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Flights to Abu Dhabi in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average priceR11 131Average for return flights in December 2021
Return fromR4 541From Johannesburg to Dubai Intl
One-way fromR5 304One-way flight from Johannesburg to Abu Dhabi Intl (AUH)

Cheap flights to Abu Dhabi in December, January 2021

The best prices found for DXB flights for December, January
Jan 2 - Jan 9
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

12h 30m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

17h 35m
R5 224

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 12/2/21

Dec 28 - Jan 5
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

12h 00m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

24h 10m
R7 177

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 11/30/21

Dec 28 - Jan 5
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

18h 20m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

24h 10m
R7 797

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 12/1/21

Abu Dhabi 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Abu Dhabi found for this year
Dec 28 - Jan 5
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

12h 00m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

24h 10m
R7 177

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 11/30/21

Dec 28 - Jan 5
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

18h 20m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

24h 10m
R7 797

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 12/1/21

Dec 28 - Jan 5
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

12h 00m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

11h 40m
R8 432

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 12/2/21

Last minute flights to Abu Dhabi

Late deals on return flights to Abu Dhabi, departing today and this week
Dec 11 - Dec 18
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

27h 55m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

35h 05m
R14 117

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 12/1/21

Dec 11 - Dec 18
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

2 stops

17h 05m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

35h 05m
R16 213

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 12/1/21

Dec 11 - Dec 17
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

27h 55m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

3 stops

28h 15m
R18 579

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 12/1/21

Can I fly to Abu Dhabi Intl from South Africa right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Abu Dhabi Intl

Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Abu Dhabi Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Abu Dhabi Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Abu Dhabi Intl.

Can I fly back to South Africa from Abu Dhabi Intl?

Returning to South Africa from Abu Dhabi Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Abu Dhabi Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Abu Dhabi Intl are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Abu Dhabi?

The cheapest ticket to Abu Dhabi found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

R8 734

February

R8 511

March

R8 797

April

R9 146

May

R9 210

June

R9 099

July

R8 495

August

R9 686

September

R9 273

October

R9 051

November

R8 734

December

R10 639

July is currently the cheapest month to fly to Abu Dhabi. At this moment in time December is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Abu Dhabi?

Average Abu Dhabi flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month

ZA1 - DXB

Price

R7 105 - R12 217

DXB

Temperature

18 - 35 °C

DXB

Precipitation

10 - 40 mm

The best time to fly to Abu Dhabi is during May, but great deals can be found at other times. If you are looking for warm weather when you arrive off of your flight to Abu Dhabi then August is statistically the hottest. February is historically the period with most rainfall.

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

Booking 27 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Abu Dhabi. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

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?

To get the best value, try booking a flight at midday when visiting Abu Dhabi. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the morning as these tend to have higher demand.

How long is the flight to Abu Dhabi?

There are flights available from the three major airports in South Africa to Abu Dhabi. The relevant flight times will depend on which airport you are departing from, stopovers, and stopover durations. However, when flying from Johannesburg International Airport (JNB), which is otherwise known as O.R Thambo International Airport, you can expect a flight duration of around 25h 15min – 27h 50min. If you fly from Durban Airport (DUR), flight durations vary from 27h 25min to 35h 10min. Flight durations from Cape Town Airport (CTP) to Abu Dhabi can be as lengthy as 49h 15min.

Are there non-stop flights to Abu Dhabi?

There are, unfortunately, no non-stop flight deals currently available from any of the major airports in South Africa to Abu Dhabi. However, you can find connecting flights from prominent airlines such as British Airways, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, and others. You can expect stopovers in Istanbul Airport, Turkey (IST), and Doha Airport (DOH), depending on your chosen airline when searching for Abu Dhabi flight deals. You can find one-stop flights when flying from Johannesburg International Airport (JNB) and Cape Town Airport (CTP). However, only two-stop flights are available when departing from Durban Airport (DUR).

How do you get from Abu Dhabi airport to the city centre?

Abu Dhabi airport is situated just 4.8 km from the city centre. You can travel to the city centre by bus as a comfortable and affordable method of travel. A ticket will cost you about R16,66, and you can expect a travel time of about 10min depending on traffic. Buses depart from terminals 1, 2, and 3 every 40min, and they are available 24/7. Due to the bus departure times, the fastest method of reaching the city centre is by taxi, although the fare is a bit more pricey at roughly R79,10. The trip will take approximately 8min depending on the traffic, but you will be able to find taxis available at all airport terminals day and night.

What are some things to do in Abu Dhabi?

Abu Dhabi is home to numerous enchanting architectural sites that range from the Emirates Palace hotel to the Ferrari World entertainment complex, which is a great choice for motorsports enthusiasts. There are also several exquisite religious sites to admire, such as the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. When searching for outdoor activities, you can visit the Yas Marina, Corniche Beach, or the Mangrove National Park. However, the region's shopping mega centres lure in masses of travellers each year, so visiting the Abu Dhabi and Marina malls is a must for your travel itinerary.

Do I need a passport to fly to Abu Dhabi?

South African citizens do need to have a valid passport and travel visa to visit Abu Dhabi. If you have a single-entry visa, you will be able to visit the region for 30 days. Your South African passport will also need to be valid for at least six months after your departure date.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Abu Dhabi?

Booking a flight to Abu Dhabi Intl (AUH) is your only option if you intend on flying to Abu Dhabi. It is only a 28,0 km journey from Abu Dhabi Intl to Abu Dhabi’s city centre. Abu Dhabi Intl is the only Abu Dhabi airport and it handles 1 daily flight from Johannesburg. 5 airlines have flights from Johannesburg to Abu Dhabi Intl on a regular basis.

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