There are 6 ways to get from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Burj Khalifa by bus, train, taxi, car or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, Metro via Abu Dhabi, Samha  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi, Samha to Ibn Battuta Metro E101
  2. Take the Metro from Ibn Battuta Mall to Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall Red

$18 - $24

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Abu Dhabi Airport to Dubai

$0

4 alternative options

Bus, Metro  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi Airport Terminal 1 to Al Mushrif A1
  2. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station to Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop
  3. Take the Metro from Ibn Battuta Mall to Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall Red

$7 - $11

Bus  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi Airport Terminal 1 to Al Nahyan A1
  2. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station to Al Samha
  3. Take the bus from Al Samha to Al Jafiliya Landside Metro

$8 - $12

Taxi  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Burj Khalifa 73 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Burj Khalifa 73 miles

$5 - $8

What companies run services between Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH), United Arab Emirates and Burj Khalifa, United Arab Emirates?

You can take a bus from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Burj Khalifa via Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi - ECSSR, Abu Dhabi Bus Station, Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station, Al Samha, Al Jafiliya Landside Metro, Al Jafiliya Seaside Metro, and The Dubai Mall in around 3 h 29 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Dubai RTA Bus
Phone
9090800
Website
dubai-buses.com
Bus from Abu Dhabi, Samha to Ibn Battuta Metro
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
rta.ae
Bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station to Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
rta.ae
Bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station to Al Samha
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
rta.ae
Bus from Al Samha to Al Jafiliya Landside Metro
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
rta.ae
Abu Dhabi Department of Transport
Website
dot.abudhabi.ae
Bus from Abu Dhabi Airport Terminal 1 to Al Mushrif
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
dot.abudhabi.ae
Bus from Abu Dhabi Airport Terminal 1 to Al Nahyan
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
dot.abudhabi.ae
Etihad Courtesy Shuttle
Phone
+97126177700
Website
etihad.com
Shuttle from Abu Dhabi Airport to Dubai
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
etihad.com
Other operators
Taxi from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Burj Khalifa
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
National Taxi
Phone
+971 600 535353
Website
itc.abudhabi.ae

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) and Burj Khalifa is 107 km. The road distance is 117 km.

The cheapest way to get from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Burj Khalifa is to shuttle which costs and takes 2 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Burj Khalifa is to taxi which takes 1 h 12 min and costs AED 220 - AED 270.

No, there is no direct bus from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Burj Khalifa. However, there are services departing from Abu Dhabi Airport Terminal 1 and arriving at The Dubai Mall via Abu Dhabi - ECSSR, Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station, Al Samha and Al Jafiliya Seaside Metro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 29 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Burj Khalifa, including transfers.