There are 7 ways to get from Sharjah Airport (SHJ) to Al Ain by plane, car, bus, taxi, train or shuttle

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, drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Sharjah (SHJ) to Sohar (OHS) SHJ - OHS
  2. Drive from Sohar to Al Ain

$48 - $331

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Dubai Airport to Al Ain

$5 - $8

5 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Burjuman Metro Bus Stop A to Faqa, Terminus 66
  2. Take a taxi from Faqa, Terminus to Al Ain

$46 - $67

Metro, bus  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the Metro from Rashidiya to Ibn Battuta Mall Red
  2. Take the bus from Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop to Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi to Al Ain X90

$12 - $23

Bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Al Ghubaiba Bus Station to Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station E100
  2. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi to Al Ain X90

$15 - $29

Taxi  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sharjah Airport (SHJ) to Al Ain 98.3 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Sharjah Airport (SHJ) to Al Ain 98.3 miles

$7 - $11

What companies run services between Sharjah Airport (SHJ), United Arab Emirates and Al Ain, United Arab Emirates?

You can take a bus from Sharjah Airport (SHJ) to Al Ain via Rashidiya station, Rashidiya Metro Bus Stop, Ghubaiba Bus Station, Al Ghubaiba Bus Station, Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station, and Abu Dhabi in around 6 h 40 min.

Airlines
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Sharjah to Sohar
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Train operators
Bus operators
Dubai RTA Bus
Phone
9090800
Website
dubai-buses.com
Bus from Burjuman Metro Bus Stop A to Faqa, Terminus
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
rta.ae
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
Bus from Abu Dhabi Bus Station to Al Ain Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
rta.ae
Bus from Al Ghubaiba Bus Station to Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
rta.ae
Abu Dhabi Department of Transport
Website
dot.abudhabi.ae
Bus from Abu Dhabi to Al Ain
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
dot.abudhabi.ae
Emirates Courtesy Shuttle
Website
emirates.com
Shuttle from Dubai Airport to Al Ain
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
emirates.com
Other operators
Taxi from Faqa, Terminus to Al Ain
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sharjah Airport (SHJ) and Al Ain is 128 km. The road distance is 157 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sharjah Airport (SHJ) to Al Ain is to shuttle which costs AED 17 - AED 35 and takes 4 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Sharjah Airport (SHJ) to Al Ain is to taxi which takes 1 h 35 min and costs AED 290 - AED 360.

No, there is no direct bus from Sharjah Airport (SHJ) to Al Ain. However, there are services departing from Sharjah International Airport and arriving at Al Ain via Rashidiya Metro Bus Stop, Al Ghubaiba Bus Station and Abu Dhabi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from Sharjah Airport (SHJ) to Al Ain, including transfers.