How to Get from Abu Dhabi to Abu Dhabi Airport and Other Destinations
Abu Dhabi is the capital of one of the richest countries in the world - the UAE. It is a political, economic, industrial, and cultural center of it. After enjoying this splendid city, travelers usually go to Abu Dhabi or Dubai air hubs. In order to reach them, they use public transportation, taxis, and private transfers.
Taxi from Abu Dhabi
You can easily find a taxi in Abu Dhabi, as there are plenty of them in the city. A cab here can be hailed on the street, found at a stand, or ordered by phone or online. City taxis are mainly silver cars with yellow roof signs. Pink-colored taxis are meant for women and children under 10 (they are driven by women, too). All drivers work strictly according to taximeters and official rates. Note that there are extra charges for crossing the border between the emirates and waiting in traffic jams. Women and children under 14 are prohibited to ride in the front seat.
If you choose a taxi service to get from Abu Dhabi to Abu Dhabi Airport, be ready to pay around 20 dollars for that. Travel to Dubai air hub will cost around 82 dollars.
Transfer from Abu Dhabi
If you belong to those travelers who prefer knowing their trip cost beforehand and you don’t want to make changes on the way to your destination, a Kiwitaxi transfer will be a great choice for you.
A transfer can be easily booked on the company website which is available in a few languages. After your order is made, the price never changes. Thus, a car transfer for 4 passengers from Abu Dhabi to the city airport will cost you 39 dollars, and to Dubai Airport - 103 dollars.
Transfers to other UAE cities and transport hubs are also available.
Public transport from Abu Dhabi
The city airport can be reached by buses A1, 490, 211, 240, X81, and 901. The fare for all these buses is the same - around 1 dollar. The journey takes about 45 minutes depending on traffic.
If you need to get to Dubai air hub, you will have to make one change on the way. First, you will need to take a bus to Dubai (a one-way ticket will cost 6.8 dollars). After arriving in the city, you will need to take the metro to the air hub.
The city is really rich in magnificent sights. The most notable ones are Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Heritage Village, the Corniche, Ferrari World, and the Emirates Palace. Skyscrapers of different amazing shapes can also be found here. Besides, tourists can enjoy a variety of shopping malls in which they can relax from the heat, have a snack, and do some shopping.