Abu Dhabi to Dubai

   Abu Dhabi to Dubai Road Distance 139 kms
   Abu Dhabi to Dubai Aerial Distance 6,557 km
  Abu Dhabi to Dubai Travel Time 1 hour 22 minutes

How to reach Dubai from Abu Dhabi

The distance between the two cities is approximately 120 Kms therefore road transport is the most convenient and quickest way to travel. The public bus system is also an option. 

Tips:
- All tickets are available at bus stops. 
- Buy and recharge your NoI card for easy and quick travel.

Knowing The Details

1. Abu Dhabi to Dubai by Car
2. Abu Dhabi to Dubai by Bus
3. Popular Routes to Dubai
4. Popular Routes from Abu Dhabi
5. Places to Visit in Dubai
6. Hotels in Dubai

1. Abu Dhabi to Dubai by Car

Source

More expensive than using public transport but faster than all is travelling by a taxi. With massive multi-lane highways, the ride is quick and it is extrememly rare to encounter traffic of any kind. 

  • Approximate Taxi Fare: AED 250-300
  • Approximate Travel Time: 1 hour 30 minutes 
  • Car rentals in Abu Dhabi: Thrifty Car Rental, Europcar Downtown 

Route 1: Via Abu Dhabi- Al Shahama Rd/Sheik Zayed Bin Sultan St.

  • Distance: 125 Kms
  • Travel Time: 1 hour 20 minutes 
  • Sights on the way: Deerfileds Mall, Ghantoot Racing and Polo Club, Bollywood Park Dubai, Ibn Battuta Mall, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai Marina, The Palm Jumeirah, Mall of The Emirates. 
  • Eating Options: Indian Palace ( Deerfields Mall), Ghantoot Royal Restaurant (Ghantoot Polo Club) , Lounge 101 (The Palm Jumeirah). 


Route 2: Via E11

  • Distance: 140 Kms
  • Travel Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Sights on the way: Al Bateen Beach, Al Bateen Palace, Mushrif Palace, Mubadala Arena, Khor Al Maqtas Park, Al Ghazal Golf Club, Al Shareena Women and Kids Park, Dubai Marina, Burj Khalifa, Ghantoot Racing and Polo Club.
  • Eating options: Rotana Cafe Abu Dhabi, Le Boulanger Cafe, Antar Cafetaria Rahba Branch, Ghantoot Royal Restaurant (Ghantoot Polo Club).

2. Abu Dhabi to Dubai by Bus

Source

The bus ride from Abu Dhabi to Dubai is extremely comfortable and air conditioned and the cheapest option to travel. Because it's a shuttle bus, the stops are lesser so you'd reach Dubai as fast as you would when in a car. 

Route Number: E101

  • Frequency: 30 minutes
  • Ticket Price: AED 21
  • Travel Time: 1 hour 30 minutes 
  • Starting Point: Abu Dhabi Central Bus Station
  • Terminating Point: Ibn Batuta Metro Bus Stop

Popular Routes to Dubai

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
Abu Dhabi to Dubai 1 hour 22 minutes 139 kms
Sharjah to Dubai 26 minutes 28 kms
Ras-al-khaimah to Dubai 1 hour 15 minutes 114.2 kms
Muscat to Dubai 4 hours, 30 minutes 452 kms
Ajman to Dubai 43 minutes 40 kms
Fujairah to Dubai 1 hour 15 minutes 121 kms

Popular Routes from Abu Dhabi

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
Abu Dhabi to Dubai 1 hour 22 minutes 139 kms