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There are 5 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) by plane, bus or train

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Recommended option

Fly Reagan Washington to Abu Dhabi  •  17h 5m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) DCA - AUH

AED 2000 - AED 6500

Cheapest option

Fly Reagan Washington to Dubai, bus  •  18h 29m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Dubai (DXB) DCA - DXB
  2. Take the bus from Ibn Battuta Metro Station 10 to Abu Dhabi Airport Terminal 1 and 3

AED 1233 - AED 1752

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Fly Washington Dulles to Abu Dhabi  •  16h 15m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) IAD - AUH

AED 2236 - AED 5537

Train to Baltimore, fly to Abu Dhabi  •  20h 52m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) BWI - AUH

AED 2496 - AED 5899

Train to Charlottesville, fly to Abu Dhabi  •  23h 31m

  1. Take the train from Alexandria to Charlottesville
  2. Fly from Charlottesville (CHO) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) CHO - AUH

AED 2628 - AED 7979

Reagan Washington (DCA) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) flights

The flight time between Reagan Washington (DCA) and Abu Dhabi (AUH) is around 20h 44m and covers a distance of around 11370 km. The fastest flight normally takes 17h 5m. Services are operated by American Airlines, Etihad, Air Canada and others. Typically 149 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
20h 44m
Fastest flight journey time:
17h 5m
Flight distance:
11370 km
Flights per week:
149
Cheapest price:
AED 2091
Carbon emissions:
2305 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:00
Last flight departs at:
21:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reagan Washington (DCA) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) flight schedules

Flights departing Monday, August 2, 2021

United States → United Arab Emirates
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International entry into United Arab Emirates from United States

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Conditions of entry into United Arab Emirates from United States

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 4 days prior to boarding
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • Health declaration required
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in United Arab Emirates

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) is 8001717.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 8001717.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United States from United Arab Emirates.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) is to fly and bus which costs $330 - $480 and takes 18h 29m.

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The fastest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) is to fly which takes 16h 15m and costs $600 - $1,600.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) is 11370 km.

It takes approximately 17h 5m to fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Abu Dhabi (AUH), including transfers and time at the airport.

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There is no direct flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Abu Dhabi Airport. The quickest flight takes 18h 20m and has one stopover.

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Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) is 8h ahead of Reagan Washington Airport (DCA). It is currently 9:41 AM in Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and 5:41 PM in Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH).

WESTbahn, Qatar Airways, KLM and five other airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Abu Dhabi Airport.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH). Prices start at AED 500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH).
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  • Distance: 11369.5 km
  • Duration: 17h 5m

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH), United Arab Emirates?

American Airlines, Etihad and 11 other airlines fly from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) hourly.

Airlines
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Abu Dhabi via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
AED 2400 - AED 6000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Abu Dhabi via Montreal, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
AED 2700 - AED 7000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Abu Dhabi via Philadelphia, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
AED 2000 - AED 6500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Every day
Estimated price
AED 2200 - AED 5500
Flights from Baltimore to Abu Dhabi via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
AED 3500 - AED 7500
Flights from Baltimore to Abu Dhabi via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
AED 2400 - AED 8000
Flights from Baltimore to Abu Dhabi via Montreal, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
AED 2600 - AED 7000
Flights from Charlottesville to Abu Dhabi via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
AED 2800 - AED 6500
Flights from Charlottesville to Abu Dhabi via Philadelphia, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
AED 2400 - AED 7500
Flights from Charlottesville to Abu Dhabi via Washington Dulles, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
AED 2900 - AED 8000
Flights from Charlottesville to Abu Dhabi via Philadelphia, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
AED 2400 - AED 7500
Flights from Charlottesville to Abu Dhabi via Charlotte, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
AED 2500 - AED 7500
Flights from Charlottesville to Abu Dhabi via Washington Dulles, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
AED 2900 - AED 8000
Flights from Charlottesville to Abu Dhabi via Philadelphia, Athens
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
AED 2400 - AED 7500
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Abu Dhabi via Montreal, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
AED 2500 - AED 6000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Abu Dhabi via Philadelphia, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
AED 2000 - AED 6500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Abu Dhabi via Toronto
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
AED 2300 - AED 5500
Flights from Baltimore to Abu Dhabi via Montreal, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
AED 2400 - AED 5500
Flights from Baltimore to Abu Dhabi via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
AED 2400 - AED 8000
Flights from Charlottesville to Abu Dhabi via Philadelphia, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
AED 2400 - AED 7500
Flights from Charlottesville to Abu Dhabi via Charlotte, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
AED 2500 - AED 7500
Flights from Charlottesville to Abu Dhabi via Washington Dulles, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
AED 2900 - AED 8000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Abu Dhabi via New York JFK, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
AED 5500 - AED 7500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Abu Dhabi via Boston, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
AED 2400 - AED 7500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Abu Dhabi via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
AED 2200 - AED 7000
Flights from Baltimore to Abu Dhabi via Boston, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
AED 2300 - AED 7500
Flights from Charlottesville to Abu Dhabi via Atlanta, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
21h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
AED 5000 - AED 9500
Flights from Charlottesville to Abu Dhabi via Philadelphia, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
AED 2400 - AED 7500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Abu Dhabi via Boston, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
AED 2500 - AED 8500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Abu Dhabi via Philadelphia, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
AED 2500 - AED 8500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Abu Dhabi via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
AED 2300 - AED 7500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Dubai via Boston, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Every day
Estimated price
AED 3500 - AED 4300
Flights from Baltimore to Abu Dhabi via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
AED 2400 - AED 8000
Flights from Charlottesville to Abu Dhabi via Philadelphia, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
AED 2900 - AED 9500
Flights from Charlottesville to Abu Dhabi via Charlotte, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
23h 11m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
AED 2500 - AED 7500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Abu Dhabi via Montreal, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
AED 2700 - AED 7000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Abu Dhabi via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Every day
Estimated price
AED 2400 - AED 6000
Flights from Baltimore to Abu Dhabi via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
AED 3500 - AED 7500
Flights from Baltimore to Abu Dhabi via Montreal, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
AED 2600 - AED 7000
Flights from Charlottesville to Abu Dhabi via Washington Dulles, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
AED 2900 - AED 8000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Abu Dhabi via New York JFK, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
AED 5500 - AED 7500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Abu Dhabi via Boston, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
AED 2400 - AED 7500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Abu Dhabi via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
AED 2200 - AED 7000
Flights from Baltimore to Abu Dhabi via Boston, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
AED 2300 - AED 7500
Flights from Charlottesville to Abu Dhabi via Atlanta, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
22h 44m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
AED 7500 - AED 9500
Flights from Charlottesville to Abu Dhabi via Philadelphia, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
AED 2400 - AED 7500
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Abu Dhabi via New York JFK, Doha
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
AED 2400 - AED 7000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Dubai via Boston, Doha
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
AED 3200 - AED 5500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Dubai via Philadelphia, Doha
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
AED 3200 - AED 5500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Dubai via New York JFK, Doha
Ave. Duration
22h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
AED 3200 - AED 5500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Abu Dhabi via Philadelphia, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
AED 2500 - AED 8500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Abu Dhabi via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
AED 2300 - AED 7500
Flights from Baltimore to Abu Dhabi via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
AED 2400 - AED 8000
WESTbahn
Website
westbahn.at
Flights from Reagan Washington to Abu Dhabi via Montreal, Athens
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
AED 2700 - AED 7500
Flights from Baltimore to Abu Dhabi via Montreal, Athens
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
AED 2700 - AED 7000
Flights from Charlottesville to Abu Dhabi via Washington Dulles, Athens
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
AED 2900 - AED 8000
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Dubai via Boston
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
AED 3800 - AED 17000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Dubai via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
AED 3800 - AED 17000
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Abu Dhabi via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
AED 2300 - AED 6000
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
AED 130 - AED 230
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
AED 130 - AED 230
Business Class Seat
AED 200 - AED 370
Train from Alexandria to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
AED 170 - AED 320
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
AED 170 - AED 320
Business Class Seat
AED 260 - AED 480
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
AED 270 - AED 380
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat
AED 270 - AED 380
First Class
AED 270 - AED 700
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
AED 80 - AED 120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
AED 80 - AED 120
Premium
AED 650 - AED 900
Flexi Coach Seat
AED 110 - AED 170
Business Seat
AED 100 - AED 150
Train from Alexandria to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
AED 100 - AED 150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
AED 100 - AED 150
Premium
AED 700 - AED 1000
Flexi Coach Seat
AED 160 - AED 240
Business Seat
AED 150 - AED 220
Bus operators
Dubai RTA Bus
Phone
9090800
Website
rta.ae
Bus from Ibn Battuta Metro Station 10 to Abu Dhabi Airport Terminal 1 and 3
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
AED 17 - AED 25
Schedules at
rta.ae

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