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Home United Arab Emirates Cheap flights to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Cheap Flights to Abu Dhabi

Popular in December High demand for flights, 9% potential price rise
Cheapest in March Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price R9 221 Average for round-trip flights in October 2020
Round-trip from R12 094 From Johannesburg to Abu Dhabi
One-way from R4 156 One-way flight from Johannesburg to Abu Dhabi
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Cheapest prices for Abu Dhabi flights by month

January
R8 926
February
R8 707
March
R8 991
April
R9 345
May
R9 422
June
R9 303
July
R8 693
August
R9 903
September
R9 487
October
R9 254
November
R8 924
December
R10 876
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Abu Dhabi is currently July; with December being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Abu Dhabi?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
JNB - AUH
Price
R8 693 - R14 165
AUH
Temperature
24 - 43 °C
AUH
Rainfall
0 - 9 mm

Peak season:

November to February is the busiest time of the year, the weather isn’t too hot that it’s uncomfortable but it’s hot enough to draw in the crowds. Cheap flights to Abu-Dhabi can be difficult to find over these months and you are best to book well in advance to secure any saving on your flight tickets. There is an annual event in January which will increase the prices of flights to Abu-Dhabi and accommodation, but also sees more tourists visit, making the city very crowded.  

Off Season:

March to October brings extreme high temperatures that even the locals struggle to deal with, however it also offers the cheapest flights to Abu-Dhabi so if you can deal with the heat you can find a good deal on flight tickets. Even though the crowds are smaller it can still be hard to find cheap flights to Abu-Dhabi during this off season so make sure you secure your flight tickets in advance.

When is the best time to book a flight to Abu Dhabi?

Your best bet is to book your flights to Abu-Dhabi as soon as you’ve decided that’s where you want to visit. January and February typically offer the cheapest flights to Abu-Dhabi but you’ll still need to book well in advance for the best offers. During any event or festival, flight tickets will be more expensive even if you preplan slightly. Make sure to book a window seat when booking your flights to Abu-Dhabi for stunning views as you approach. Remember that as Abu-Dhabi is a Muslim country, you should do a bit of homework on how to behave when you get there so as not to offend any of the locals.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Abu Dhabi?

At the moment, Monday is the most economical day to take a flight to Abu Dhabi. Saturday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Abu Dhabi?

At the moment, flights in the morning are likely to offer the best value for money for your Abu Dhabi trip. A flight at midday will more often than not be of higher cost.

How long is the flight to Abu-Dhabi?

Flights from London to Abu-Dhabi: 7 hours 10 minutes

Flights from Manchester to Abu-Dhabi: 7 hours 20 minutes

Flights from Birmingham to Abu-Dhabi: 8 hours 40 minutes

Flights from Glasgow to Abu-Dhabi: 11 hours 05 minutes

Which airlines operate flights to Abu-Dhabi?

There are a few airlines that operate direct flights to Abu-Dhabi, with the main three being Qatar Airways, British Airways and Etihad. British Airways do provide complimentary food and snacks onboard which you can take better advantage of during long-haul flights, but Qatar and Etihad provide an extremely high level of comfort and service throughout their flights to Abu-Dhabi. Deciding which airline to use will come down to either price or comfort, whichever one you prefer.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

An economic and reliable option to get you into the city centre is the public bus service. You’ll want to get the A1 bus from the airport and then get off whenever you either reach your destination or arrive at the centre. You could opt to hire a car however if you are only really going to drive to your hotel and back then this isn’t really worth the hassle. When you are figuring out your accommodation you should ask if they provide airport transfers as this will make your transition smoother after your flights to Abu-Dhabi. Lastly you could choose to get a taxi, they are a lot more expensive than the bus but if there a couple of you to split the fare then it can work out quite reasonable.

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