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There are 4 ways to get from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus, line 106 bus  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi Airport Terminal 1 and 3 to Ibn Battuta Metro Station 10 E102
  2. Take the line 106 bus from Mall of the Emirates Metro Station 5 to Global Village 1 106

AED 26 - AED 38

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  1h 7m

  1. Take a taxi from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai 112.4 km

AED 210 - AED 260

Drive  •  1h 7m

  1. Drive from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai 112.4 km

AED 19 - AED 28

Towncar  •  1h 7m

  1. Take a town car from Abu Dhabi Airport to Dubai 112.4 km

AED 320 - AED 450

Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) → Dubai
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  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The cheapest way to get from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai is to drive which costs AED 19 - AED 28 and takes 1h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai is to taxi which costs AED 210 - AED 260 and takes 1h 7m.

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The distance between Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) and Dubai is 99 km. The road distance is 112.4 km.

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The best way to get from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai without a car is to bus and line 106 bus which takes 3h 22m and costs AED 25 - AED 40.

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It takes approximately 3h 22m to get from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai is 112 km. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai.

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  • Distance: 98.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 22m

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

You can take a bus from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai via Ibn Battuta Metro Station 10, Ibn Battuta Metro Station 2, Mall of the Emirates Metro Station 2, and Mall of the Emirates Metro Station 5 in around 3h 22m.

Bus operators
Dubai RTA Bus
Phone
9090800
Website
rta.ae
Bus from Abu Dhabi Airport Terminal 1 and 3 to Ibn Battuta Metro Station 10
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
AED 17 - AED 25
Schedules at
rta.ae
Bus from Mall of the Emirates Metro Station 5 to Global Village 1
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
AED 5 - AED 8
Schedules at
rta.ae
Other operators
Taxi from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Estimated price
AED 210 - AED 260
National Taxi
Phone
+971 600 535353
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Abu Dhabi Airport to Dubai
Estimated price
AED 320 - AED 450

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