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There are 8 ways to get from Abu Dhabi to Petra by plane, bus, car or train

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Fly Abu Dhabi to Amman, bus  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Amman (AMM) AUH - AMM
  2. Take the bus from Amman Abdali Terminal to Petra

$162 - $317

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Fly Abu Dhabi to Aqaba, drive  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Aqaba (AQJ) AUH - AQJ
  2. Drive from Aqaba to Petra

$282 - $836

Fly Abu Dhabi to Gurayat, drive  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Gurayat (URY) AUH - URY
  2. Drive from Gurayat to Petra

$226 - $656

Bus to Dubai, fly to Amman, bus  •  13 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station to Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop
  2. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Amman (AMM) DXB - AMM
  3. Take the bus from Amman Abdali Terminal to Petra

$167 - $285

Bus to Dubai, fly to Tabuk, drive  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station to Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop
  2. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Tabuk (TUU) DXB - TUU
  3. Drive from Tabuk to Petra

$166 - $479

Bus, Metro to Sharjah, fly to Amman  •  14 h 47 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 Amman (AMM) SHJ - AMM
  4. Take the bus from Amman Abdali Terminal to Petra

$189 - $331

Bus to Dubai Al Maktoum Intl, fly to Amman, bus  •  13 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station to Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop
  2. Fly from Dubai Al Maktoum Intl (DWC) to Amman (AMM) DWC - AMM
  3. Take the bus from Amman Abdali Terminal to Petra

$183 - $344

Drive  •  31 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Abu Dhabi to Petra 1555.8 miles

$270 - $410

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Abu Dhabi to Petra is to fly and bus which costs AED 550 - AED 1200 and takes 11 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Abu Dhabi to Petra is to fly and drive which costs AED 1000 - AED 3100 and takes 9 h 24 min.

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The distance between Abu Dhabi and Petra is 1975 km. The road distance is 2489.2 km.

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It takes approximately 11 h 9 min to get from Abu Dhabi to Petra, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Abu Dhabi Airport to Amman Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 55 min.

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Petra is 2 h behind Abu Dhabi. It is currently 2:29 AM in Abu Dhabi and 12:29 AM in Petra.

Yes, the driving distance between Abu Dhabi to Petra is 2489 km. It takes approximately 31 h 21 min to drive from Abu Dhabi to Petra.

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Etihad, Royal Jordanian and Gulf Air Bahrain offer flights from Abu Dhabi Airport to Amman Airport.

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There are 65+ hotels available in Petra. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Abu Dhabi to Abu Dhabi Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs AED 2 - AED 5.

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Map of how to get from Abu Dhabi to Petra.
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  • Distance: 1234.5 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 9 min

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

There is no direct connection from Abu Dhabi to Petra. However, you can take the bus to Abu Dhabi Airport Terminal 1, take the walk to Abu Dhabi airport, fly to Amman, take the walk to Queen Alia Airport, take the bus to Amman Tabarbour Terminal, take the taxi to Amman Abdali Terminal, take the bus to Petra, then take the taxi to Petra. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Abu Dhabi Airport Terminal 1, take the walk to Abu Dhabi airport, fly to Aqaba, then take the drive to Petra.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Gurayat via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Gurayat via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
9 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Gurayat via Riyadh, Jeddah
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Gurayat via Medina, Jeddah
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Gurayat via Manama, Jeddah
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Dubai to Amman via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Dubai to Tabuk via Medina
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Dubai to Tabuk via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Dubai to Tabuk via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Amman
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Aqaba via Amman
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Dubai to Amman
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $490
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Dubai to Amman
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Dubai to Amman
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $390
Flights from Dubai to Tabuk
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Dubai Al Maktoum Intl to Amman
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Amman via Manama
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $470
Flights from Dubai to Amman via Manama
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $440
Flights from Dubai to Tabuk via Manama
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Dubai to Amman via Muscat
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $450
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Amman
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Kuwait Airways
Website
kuwaitairways.com
Flights from Dubai to Amman via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Sharjah to Amman
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Dubai to Amman via Beirut
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Train operators
Bus operators
Jett
Phone
+ 962 6 5854679
Email
info@jett.com.jo
Website
jett.com.jo
Bus from Amman Abdali Terminal to Petra
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
jett.com.jo
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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