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Flights to Abu Dhabi

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Last minute flights to Abu Dhabi

Departure Mon, 06 Jan Return Sun, 12 Jan
STN London
AUH Abu Dhabi
return from £270
Departure Mon, 06 Jan Return Sun, 12 Jan
MAN Manchester
AUH Abu Dhabi
return from £338
Departure Wed, 25 Dec Return Tue, 31 Dec
LOS Lagos
AUH Abu Dhabi
return from £833
Departure Mon, 23 Dec Return Sat, 28 Dec
CAI Cairo
AUH Abu Dhabi
return from £242
Popular flight routes to Abu Dhabi
London - Abu Dhabi
return from £233
Manchester - Abu Dhabi
return from £287
Lagos - Abu Dhabi
return from £631
Amman - Abu Dhabi
return from £245
Cairo - Abu Dhabi
return from £256
Aberdeen - Abu Dhabi
return from £509

Trips to Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi travel

The capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, is not only known for its desert dunes, but also its green parks, shopping, restaurants and modern architecture. What was once an economy that relied on the pearl trade and fishing dramatically changed with the discovery of huge petrol reserves in the 1930s. The government ploughed back oil revenues into the city by investing in city planning, skyscrapers and infrastructure. Today, Abu Dhabi is a modern city and an attractive travel destination. It is understandable that flights to Abu Dhabi are increasing bringing both holidaymakers and business people seeking to enjoy the city, its amenities and attractions. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Abu Dhabi!

Things to do and places to see in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is a modern city that will not let its visitors down, from those looking for a good time to travellers searching for a quiet place to relax. Book tours to the dunes, sunbathe on a deserted beach or enjoy the lush landscape at one of over 2,000 parks and gardens in Abu Dhabi. Unwind at a bar or enjoy a quiet dinner at an upscale restaurant. From architectural landmarks to endless shopping, there will be no dull moments in your schedule when you book trips to Abu Dhabi.

When visiting Abu Dhabi, be sure to:

  • Marvel at the Etihad Towers with its five towers
  • Visit the iconic Sheikh Zayed Mosque with its 82 white domes
  • Unwind at one of the many public beaches in the city
  • Check out the Ferrari World Abu Dhabi entertainment complex
  • Enjoy the water parks in Yas Island
  • Check out the luxurious Emirates Palace
  • Go on a food trip and sample several local and international cuisines
  • Take a look at the 18th century palace and fort of the Qasr al-Hosn
  • Browse through the shops and boutiques at the Marina Mall
  • Go to the Emirates National Auto Museum
  • Look at the Stone Age collection at the Al Ain National Museum
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Abu Dhabi airports

The main airport in Abu Dhabi is the Abu Dhabi International Airport. It is the second largest airport in the United Arab Emirates after Dubai. Approximately 20 million passengers a year arrive on cheap flights to Dubai at one of the three operational passenger terminals. There are 30 airlines that service 112 destinations with non-stop flights.

  • Abu Dhabi International Airport

    Top airlines

    The top carriers at this airport include the following: Emirates, Etihad Airways and Jet Airways.

    Location

    The airport is located 38km southeast of the centre of Abu Dhabi.

    Transport options

    Moving from the airport to the city is easy by using different means of transportation. By bus, look for the A1 bus in Terminals 1, 2 and 3 which will take you to the city centre. There is also a courtesy inter-terminal shuttle for passengers. In addition to public transport, visitors to Abu Dhabi can hire a car, book Etihad transfers (limousine and chauffeur or luxury coaches) or take a taxi.

FAQ's about Abu Dhabi

🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to Abu Dhabi?
The top month to book flights to Abu Dhabi is September, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Abu Dhabi flights is October. In third place: August. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Abu Dhabi, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Abu Dhabi?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Abu Dhabi is... December. The next best month to travel to Abu Dhabi is October. And let's not forget April, the third top choice for when to go to Abu Dhabi. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Abu Dhabi is June.
🕑 How long before a flight to Abu Dhabi should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Abu Dhabi, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Abu Dhabi departing from over 32 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Abu Dhabi at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
✈️ What is the name of Abu Dhabi’s airport?
Abu Dhabi is served by 3 airport[s]. Dubai International Airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 32 cities, such as London, Manchester and Lagos, the most popular routes.
📌 How far is Abu Dhabi’s airport from the city centre?
Abu Dhabi’s airport Dubai International Airport is located 82 miles from the city centre.
💶 How much is the trip from the airport to Abu Dhabi’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is about 0.41 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Dubai International Airport , for example, the average price for the ride to Abu Dhabi centre is around 2.49 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Abu Dhabi. Pick your preferred car type and get from Dubai International Airport to Abu Dhabi city centre on your own terms.
🗺️ How to get from the airport to Abu Dhabi city centre?
There are many ways to get from Dubai International Airport to central Abu Dhabi:
🚗 Driving:
If you go by car or decide to take a taxi, be aware of traffic. The average travel time from Dubai International Airport to Abu Dhabi city centre when driving is 1 hour 39 mins, but it may vary depending on the time of the day.
By bus:
Another way to go to Abu Dhabi city center is by bus. On average, it is possible to get there in around 3 hours 3 mins.
By Bus:
Commuting from Dubai International Airport to central Abu Dhabi by Bus takes around 3 hours 31 mins, depending on the time and the day of the week.
💳 How much should I budget for a trip to Abu Dhabi?
If you are going to Abu Dhabi, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 5.70 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 41.45 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 5.39 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 8.29 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 8.29 GBP
  • - Coffee: 3.83 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 0.67 GBP
  • - Water: 0.27 GBP

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