

Partial international travel (September 15, 2020), domestic air travel and travel within the country by bus, train, and other means of transportation has resumed.

5. Is travel to Saudi Arabia restricted?

The US Department of State issued on August 31, 2020, Travel Advisory Level 3 (Reconsider Travel) to the destination. The advisory says: Reconsider Travel to Saudi Arabia due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Saudi Arabia due to terrorism and the threat of missile and drone attacks on civilian targets.

Travelers are advised to fill out Smart Traveler Enrollment Program STEP. This is a free service to allow U.S. citizens and nationals traveling and living abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. It entitles them to get the following types of assistance.

  1. Receive important information from the Embassy about safety conditions in your destination country, helping you make informed decisions about your travel plans.
  2. Help the U.S. Embassy contact you in an emergency, whether natural disaster, civil unrest, or family emergency.
  3. Help family and friends get in touch with you in an emergency.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: Overview

Jeddah, also spelled Jedda, Jiddah or Jidda, is a city in the Hejaz region of Saudi Arabia and the country’s key business hub. With a population of about four million people (as of 2017), Jeddah is the largest city in Makkah Province, the second-largest in Saudi Arabia (after the capital Riyadh), and the tenth-largest in the Arab world. Jeddah Islamic Port, located on the Red Sea, is the second-largest and second-busiest seaport in the Arab world (after Dubai’s Port of Jebel Ali).

Airport in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Jeddah Airport

Official Name: King Abdulaziz International Airport
Airport Code: JED
Location: This airport is 27 km from the center of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Hub For: flyadeal, Flynas, Saudia
Interesting Facts: the airport is the busiest airport of Saudi Arabia and the third-largest airport in the kingdom. The airport’s Hajj Terminal was specially built for Muslim pilgrims going to Mecca annually on the Hajj.

Airlines Operating Flights to Jeddah from US Cities

Popular carriers listed below

Turkish Airlines (TK): Turkish Airlines is the flag carrier of Turkey. The airline has two hubs: Ankara Esenboğa Airport (ESB) and Istanbul Airport (IST). So, the connection flights to Jeddah from USA are most likely to have their layover or stopover at either of the hub airports.

American Airlines (AA): American Airlines is the flag carrier of the USA, and one of the best airlines in the North America by on-time performance. The airline operates its flights with connection at Amman (AMM) airport in Jordan. When it operates with British Airways, it may have its connection at the hub (LHR) of the latter’s.

Royal Jordanian (RJ): Royal Jordanian Airlines is the flag carrier airline of Jordan with its headquarters and hub at Amman–Queen Alia International Airport (AMM). Hence, the departure flights from USA are likely to have their connection at AMM.

Emirates: Emirates is the flag carrier airline of United Arab Emirates (UAE). Fights operating from the USA cities are likely to have their connection at Dubai International Airport (DXB), which is the hub of the carrier.

No carriers operate nonstop flights to Jeddah from any of the cities/airports in the USA.

Best Time to Visit

People know Jeddah for its dry and hot weather, but surprisingly it has a very pleasant and cool winter. Summers see unbearable temperatures with the mercury reaching 45 degrees. Hence, the best time to visit Jeddah would be from late October to March when the weather is not extreme. You can expect it to remain between 10 and 20 degrees.

Top Attractions

1. Al-Shallal Theme Park

Also referred to as Fakieh Poultry Farms based on the name of its owner, it ranks 34th largest company in Saudi Arabia that has got over 6000 employees and a net asset of around $480 million. Don’t get confused with its name prefix. It’s a complete amusement park with unlimited and diversified entertainment options. The top attractions of the park includes roller coaster, slingshot, flying carousel, power surge ( multi axes rotational Thrill Ride), and super shot (free fall ride).

2. King Fahd's Fountain

Well, you might have witnessed the many fountains. But have you ever been a spectator to the world’s tallest fountain? Book a low-cost flight ticket to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to experience it. King Fahd’s Fountain also known as the Jeddah Fountain, is a fountain that was donated to the city of Jeddah by King Fahd, hence its name.

3. Nasseef House

Nasseef House or Nassif House is a historical structure in Al-Balad, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It’s a museum that gives the audience a walk-through of the history of Arab and its cultural evolution. It has got some unique exhibits that have become the cynosure of the world.

4. Abdul Raouf Khalil Museum

Want to know further about the Jeddah and Saudi Arabia, it’s time to head to this museum complex. The museum grabs the attention of visitors from across the world not just because of what is inside it but more because of how it looks from outside. Yes, the exceptional architecture will leave you stunned.

Popular Adventures

1. Evening Desert Safari

You might have experienced several safaris through forests and mountains, but hardly one that starts with white sands spread limitlessly touching the horizon of the sky. Experience the best of Jeddah and Saudi Arabia on your evening desert safari comprising of BBQ dinner, henna painting, camel ride and belly dance.

2. Jeddah Seaplane Flight

Get an aerial view of Jeddah with a seaplane flight and majestically enjoy the flight while finding everything from Al-Shallal Theme Park and King Fahd’s Fountain to Nasseef House right under you.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What cities in the USA have nonstop flights to Jeddah?

Direct or nonstop flight operates are unavailable from any of the US cities/airports.

2. How long does it take to fly to Jeddah?

The approximate distance and flight time between Jeddah and some popular US cities are as follows:

Departure CityFlight DistanceFlight TimeTime Difference
New York (JFK)6,378 miles/10264 km13 hours 15 minuteJeddah is 07 hours ahead
Los Angeles (LAX)8,344 miles (13428 km)17 hours 11 minutesJeddah is 10 hours ahead
Dallas Fort Worth (DFW)7,710 miles (12408 km)15 hours 55 minutesJeddah is 08 hours ahead
Denver (DEN)7,628 miles (12277 km)15 hours 45 minutesJeddah is 09 hours ahead
San Francisco (SFO)8,191 miles (12888 km)16 hours 53 minutesJeddah is 10 hours ahead

 

3. Which airline has the cheapest ticket to Jeddah?

Saudi Arab Airlines. It’s the flag carrier airline of Saudi Arabia, and a member of Sky Team. King Khalid International Airport (RUH) in Riyadh, one of the popular hubs of the carrier, serves as a point of connection for connecting flights between USA and Abu Dhabi.

4. What is the minimum validity for travelers with US passport?

A minimum six months’ validity beyond the date of travel is recommended.

5. Is tourist visa required for US citizens visiting Jeddah?

Yes

6. What is the currency restriction for US citizens to visit Jeddah?

More than 16,000 USD must be declared

7. What is the contact information of US embassy and consulate in Jeddah or Saudi Arabia?

U.S. Embassy Riyadh

Abdullah Ibn Hudhafah As Sahmi Street

Roundabout no. 9, Diplomatic Quarter

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Telephone:  (966) (11) 488-3800

Emergency Telephone:  (966) (11) 488-3800

Fax:  (966) (11) 488-7670

RiyadhACS@state.gov

 

U.S. Consulate General Jeddah

Al Safa Street, Al Muhammadiyah District, near the new American School building.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Telephone: (966) (12) 220-5000

Fax: (966) (12) 220-5093

JeddahACS@state.gov