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.

When to visit Dammam

Dammam in July
Estimated hotel price
C$ 62
1 night at 3-star hotel
Dammam in July
Estimated hotel price
C$ 62
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Dammam in July, when the average temperature is 35 °C, and the highest can go up to 42 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 10 °C, with an average temperature of 15 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in January, when precipitation is around 20 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Dammam, with an average rainfall of 10 mm.

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How to Get to Dammam


When flying to Dammam, you’ll arrive at Dammam King Fahad Intl (DMM), which is located 31 km from the city centre The shortest flight to Dammam from Canada departs from Montreal and takes around 20h 15m.

Airports near Dammam

Airlines serving Dammam

Good (2,889 reviews)
Good (499 reviews)
British Airways
Good (2,034 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (1,690 reviews)
Air France
Good (606 reviews)
Good (1,149 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,655 reviews)
Excellent (1,427 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (2,508 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (440 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (219 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (284 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (203 reviews)
Excellent (272 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (99 reviews)
Pegasus Airlines
Good (299 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (922 reviews)
Egypt Air
Good (159 reviews)
Air India
Okay (1,613 reviews)
Gulf Air
Good (75 reviews)
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Where to stay in Dammam

Average rates range from around C$ 91 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 156 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Dammam

Most booked hotels in Dammam

Park Inn by Radisson Dammam
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 94+
Le Méridien Al Khobar
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 283+
Boudl Gardenia Resort
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 98+
Sofitel Al Khobar The Corniche
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
C$ 173+
Sheraton Dammam Hotel & Convention Centre
Good (7.4, Good reviews)
C$ 157+
Novotel Dammam Business Park
Good (7.4, Good reviews)
C$ 115+

Renting a car in Dammam

The most frequently booked car type in Dammam is Economy (Chevrolet Spark or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini rental cars (Hyundai i10 or similar) are, on average, 73% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.