PLAN YOUR VISIT

Below you will find information regarding international travel, the venue, accommodation, as well as additional information to help you enjoy your stay in the Kingdom.

How to get to the venue

Dammam is the capital of the Eastern Province which is the largest province of Saudi Arabia by area, and third most populous province in Saudi Arabia. The Eastern Province is home to most of Saudi Arabia's oil production. Dammam is the province's most populous city, hosts the majority of the region's population and its seat of government.

By Car

Dhahran Expo located in the center of the Eastern Province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, between the cities Khobar, Dammam, and Dhahran. Easily accessible by car from different road links through the coastal road, just 10 minutes from the city centers, and 3.5 hours from Riyadh or 4 hours through railway. And, 3.5 hours from Kuwait.

Air Travel

King Fahd International Airport (KFIA) is currently the third largest international airport in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in terms of passenger volume. It is considered as the largest land area in the world, with a total of 780 square kilometers. King Fahd International Airport is just 35 kilometers away from Dhahran Expo.

Through King Fahd Causeway

30 minutes by car from Bahrain to Dhahran Expo through King Fahd Causeway, the 25km-long causeway links the Kingdom of Bahrain with the Eastern Province.

By Train

The train station is 10 minutes away from the Dhahran Expo, the railways connect the cities of the Kingdom together. The time duration to get from Riyadh to Dammam is only 4 hours.

Accessibility

All public entrances allow for easy access by wheelchair via low gradient ramps and automatic doors. Once inside the venue, all floors are level, offering unobstructed access. Also, toilets for disabled visitors are available located throughout the venue.

Need accurate directions?

Here's a link to the Google Map to get you to Dhahran Expo, Dammam.

COVID 19 and PCR information

COVID protocols have now been lifted in Saudi Arabia, so there is no need to take a PCR test or show vaccination cards to enter the event.

International travel

Saudi Arabia is very much open to international visitors. King Fahd International Airport (KFIA) is the closest airport to Dhahran Expo, Dammam. All travelers must have a valid tourism visa obtained before arrival.

Visa

All attendees - exhibitors, visitors, sponsors and speakers - require an e-visa from eligible countries to enter the Kingdom. Saudi Arabia is opening its doors to the world through its new tourist visa. Their new fast and easy-to-use online portal, international visitors from eligible countries can apply for an eVisa and discover the warm hospitality of Saudi people.

Exhibitors and visitors of the show (Eligible 49 Countries only) can obtain a tourist visa through the fast and easy-to-use online portal. You can apply for one-year eVisa, multiple entry visa, allowing to spend up to 90 days in the country. View list here

Click here to start your e-Visa application process.

  • To complete the application form, you will need to provide personal information including: full name, address, date of birth, passport details and travel plans
  • Pay the e-Visa fee using a credit or debit card
  • Once approved, you will receive the e-Visa by email

Book your stay with our Hotel partners:

We have partnered with InterContinental Al Khobar who are offering some great room rates.

Get in touch:

InterContinental Al Khobar
InterContinental® Al Khobar | Al Bandariyah Area,
Ibn Bassam Al Andalussi St.,
PO Box 2729, Al Khobar,
Saudi Arabia

Mohamed Shaban
Tel: +966 (0) 138452888
Mobile: +966 (0) 506066629
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]


 

We have also partnered with HotelMap who are offering some great deals.

Things to do

Saudi Arabia has a rich history and you can explore all it has to offer during some well-deserved down time when you visit. There are so many things to see and do including activities, tours, dining, and shopping. Take advantage of the rich history the country has to offer.

To explore the Kingdom and all it has to offer click here.

Discover attractions, experiences and destinations to make the most of your visit.

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