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Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Book One Way Flights to Mecca

Need a one-way flight to Mecca? Look here! At Alternative Airlines, we've made a simple guide to help you book your one-way trip to Mecca. We have also included reasons as to why a one-way flight might be better and info on the most popular routes.

Choosing a one-way flight means you can go to Mecca without having a set date for when to come back. This could be good if you're permanently relocating, or require more flexibility with your return plans. With a one-way ticket, you can stay in Mecca as long as you want, without a fixed return date. Enjoy the city at your own pace and on your terms.

Kaaba, Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Why Fly One Way to the Mecca?

Mecca, a city of immense significance, holds a unique place in Saudi Arabia. Serving as Islam's holiest city, it welcomes millions of devout Muslims annually. The core of Mecca's sanctity resides within the Grand Mosque (Masjid al-Haram), home to the revered Kaaba – Islam's most sacred site. Muslims from all corners of the world embark on the Hajj pilgrimage to this hallowed destination, a spiritual undertaking integral to the Five Pillars of Islam. Mecca's history is intricately woven with the fabric of faith, evident in landmarks such as the Abraj Al Bait Towers and the Zamzam Well. With its profound importance and historical resonance, Mecca stands as an enduring emblem of unity and devotion for Muslims globally. Many other reasons to visit Mecca include its rich cultural heritage, architectural marvels, modern amenities, educational opportunities, and the chance to enjoy traditional Saudi Arabian cuisine.

Obtain your one-way ticket to Mecca today through Alternative Airlines, and engage in the irresistible charm of this exceptional city. Set off on a journey where you'll make enduring memories!

Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Airports in Mecca

The city of Mecca or Makkah, does not have an airport within it. The nearest airport is the King Abdulaziz International Airport, which is situated in Jeddah.


King Abdulaziz International Airport

Located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, King Abdulaziz International Airport (also known as Jeddah International Airport) is an international airport that also serves the city of Mecca. The airport is dedicated to King Abdulaziz Al Saud, the visionary behind the formation of Saudi Arabia. It functions as the primary hub for Saudia, the national carrier. It takes between 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours to reach Mecca from King Abdulaziz International Airport in most cases.

Step 1 - Search for Flights

How to Book One Way Flights to Mecca:

Search For One-way Flights

Scroll to the upper section of this page, where the search form is located and find the 'one-way' option to initiate your booking procedure. Input the departure and arrival locations, along with your desired departure dates, the count of passengers, and your preferred cabin class. After entering all the necessary information, select the 'Search Flights' button to start the search process.

Step 2 - Filter Search

How to Book One Way Flights to Mecca:

Filter Your Search

After the search results load, you'll see a list of one-way routes to Mecca from your selected departure airport. Should you have a preferred airline, the 'Airline' filter can help you refine your search to display choices from that carrier. Additionally, you have the option to apply further filters, including departure and arrival times, and even pick your preferred payment currency. This streamlined customisation empowers you to effortlessly tailor your search, uncovering flight possibilities that match your preferences seamlessly.

Step 3 - Pay Your Way

How to Book One Way Flights to Mecca:

Pay Your Way

Once you've identified the ideal flight for your trip, move to the payment phase by clicking the 'Select Flights' button. At Alternative Airlines, we present 40+ payment choices to accommodate your needs. Ensuring your one-way flight to Mecca is secured is easy, with options like Buy Now Pay Later plans such as Klarna, Afterpay and Tabby as well as the choice of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. Simply choose the payment mode that aligns with your preferences and finalise your booking with ease.


Popular One Way Routes to Mecca

As you can't fly direct to Mecca, we have listed some of the most popular destinations that travellers fly from to Jeddah (JED), which is where the nearest airport to Mecca is located:

Cairo (CAI) ✈ to Jeddah (JED)

London (LHR) ✈ to Jeddah (JED)

Riyadh (RUH) ✈ to Jeddah (JED)

New York (JFK) ✈ to Jeddah (JED)

Dubai (DXB) ✈ to Jeddah (JED)

Why Book One Way Flights

Travellers prefer to book one-way tickets to Mecca over round-trip tickets for multiple reasons:

Cheaper Flights

Many travellers like to buy two separate one-way tickets for their trip because it can be cheaper than round-trip tickets. Choosing one-way tickets can often save you money. The price difference depends on which airline you pick and where you're going.


Greater Flexibility

When you have a one-way ticket, you're free to return back to your original location whenever you want, giving you the flexibility to stay at Mecca for as long as you desire – whether that's days, weeks, or even months. When you're ready to go back home or to where you started, all you need to do is buy another one-way ticket.



When individuals are moving to a new country for good, they tend to opt for one-way tickets. This allows them to stay in the new country for an extended period without having to come back to their original starting point right away. One-way tickets are a great fit for their long-term stay, offering the flexibility they require without the need for immediate return arrangements.

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One Way Flights to Mecca FAQs

Where can I book one-way flights to Mecca?

Effortlessly book your one-way tickets to Mecca via Alternative Airlines! You can either follow our simple step-by-step guide or utilise our flight search tool located at the page's top to explore the array of available one-way flights. With a range of filters to access, discovering the ideal one-way flight to meet your requirements is a breeze.

Furthermore, when you finalise a booking through Alternative Airlines, you have the choice to include our Cancellation Protection and Lost Baggage Insurance offerings to your booking. These valuable enhancements provide an added layer of security and tranquility throughout your journey. Don't miss the chance to enhance your travel experience with these extra services, ensuring a more secure and worry-free journey when you book through Alternative Airlines.

Can I book one-way flights to Mecca and pay later?

Of course! When you opt for Alternative Airlines, you not only have the flexibility to search for one-way flights to Mecca using filters that suit your preferences, but you can also take advantage of our convenient pay-later options. We offer various flexible pay-later methods, including Afterpay, Klarna, Tabby and more! These buy now pay later choices allow you to split the cost of your flight into manageable weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly instalments.

Please bear in mind that the payment options available at checkout are determined by your country of residence and the currency you select for payment.

Are one-way flights to Mecca expensive?

Flight costs to Mecca can vary widely, often influenced by the airline you select. Opting for budget-friendly carriers like Flynas, Air Arabia, and Flyadeal can enhance your chances of discovering more economical flight options. Additionally, if the route to Mecca is popular, it might drive up the flight costs.

Choosing to purchase two separate one-way tickets rather than a round-trip fare can also contribute to reducing your travel expenses. Frequently, this approach proves more cost-effective and aids in uncovering the best deals. Being open to flexible travel arrangements can lead to substantial savings when reserving flights to Mecca.

What is the difference between one-way and round-trip flights?

A one-way flight is when you travel to a place without a scheduled return flight, granting you the freedom to travel without the constraints of a specific return date. On the other hand, a round-trip flight, often known as a return flight, involves traveling from one place to another and subsequently returning to the original departure point (such as flying from London to Jeddah and then back from Jeddah to London after a week).

Do I need a visa for one-way flights to Mecca?

Several factors will influence whether you require a visa to travel to Mecca, including the duration of your stay, your place of origin, and your travel plans. A travel visa is an official authorization that allows foreign travelers to visit and reside in a specific country for a designated period. If you're considering relocating to Mecca or planning an extended stay, we encourage you to refer to our travel visas guide. Additionally, it's wise to conduct your own thorough research on visa requirements well ahead of your trip to Mecca. Becoming acquainted with the visa regulations will ensure a seamless and pleasant travel experience.

What airlines fly one way to Mecca?

Discover one-way flights to Mecca provided by a range of domestic and global airlines, such as Flynas, Saudia, Fly Baghdad, Malaysia Airlines, and more. Moreover, there's noteworthy news: NEOM Airline, a fresh Saudi Arabian carrier, is set to commence operations in 2024, providing you the opportunity to soon reserve one-way flights with them.

Can I book flights to Mecca for Eid al-Fitr?

Yes! Mecca is one of the most popular destinations for Muslims celebrating Eid al-Fitr. Visiting Mecca for Eid al-Fitr holds profound spiritual significance for Muslims as it signifies the completion of Ramadan's fasting and devotion, provides an opportunity for unity and community among diverse believers and allows for the performance of symbolic rituals at Islam's holiest site, the Kaaba.

You can book your Eid al-Fitr flights today at Alternative Airlines and fly to Mecca or other popular destinations that celebrate this holiday!