Getting to and Around Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi is well connected by air from all major airports of the world. It can also be reached by road from Dubai, Sharjah and other emirates of the UAE. The city being the capital of UAE has regular and frequent flights operating from all parts of the world.
The easiest way to reach Abu Dhabi from any part of the world is by Air. The famous airline carrier of Abu Dhabi, Etihad Airlines operates from almost all parts of the world. Visitors can also land at Dubai airport and take a cab till Abu Dhabi.
The city of Abu Dhabi has an organized transport system with economical bus transportation and easy on pocket taxi rides. The city has a specially managed transport management system and it operates around 650 busses across more than 95 road routes. Over 50 million passengers travel through the roads of the emirate of Abu Dhabi. For the tourists, there are various special options such as helicopter rides over the emirate for an incredible view and taxi services that offer perfect way of transportation from one place to another. Morning and evening are peak hours of traffic so in case you want to reach somewhere on time, it’s better to plan ahead.
The Abu Dhabi metro rail system is also in progress and intends to serve a substantial proportion of passenger trips and relieve traffic congestions on the highway network. It is also expected to become a crucial connection between Saadiyat, Yas Islands and Al Raha Beach. Abu Dhabi transport authority also offers ferry trips from Delma Island through Jabal Al Dhanna (Mugharaq Port) and Delma Island Port.