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

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

Recommended option

Fly Abu Dhabi to Aqaba, drive  •  9 h 5 min

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

$282 - $836

Cheapest option

Fly Abu Dhabi to Amman, bus  •  11 h 10 min

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

$163 - $318

5 alternative options

Bus to Dubai, fly to Aqaba, drive  •  9 h 51 min

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

$187 - $534

Bus to Dubai, fly to Amman, bus  •  13 h 26 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

$168 - $286

Bus to Dubai, fly to Tabuk, drive  •  11 h 34 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 to Dubai Al Maktoum Intl, fly to Amman, bus  •  13 h 3 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

$184 - $345

Drive  •  31 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Abu Dhabi to Petra 1555.8 miles

$270 - $410

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 Aqaba, then take the drive to Petra. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop, take the walk to Ibn Battuta Mall, take the Metro to Airport Terminal 3, take the walk to Dubai airport, fly to Aqaba, then take the drive to Petra.

Airlines
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Aqaba via Amman
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Dubai to Aqaba via Amman
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Amman
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Dubai to Amman
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $490
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Dubai to Amman via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 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 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Dubai to Tabuk via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Dubai to Aqaba
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Dubai to Amman
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $390
Flights from Dubai to Tabuk
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Dubai Al Maktoum Intl to Amman
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Dubai to Aqaba
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Dubai to Amman
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $490
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Amman via Manama
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $470
Flights from Dubai to Amman via Manama
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $440
Flights from Dubai to Tabuk via Manama
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Amman
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Amman via Beirut
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Dubai to Amman via Beirut
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Amman via Cairo
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Kuwait Airways
Website
kuwaitairways.com
Flights from Dubai to Amman via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Dubai to Amman via Muscat
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $450
Jazeera Airways
Website
jazeeraairways.com
Flights from Dubai to Amman via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $900
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
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Abu Dhabi and Petra is 1975 km. The road distance is 2489 km.

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 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Abu Dhabi to Petra is to fly and drive which takes 9 h 5 min and costs AED 1000 - AED 3100.

It takes approximately 9 h 5 min to get from Abu Dhabi to Petra, including transfers.