How to get Haramain high-speed train service online?

How to get Haramain high-speed train service online

As a foreigner, you have a reliable option of availing fast transport service from the UK. This high-speed service is the Haramain High-Speed Train, also known as the Express Haramain. The Saudi government has introduced an online portal for aspiring travellers to book economy or business seats along with the schedule. This train covers a distance of 300 km in an hour which means you can travel from Makkah to Madinah in about 2 hours 30 minutes. If you don’t know how to get Haramain High-Speed Train service online, you can reach your travel agent who has expertise in designing Hajj and Umrah packages for high-speed transport.

How to find Express Haramain High-speed Train service online?

Just type this URL: sar.hhr.sa, where you have all the options, like train ticket booking, schedule, duration, facilities, price etc. More than 50% of our world population has moved to search on the Internet, but there are still several people who don’t know how this is possible. So many people should consult with those who know better this online system. My aim here is to contact travel agents or previous users of this portal. If we focus on this screenshot image, we are enthusiastic to know the option of “STATIONS” in the menu. Let’s reveal this option:

When you go to “STATIONS”, you will get an option of five stations. Now, it is up to you which one you choose.

Makkah: Makkah Railway Station is located at a distance of 3.5 km from Al-Haram Mosque in the Ar Rusayfah district of Makkah.

  • Capacity of parking lots: 4750
  • Daily Opening Hours: 06:30 – 00:30

Al-Sulimaniyah – JEDDAH: Al Sulaimaniyah Railway Station is located in Al Naseem District which is 20 km from Jeddah International Airport (King Abdulaziz).

  • Capacity of parking lots: 6120
  • Daily Opening Hours: 7:30 – 23:30

AIRPORT – JEDDAH: This Railway Station is located in the King Abdulaziz International Airport Terminal Building.

  • Daily Opening Hours: 06:30 – 00:30

KAEC: KAEC (King Abdullah Economic City) Railway station is located 18 Km away from King Abdullah Port.

  • Capacity of parking lots: 1322
  • Daily Opening Hours: Daily 07:30 – 23:30

Madinah: Madinah Railway Station is located at a distance of 9 km from Madina in the Al Hamra district.

  • Capacity of parking lots: 1000
  • Daily Opening Hours: 06:30 – 00:30

What services does Haramain High-speed Train offer?

This Saudi train offers all basic services (lost and found, parking, special needs seating, station, and onboard services) with reasonable charges. There are comfortable and cost-effective special offers for handicapped pilgrims and infants.

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Your luggage limit for Haramain train travel

Source: https://sar.hhr.sa/o/oss.liferay/images/Info-Baggage-English.png

Follow the instructions in the image above for your luggage.

Before using Haramain Express, make certain steps:

Try to make a complete plan before joining the trip, it helps you choose the right time and route.

• If you have to use this high-speed train for 2.5 hours then decide business class seat vs economy class. Because this segment will protect you from travel fatigue.

• After making sure all the information is correct print your ticket.

• Pack all your travel documents in a handbag instead of a suitcase.

• Arrive at your chosen station at least 30 minutes early.

• Do not board the train with a heavy luggage bag, it is not acceptable. Use a bag with dimensions of 55 cm x 35 cm x 65 cm.

• Don’t fill your travel bag with extra food items as there is almost everything to satisfy your hunger.

• Be sure to use a tag with your name and contact information, so you can easily find it in unexpected situations.

Instructions for you on arrival at the station:

• Check train ticket details for the correct train boarding time.

• The cafeteria here provides good quality food items.

• Bring your disability ID card if you are unsteady to walk.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. What is the passenger capacity of the Haramain High-Speed Train?

A. The total passenger capacity is 413 including 113 in business class and 304 in economy class.

Q. What is included in Haramain Express Business Class?

A. Haramain Express offers luxury services in business class. These services provide passengers with a comfortable travel experience.

Offers business class services:

  1. Foldable armrest
  2. Seat headrest
  3. Allocated seat 
  4. Premium adjustable seats with extra legroom
  5. Foldable tables.
  6. Newspaper and magazine racks
  7. Power plug (240 volts)
  8. Reading lights video screen

Q. What is included in Haramain Express Economy Class?

A. Economy Class offers all the basic services that make the entire journey comfortable:

  1. Foldable armrest
  2. Seat headrest
  3. Allocated of seats
  4. Foldable tables.
  5. Newspaper and magazine racks
  6. Power plug (240 volts)
  7. Reading lights

Q. What kind of cafeteria does a Haramain high-speed train service to passengers?

A. This is not a unique service as almost all trains offer cafeteria service. But satisfying your appetite with a variety of menu options makes it unique from others.

High-Speed Train Cafeteria offers:

• Cold drinks

• Hot drinks

• Cold food

• Hot food

• Beverage option

• Several meals

If you want to discuss this topic further, we are here 24/7 hours to answer to make your Hajj and Umrah a successful journey.