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Possible to Al Ula by bus (saptco) from Madinah -allowed for non-muslims?


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Sep 23, 2023
Hi travellers, I'm searching for SAPTCO bus to Al Ula, from Madinah (or from Jeddah, more unlikely).
I finally found on SAPTCO webpage that there is one ride each day ex Madinah,
though nothing on rome2rio etc sites.
Other web info mentioned from a traveler, that there is a kind of informal policy, to not accept non muslims on this bus, practiced on will by some company staff
I don’t know if this has changed, since Madinah is generally allowed for non muslims, except central mosque, maybe there is still a confusion about what they should do with tourists.
If someone can give a more certain info / experience he had about this bus connection, would be a great help!
Many thanks !
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