Fly to Abu Dhabi with British Airways. There are daily, direct flights to the UAE capital and each take under seven hours. Holidays in Abu Dhabi mean sunshine, beach time and a whole new culture.
The city is safe, clean and famed for its sophistication and hospitality. You can hop between enjoying the world-class restaurants, day trips to the desert and theme parks that play fast and loose with the speed limits. The city’s an architectural marvel, a new place for world-class Arabian culture, a seat of adventure and the lap of luxury. Abu Dhabi is fast growing in the world’s estimations.
You can fly from London Heathrow (LHR) direct to Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) year-round in seven hours. Fly with British Airways and combine regular flights with award-winning service and fantastic benefits. Travel in First, Club World, World Traveller Plus or World Traveller*, which each have a generous checked baggage allowance, plus you can take two bags on-board.
*Choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price that includes a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 24 hours before you fly.
Let British Airways take care of everything, from flights to accommodation and airport transfers. Our World Traveller fares include free seat selection 24 hours in advance*, complimentary on-board food and bar service and the ability to check-in online, on your mobile or at the airport. First and Club World travellers can also enjoy lounge access and priority boarding. We also offer priority boarding for families and Skyflyer activity packs to keep little ones entertained. You’ll be enjoying holidays in Abu Dhabi before you know it.
*Free seat selection 24 hours in advance is not available if you are travelling on a hand baggage only (Basic) fare.
Abu Dhabi International Airport is situated just inland from the city centre. A taxi ride takes 40 minutes. A bus ride takes 45 minutes in an air conditioned coach. The bus service runs every 40 minutes from the airport and costs AED4. If you’d prefer a transfer, we recommend pre-booking to save money and avoid the queues. You’ll be given the opportunity to add a transfer once you’ve booked your flight or holiday.