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There are 3 ways to get from Abu Dhabi to Dubai by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station to Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop E101

$6 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1h 18m

  1. Take a taxi from Abu Dhabi to Dubai 78.6 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  1h 18m

  1. Drive from Abu Dhabi to Dubai 78.6 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Abu Dhabi to Dubai is to drive which costs AED 21 - AED 35 and takes 1h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Abu Dhabi to Dubai is to taxi which costs AED 220 - AED 270 and takes 1h 18m.

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The distance between Abu Dhabi and Dubai is 105 km. The road distance is 125.7 km.

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The best way to get from Abu Dhabi to Dubai without a car is to bus which takes 1h 40m and costs AED 21 - AED 35.

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It takes approximately 1h 40m to get from Abu Dhabi to Dubai, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Abu Dhabi to Dubai is 126 km. It takes approximately 1h 18m to drive from Abu Dhabi to Dubai.

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  • Distance: 65.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 40m

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

Dubai RTA Bus operates a bus from Abu Dhabi to Dubai every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 1h 30m.

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
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
rta.ae
Other operators
Taxi from Abu Dhabi to Dubai
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Estimated price
$60 - $75
National Taxi
Phone
+971 600 535353
Website
itc.abudhabi.ae

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