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Looking for cheap flights to Abu Dhabi to make the ultimate break? Well then, all you need to do is surf through the Abu Dhabi page of TravelHouseUK to book your flight and then let yourself bask in the chic yet very traditional vibe that this amazing city has to offer. From the unspoiled beauty of its deserts, the thrill of its world-renowned theme parks, high-end boutique hotels and glamorous, gigantic malls, this beautiful city has all this and a whole lot more for you to explore.

Our highly customized search engine will provide you with a comprehensive list of all the leading carriers offering Abu Dhabi air tickets for departing from all major UK airports, making it easier for you to choose the option that best suits your budget! Some of the major airlines flying to Abu Dhabi from UK include KLM, Qatar Airways, Lufthansa and Cathay Pacific among many others.

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Which Airlines Fly To Abu Dhabi?

  • Etihad Airways
  • British Airways
  • KLM
  • Oman Air
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines
  • Turkish Airlines
  • EgyptAir
  • Kuwait Airways
  • Jet Airways
  • Royal Jordanian
  • Gulf Air

Which Airlines Operate Direct Flights To Abu Dhabi?

From London Heathrow: Etihad Airways operates 3 daily flights from London Heathrow to Abu Dhabi International Airport – Etihad 12, Etihad 18 and Etihad 20. British Airways operates a single flight (BA 73) on all days of the week.

From Manchester: Etihad Airways operates 2 flights daily for Abu Dhabi – Etihad 16 and Etihad 22.

What Is The Minimum Flight Duration For Abu Dhabi?

  • The minimum flight duration from London Heathrow to Abu Dhabi is 7 hours and 10 minutes on a direct flight with Etihad Airways. The shortest connecting flight is offered by EgyptAir that flies via Cairo. The total flight time is 9 hours and 35 minutes.
  • Turkish Airlines operates the shortest indirect flights from the London Gatwick Airport to Abu Dhabi. These flights take 10 hours and 55 minutes and Istanbul is the stopover.
  • On a direct flight from Manchester to Abu Dhabi, Etihad Airways take 7 hours and 10 minutes minimum. Oman Air offers the minimum flight time for an indirect flight via Muscat – 10 hours only.
  • From Birmingham, Turkish Airlines takes 10 hours and 50 minutes to reach Abu Dhabi via Istanbul.
  • From Edinburgh to Abu Dhabi, British Airways operates one-stop flights that take a minimum time duration of 9 hours and 50 minutes. London is the default stopover for British Airways.

When Is The Best Time To Visit Abu Dhabi?

Abu Dhabi is best visited during the shoulder seasons – spring and autumn. The spring season is brief and lasts from late March to late May. During this time of the year, the average daytime temperature stays around 28 °C and there is little to no rainfall. Hence the peak-season! The holy month of Ramadan and the following Eid-al Fitr 2019 will also occur during May and early June. In Septembers and Octobers, Abu Dhabi is similarly jam-packed with tourists. The weather remains more or less the same: mild, pleasant and fit for outdoor sightseeing.

Which Is The Cheapest Time To Fly To Abu Dhabi?

Considering the number of tourist attractions offered and its place as a hub of global commerce, Abu Dhabi is crowded all year round. Still there is a good chance that price-wise travellers may find a discounted deal during the extremely hot summer season (June – August). This is the time of year when temperatures skyrocket as far as 43 °C and not many people prefer to travel for sightseeing.

Which Is The Main International Airport In Abu Dhabi?

Abu Dhabi International Airport is the receiving airport for cheap flights to Abu Dhabi from the United Kingdom. The airport is a 25 minute drive from the city centre (a distance of 32 kilometres) and its IATA code is AUH. This airport has a total of 3 terminals. Etihad Airways uses the Terminal 3 of the airport which is a recent and massive expansion of Terminal 1. Large-scale food courts and duty free shops are there to facilitate waiting passengers.

What Are The Major Tourist Attractions In Abu Dhabi?

The bustling capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi has a long and proud history of attracting tourists owing to its glitz and indulgent glamour. The city's stunning natural beauty with its turquoise sea water and tall green palms is perfectly coupled with sheer extravaganza making it the perfect destination for holiday seekers from across the globe. But luxury is not the only aspect making this city worth a visit. With its vast deserts and picture-perfect beaches, Abu Dhabi surely knows how to add that perfect ingredient of thrilling adventure to an otherwise sightseeing vacation.

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque:

To begin your sightseeing, head off to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque to unravel the extravagance of the architectures that the city boasts. Skilfully erected from Macedonian marble that was then intricately carved with exquisite gold and glass-work, the mosque is a perfect depiction of the beauty of Islamic architecture. The Sheikh Zayed Mosque became the emblem of an inspiration that was taken from various Islamic architectural designs.

The Emirates Palace:

Another one of such inspiring modern architectures that Abu Dhabi is famous for is the Emirates Palace. This landmark of the city showcases a luxurious hotel that is built on private white sandy beach with panoramic gardens surrounding its all sides.

Al-Hosn Palace:

In stark contrast to Abu Dhabi’s modern architecture and infrastructure is the simplicity of the Al-Hosn Palace built in the year 1793 as the residence of the then ruling family till the mid-1990s. Also known as the Old Fort or the White Fort, the palace is a must-visit for anyone seeking to explore the early architectural wonders of this now modern city.

Yas Island:

When it comes to action-packed activities, the city of Abu Dhabi is not short of options. The Yas Marina circuit is a heaven for lovers of motorsports. Featuring year-round tracks for kart-racing, speed-racing, drag racing nights and a whole lot more, this attraction is sure to guarantee the time of your life.

Ferrari World:

A massive theme park dedicated to Ferrari motor racing and a sure treat for all adventure lovers. The park is family friendly and there are fun rides for everyone.

Emirates Heritage Village:

For those looking to learn more about the early life of the city, a visit to the Heritage Village is a good idea. Exhibits showcase the life in the Emirates before the discovery of oil in a place that once stood as a traditional village near the oasis.

Abu Dhabi Desert Safari:

Take a trip to the outlaying desert of the city to indulge in the ultimate sport of sand boarding and dune-bashing amidst some of the tallest sand dunes.

How To Get Around Abu Dhabi?
Taxi and Auto Rentals:

The Abu Dhabi International Airport offers a number of transportation options to the arriving passengers. The airport operates a 24 hour luxury taxi service for convenient transportation to the city. These taxis have working meters and proper air-conditioning and offer quick transfers from all the terminals of the airport. Popular car rental companies have their booking counters inside the Abu Dhabi International Airport. The vehicles offered range from budget-friendly cars to GMCs/SUVs. These are located in Skypark plaza opposite Terminal 3 of the airport. Getting around the city of Abu Dhabi is fairly easy given an extensive and modern road network in and around the city. Taxis are the common means of getting around. These are plentiful and can be hailed easily on the road or from the many taxi stands around the city. Dedicated taxi stands are also found at all the leading malls of Abu Dhabi. Fares are relatively cheap and can also be booked on TransAD hotline. To avail this service, customers are required to be in possession of a valid International Driver's License.

Bus:

Air-conditioned buses also link the airport to Abu Dhabi city centre. These buses operate from the lower curb side outside Terminal 1 and 3 and outside Terminal 2. The buses make a stop at all the known bus stops of Abu Dhabi city. Round the clock operational hours with buses arriving after every 40 minutes, this is a very economical means of reaching the city. An inter-terminal shuttle service is also being operated between the terminals. When commuting by bus, take a ride from the Hazaa Bin Zayed Road. From here buses offer transport services within and beyond the city of Abu Dhabi.

Which Are The Best Hotels In Abu Dhabi?
  • Radisson Blu Hotel (Yas Island) - 4-stars
  • Hotel Aloft - 4-stars
  • Hotel Rotana (Yas Island) - 4-stars
  • City Seasons Al Hamra Hotel - 4-stars
  • Holiday Inn - 4-stars
  • Premier Inn Abu Dhabi International Airport - 3-stars
  • Park Inn by Radisson (Yas Island - 3-stars
  • Hotel Ibis - 3-stars
  • Centro Al Manhal - 3-stars
  • Grand Continental Flamingo Hotel - 3-stars

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