There are 7 ways to get from Abu Dhabi to Mecca by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Abu Dhabi to Jeddah, bus  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Jeddah (JED) AUH - JED
  2. Take the bus from Jeddah to Mecca

$125 - $1,009

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Fly Abu Dhabi to Taif, bus  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Taif (TIF) AUH - TIF
  2. Take the bus from Taif to Mecca

$234 - $661

Bus to Dubai, fly to Taif, bus  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station to Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop
  2. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Taif (TIF) DXB - TIF
  3. Take the bus from Taif to Mecca

$179 - $819

Bus to Dubai, fly to Jeddah, bus  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station to Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop
  2. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Jeddah (JED) DXB - JED
  3. Take the bus from Jeddah to Mecca

$130 - $967

Bus, Metro to Sharjah, fly to Jeddah  •  10 h 55 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 Jeddah (JED) SHJ - JED
  4. Take the bus from Jeddah to Mecca

$142 - $1,223

Bus, Metro to Sharjah, fly to Taif  •  10 h 50 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 Taif (TIF) SHJ - TIF
  4. Take the bus from Taif to Mecca

$281 - $1,275

Drive  •  20 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Abu Dhabi to Mecca 1098.1 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Abu Dhabi to Mecca is to drive which costs AED 300 - AED 440 and takes 20 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Abu Dhabi to Mecca is to fly and bus which costs AED 450 - AED 3800 and takes 7 h 38 min.

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The distance between Abu Dhabi and Mecca is 1526 km. The road distance is 1757 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 38 min to get from Abu Dhabi to Mecca, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Abu Dhabi to Mecca. However, you can take the bus to Abu Dhabi Airport Terminal 1, take the walk to Abu Dhabi airport, fly to Jeddah, take the walk to King Abdulaziz Airport, take the bus to Jeddah, then take the bus to Mecca. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Abu Dhabi Airport Terminal 1, take the walk to Abu Dhabi airport, fly to Taif, take the taxi to Taif, then take the bus to Mecca.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $3,300
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $3,300
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah via Medina
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$360 - $3,300
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Taif via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Dubai to Taif via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $3,300
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $3,300
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $4,200
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Taif via Dammam
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Taif via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Taif via Riyadh, Kuwait
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,900
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,900
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,900
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Dubai to Taif
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,100
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $4,200
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah via Manama
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $3,100
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah via Manama
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $2,800
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Sharjah to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $2,400
Flights from Sharjah to Taif
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah via Muscat
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $3,300
Kuwait Airways
Website
kuwaitairways.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Taif via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Train operators
Bus operators
SAPTCO
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Jeddah to Mecca
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
saptco.com.sa
Bus from Taif to Mecca
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
saptco.com.sa
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

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