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Flights to Abu Dhabi in 2022

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, 13% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price$1,420Average for return flights in January 2022
Return from$1,260From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Dubai Intl
One-way from$1,098One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Abu Dhabi Intl (AUH)

Cheap flights to Abu Dhabi in January, February 2022

The best prices found for DXB flights for January, February
27 Feb. - 21 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

17h 40m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

13h 50m
$1,205

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 16/1/22

12 Feb. - 15 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

Nonstop

14h 20m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

13h 50m
$1,217

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 15/1/22

13 Feb. - 16 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

19h 25m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

30h 45m
$1,219

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 15/1/22

Abu Dhabi 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Abu Dhabi found for this year
25 Apr. - 1 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

Nonstop

14h 35m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

29h 55m
$1,131

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 16/1/22

26 Apr. - 1 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

Nonstop

14h 35m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

29h 25m
$1,144

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 17/1/22

21 Mar. - 5 Apr.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

38h 00m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

13h 35m
$1,166

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 17/1/22

Can I fly to Abu Dhabi Intl from Australia right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to Abu Dhabi Intl

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

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

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

Can I fly back to Australia from Abu Dhabi Intl?

Returning to Australia 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 Australia.

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

What is the cheapest month to fly to Abu Dhabi?

The cheapest ticket to Abu Dhabi found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$1,154

February

$1,051

March

$1,027

April

$1,144

May

$1,131

June

$1,417

July

$1,288

August

$1,337

September

$1,278

October

$851

November

$836

December

$1,525

November 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 2022 and 2023 by month

SYD - DXB

Price

$1,041 - $1,895

DXB

Temperature

18 - 35 °C

DXB

Precipitation

10 - 40 mm

October is typically the best time to fly to Abu Dhabi, but there are other times where great deals are available. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Abu Dhabi, the warmest period tends to be August, with the wettest being February.

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

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Abu Dhabi, you should look to book at least 35 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Abu Dhabi?

The cheapest day to fly to Abu Dhabi is usually Thursday. At the moment, Monday is the most expensive.

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

Abu Dhabi flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight at midday. Booking a flight in the morning will likely mean higher prices.

When to fly

The best time to book your flights to Abu Dhabi is from November through to February when it’s hot, although not too hot and is a great time for golf enthusiast to visit and watch the Abu Dhabi Golf Championships. Since 2006, the event has grown hugely in popularity and is now globally recognised as one of the largest events on the European Tour. Around 82,000 fans attend the sporting spectacle every January to watch the intense 27-hole course competition.

March to October in the United Arab Emirates can see temperatures often reaching 38-40 degrees Celsius which can be uncomfortable even for the locals. If you can cope with the heat, you should be able to find cheap flights to Abu Dhabi, especially during school holidays. Consider flying to Abu Dhabi in January for the annual festival. The festival unites some of the greatest musicians, performers and artists from the East and West and is a cultural event and a great occasion for everyone to enjoy.

Why visit

Exciting Abu Dhabi is the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. It’s a diverse, multicultural city which is home to some of the world’s tallest buildings such as the ADIA Tower, the Landmark, Hilton Tower and the Emirates Palace. If you book cheap flights to Abu Dhabi, make sure to visit the numerous parks and gardens which are ideal places to relax and have a picnic. All the family can enjoy visiting Heritage Park that has a historical Watch Tower providing panoramic views. This modern city has been planned with tourists in mind having open spaces, boulevards and busy shopping precincts that can be found in Airport Road, Sheikh Zayed Street and Khalifa Street. How about spending a day in one of Abu Dhabi’s football or cricket stadiums where you can mix with the friendly locals? Motor racing enthusiasts from all over the world fly in to watch the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Yas Marine Circuit, to see Formula 1 racing which takes place in late November or early December. Take a stroll down the Corniche, an over 6-km promenade to have a coffee, a snack and watch the world go by. There’s also a huge choice of restaurants that serve Ethiopian, Middle Eastern and European food. The kids will love a day at Yas Island, a water world theme park with thrilling slides, ravines and wave machines.

Getting around Abu Dhabi

Getting around the city is no problem. Using local buses which run frequently is the easiest way to see what this fantastic destination has to offer. Taxis are quite cheap compared to many other countries. Why not arrange a hire taxi and guide for a day? A friendly taxi driver will be more than willing to take you to famous landmarks, shopping malls, parks, cafes and restaurants.

Travelling to the city from the airport

It’s about a 30-minute journey from Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) to the city centre. There are a number of public transport options available, the cheapest of which is by bus. Many hotels do provide their guests with free inter-terminal shuttle services. There’s also car hire 24 hours a day which can be arranged at the airport. Jump into a taxi, however do agree a price before setting off, as fares can vary.

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

Travelers will need to book flights to Abu Dhabi Intl (AUH) if they wish to fly to Abu Dhabi. The Abu Dhabi airport is 28.0 km from the city center. Booking flights from Sydney to Abu Dhabi Intl should be relatively easy as there are 10 daily flights from 3 different airlines.

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