There are 5 ways to get from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai by taxi, bus, train, car or shuttle

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Taxi, bus, Metro  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Shahama
  2. Take the bus from Shahama to Abu Dhabi, Samha
  3. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi, Samha to Ibn Battuta Metro
  4. Take the Metro from Ibn Battuta Mall to Dubai Marina Red

$18 - $24

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  2 h 14 min

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

$1 - $2

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 44 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 E101

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai 63.2 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai 63.2 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai is to shuttle which costs AED 3 - AED 8 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai is to taxi which costs AED 190 - AED 240 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The distance between Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) and Dubai is 89 km. The road distance is 101.1 km.

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The best way to get from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai without a car is to taxi and bus and Metro which takes 1 h 51 min and costs AED 65 - AED 90.

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It takes approximately 1 h 51 min 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 101 km. It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to drive from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai.

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The nearest airport to Dubai is Dubai Al Maktoum Intl (DWC) Airport which is 16.4 km away. Other nearby airports include Dubai (DXB) (27.6 km), Sharjah (SHJ) (45.1 km), Abu Dhabi (AUH) (88.6 km) and Ras al Khaimah (RKT) (98.8 km).

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Map of how to get from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai.
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  • Distance: 55.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 51 min

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 Al Mushrif, Al Mushrif, Al Wadha Terminal, Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station, Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop, and Ibn Battuta Mall in around 2 h 44 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Dubai RTA Bus
Phone
9090800
Website
dubai-buses.com
Bus from Shahama to Abu Dhabi, Samha
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
rta.ae
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
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
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 Shahama
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$14 - $17
National Taxi
Phone
+971 600 535353
Website
itc.abudhabi.ae

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