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Introducing Medina


During the pre-Islamic period until 622 AD, the city was known as Yathrib. With the emigration of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, the city’s name was changed to al-Madinah al-Munawwarah. The tomb of Muhammad is located in Medina, and so the city is called the City of the Prophet. Medina is the destination for the large number of Muslims who perform Umrah. Along with Mecca, Medina is the most important Hajj destination in the world and millions of Muslims visit this holy city each year.

Medina is known for:


Desert

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Yenbu (219 km)
Badr Hunayn (199 km)
Umm Lajj (381 km)
CURRENCY
Saudi Riyal (SAR)

COUNTRY CODE
+966

ELECTRIC POWER
A, B, C, G

TIME ZONE
GMT +3

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
N/A

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL (2 PEOPLE)
N/A

Average Temperature

January
17.8 °C
February
20 °C
March
23.9 °C
April
27.8 °C
May
32.2 °C
June
35.6 °C
July
36.1 °C
August
36.1 °C
September
34.4 °C
October
29.4 °C
November
23.3 °C
December
18.9 °C

Medina airport information

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

There is no public transport from Medina’s Prince Muhammed Bin Abdülaziz Airport to the city center.

Average time from airport: N/A

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TAXI:

You can get to the city center using the 24 hour VIP car and taxi services. The average cost of a taxi from the airport to the city center is €20 and the journey takes around 15 minutes. The cost of the VIP car service varies from €36–€120, depending on the vehicle type and distance traveled.

Average taxi price: 20 euros

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