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Departure Thu, 17 Oct Return Wed, 30 Oct
LCY London
AUH Abu Dhabi
return from £342
Departure Wed, 06 Nov Return Tue, 12 Nov
LGW London
AUH Abu Dhabi
return from £279
Departure Wed, 30 Oct Return Tue, 05 Nov
LHR London
AUH Abu Dhabi
return from £245
Departure Wed, 30 Oct Return Tue, 05 Nov
STN London
AUH Abu Dhabi
return from £262
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 4.6 AED
British Pound Sterling United Arab Emirates Dirham
1 AED = 0.22 GBP
Last checked on 18 October 2019
Train
Local, one-way ticket
83%

Trains in Abu Dhabi are 83% cheaper than in London.

London
£2.5
Abu Dhabi
£0.43
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
57%

A meal in Abu Dhabi is 57% cheaper than a meal in London.

London
£15
Abu Dhabi
£6.46
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
48%

A taxi fare in Abu Dhabi is 48% cheaper than in London.

London
£5
Abu Dhabi
£2.58
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
46%

Coffee is 46% more expensive in Abu Dhabi than in London.

London
£2.79
Abu Dhabi
£4.06
( London airports
  • ? Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ? Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ? Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ? Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ? London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ? Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
) Abu Dhabi airports
  • ? Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ? Bateen (AZI)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ? Al Dhafra Ab (DHF)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
L Distance: 3400 miles

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Useful information for the flight from London to Abu Dhabi

How long is the flight from London to Abu Dhabi?

A direct flight from London to Abu Dhabi usually takes about 7 hours to cover the 3,400 mile distance. The connecting flight duration from London to Abu Dhabi typically takes about 9 hours based on the flight path and stopover destination.

What are the most common stopovers?

The most common stopovers for trips from London to Abu Dhabi include Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (FCO), Orly Airport (ORY), Bahrain International Airport (BAH), and Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG).

What documentation do I need to fly to Abu Dhabi from London?

If you’re holding a British passport, you can obtain a visitor’s visa upon arrival in Abu Dhabi. This visa allows you to stay in the United Arab Emirates for up to 30 days. Visitors from the EU and many other nationalities can obtain visas on arrival or visa-free entry to the UAE.

Is there a time change from London to Abu Dhabi?

The time difference between London and Abu Dhabi is 4 hours. The time zone in Abu Dhabi is Gulf Standard Time (GST). There is no Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Abu Dhabi.

Which airlines fly from London to Abu Dhabi?

Several major airlines offer passenger services from London to Abu Dhabi. These include:

  • KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, a leading global airline.
  • Turkish Airlines, Turkey's national airline.
  • Pegasus Airlines, a low-cost airline in Turkey.
  • British Airways, the UK's national air operator.
  • Etihad Airways, one of the largest airlines in the United Arab Emirates.
  • Gulf Air, Bahrain's national airline.

How to find cheap flights from London to Abu Dhabi

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When are the best times to fly from London to Abu Dhabi

  • December through March is the busiest time to travel to Abu Dhabi. The weather is mild and comfortable, excellent for desert safaris and other outdoor activities. It's recommended to book your flight tickets well in advance if you're planning city breaks during this period.
  • April is the beginning of spring and one of the most popular times to explore this vibrant city. The temperature ranges between 25°C to 30°C during these months, ideal for sightseeing. Springtime also brings several sporting events and cultural festivals.
  • June to September is considered the cheapest time to go to Abu Dhabi, with hot weather and manageable crowds. Enjoy great discounts on hotel and flight bookings during this time of the year.

Airports in London

London has several major airports offering flights to Abu Dhabi: London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London City Airport (LCY) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

Useful information about London Heathrow Airport

Heathrow Airport is 14 miles south-west of Central London.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train: Heathrow Express, about 15 minutes.
  • By bus/coach: frequent services; journey varies between 35 to 70 minutes.
  • By taxi: travel time around an hour.

Services: open 24/7, Wi-Fi access, medical assistance, child care, lounges, duty-free shops, forex services, banks, cafés, and restaurants.

Useful information about London City Airport

London City Airport is about 7 miles from the city centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train: DLR, about 22 minutes.
  • By bus: bus numbers 473 and 474, journey time approximately an hour.
  • By taxi: around 30 minutes.

Services: open 24/7; free Wi-Fi, medical facilities, baby care, lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, left luggage options, wide range of restaurants and cafés.

Useful information about London Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is located 25 miles south of the city centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train: 30 minutes from London Victoria station.
  • By coach: frequent departures from various locations in Central London; takes about an hour.
  • By taxi: travel time varies between 60 to 90 minutes.

Services: open 24/7, Wi-Fi access, medical assistance, child care, duty-free shops, currency exchange, banks, many restaurants, and cafés.

Airports in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi has one major airport offering flight services to London: Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH).

Useful information about Abu Dhabi International Airport

Abu Dhabi International Airport is 20 miles east of the city centre.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By bus: A1 bus; runs every 30 minutes or hour, travel time around 45 minutes.
  • By taxi: takes about 30 to 35 minutes, available 24 hours.

Services: open 24/7; free Wi-Fi, business centre, showers, duty-free shops, restaurants, ATMs, and a VIP lounge.

What to do and visit in Abu Dhabi

  • Take a tour of the iconic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.
  • Get your dose of adrenaline with a visit to Ferrari World.
  • Take a boat ride to enjoy the stunning views of the city's glittering skyscrapers.
  • Visit the Louvre Abu Dhabi, a branch of the legendary French art museum.
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