Abu Dhabi International Airport is connected to around 85 cities in about 49 countries through more than 52 flights. Several direct flights connect Abu Dhabi to India. Indigo, Jet Airways, Air India, SpiceJet, Air India Express, Etihad, Gulf Air and Oman Air are the few of the flying options available for those travelling from India to Dubai. One can also board flight from several Indian cities such as New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kozhikode, Mangalore and many more.
As an Indian citizen, there is a requirement of Tourist, Visit and Transit Visa prior to your trip. One can apply for visa at U.A.E online or at its centres present in various cities of India. For Visit visa for 30 days, the approximate fee is AED 500 and while for 90 days Visit Visa approximately AED 1000. One can submit the application form along with the fees online. An additional AED 1000 for health insurance policy is mandatory.¾
|Route Name||Distance||Time||More Information|
|Dubai to Abu Dhabi||140 kms||1 hour 22 minutes||View Details|
|Sharjah to Abu Dhabi||164 kms||1 hour 38 minutes||View Details|
The best way to reach Abu Dhabi is by air.¾Abu Dhabi airport is the second busiest airport in UAE after Dubai airport, offering great connectivity from almost all parts of the world. Etihad Airways, with its base in Abu Dhabi,¾has last mile connectivity from a large number of places. One can also reach Abu Dhabi through other¾emirates like Dubai or Sharjah.
One can take any metered taxi from the streets of Dubai or any other place in U.A.E and ask to go to Abu Dhabi. The approximate cost of visiting the city from Dubai is AE250 while a taxi in Abu Dhabi until Dubai will charge around AED200.¾
Getting around Abu Dhabi is quite easy with the well-planned transport system and roads. Various landmarks are used to give directions. Taxis are easily available and that too at a reasonable price with fares starting at AED 3.5 between 6:00 to 22:00 and AED 4 between 22:00 to 6:00.
One can take a taxi anywhere around the emirate or book one at TransAD hotline 600 55353. Abu Dhabi has round the clock air-conditioned bus service, which is easy to use. A monthly pass for the bus costs AED 80 for daily commuters. Other options to best explore the emirate is through Jalboot Ferry, water taxi or car rental. For more information: http://visitabudhabi.ae/en/travel/around.the.emirate.aspx
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