The first line operated by Saudi Railway Company SAR is opened for public travelling between Riyadh – Al Qassim, the launch take place on the date of 26th feb 2017. This first line is two way line having length of 1250 kilometers. The current and promotional rate of tickets is SR 20 for children and SR 40 for adults. This line will further goes on until at its end point at Al-Haditha land port near Saudi Jordan border. This new line will also to be added with Riyadh-Dammam railway line.
The journey begins with 2 Passenger Carrying trains and will increased to 6 in next stages, the SAR 1242km line will reach up to hail, Al Jouf and AL Qurrayat after further extension.
Riyadh to Al Qassim Opening Days
The line is open for passenger for 5 days in a week
Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday
Timing of Train:
Riyadh to Al Qassim
At Riyadh Terminal at KKIA(King Khalid International Airport) train starts at 10:00 AM and reached 12:30 AM
At Al Qassim train starts at 3:00PM and reached at 5:30PM
Travel time on Both Sides: 2 hours and 30 minutes with 10 Minutes Stop at Majmaah Station
Saptco Buses provide free trip from Buraidah to Al Qassim Railway station
FROM 2nd April 2017 Timing will be changed:
At Riyadh Terminal at KKIA(King Khalid International Airport) train starts at 6:00 PM reach at Al Qassim at 8:30PM
At Al Qassim train starts from 5:00 AM and reach at riyadh on 7:30AM
Stops in between Riyadh to Al Qassim
1 stop Majmaah
Riyadh to Al Qassim Station for Both business and economy class(Promotional)
Adults: SAR 40
Children: SAR 20
From April 2, 2017
Adults: SAR 120 (Economy)
Children: SAR 60 (Economy)
Adults: SAR 230 (Business)
Children: SAR 350 (Business)
SAR Online Ticket Booking:
Currently SAR only operating two trips of Riyadh to Al Qassim with one stop so there is no other cities would be seen at online booking portal
Select Departure and Arrival Station, Date, Class, Return Class, Return Date, Infants and Adults Passengers, I you want to flexible with date select the option and Click on find trip.
Now you see the timings of departure and Arrival with train number. You need to click on that table to go to next step.
Fill the details related to Passenger and proceed to next step which is Payment you could pay online as well as at counter on Station. Follow This LINK for Online Booking at SAR.