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About Yanbu Al Bahr

Yanbu Al Bahr is located to the west of Saudi Arabia and is the largest port city of Al Medinah Region. It is situated on the shores of the Red Sea, one of the few diving centers in the world, with its crystal-clear waters and unique coral reefs. The city is located on a wide plain between the sea and the Radhwa Valley.

It is the second largest city on the Red Sea coast after Jeddah. The history of Yanbu al Bahr dates back to about 2500 years ago. The city witnessed a vivid commercial dynamism throughout its history thanks to its location on the famous Spice Route from Yemen to Egypt and the Mediterranean. Today, the city has become an important transit point on the 'Pilgrimage (Haj) Route'; it is also the entry point to the country for the visitors who prefer transportation by sea thanks to its proximity to Mecca and Medina.

The petroleum industry and the tourism sector are very effective in the city's economy. Yanbu al Bahr is the most important Saudi Arabian city in terms of petroleum processing, petrochemical, and hydrocarbon production. The city is home to high-volume oil refineries and three major oil pipelines. The most popular center in the tourism sector is the Red Sea coast of the city. The region is the center of sailing, diving, and other watersports. The city has been able to successfully protect the delicate balance between petroleum-based industrial development and environmental protection, and the rapid development in the industry has not harmed the natural beauties, especially in the Red Sea. Yanbu Lake and the Red Sea beaches are the most important sightseeing spots in this remarkable city with its virgin beaches, coral reefs and green areas spreading over wide plains. The city, where the desert climate is effective, has a high humidity. Yanbu al Bahr International Airport is 24.6 kilometers away from the city center.

Transportation to Yanbu Al Bahr City Center from Airport


Yanbu Airport

In order to get to the city center after landing at Yanbu Airport, you can use taxis, the fastest way to get to the city center, or rent a car from the arrival terminal. Alternatively, you can contact your hotel or airline company to check whether they provide a shuttle service or not.


You can see a large number of taxis when you exit Yanbu Airport arrival terminal. Taxis that are available every day can take you to Yanbu city center in about 6-7 minutes, and they charge a fee varying between 40-55 Saudi Arabia Riyals according to your destination.

Car Rental

We recommend that those who want to rent a car from Yanbu Airport make a reservation before their flights. By doing so, you can save time and take your vehicles in minutes to get to the city center. Al Wefaq Rent a Car, Budget and Sixt, among the national and international car rental companies, are located at the arrival terminal of Yanbu Airport.

Weather in Yanbu Al Bahr

DayMin - Max
WednesdayMin 29ºC - Max 38ºC
ThursdayMin 29ºC - Max 38ºC
FridayMin 28ºC - Max 38ºC
SaturdayMin 29ºC - Max 39ºC
SundayMin 30ºC - Max 36ºC

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