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How to Get from Dubai Airport to Abu Dhabi
Dubai Airport (DXB) is one of the busiest air hubs in the world. A huge number of tourists from all around the world arrive here annually. Often, they go from here to the capital of the country - Abu Dhabi. The distance between Dubai Airport and Abu Dhabi is around 170 km, and travelers usually cover it using public transport or taxi and private transfer services.
Taxi from Dubai Airport to Abu Dhabi
In order to find an official taxi rank at Dubai Airport, follow the signs (such stands can be found at each terminal). Cabs can be distinguished by their sand color. Or you can contact one of the staff members having a “May I Help You” badge. The average cost of taxi travel from Dubai Airport to Abu Dhabi is 300 AED (around $82). This price includes a charge for crossing the border between the emirates. But be ready to pay more in case of unexpected traffic jams on the highway. Taxis are waiting at Dubai Airport round the clock.
Transfer from Dubai Airport to Abu Dhabi
If you don’t want to waste your time buying public transport tickets from ticket machines or you don’t want your final trip cost to be a surprise to you, pre-ordering a Kiwitaxi taxi transfer will be a good option for you.
An Economy-class ride on this route using a transfer will cost $99. This rate will stay fixed after you make your online reservation. The transfer driver will be waiting for you with a name sign close to the arrivals area. The trip between the cities will be comfortable and safe.
For groups of tourists heading from Dubai Airport to Abu Dhabi, the best option will be a minibus transfer.
Public transport from Dubai Airport to Abu Dhabi
To get to Abu Dhabi from Dubai Airport, you will first need to reach Dubai by metro. When in the city, you will need to take a bus to Abu Dhabi. Thus, you may choose Line E101 departing from Ibn Battuta Bus Station or Line E100 departing from Al Ghubaiba Bus Station. The fare is 25 AED (around $7). Note that you cannot pay in cash to the driver. You will need to buy a special card and top it up. Also, keep in mind that these services do not operate at night. To get to your destination, you will have to book a transfer or a taxi.
Those who fly with Emirates may also use their free shuttle running from Dubai Airport to Abu Dhabi.
The gorgeous infrastructure and the amazing atmosphere of Abu Dhabi made it an attractive place for tourists. Everyone who comes here should see its spectacular Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Ferrari theme park, the Corniche, and Etihad Towers.