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Quick Facts About Gassim

Local Time

Thursday

10:44 PM

Currency

Saudi Arabia Kingdom

SAR

Food

Based on Affordable Restaurant

15 SAR

Average temperature

Weekly

25°C

Weather for the next 7 days

Thu 27°C Fri 26°C Sat 26°C Sun 25°C Mon 23°C Tue 23°C Wed 22°C

About Gassim

Al Gassim - The Land of Palm Trees

Al Gassim is the seventh most populated region after Jizan and one of the thirteen administrative regions of the country. It is located at the center of the country with a population of 1.5 million and covers an area of 80,000 square kilometers. Gassim is the richest area in Saudi Arabia because of its rich agriculture and vibrant conventional heritage is well reflected in its architecture. It is also known as the “alimental basket” because of its agricultural assets.

Book your Gassim flight with Almosafer and get to know all about the city weather to choose your proper date for your flight.

- Al Gassim region has a typical desert climate, winter (Nov- Mar) is cold and wet, hence, during this season you are likely to enjoy this historic and culture full city with pleasant temperatures that drop to an average 11°C. 

- The summers (April-Oct) are long, hot, and arid. The temperature reaches 45°C and higher. Accordingly, in this season you will find the best hotel deals and Gassim flight prices.

Al Gassim Airport

Name 

Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz International Airport (IATA: ELQ, ICAO: OEGS)

Location

30 km west of Buraidah in central Saudi Arabia

Number of terminals

1 terminal

Airlines fly to Gassim

Saudi Arabian Airlines, FlyNas, Flyadeal, EgyptAir, Air Arabia, Nesma Airlines, Gulf Air, Flydubai, Turkish Airlines, Emirates, Vistara, SriLankan Airlines.

Facilities of Al Gassim Airport

Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Regional Airport, formerly Gassim Regional Airport, is the major airport in Al Gassim province which is located at an elevation of 648 meters above mean sea level. The airport provides plenty of facilities for passengers, such as bank services, money exchange office, luggage wrapping, a pharmacy and travel agencies.

Moreover, you can wait for your flight in the comfort airport lounges as there are air conditioning, beverages, disabled Access, fax, newspapers, magazines, telephone, television and WiFi.

Transportation in Gassim 

There are many transportation options to get to the heart of the city. You can pick a taxi, and if it is unmetered, make sure to agree with the driver on a specific fare or you can rent a car from one of several car hire companies. 

Things to see and places to stay in Gassim

There is a diverse mix of culture, festivals, natural landmarks, and traditional handicrafts to explore in this city, such as Tamya Mountain, King Abdullah National Park, Aushazia Lake, Al Busar Park, Al shinanah Historical Tower, Antarah Ibn Shaddad Rock, Uyun Al-Jiwa and Al Bassam Heritage House.

For shopping, there are many souks where you can buy traditional handicrafts and antiques, such as The date market. Also you will be able to find many large shopping centers, where you can spend the whole day roaming and enjoying a wide variety of goods, such as Al-Othaim Mall, Al Nakheel Mall, and Sahara Mall.

At the same time, Gassim offers a comprehensive selection of hotels, motels, and villas to suit all the budgets. Just book your hotels through Almosafer that provides you a list of the best and most important hotels in the city with the best rates.

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If you are looking for cheap airfare for flights to Gassim, Almosafer gives you the privilege of choosing between hundreds of airlines that offer direct and indirect flights to Gassim to make it a once in a lifetime experience.

Have a look at the prices of top routes to Gassim:

Origin Cities

Prices

From Jeddah

537SAR

From Cairo

1934 SAR

From Riyadh

271 SAR

From Dammam

1364 SAR

From Sharjah

4012 SAR

From Abha

1172 SAR

From Dubai

1540 SAR

From Madinah

1826 SAR

From Dhaka

4041 SAR

From Istanbul

2305 SAR

Prices shown on this page may change based upon travel date*

FAQs about Al Gassim

Q- How much does Gassim visa cost?

       A- The average cost of the one-year visa is 8,000SAR, the six-month visa costs 3,000SAR, and the transit visa costs 300SAR.

Q- What are the biggest shopping malls in Gassim?

     A- Al Nakheel Mall, Oasis Mall, and Othaim Mall are some of the biggest malls in Gassim.

Q- Do airlines have fully flat beds for dozing? 

     A- Of course, you can simply book a business class airline with fully-flat beds.

Q- Which airlines fly to Gassim?

     A- Almosafer gives you the cheapest flights from hundreds of airlines, such as Saudi Arabian Airlines, FlyNas, Flyadeal, EgyptAir, Air Arabia, and Nesma Airlines.

Q- How close is Gassim Airport from the center of Gassim?

     A- Gassim airport is 40.3 Km from the center of Gassim.

Q- Which features does Tasheel Lounge provide?

     A- Tasheel Lounge provides air conditioning, WiFi, TVs, beverages, magazines, disabled access, and fax.

Q- What restaurants and cafés can I find near Gassim airport? 

     A- There are plenty of restaurants and cafés near the airport, such as Arabica Star Coffee, Kofi Mulayda, Piatto Restaurant, and  Herfy.

FAQ for Flight To Gassim

  • What is the approx cost for food in Gassim?

    The approx food cost in Gassim is 15.00 SAR

  • What is the approx cost for transportation in Gassim?

    The approx cost for transportation in Gassim is 0.00 SAR

  • What is the cheapest day to book flights to Gassim?

    The cheapest day to book flights to Gassim is Thursday.

  • What is the most pricey day to book a flight to Gassim?

    The most expensive/costliest day to book a flight is Tuesday.

  • What is the prime airport name in Gassim?

    The prime airport name in Gassim is Gassim Regional Airport

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