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Make your journey to this amazing South African city truly special when you book luxury flights from Dammam to Cape Town with Qatar Airways. When you fly with us you can expect a 5-star experience, beginning with a no-fuss boarding process and ending with your relaxing arrival in this remarkable destination.
Cape Town is the legislative capital of South Africa, known by many South Africans as the Mother City. Whilst this vibrant destination is of key cultural and economic importance, what is notable are Cape Town’s stunning natural surroundings, beautiful environments like the Cape Winelands, Table Mountain and the V and A Waterfront. Cape Town has to be one of the world’s most unique, vibrant and diverse cities – the gateway to adventure and an economic powerhouse. Arrive in style, when you book flights to Cape Town with Qatar Airways.
Surrounded by dramatic sand dunes and the vast open spaces of the Arabian Desert, Dammam Airport (known as King Fahd International Airport) is truly vast with six levels housing a huge selection of facilities, check-in desks, lounges and porter services.
Transportation and parking
The airport has a multi-storey car park attached to it. On the roof of this car park, you can find a mosque, which can be accessed from the passenger terminal through two enclosed, air-conditioned bridges and an additional open bridge.
The airport is around 50 kilometres from Dammam city centre, but is well served by frequent bus links and taxis. Carrier SAPTCO runs shuttle buses between the airport and the bus station every hour. The trip takes around 45 minutes. Taxis are available and are located in the rank outside the main entrance. A limousine service is also available.
Arriving at King Fahd International Airport
There is only one terminal at the airport, but it is vast. Departure check-in is located on Level 6, while boarding gates are on Level 4.
Facilities and amenities
King Fahd International Airport was the first in Saudi Arabia to open duty-free shops within its airport. There is a separate area dedicated to shops selling goods that passengers might find useful during their travels, and in the arrivals area you will also find plenty of cafés, restaurants and banks.
ATMs and currency exchange points are available in the departure and arrival areas. For a light meal with a view, head to the fourth floor (above check-in), where you'll find an observation deck and a café serving a buffet selection of food.
The second largest city in South Africa and capital of the Western Cape Province, Cape Town sits in an extraordinary location between the Cape of Good Hope and the dramatic Table Mountain. Vibrant, energetic and forward-focused, Cape Town is opening up to tourism and offers visitors a warm welcome.
Book a flight to Cape Town with Qatar Airways and arrive in style at this unique destination. A combination of ultra-modern facilities combined with breathtaking natural beauty and a population that relishes the chance to tell visitors all about their historic city, Cape Town is a destination that needs to be experienced at least once in a lifetime.
To experience the colour and vibrancy of this ‘Rainbow’ City, head for the Bo-Kaap District, with its brightly painted houses and fantastic views over the city. The District is also home to a museum charting the history of the area, as well as local spice shops, street food vendors and boutiques that give you a real flavour of Cape Town life.
The Castle of Good Hope in Buitenkant Street is South Africa’s oldest surviving building, dating back to the 17th century. It is home to a museum and art collection.
To experience South Africa’s beautiful flora, head to the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. This internationally renowned garden is a blaze of colour, representing some of the finest flowers and trees in South Africa, and also a key conservation site for some of the world’s rarest plants.
South Africa loves to celebrate the arts, and the city is home to a number of theatres that put on colourful displays of traditional and contemporary music and dance. One of the best is the Armchair Theatre on Lower Main Road.
Flights to Cape Town with Qatar Airways land at Cape Town International Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure. Before you fly to Cape Town please check the visa and passport requirements.
Currency: South African Rand (ZAR)
Voltage: 220 / 230 V 50 Hz
Plugs: Type M
Language: English / Zulu / Xhosa / Afrikaans
International dialing code: +27
More Information: Read our Cape Town Travel Guide
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