Abu Dhabi is the capital and administrative centre of the United Arab Emirates. It's on an island in the Persian Gulf, and here you will find modern skyscrapers, as well as mega shopping centres such as Abu Dhabi and Marina malls. Although Abu Dhabi has always been in the shadow of the megacity Dubai, with its fast development and extravagant projects, Abu Dhabi is becoming an attractive destination.
Most popular attractions in Abu Dhabi
The grandiose Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is the most popular attraction in the city. To get a glimpse of the beautiful Abu Dhabi skyline, climb the 74th floor of the Jumeirah at Etihad Towers hotel. Yas Island is the top luxury hotels destination with beautiful sandy beaches perfect for sunbathing. Here, you will also find the Yas Marina Circuit and the Yas Waterworld. The cultural centre of Abu Dhabi is Saadiyat Island, which is still under development and will feature the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, as well as, the Zayed National Museum in the coming years.
Bus, taxi and car rental services
The bus is the central public transport option in Abu Dhabi. All coaches are comfortable and air-conditioned. The city buses cover the main points in the city, and together with the intercity buses, they depart from the Abu Dhabi Main Bus Terminal.
Abu Dhabi is not one of those cities which can not be explored on foot, so having a car can come in handy. Car rental in Abu Dhabi is an efficient way of transportation and lets you explore the city at your own pace. There are car rental offices at the airport, bus station, as well as in some of the hotels.
The taxi service in Abu Dhabi is an easy and affordable way to get around the city. They have a unified look, and you can easily spot them for their silver colour and yellow rooftop sign. The Abu Dhabi taxis can be hailed on the street, or you can call one. You can use them to visit different attractions in the city or travel from Abu Dhabi to Dubai International Airport.
Travel from and to Abu Dhabi Airport
Abu Dhabi International Airport is the second busiest in the UAE and one of the significant points for arrival. There are regular bus lines, shuttle, airport taxi and private airport transfer services from Abu Dhabi International to the city centre.
Taking a bus from Abu Dhabi International to the city is a cost-effective airport transfer solution. The bus service runs 24 hours a day, departing from the three terminals and making stops at the designated bus stands in Abu Dhabi.
The Abu Dhabi airport taxi service is a fast way to reach your destination. There are dedicated taxi ranks in every terminal. The taxi service is metered and will depend on your destination, as well as traffic conditions.
Private Abu Dhabi airport transfer
For a comfortable journey from Abu Dhabi International to any destination, booking a private transfer would be the best option. We organise private transfers from Abu Dhabi airport to Abu Dhabi Cruise Port, Dubai International, Al Maqta, Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort, Saadiyat Islands and Yas Island. Choose a vehicle from our extensive fleet and get personalised service. The chauffeur will meet you at the airport and take you to your hotel in a comfortable car.
The private Abu Dhabi airport taxi service can be booked online before your trip. You can get an instant quote on our website and pay online. The price of the transfer is fixed and charged by vehicle. Flight monitoring, "Meet & Greet" service and luggage are included in the price.
The taxi fare from Abu Dhabi airport to Abu Dhabi starts from 34 USD, one way.
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