Dammam travel guide

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You're Going to Love Dammam

With a population of 768,602, Dammam is the largest city in Ash Sharqiyah, Saudi Arabia by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Dammam has to offer.

When to visit Dammam

Dammam in March
Estimated hotel price
$70
1 night at 3-star hotel
Dammam in March
Estimated hotel price
$70
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Dammam in July, when the average temperature is 95 °F, and the highest can go up to 107.6 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 50 °F, with an average temperature of 59 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in January, when precipitation is around 0.8″. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Dammam, with an average rainfall of 0.4″.

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How to Get to Dammam

Plane

When flying to Dammam, you’ll arrive at Dammam King Fahad Intl (DMM), which is located 19 miles from the city center. The shortest flight to Dammam from the United States departs from New York and takes around 14h 35m.

Car

Another option to get to Dammam is to pick up a car rental from Al Khobar, which is about 15 miles from Dammam. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Alamo, among others, in Al Khobar.

Bus

Gulf Air operates bus routes to Dammam.

Plane

When flying to Dammam, you’ll arrive at Dammam King Fahad Intl (DMM), which is located 19 miles from the city center. The shortest flight to Dammam from the United States departs from New York and takes around 14h 35m.

Car

Another option to get to Dammam is to pick up a car rental from Al Khobar, which is about 15 miles from Dammam. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Alamo, among others, in Al Khobar.

Bus

Gulf Air operates bus routes to Dammam.

Airports near Dammam

Airlines serving Dammam

Lufthansa
Good (4,683 reviews)
KLM
Good (848 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,746 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,180 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,445 reviews)
Air France
Good (978 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,599 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,941 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,361 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,214 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (846 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (775 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (437 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (559 reviews)
Egypt Air
Good (194 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (188 reviews)
ANA
Excellent (517 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (767 reviews)
China Eastern
Good (70 reviews)
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Where to stay in Dammam

Average rates range from around $62 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $98 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Dammam

Most booked hotels in Dammam

Braira Al Azizya Hotel & Resort
4 stars
Excellent (8.9, 2843 reviews)
$192+
Braira Dammam Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.8, 5534 reviews)
$77+
Park Inn by Radisson Dammam
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, 3980 reviews)
$84+
Wyndham Garden Dammam
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, 5767 reviews)
$87+
Boudl Gardenia Resort
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, 2374 reviews)
$65+
Boudl Al Shatea
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, 1645 reviews)
$63+

Renting a car in Dammam

Renting a car in Dammam costs $33 per day, on average, or $100 if you want to rent if for 3 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 9% cheaper than airport locations in Dammam.

The most frequently booked car type in Dammam is Compact (Hyundai Accent or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Kia Rio or similar) are, on average, 61% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Renting a car in Dammam costs $33 per day, on average, or $100 if you want to rent if for 3 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 9% cheaper than airport locations in Dammam.

The most frequently booked car type in Dammam is Compact (Hyundai Accent or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Kia Rio or similar) are, on average, 61% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.