How to travel between Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

By road and air are the available mode of transport between Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Below listed are the different options for road trip which one can choose depending on the budget.

Distance between Dubai and Abu Dhabi: approx 150 Kms

  1. Public bus:

    One-way fare: 25 Dirham/person by using a standard RTA Nol card.

    Travel time: One and a half to two hours

    For people living in old Dubai like Bur Dubai, Satwa, Karama:

    a. Bus Number: E100

    b. Pick up point: Al Ghubaiba in Bur Dubai

    c. Drop point: Abu Dhabi Central Bus Station

    For people living in Marina, JLT or JBR areas:

    a. Bus Number: E101

    b. Pick up point: Ibn Battuta Metro Station

c. Drop point: Abu Dhabi Central Bus Station

2. If travelling to Dubai by Emirates or Etihad airways:

Complimentary shuttle is offered for economy class passengers by both Emirates and Etihad airways.

Emirates Pick up point:Dubai International Airport, Terminal 3

Emirates Drop point: Emirates Downtown Office, Khalidiya Corniche

Untitled collageEtihad pick up point: Etihad Travel Mall in Downtown Dubai

Etihad drop point: Abu Dhabi International Airport

3. Rent a car and drive

4. Rent a taxi for 1-day city tour:

You cab book the taxi either on shared or on private basis. One of the most renowned travel company in the country is RaynaTours.

How to get cheap taxi? By using the below 2 options, I got a private taxi from Dubai for 3 guests in 600 Dirham in October 2017.

i. You can avail discount either by using the discount coupons available on the tour page in Rayna’s websiterayna discount coupon

ii. Use their “Live Chat Option”. This option will redirect you with the conversation with sales guys who have discount coupons off their own.Live chat

Things to do in Abu Dhabi