Last updated on April 1st, 2021 at 12:04 pm
We will write how to get from Abu Dhabi airport to city center. The distance from Abu Dhabi Airport to city center is 37 kilometers and the travel time from Abu Dhabi airport to city is around 30 minutes by taxi and 80 AED which is $20 USD.
The cheapest way from Abu Dhabi airport to city center is by bus around 45 minutes and 4 AED which is $1 USD.
ABU DHABI AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER
BUS FROM ABU DHABI AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER
The cheapest way from Abu Dhabi airport to city center is by bus. There are a few buses: Bus A1 and Bus A2 are the most popular ones. There are also Buses A10, A19 A20 and A40 leaving the Abu Dhabi airport to city.
The buses from Abu Dhabi airport to city center are running every 30-40 minutes available 24/7. The total travel time by bus from Abu Dhabi airport to city center is around 45 minutes. The bus fare is 4 AED which is $1 USD.
You can get the bus at Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 at Abu Dhabi airport. You can buy the bus ticket in the vending machine and you can pay also with the Hafilat Card.
Al Maqta E22 – Bus Interchange – Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Street – Hamdan Street in Al Danah – Al Firdous Street (near Abu Dhabi Mall).
Al Maqta E22 – Bus Interchange – Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Street – Central Bus Station.
You can get your Hafilat Card for free Contactless Smart Ticket CST valid for 7 and 30 days. You can top up starting with a minimum of 5 AED. You can get them in the Bus Terminal and in the vending machines.
BY TAXI ABU DHABI AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER
If you go from Abu Dhabi airport to city center by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi is around 30 minutes and the taxi fare from Abu Dhabi to city center is 80 AED which is $20 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depending on traffic and your final destination.
CAR RENTAL AT ABU DHABI AIRPORT
There are many options for renting a car in Abu Dhabi’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Abu Dhabi. It will take you 30 minutes to get to Abu Dhabi city from the airport with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, available in the airport for €30-40 per day.
Car rental option can be great if you are traveling with a few people or a lot of luggage and planning to visit places around Abu Dhabi. Make sure you have parking place in your hotel or Airbnb since sometimes can be so challenging in Abu Dhabi.
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION ABU DHABI AIRPORT TO ABU DHABI
Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to Abu Dhabi. Prices are around €31 and you will be able to fit up to 7 people. It could be €4 per person.
For sure private transportation will be so comfortable same like taxi, they will wait for you and drive to your final destination without you worrying of anything!
WHERE TO STAY IN ABU DHABI
A lot of budget option is available for accommodation in Abu Dhabi. Where you can sleep in a dorm room starting from $20-30 USD while you can stay in a budget hotel for as low as $60-90 USD. There are so many to choose from depending on what type and how luxurious you want your stay to be starting from $200 USD.
If you are traveling in Abu Dhabi outside the peak season prices will be much cheaper. You can also try Airbnb in Abu Dhabi. Get a pretty sweet discount for your first Airbnb booking in Abu Dhabi!
FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL ABU DHABI
For food budget travel in Abu Dhabi we have to say that’s affordable. You can get snack meals in local places for €5-7 per person trying different choices. For decent meals expect to pay €15 per person in a restaurant.
BEST TIME TO VISIT ABU DHABI
Abu Dhabi has a really hot desert climate. Summer (late May to September) is scorching hot that it’s uncomfortable for people who are not used to this weather.
We suggest that you visit during winter (November to March) when the weather is good for outdoor activities. If you have booked your travel during summer, don’t worry as there are many things to do in Abu Dhabi to beat the heat- like going to the mall, etc.
CURRENCY AND EXCHANGE RATE IN ABU DHABI AND ATMS
The currency of Abu Dhabi is called Dirham and this is the money you will use while you travel around the country. And the exchange rate is €1= 4.4 AED. Also if you are bringing debit card you will find many ATM’s all over Abu Dhabi. You can pay in most of the places with card.
You can also try AirBnB in Abu Dhabi with prices starting from $40 USD. Click here to get $30 USD off your first booking with AirBnB!
Having insurance while you are traveling outside your home country is very important. Make sure that you have one too, to keep you safe in your trips around the world.
Feel free to use our links with discounts for Booking, Agoda, Airbnb and Klook. By using our links, you will help us to continue with the maintenance of the website and it will not cost you anything. Thanks for the love guys.