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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, 15% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average price$1,469Average for round-trip flights in September 2021
Round-trip from$1,728From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Abu Dhabi Intl
One-way from$14One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Abu Dhabi Intl (AUH)

Abu Dhabi 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Abu Dhabi found for this year
17 Dec - 6 Jan
$2,404pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
17 Dec - 6 Jan
$2,636pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
20 Dec - 11 Jan
$2,763pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Cheapest prices for Abu Dhabi flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Abu Dhabi found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$1,144
February
$1,042
March
$1,018
April
$1,134
May
$1,122
June
$1,405
July
$1,277
August
$1,325
September
$1,267
October
$844
November
$829
December
$1,512
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Abu Dhabi Intl is November. The most expensive month for flights is December. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Abu Dhabi Intl Airport?

Average Dubai Intl flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
SYD - DXB
Price
$1,032 - $1,879
DXB
Temperature
24 - 41 °C
DXB
Precipitation
0 - 8 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 July, with the wettest being January.

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 61 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 Tuesday. At the moment, Friday 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 in the afternoon. Booking a flight at midday 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.

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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.

 

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

For a flight to Abu Dhabi, you will be flying into Abu Dhabi Intl. Abu Dhabi Intl (AUH) is just 28.0 km from the centre of the city.

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