There are 4 ways to get from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport (DWC) by bus, taxi, car, shuttle or train

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Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h

  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

$23 - $30

Cheapest option

Shuttle, Metro  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Abu Dhabi Airport to Dubai
  2. Take the Metro from Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall to Jebel Ali Red

$15 - $19

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport (DWC) 56.5 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport (DWC) 56.5 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport (DWC) is to drive which costs AED 15 - AED 23 and takes 1 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport (DWC) is to taxi which costs AED 180 - AED 220 and takes 1 h 7 min.

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The distance between Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) and Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport (DWC) is 76 km. The road distance is 90.5 km.

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The best way to get from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport (DWC) without a car is to bus which takes 3 h and costs AED 80 - AED 120.

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport (DWC), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport (DWC) is 90 km. It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to drive from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport (DWC).

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Map of how to get from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport (DWC).
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  • Distance: 47.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

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

You can take a bus from Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) to Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport (DWC) via Al Mushrif, Al Mushrif, Al Wadha Terminal, Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station, and Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop in around 3 h.

Train operators
Bus operators
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
Dubai RTA Bus
Phone
9090800
Website
dubai-buses.com
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
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 Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport (DWC)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
National Taxi
Phone
+971 600 535353
Website
itc.abudhabi.ae

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