Uber is arriving now to a city near you!

March 16, 2017 / Saudi Arabia

We are thrilled to announce that Uber, the region’s most downloaded ride service app, is now available in two new cities in Saudi Arabia: Hail and Yanbu, connecting more Saudi cities to safe, reliable and affordable rides.

At the tap a button, Uber will connect you with the closest available partner driver in, ready to pick you up in minutes. You’ll see a photo of your driver, the license plate and type of car they are driving, and even follow their car on the app as they make their way to you. You can even use the ‘Share my ETA’ feature with family and friends so they know exactly your route.


To celebrate our newest cities, you can enjoy a 50% discount (from Thursday March 16, until 11:59pm Thursday, March 23rd). Just open your Uber app and enter the promo code ‘HALAHAIL’ or‘HALAYANBU’ to enjoy 50% off two rides up to SAR50 each.

To request a ride:

  1. Download or open the Uber app
  2. Register with your personal details
  3. Enter promo code HALAHAIL if you are in Hail or HALAYANBU for Yanbu.  
  4. Confirm your pickup location, and request a ride
  5. Promotion is valid on rides taken in Hail or Yanbu From Thursday, March 16th until 11:59pm Thursday, March 23rd.

uberX Fares:

Base Fare SAR3.20
Per Kilometer SAR0.90
Per Minute SAR0.25
Minimum Fare SAR8.00

Paying for your ride:

Paying for your Uber rides is easy; select a card payment and at the end of your ride your fare will be deducted from your account, or select ‘cash’ and pay your driver in exact change. You can even split your fare with friends by selecting ‘split fare’ when paying with your credit card.

We’re super excited to be here, and we hope you are too! Go for a ride and let us know what you think on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or share your feedback directly via the Uber app.

Happy Riding!

Team Uber Saudi