Abu Dhabi transport and travel
Situéville, Abu Dhabi airport handles nearly 20 million passengers. Etihad Airways and its affiliates exclusively use T3 and the other airlines use T1 and T2.
- Abu Dhabi Airport
The city bus no. City every 30 minutes to 1 hour, 24 hours a day, for only 24 Dhs.
- Bus A1
- Abu Dhabi Airport Bus Service
The n ° 20:50 (except 12:50). In this case, count 3h30 of journey.
- Bus n ° 490
Created only in 2003, Etihad Airways, the national company, based at Abu Dhabi airport, competes with Emirates, the Dubai company, known for a long time. Like her, it has grown exponentially over the past decade and now provides flights at attractive prices to hundreds of destinations around the world. It has received the distinction of “best company in the world” for 7 years!
Everything is done to encourage a stop over at 12h) on the course and the swimming pool of the Yas Links golf course! Shuttles of 11 bus / d.).
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Al Aïn airport is currently only served by 3 companies providing flights to 9 destinations (which are unlikely to interest you).
Certainly, the Gulf countries are thinking big… A rail network, the Gulf Railway, is being planned, which should eventually link Oman to Kuwait, via the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Bahrain. At the moment, only a few commercial sections are in operation in Abu Dhabi; the second stage of the project is frozen due to low oil revenues.
Abu Dhabi is considering the parallelism of Masdar.
The ré5 Dhs (have the change to slip it in the box at the entrance).
No.163 leads to Masdar, No.404 and 405 to Saadiyat Island, No.100, 102, 110, 115, 116 and many more to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, etc. Some lines even operate 24 hours a day, including n ° 24, which serves Mussafah bus station, from which many regional buses depart - but we advise you to prefer departures from the Abu Dhabi Bus Station, which is much more central. .
From this last midnight 21 p.m. 3 buses / d. ; 3h45 journey).
- All the details on transport in the emirate of Abu Dhabi
In addition to the free shuttle services of Etihad and Emirates airlines, reserved for their disembarking or departing passengers, other bus connections allow you to reach Dubai from / to Abu Dhabi.
RTA, the Dubai transport company 20 mins, 5 a.m. to 23:40 p.m., and no. 22 p.m. (6 a.m. to 23:15 p.m. Fri). Journey: 1h30-2h15. Buses from the central bus station also serve Sharjah.
- Dubai Buses
- Roads and Transport Authority (RTA)
Links to Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and Muslims.
ÀBahr and the Etihad Towers. The view from the water is nice, but it is expensive (40 Dhs one way).
- Jalboot Ferry
THEDelma island is served by 3 daily ferries chartered by the Department of Transportation, from the Jebel Al Dhanna pier, just west of Ruwais. at 9 a.m., 13:30 p.m. and 18 p.m. (Fri at 10 a.m. and 18 p.m. slt); the crossing lasts 1h30 and costs 20 Dhs per passenger and 100 Dhs per vehicle / direction. Info at tel. : 800 55 555.
Starting from the same 3h for theSir Bani Ya Island s (every day from 7 a.m. to 20 p.m., plus 22:30 p.m. from Thursday to Saturday).
Despite being at the time when traffic jams paralyze the city ...
Most rental companies allow the car to pass through Oman on condition that additional insurance is taken out before the rental begins. On the other hand, it is impossible for other countries.
Driving in the re 60 km / h in the city, 100-120 km / h on the highway). A pipe just above the limit ...
Also note that it is forbidden to make phone calls while driving or to change lanes too frequently, and that the seat belt is compulsory.
In Abu Dhabi itself, parking is difficult and paid 24 hours a day (except on Fridays and public holidays). In the most popular areas (at 24 Dhs / h), parking time is limited to 3 hours (look for the white and turquoise lines); elsewhere (4 Dhs / h), it is 2 hours (black and turquoise lines).
In the event of a breakdown, be aware that you can call the emergency number 999 and ask for assistance from the Road service patrol, whose intervention is free.
Very practical for getting around town without having to look for a place to park! Not very expensive, taxis are plentiful, easy to find and driven by drivers who all speak more or less English. The only problem: those of them who have recently landed in Abu Dhabi often mix their brushes in the names of the streets (especially the less well-known ones) ... Better to point them to a nearby emblematic building that they will most certainly know.
Small local peculiarity, there are taxis reserved for families, which do not take men alone, or if there are several.
Uber has also landed in Abu Dhabi, but its minimum fare of 35 Dhs (plus 2,5 Dhs / km) makes it unattractive for short trips. Another similar company exists: Careem (same prices).