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Flights to Abu Dhabi in 2021

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 9% potential price rise
Cheapest inSeptemberBest time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average price£411Average for round-trip flights in April 2021
Round-trip from£142From London to Abu Dhabi

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Abu Dhabi right now?

Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Abu Dhabi along with the rest of United Arab Emirates. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: The United Arab Emirates has restricted the entry of foreign nationals who are not residents. UAE residents may re-enter the country, but must request and be approved for return by the UAE Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship before arriving into the country. All arriving travelers will be tested for COVID-19 on arrival. There is no forced quarantine, but travelers will be directed to self-quarantine until their test results are confirmed. There are movement restricitons within the United Arab Emirates, including a ban on entering and exiting the emirate of Abu-Dhabi and moving between its regions which will is expected to last until at least June 9.. If you are looking to book a trip to Abu Dhabi and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about travelling during COVID-19.

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Cheapest prices for Abu Dhabi flights by month

January
£316
February
£323
March
£326
April
£368
May
£311
June
£312
July
£343
August
£411
September
£309
October
£330
November
£328
December
£343
September is currently the cheapest month to fly to Abu Dhabi. At this moment in time August 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?

LON - DXB
Price
£309 - £616
DXB
Temperature
24 - 41 °C
DXB
Rainfall
0 - 8 mm

Peak season:

November to February is the busiest time of the year, the weather isn’t too hot that it’s uncomfortable but it’s hot enough to draw in the crowds. Cheap flights to Abu-Dhabi can be difficult to find over these months and you are best to book well in advance to secure any saving on your flight tickets. There is an annual event in January which will increase the prices of flights to Abu-Dhabi and accommodation, but also sees more tourists visit, making the city very crowded.  

Off Season:

March to October brings extreme high temperatures that even the locals struggle to deal with, however it also offers the cheapest flights to Abu-Dhabi so if you can deal with the heat you can find a good deal on flight tickets. Even though the crowds are smaller it can still be hard to find cheap flights to Abu-Dhabi during this off season so make sure you secure your flight tickets in advance.

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

Your best bet is to book your flights to Abu-Dhabi as soon as you’ve decided that’s where you want to visit. January and February typically offer the cheapest flights to Abu-Dhabi but you’ll still need to book well in advance for the best offers. During any event or festival, flight tickets will be more expensive even if you preplan slightly. Make sure to book a window seat when booking your flights to Abu-Dhabi for stunning views as you approach. Remember that as Abu-Dhabi is a Muslim country, you should do a bit of homework on how to behave when you get there so as not to offend any of the locals.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Abu Dhabi?

Tuesday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Abu Dhabi. Flying on Friday will result in higher flight prices.

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

Flights in the morning are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Abu Dhabi. Flights at midday are usually the most expensive.

How long is the flight to Abu-Dhabi?

Flights from London to Abu-Dhabi: 7 hours 10 minutes

Flights from Manchester to Abu-Dhabi: 7 hours 20 minutes

Flights from Birmingham to Abu-Dhabi: 8 hours 40 minutes

Flights from Glasgow to Abu-Dhabi: 11 hours 05 minutes

Which airlines operate flights to Abu-Dhabi?

There are a few airlines that operate direct flights to Abu-Dhabi, with the main three being Qatar Airways, British Airways and Etihad. British Airways do provide complimentary food and snacks onboard which you can take better advantage of during long-haul flights, but Qatar and Etihad provide an extremely high level of comfort and service throughout their flights to Abu-Dhabi. Deciding which airline to use will come down to either price or comfort, whichever one you prefer.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

An economic and reliable option to get you into the city centre is the public bus service. You’ll want to get the A1 bus from the airport and then get off whenever you either reach your destination or arrive at the centre. You could opt to hire a car however if you are only really going to drive to your hotel and back then this isn’t really worth the hassle. When you are figuring out your accommodation you should ask if they provide airport transfers as this will make your transition smoother after your flights to Abu-Dhabi. Lastly you could choose to get a taxi, they are a lot more expensive than the bus but if there a couple of you to split the fare then it can work out quite reasonable.

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Cheap flights to Abu Dhabi in April, May 2021

10 May - 16 May
£186pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
10 May - 17 May
£215pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
21 May - 31 May
£232pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LTN
London Luton

Abu Dhabi 2021 flight deals

8 Dec - 15 Dec
£134pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
24 Jun - 28 Jun
£155pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LTN
London Luton
3 Jun - 28 Jun
£165pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LTN
London Luton

Last minute flights to Abu Dhabi

23 Apr - 25 Apr
£266pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
18 Apr - 23 May
£303pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
19 Apr - 3 May
£318pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
AUH
Abu Dhabi Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
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