There are flights connecting major cities in India to Al-Ain and some other smaller cities like Calicut, Kozhikode, Cochin, Ahmedabad also run this service. Some airlines which provide this service are - Air India Express, Jet Airways, Etihad._
The various Visas available are - 96 hour Visa. this costs approx USD 55, Tourist (short term for multiple entry and one entry respectively) which costs USD 90 and USD 175. Tourist (long termfor multiple entry and one entry respectively) which costs USD 375 and USD 440 approximately. The passport that you own must be valid for six months. You also need coloured photographs and minimum 2 blank pages in the passport.
The easiest way to reach al-Ain is by bus or minibus from Abu Dhabi (140 km) and Dubai (100 km). Buses depart hourly from Abu Dhabi bus station, arriving at al-Ain bus staion. It takes 2 hrs. Buses are clean with air-conditioning and stop halfway for 10 min. Al-Ghazal minibuses from Dubai leave from al-Ghubaiba bus station, departing every 40 min. Minibuses are also available from the Bur Dubai taxi station. Similar minibuses run between Sharjah and Al-Ain, running every 45 min.
Al-Ain has its own international airport, but the vast majority of flights arrive at Dubai or Abu Dhabi.
Tentative return flight prices to Abu Dhabi from major cities in India:
|Starting City||Return price (approximate)|
|New Delhi||₹ 20,289|
Taxi services are avialable from Dubai and Abu Dhabi to Al-Ain.
There is no railway connectivity to Al-Ain.
There are no waterways available.
Taxis are very easy to find and are cheap. Al Ain Bus Station very well-located for visiting some of Al Ain's historical sites.