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Abu Dhabi Travel Guide

Abu Dhabi Airports

Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH)


The airport is 20 miles (32km) east of Abu Dhabi.


GMT +4.


Transfer Terminals: 

Abu Dhabi Airport has a city terminal where passengers can check in up to 12 hours before a flight, and then be shuttled to the actual airport. The 3 terminals at the airport are within walking distance of each other.

Transfer City: 

Taxis are readily available (rates are fixed for trips to the city centre) while bus 901 goes to the city and stops outside Arrivals at terminal 1 and 2. It operates on an hourly basis, 24-hours a day and a single ticket costs 3 dirhams. Limousine taxis are located outside the Arrival halls of Terminals 1 and 2. Two major companies operate from the airport, namely Fast and National Taxi companies. CityHoppa runs shuttle vans and private cars from the airport to Abu Dhabi city centre.

Car Rental: 

Car rental companies represented at the airport include Thrifty, Avis, Budget and Europcar.

Airport Taxis: 

Al Ghazal Taxis are readily available outside the arrivals hall and rates are fixed for trips to the city centre, costing around 70 dirhams. The journey from the airport to Abu Dhabi takes approximately 30 to 35 minutes.

Airport Facilities: 

The City Terminal offers a business centre with Internet access; showers; ATMs; a duty free shop; restaurants and a VIP lounge. First class and business class passengers can use the terminal for free; economy class passenger fees range from 25 to 70 dirhams. Facilities at the airport itself include duty free shops, a meet and assist service, a VIP lounge, pharmacy, medical service, ATMs, bureaux de change, restaurants and cafés, a business centre and post office. Facilities for the disa

Car Parking: 

There are many parking options at Abu Dhabi International Airport: short-term parking is conveniently located near the terminal and costs AED 10 per hour, daily parking is available for rates ranging from AED 800 for four days to AED 1,190 for a week, and long-term parking is charged at AED 120 per day (the long-term lot is serviced by free shuttles to the terminals.

Departure Tax: 

AED 30.

Al Ain International Airport (AAN)


8 miles (18km) northwest of Al Ain

Car Parking: 

There is free parking located across the road from the terminal.

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