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There are 6 ways to get from Abu Dhabi to Khobar by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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Fly Abu Dhabi to Dammam, taxi  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Dammam (DMM) AUH - DMM
  2. Take a taxi from Dammam to Khobar

$181 - $451

Cheapest option

Bus to Dubai, fly to Manama, bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station to Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop
  2. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Manama (BAH) DXB - BAH
  3. Take the bus from Manama - Lulu Centre to Khobar

$112 - $155

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Fly Abu Dhabi to Manama, bus  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Manama (BAH) AUH - BAH
  2. Take the bus from Manama - Lulu Centre to Khobar

$137 - $487

Bus to Dubai, fly to Dammam, taxi  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station to Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop
  2. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Dammam (DMM) DXB - DMM
  3. Take a taxi from Dammam to Khobar

$146 - $329

Bus, Metro to Sharjah, fly to Dammam, taxi  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station to Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop
  2. Take the Metro from Ibn Battuta Mall to Rashidiya
  3. Fly from Sharjah (SHJ) to Dammam (DMM) SHJ - DMM
  4. Take a taxi from Dammam to Khobar

$138 - $315

Drive  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Abu Dhabi to Khobar 488.4 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Abu Dhabi to Khobar is to drive which costs AED 130 - AED 200 and takes 9 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Abu Dhabi to Khobar is to fly and taxi which costs AED 650 - AED 1700 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Abu Dhabi and Khobar is 464 km. The road distance is 781.4 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Abu Dhabi to Khobar, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Abu Dhabi Airport to Dammam Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Khobar is 1 h behind Abu Dhabi. It is currently 10:00 PM in Abu Dhabi and 9:00 PM in Khobar.

Yes, the driving distance between Abu Dhabi to Khobar is 781 km. It takes approximately 9 h 17 min to drive from Abu Dhabi to Khobar.

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Gulf Air Bahrain and Etihad offer flights from Abu Dhabi Airport to Dammam Airport.

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There are 289+ hotels available in Khobar. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Abu Dhabi to Abu Dhabi Airport is to bus which takes 18 min and costs AED 2 - AED 5.

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Map of how to get from Abu Dhabi to Khobar.
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  • Distance: 289.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

What companies run services between Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and Khobar, Saudi Arabia?

There is no direct connection from Abu Dhabi to Khobar. However, you can take the bus to Abu Dhabi Airport Terminal 1, take the walk to Abu Dhabi airport, fly to Dammam, then take the taxi to Khobar. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Abu Dhabi Airport Terminal 1, take the walk to Abu Dhabi airport, fly to Manama, take the taxi to Manama - Lulu Centre, then take the bus to Khobar.

Airlines
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Dubai to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Dubai to Manama
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Dammam via Manama
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Manama
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Dubai to Dammam via Manama
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Dubai to Manama
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Dubai to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Dubai to Manama
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Manama
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Sharjah to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Dubai to Dammam
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Dubai to Manama
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Train operators
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Manama - Lulu Centre to Khobar
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16
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
Other operators
Taxi from Dammam to Khobar
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80

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