2939 km/ 1827 miles
4 hours 55 minutes
Dhabi has a hot arid climate, with much
sunshine. The mean daily maximum temperature is above 40 °C in July and 24 °C
Abu Dhabi International Airport is located 26 km east of Abu Dhabi city centre.Transport to the city and charges:Bus:
AED 65 (approximate)
All visitors require a valid passport and most
need to obtain a visa prior to entering Abu
Dhabi. However, citizens of the Gulf Cooperation
Council(GCC) states – plus nationals of the following countries – do not
require visas prior to arrival at a UAE airport: UK, France, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium,
Luxembourg, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Portugal, Ireland,
Greece, Finland, Malta, Spain, Monaco, Vatican, Iceland, Andorra, San Marino,
Liechtenstein, United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Brunei,
Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong. These visitors will be granted
a visa free of charge for a single visit upon arrival in the UAE.
* For detailed and up-to-date information on
visa requirement, please refer directly to the local immigration authorities or
your travel agent.
Notes: 5, 10, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000
Coins: 25 fils, 50 fils, 1 Dirham
07.30 – 15.00 Saturday - Wednesday.
Banks: 08.00 – 13.00 Saturday - Wednesday (some re-open 16.30 – 18.30) and 08.00
- 12.00 on Thursday
Shops: generally 09.00 - 13.00 and 16.00 - 22.00
* The weekend is Thursday and Friday for all government and semi-government
departments. However, some organizations remain open on Thursdays, and
others choose to close on Friday and Saturday.
Arabic. Other spoken languages are English,
Hindi, Urdu and Persian.
Taxis are easily obtainable in Abu Dhabi and all are fitted with meters. Driving
licences issued by most countries are accepted for the hire of rental cars. Please
refer to your local agent for details. Public buses are also available.
Abu Dhabi is the capital and the second largest city of United Arab Emirates. A world-class infrastructure,
cosmopolitan lifestyle, year-round sunshine, sand dunes and pristine beaches
make Abu Dhabi an excellent destination both for business and leisure
travelers. Abu Dhabi is the booming capital city
of UAE, a
growing diplomatic centre and the hub for the oil & gas and Islamic Finance