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About Flights to Abu Dhabi

Summary info about Abu Dhabi flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price


Best Round-Trip Price


Fastest flight time

20h 00m

Operated By

3 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Abu Dhabi from United States in the last 72 hours is $278 (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Abu Dhabi Intl).
The best round-trip flight price to Abu Dhabi from United States in the last 72 hours is $631 (Chicago O'Hare Intl to Abu Dhabi Intl).
The fastest flight to Abu Dhabi from United States takes 20h 00m (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Abu Dhabi Intl).
There are 3 airlines operating flights to Abu Dhabi, including Turkish Airlines, Royal Jordanian and SAUDIA.

Cheapest flights to Abu Dhabi airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Abu Dhabi airports from your nearest city or airport
Los Angeles
Abu Dhabi


Los Angeles (LAX) to Dubai (DXB)

Typically, flights to Abu Dhabi from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Dubai Intl, which has an average price of $979

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO ABU DHABI FROM LOS ANGELESFebruary27% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Abu Dhabi costs on average just $742 in February
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO ABU DHABI FROM LOS ANGELESJune52% more expensiveIt costs about $1,540 for flights to Abu Dhabi from Los Angeles in June
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO ABU DHABI FROM LOS ANGELESDecember322% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Abu Dhabi from Los Angeles in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Abu Dhabi?

Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, is a hot spot year-round for tourists who want to hit the beach. It also boasts a wealth of history and culture that is ripe for exploring. Summer is the slowest time for tourism, as temperatures can get up to 110 degrees Fahrenheit and only dip down to 90 degrees Fahrenheit at night. There are deals for flights and hotels during summer, but the weather can be very uncomfortable. If you can’t handle the heat, try visiting during another time. Fall is busier with tourists, and temperatures are still warm with highs from 82 – 106 degrees Fahrenheit, so be sure you are prepared for the heat by hydrating and using sunscreen. Winter is the most popular time of year for tourists to visit. Temperature highs range from 74 – 82 degrees Fahrenheit, however, with the comfortable weather come higher prices on flights and hotels as well as much bigger crowds. Spring can also be busy, more so in March and April. The weather is warm, with highs from 82 – 106 degrees Fahrenheit. Rain is almost never an issue in Abu Dhabi, so enjoy the dry weather and don’t forget to pack sunglasses and a hat.

$15 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Abu Dhabi. This flight is from Saint Peter and is 98% cheaper than most flights to Abu Dhabi. To find the cheapest price to Abu Dhabi from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

In general, August is the cheapest month to fly from United States to Abu Dhabi. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $780. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of August, then book flights to Abu Dhabi from United States during October instead. Flights to Abu Dhabi in October, while not as cheap as those in August, still average around $784.

The best time to book a flight to Abu Dhabi from United States is 60 days out, which is when prices tend to be around $953. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from United States for as low as $631.

The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Abu Dhabi is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as $824. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. The most expensive day to fly to Abu Dhabi is Sunday, with ticket prices averaging around $950.

According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Abu Dhabi is at noon. momondo users have found flights departing from United States to Abu Dhabi at noon for as low as $816. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Abu Dhabi is in the afternoon when prices are around $1,112.

Abu Dhabi Intl Airport, Dubai Al Maktoum Intl Airport, Al Ain Airport, Dubai Intl Airport or Sharjah Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Abu Dhabi.

Al Ain Airport has an average price of $447 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting Abu Dhabi. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.

Abu Dhabi flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Abu Dhabi found recently by users on momondo
Turkish Airlines
Oct 3
ORD5:40 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
18h 05m
1 stop
AUH11:45 amAbu Dhabi Intl
Oct 9
AUH9:40 pmAbu Dhabi Intl
17h 10m
1 stop
ORD2:50 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
Nov 2
ORD6:40 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
18h 15m
1 stop
AUH12:55 pmAbu Dhabi Intl
Nov 8
AUH9:45 pmAbu Dhabi Intl
25h 30m
1 stop
ORD11:15 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
Oct 3
ORD7:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
28h 15m
1 stop
AUH11:45 amAbu Dhabi Intl
Oct 19
AUH9:40 pmAbu Dhabi Intl
17h 10m
1 stop
ORD2:50 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
Oct 18
IAD6:35 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
18h 10m
1 stop
AUH12:45 pmAbu Dhabi Intl
Oct 23
AUH9:40 pmAbu Dhabi Intl
25h 25m
1 stop
IAD11:05 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Royal Jordanian
Nov 2
ORD3:00 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
22h 00m
1 stop
AUH1:00 pmAbu Dhabi Intl
Nov 9
AUH2:00 amAbu Dhabi Intl
17h 45m
1 stop
ORD7:45 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
Sep 5
ORD5:40 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
18h 05m
1 stop
AUH11:45 amAbu Dhabi Intl
Sep 21
AUH9:40 pmAbu Dhabi Intl
17h 10m
1 stop
ORD2:50 pmChicago O'Hare Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Abu Dhabi

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Abu Dhabi, view some of our deals below.
Multiple Airlines
Oct 13
JFK8:30 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
59h 25m
3 stops
AUH7:55 amAbu Dhabi Intl
Multiple Airlines
Nov 15
JFK7:30 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
35h 50m
3 stops
AUH7:20 amAbu Dhabi Intl
Multiple Airlines
Oct 2
JFK8:30 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
34h 25m
3 stops
AUH6:55 amAbu Dhabi Intl

Which airlines fly to Abu Dhabi?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Abu Dhabi

Which airlines fly to Abu Dhabi?

When flying to Abu Dhabi from United States, momondo travelers will most often fly with one of these popular airlines: Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines or Lufthansa. Depending on what airport in United States you fly from, you may be able to find flights with any of these popular airlines.

SWISS Flights to Abu Dhabi

7 SWISS flights head to Abu Dhabi on average each week. Most will be flying from Zurich to Abu Dhabi, the most popular route that SWISS operates to Abu Dhabi. Prices vary based on when and where you fly from - the cheapest SWISS flight to Abu Dhabi found in the past 3 days on momondo was $661, departing from New York John F Kennedy Intl. SWISS is the most popular choice on momondo for this route and has been scored 8.4/10 by 138 of our users.

Turkish Airlines Flights to Abu Dhabi

Turkish Airlines flight deals to Abu Dhabi start from $621 - this is the best price found recently on momondo, and was a round-trip journey departing from Boston Logan Intl. Over any normal week, Turkish Airlines flight prices are typically higher, but vary depending on where you fly from - Istanbul is the most popular Turkish Airlines departure point to Abu Dhabi so generally has the most availability. Turkish Airlines is scored a 8.1/10 in 135 reviews.

Airports near Abu Dhabi

Below you will find all the airports in Abu Dhabi along with the distance from the city center

Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)

Abu Dhabi International Airport is located 19 miles east of the city, and offers many means of transportation to get you into the city.


Hail a taxi outside of any terminal for around 75.00 AED. There are both regular and luxury taxis available, the cost difference is only around 5.00 AED, but you might appreciate the extra baggage space and plush seats of the luxury taxis. The trip to downtown will take you 30 – 35 minutes.


Look for the green and white A1 bus to take you to the city center. It stops outside of Terminals 1 and 2. The fare is 4.00 AED one-way. Hop on and ride for about 45 minutes before getting off at Al Zahiyah.

Car rentals

Car rentals are available at Abu Dhabi International Airport. Be sure to look for the best deals on car rentals with momondo.

Popular routes to Abu Dhabi

Most frequently searched flights to Abu Dhabi along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Cairo to Abu Dhabi Flights
Fastest flight time3h 05m
Cheapest price$240

How to travel around Abu Dhabi

It’s possible to explore parts of Abu Dhabi on foot, but if you plan on covering a lot of ground, it’s best to stay out of the heat by using Abu Dhabi transportation with air conditioning.


There are 14 routes that cover the city of Abu Dhabi and will take you to all the major tourist spots. One ride costs 2.00 AED, but you can purchase an Orja pass for 30.00 AED that is good for a week and allows unlimited travel. Buy passes at kiosks by the bus stations.


It’s common to take a taxi in Abu Dhabi as they are affordable and abundant. Taxis can be hailed anywhere it’s safe to stop, just look for the silver car with a yellow top, or they can be booked ahead of time over the TransAD hotline. Fares start at 4.00 AED plus 1.60 AED per mile. You will need cash as taxis do not accept credit cards. Be warned that fares do go up between the hours of 10:00 pm and 6:00 am.

Car rentals

For those who want to explore Abu Dhabi by car, there are plenty of rental options at the airport and at many hotels. To drive in the United Arab Emirates, you must have an international driving license prior to arriving. Parking fees are relatively cheap, at 3.00 AED per hour for up to 4 hours in premium spots, or 2.00 AED per hour for up to 24 hours. Parking is free on Fridays and holidays.

Visa requirements for visiting Abu Dhabi

US citizens with a US passport that is valid for more than 6 months do not need to obtain a visa prior to entry to the UAE if the duration of their visit will be less than 1 month. For foreign nationals, please check the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates website.

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Best things to do and see in Abu Dhabi

Things to do and places of interest in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is a winter destination for anyone looking to get away from the cold. However, the city is much more than just sun and surf. Here some of the best things to do while in Abu Dhabi.

  • Tour the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the largest mosque in the United Arab Emirates. It can hold up to 40,000 worshippers and is a celebration of Islamic architecture.
  • The world’s largest indoor theme park, Ferrari World, is also home to the world’s fastest roller-coaster. The theme park is a must for any adrenaline junkie.
  • The Louvre Abu Dhabi is the only branch of the Louvre outside France. Opened in November of 2017, the museum has 23 art galleries with over 600 permanent art pieces to view.
  • Visit Abu Dhabi’s oldest building, Qasr Al-Hosn. The 1793-dated palace was built as a residence for the ruling family, and has been turned into a museum tracking the history and culture of Abu Dhabi.
  • Take a boat tour around the city and get a new perspective. Some tours offer snorkeling and beach time, while others take you out during the sunset to enjoy the view of the city.
  • Take a trip to the Abu Dhabi Falcon hospital, a working veterinary hospital that gives visitors an up-close look at birds of prey, and the chance to feed and hold the birds. The hospital also has a museum attached that is dedicated to the history of falconry.

Tips and tricks for visiting Abu Dhabi

It’s a good idea to wear long, loose clothing, both as a way to fend off the heat and to respect the local culture.

Tipping is not expected as a service charge is added to restaurant and hotel bills. However, if the service is exceptional, a tip of 10% – 15% is graciously accepted.

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