There are 3 ways to get from Kuwait City to Abu Dhabi by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Abu Dhabi  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Kuwait (KWI) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) KWI - AUH

$114 - $209

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Fly to Dubai, bus  •  4 h 36 min

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

$123 - $166

Drive  •  13 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Kuwait City to Abu Dhabi 740.7 miles

$55 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Kuwait City to Abu Dhabi is to drive which costs $55 - $80 and takes 13 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuwait City to Abu Dhabi is to fly which costs $110 - $210 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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The distance between Kuwait City and Abu Dhabi is 835 km. The road distance is 1185.2 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to get from Kuwait City to Abu Dhabi, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuwait Airport to Abu Dhabi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Abu Dhabi is 1 h ahead of Kuwait City. It is currently 7:55 AM in Kuwait City and 8:55 AM in Abu Dhabi.

Yes, the driving distance between Kuwait City to Abu Dhabi is 1185 km. It takes approximately 13 h 54 min to drive from Kuwait City to Abu Dhabi.

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Kuwait Airways, Etihad and Gulf Air Bahrain offer flights from Kuwait Airport to Abu Dhabi Airport.

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There are 137+ hotels available in Abu Dhabi. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kuwait City to Kuwait Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs $45 - $60.

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Map of how to get from Kuwait City to Abu Dhabi.
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  • Distance: 522.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 43 min

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

Etihad, Kuwait Airways and Gulf Air Bahrain fly from Kuwait City to Abu Dhabi every 4 hours.

Airlines
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Kuwait to Dubai
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Kuwait to Dubai
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $200
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Kuwait to Abu Dhabi via Manama
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $290
Flights from Kuwait to Dubai via Manama
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Kuwait to Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $600
Kuwait Airways
Website
kuwaitairways.com
Flights from Kuwait to Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $280
Flights from Kuwait to Dubai
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Jazeera Airways
Website
jazeeraairways.com
Flights from Kuwait to Dubai
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
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

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