To and from

Dubai and Northern Emirates

It’s simple to travel to and from Dubai via Abu Dhabi, with complimentary transfer options, flexible fares and COVID-19 insurance included as standard.

Dubai is easily reachable from Abu Dhabi within an hour.

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·       Transport to and from Abu Dhabi airport

Flexible fares and the option to
change your flight for free 

Discounted COVID-19 PCR testing is available at selected clinics across Abu Dhabi.

Global COVID-19
wellness insurance cover

Etihad Wellness Ambassadors available on board and online 24/7.

Up to 50kg of baggage on one-way trips from Abu Dhabi to selected destinations

Flying to Dubai via Abu Dhabi

Step 1

Take a COVID-19 PCR test 48 hours before your flight. You must present a negative PCR test result before every Etihad Airways flight. 

Step 2

Check your visa eligibility. You can fly to Dubai via Abu Dhabi if you’re a UAE national or resident, you’re eligible for a visa on arrival, or you hold a pre-arranged visa.

Step 3

Register via the ICA Smart Travel Service unless you are a UAE national.

Step 4

When you land in Abu Dhabi, take a PCR test before you leave the airport. You will not be required to wait for your results before you make your way to Dubai.

Transport to and from the airport

Abu Dhabi airport is situated less than an hour from Dubai, and there are a range of transport options to get you there.

Taxis are easy to get from the airport, or you can choose one of our complimentary transfer services depending on the cabin you’re flying in.

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Etihad Chauffeur

Use our complimentary Etihad Chauffeur service to travel to and from Abu Dhabi airport from Dubai and Northern Emirates.

Our Etihad Chauffeur service is available for all First and Business guests travelling anywhere on our network.

Please book at least 12 hours ahead of your flight. 

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Complimentary coach services

Etihad Coach is a free service available for all guests and travels between Mazaya Shopping Centre and Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Please book your spot on the Etihad Coach at least 24 hours in advance. Enter your details below to book quickly and easily online now.

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