Qatar Airways starts flights to Al Ula, Tabuk and Yanbu

by Staff Reporter
Qatar Airways Flights to Al Ula, Yanbu and Tabuk

Qatar Airways has announced to expand its presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The airline is introducing services to two new destinations, Al Ula and Tabuk and reopening Yanbu.

Qatar Airways Flights to Al Ula, Yanbu and Tabuk

Qatar Airways will begin operations to Al Ula on October 29, 2023, followed by Yanbu on December 6, 2023 and Tabuk on December 14, 2023. These additions provide travellers with more options to explore the rich cultural heritage and natural wonders of Saudi Arabia.

Tickets for flights to AlUla, Yanbu, and Tabuk are available for booking through the Qatar Airways website, mobile app, and travel agencies.

Flight schedule to Al Ula

Saturday (local time)

  • Doha (DOH) to A lUla (ULH) flight number QR1202 departure 08:05 arrival 10:45
  • Al Ula (ULH) to Doha (DOH) flight number QR1203 departure 11:45 arrival 13:55
  • Thursday (local time)
  • Doha (DOH) to Al Ula (ULH) Flight QR1202 Departure 07:30 Arrival 10:10
  • Al Ula (ULH) to Doha (DOH) flight number QR1203 departure 12:15 arrival 14:25

Flight schedule to Yanbu

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday (local time)

  • Doha (DOH) to Yanbu (YNB) flight number QR1216 departure 07:25 arrival 10:15
  • Yanbu (YNB) to Doha (DOH) flight number QR1217 departure 11:20 arrival 13:40

Flight schedule to Tabuk

Monday, Wednesday, Saturday (local time)

  • Doha (DOH) to Tabuk (TUU) flight number QR1220 departure 06:20 arrival 09:20
  • Tabuk (TUU) to Doha (DOH) flight number QR1221 departure 10:20 arrival 12:40

The Group Chief Executive of Qatar Airways, Mr. Akbar Al Baker, expressed his excitement about these new destinations, emphasizing the cultural, historical, and natural experiences they offer. He highlighted the airline’s pride in connecting travelers from around the world to these remarkable places.

Destination Highlights

Al Ula

Known for breathtaking landscapes and historical treasures, Al Ula will be served with two weekly flights. Travellers can explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites, ancient rock formations and archaeological marvels.


This vibrant port city will have three weekly flights connecting it to Qatar Airways’ network. With its beautiful beaches and diverse marine life, Yanbu is a sun, sea, and adventure destination.


Nestled amidst stunning mountains and valleys, Tabuk will see three weekly flights from Qatar Airways. Travelers can immerse themselves in its natural beauty and rich cultural heritage.

Qatar Airways Saudi Arabia Flights

Qatar Airways now operates to nine cities in Saudi Arabia, with more than 125 weekly flights. These cities include AlUla, Dammam, Gassim, Jeddah, Medina, Riyadh, Tabuk, Taif, and Yanbu, offering travellers comprehensive access to the diverse landscapes and cultures of Saudi Arabia.

Passengers from these new gateways in Saudi Arabia will enjoy seamless connectivity to over 160 destinations worldwide, including China, Europe, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, and the United States. Qatar Airways remains a global leader in connecting travelers to sought-after destinations across the globe.

Qatar Airways’ new routes are expected to enhance business and leisure travel, fostering economic ties and cultural exchanges between Qatar and Saudi Arabia. The airline is dedicated to providing passengers with the highest level of service and comfort during their journeys.

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