Plan a trip to Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Dubai is the largest and most populated country of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It is the business hub of the Middle East. Its large construction projects, sports events, infrastructure, business opportunities, as well as the world’s tallest building the Burj Khalifa, attracts a large number of people from all over the world. You cannot miss Dubai Mall, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Dubai Fountain, Desert Safari, the beaches and water parks, if you are planning a visit to Dubai.

Abu Dhabi is the second most populous city in the United Arab Emirates. Earlier, it was underdeveloped and only comprised of small triangular islands. With the Oil Industry flourish, It has evolved into a well developed city with jaw-dropping infrastructure. You should definitely visit the Ferrari World, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Yas Mall, Yas Marina Circuit, Louvre Abu Dhabi, Murjan Splash Park, Warner Bros in Abu Dhabi, Green Mubazzarah,  Al Bateen Beach, Khalifa Park among others in Abu Dhabi.

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The distance between India and Dubai by air is approximately 2475 kms. It takes around 3 to 4 hours to reach Dubai from India. To reach Dubai, you have to board your flight from New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai,  Bengaluru or Hyderabad Airports. From New Delhi there are 14 non-stop flights to Dubai. From Mumbai there are 17 non stop flights. From Chennai there are 6 non stop flights. From Bengaluru there are 4 non stop flights and from Hyderabad there are 6 non stop flights to Dubai. The tickets are not too costly to reach Dubai from India. It will be around 11000 INR to 15000 INR. Airlines that fly directly from India to Dubai are Indigo, Spicejet, flydubai, Jet Airways, Emirates, Air India and Air India Express. The biggest airlines flying to Dubai are Indigo, Jet Airways and Air India flights. There are a number of connecting flights flying to Dubai as well. You can choose whichever is feasible to you.

The distance from Dubai to Abu Dhabi, the capital of UAE, is around 139.4 kms. It takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes to 2 hours to reach Abu Dhabi from Dubai.

If you are looking for a cheap travel, then you should take the public transport, that is, the bus. The Inter Emirate Bus Service provides buses to take you to Abu Dhabi. You have to board on one of the buses from Al Ghubaiba Bus station in Dubai. The fare will not be more than 50 Dirhams. The buses are quite luxurious, with air conditioning facility. The first bus departs at 6 am and the last one departs at 11 pm. The buses make a stop at Yas Island on its way.

You can also take a private taxi to Abu dhabi. Try to look for places to hire from, or ask around to book one.

If you rent a car for yourself, it will cost you around 450 to 500 Dirhams for the round trip. There are five electronic tolls on the way, so make sure you have an idea as to how you are supposed to pay, or you will be charged from your credit card automatically.