Abu Dhabi, UAE Airport Information
Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)
Approximate taxi fare: 58 AED
The second largest airport in UAE, the Abu Dhabi International Airport is spread over an area of 3,400 hectares. The airport is located 32 Km away from the city center and has three operational passenger terminals. Served by more than 30 airlines, flying to over 120 destinations, the airport handles flights from all over the world, including major destinations in Europe, Africa, North America, and Asia. The airport also provides non-stop services to all six inhabited continents. Public transportation well connects Abu Dhabi International Airport to the city center. The green and white A1 bus goes to the city and stops outside Arrivals at Terminals 1 and 2. It departs every 40 minutes, 24 hours a day. Travel time to the city is approximately 40 minutes according to traffic.
Abu Dhabi, UAE Public Transportation
Department of Transport in Abu Dhabi operates around 650 busses on over 95 service routes catering to more than 50 million passengers within the different regions of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The extensive network of buses connects all the major areas of the city with each other. The green and white A1 bus connects the city with Abu Dhabi International Airport and stops outside Arrivals at Terminals 1 and 2. This bus departs every 40 minutes, 24-hours a day.
Abu Dhabi Metro
The Abu Dhabi Metro rail system is supported by tram and bus feeder services on a route of approximately 131 km. The Metro system came into existence with the motive of serving a large proportion of passenger trips and relieve traffic congestions on the highway network. This network provides optimal connectivity between Abu Dhabi Island and its suburbs and upcoming communities such as Saadiyat, Yas Islands, and Al Raha Beach.
The Department of Transport in Abu Dhabi operates two passenger and vehicle ferries to and from Delma Island through Mugharaq Port (Jabal Al Dhanna) and Delma Island Port. Both ferries have daily trips departing from each port, thus making it possible to visit Delma Island and return to the mainland in one day.
Abu Dhabi, UAE Ground Transportation
All car rental services are available at the airport 24 hours a day, found in Skypark Plaza, opposite Terminal 3. Car rental companies represented at the airport include Thrifty, Avis, Budget, and Europcar.
Metered airport taxis are readily available outside the arrivals hall and trips to the city center. The journey to Abu Dhabi takes approximately 30-35 minutes. Luxury airport taxi services are also available for passengers arriving at Abu Dhabi International Airport around-the-clock.