Getting there & away
The airport (listed as Jouf in Saudia flight timetables) lies 28km southwest of town on the road to Domat al-Jandal. There are two daily Saudia (624 4444; King Abdul Aziz St) flights to Riyadh (SR290), and less-frequent services to Jeddah (SR300) and Hail (SR120).
Buses go from the Saptco Bus Station (624 9844) to Riyadh (SR185, 12 hours, two daily) and Dammam (SR185, 12 hours, two daily), Domat al-Jandal (SR10, one hour, six daily), Tabuk (SR85, six hours, four daily), Taima (SR80, five hours, one daily). For Al-Ula and Jeddah, go to Tabuk first.