Abu Dhabi is globally renowned as one of the premier international aviation hubs, so flying from this city really does make the world your oyster. Utilise our destination finder by popping ‘everywhere’ into the terminus search bar, and browse at your leisure all the destination options you have from this city.
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Finding flights from Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)
The Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) is one of the most important global hubs, and second only to the Dubai International Airport (DXB) in the United Arab Emirates. You can traverse the 25km from the downtown area to the airport via bus or taxi links.
Once you’re at the airport’s terminal buildings you can fly to over 100 destinations in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Australasia, Europe, as well as cities in South and North America.
Etihad Airways has its operating base in Abu Dhabi and they handle most flights out of this hub. However, you can also find routes with Biman, Air India, Virgin Australia, Niki, Jet Airways, Oman Air, Saudia, Philippine Airlines, Turkish Airlines, airberlin, KLM, and EgyptAir.
Popular destinations from Abu Dhabi International Airport
You can travel to almost any continent from this city, however, you should try some short hops first; within around two hours you can be enjoying the arid beauty and slick architecture of Muscat (MCT), Oman or learning about the great Persian Empire in the museums of Tehran (THR).
Short-haul flights from between three to six hours can mean shopping in the bustling laneways of old Delhi (DEL), and indulging in the fantastic street food you can find there, or swapping frenetic energy for pure relaxation by finding yourself on the shorelines of the Seychelles (SEZ), and frolicking along the perfect white sands of this magical place. l
However, if you’d like to see far flung destinations, then a few hours more can see you watching the fog roll in across San Francisco’s fantastic bay and iconic Golden Gate Bridge. Known for its trendy restaurants, hippy vibe, and gorgeous surrounding landscape, San Francisco (SFO) typifies the best aspects of American cities. Or move away from the northern hemisphere, and engage in all that the southern one has to offer you by flying to Sao Paulo (GRU), Brazil’s largest and most sophisticated city. Beyond its entertainment, dining and shopping attractions, this city is a great jumping off point to discover the treasures of this incredible country, like the Iguazu Falls, or the sultry city of Rio de Janeiro (GIG).
Please note that information is correct as of January 2017.
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