Flights from London Heathrow to Abu Dhabi International

Flight information London Heathrow to Abu Dhabi International

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د.إ.‏ 1,359

Non-stop airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 5522 kilometers

6h 55min

Abu Dhabi International and Yas Island SPB

2 airports

Passengers looking to travel from London Heathrow to Abu Dhabi International will be able to make the journey directly. The two airlines providing flights on this route are British Airways and Etihad Airways.

You can read our guides for more information on the British Airways baggage allowance and the Etihad baggage allowance.

* This information is correct as of June 2018

Airport Information - Arriving

Abu Dhabi International Airport is located around 30 km from the center of Abu Dhabi and is made up of three passenger terminals. When you have arrived, getting from the airport into the city is possible by public bus if you would rather not take a taxi, although you will find taxis available 24 hours a day at the airport. While you wait for flights at the airport you can find an excellent variety of facilities and amenities to meet your needs. As well as duty-free shopping, you can browse through luxury brands and other retail shops to pick up anything you need, while hungry travelers can choose from an extensive variety of eateries and cafés. Additional amenities available to travelers include multiple airport lounges, complimentary Wi-Fi and computer stations, spa services and children’s play areas. There are also car rental agencies available at Abu Dhabi International Airport if you want your own vehicle.

Airport Information - Departing

London Heathrow is the main airport in London and the busiest in Europe made up of four passenger terminals (Terminals 2-5 after Terminal 1 closed in 2015). Getting to the airport from central London is possible in a number of ways. The quickest way to get there is on the Heathrow Express train service which takes just 15 minutes from London Paddington station, while the airport is also connected to the London Underground network on the Piccadilly line and there are also buses. There are a huge range of amenities available at the airport for travelers. Many different designer and retail shops can be found at the airport alongside duty-free shopping, while you will also find a variety of dining and drinking choices. The airport also provides travelers with free Wi-Fi to help pass the time. If you are driving yourself to the airport, you can find extensive parking both short- and long-term.

What to Expect in Abu Dhabi

In Abu Dhabi the weather is far hotter compared to London across the year, especially during the summer which sees average highs of over 40 degrees. A UK national traveling to the UAE can get a visa upon arrival, while other EU nationals are able to enter the country visa free. You will need to put your clocks forward by three hours to get on local time in Abu Dhabi, while the local currency is the United Arab Emirates dirham.

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