Abu Dhabi International Airport

Convenient, economical ground transport options
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Public Transport

Whether you are coming to or from the airport or hopping between terminals, we’ve got all the information you need.

To and from Abu Dhabi city

Taking the air conditioned bus to and from the airport and Abu Dhabi city is economical and comfortable.

Look out for the green and white A1 bus. Buses depart from:

All bus stops are clearly indicated with blue and white signs.

  • Route: The bus runs from the three terminals and stops at all legal bus stops going into the city. It passes by the Bus Stand at Muroor and Street 11 and terminates at the Old Fish Market on Al Nasr Street (near NYU Abu Dhabi).
    View an interactive map of the bus route at the Department of Transport website (click on Abu Dhabi Airport Routes).
  • Timings: Every 40 minutes, 24 hours a day.
  • Cost: One-way fare is AED 4.
  • Transfer time: Travel time to the city is approximately 45 minutes, depending on traffic.

Inter-terminal shuttle

A complimentary shuttle service is available between the terminals every 15 minutes. Shuttle stops are signposted and are located outside Terminal 1 at Entrance 5 (upper curbside) and at Terminal 2 in front of Departures. View a map of the inter-terminal route.