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

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Bus  •  1 h 57 min

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

$5 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dubai to Abu Dhabi 79 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Dubai to Abu Dhabi 79 miles

$5 - $9

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The distance between Dubai and Abu Dhabi is 105 km. The road distance is 126.4 km.

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The best way to get from Dubai to Abu Dhabi without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to get from Dubai to Abu Dhabi, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dubai to Abu Dhabi is 126 km. It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to drive from Dubai to Abu Dhabi.

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There are 137+ hotels available in Abu Dhabi. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dubai to Abu Dhabi.
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  • Distance: 65.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 57 min

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

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

Bus operators
Dubai RTA Bus
Phone
9090800
Website
dubai-buses.com
Bus from Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop to Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
rta.ae
Other operators
Taxi from Dubai to Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Dubai Taxi Corporation
Phone
+971 4 208 0808
Website
dtc.dubai.ae

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