Abu Dhabi Airport Guide to Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)

Abu Dhabi Airport Taxi

A taxi ride to Abu Dhabi city centre takes on average 25 minutes. 

For those passengers who wish to transfer to Dubai by taxi, the total trip time is about 1h 20 minutes. 

Friendly tip

Luxury taxis are driven by male or female drivers, they are multilingual and accept multiple currencies. 


From Terminals 1 to 3

The taxi pick-up area is located at the lower curbside outside Arrivals Hall.

From Terminal 2

Taxis are available outside the Arrivals area. 


You can order a taxi at Abu Dhabi Airport by calling Transport Abu Dhabi Call Centre at 600 535353.   

Other taxi companies

Musaffah: +971 2 417 3888
Al Ain: +971 2 417 3980

Service hours: 24/7. 


The trip to downtown Abu Dhabi costs AED 70 - 80.

The cost for a trip to Dubai is around AED 250.

Note that fares may vary according to the time of the day (fares are higher from 10:00 pm to 06:00 am) and traffic. 

Payment should be done by cash since taxis in Adu Dhabi do not accept credit cards. 


If you want private transport from Abu Dhabi Airport to your destination you can book a transfer. 

Book a transfer at Abu Dhabi Airport