There are 4 ways to get from Abu Dhabi to Burj Khalifa by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, Metro  •  2 h 19 min

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

$6 - $9

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Bus  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station to Al Samha E100 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Al Samha to Al Jafiliya Landside Metro E100

$6 - $9

Taxi  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Abu Dhabi to Burj Khalifa 88.4 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Abu Dhabi to Burj Khalifa 88.4 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Abu Dhabi to Burj Khalifa is to bus which costs AED 23 - AED 35 and takes 2 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Abu Dhabi to Burj Khalifa is to taxi which costs AED 250 - AED 300 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Abu Dhabi station to Burj Khalifa. However, there are services departing from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station and arriving at The Dubai Mall via Al Samha and Al Jafiliya Seaside Metro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 37 min.

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The distance between Abu Dhabi and Burj Khalifa is 122 km. The road distance is 141.4 km.

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The best way to get from Abu Dhabi to Burj Khalifa without a car is to bus and Metro which takes 2 h 19 min and costs AED 21 - AED 35.

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It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Abu Dhabi to Burj Khalifa, including transfers.

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Abu Dhabi to Burj Khalifa bus services, operated by Dubai RTA Bus, arrive at Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station.

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Abu Dhabi to Burj Khalifa bus services, operated by Dubai RTA Bus, arrive at Al Jafiliya Landside Metro station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Abu Dhabi to Burj Khalifa is 141 km. It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to drive from Abu Dhabi to Burj Khalifa.

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There are 1720+ hotels available in Burj Khalifa. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Abu Dhabi to Burj Khalifa.
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  • Distance: 76.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

What companies run services between Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and Burj Khalifa, United Arab Emirates?

You can take a bus from Abu Dhabi to Burj Khalifa via Al Samha, Al Jafiliya Landside Metro, Al Jafiliya Seaside Metro, and The Dubai Mall in around 2 h 37 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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
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
Other operators
Taxi from Abu Dhabi to Burj Khalifa
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
National Taxi
Phone
+971 600 535353
Website
itc.abudhabi.ae

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