Africa & the Middle East Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Day trip to Abu Dhabi from Dubai Airport - Doable? *urgent*

HI fellow travelers,

I am a single female traveler who's going to Europe with a three-night stopover in Dubai next week. I am flying on Emirates and will arrive in Dubai early in the morning (0500), and I just knew that there's a free shuttle service to Abu Dhabi from Dubai airport for Emirates passengers. The timetable is here: http://www.emirates.com/english/plan_book/to_and_from_airport/free_shuttle_service_dubai.aspx

I am thinking of putting my luggage in the airport storage, and catching the 0800 bus to Abu Dhabi, then take the 1600 back to Dubai Airport (arrive at 1745).

Has anyone done this before? Do you think a day-trip to Abu Dhabi like this is doable? I just wanna see more of the country and wonder if there's much to see and do besides visiting Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque? Is the drop-off/pick-up point close to scenic spots? Is it easy to get around for a single Chinese girl in Abu Dhabi?

It'd be great to hear your ideas!

Thanks so much!!

No Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Writers Needed for Japan
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Mar 26, 15 at 02:38 PM
View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Best Economy Hotels In Bahrain
  2. 2 Tanzania camping safari itinerary
  3. 3 Rip-off Warning: Duty Free Shop in Dar es Salaam
  4. 4 Trip Report Just Back: Taming Kilimanjaro and northern Tanzania
  5. 5 Trip Report Five Thousand Years in 19 days - Pyramids, Tombs, Camels and a River
  6. 6 Trip Report A family safari in Tanzania
  7. 7 Yellow fever vaccination for trip to southern Africa
  8. 8 Early Planning for Spring/Summer 2016 - Wild Dogs, Leopards and Cheetahs
  9. 9 Trip Report 3 weeks in Uganda - Our Experience
  10. 10 Trip Report Uganda Trip Report
  11. 11 Trip Report Epic budget trip in Kenya and Tanzania (safari and more)
  12. 12 Popular destinations in Africa.
  13. 13 Trip Report Central African Republic: Open for Tourists Again
  14. 14 Trip Report Morocco Sahara Desert Tour Experience
  15. 15 LION WORLD TRAVEL
  16. 16 Nairobi airport - any updates?
  17. 17 Boutique hotels in israel
  18. 18 Tanzania Self Drive June 2015
  19. 19 Short layover at JNB
  20. 20 Winelands, South Africa - Need a Plan
  21. 21 Angata Ngorongoro v Rhino Ldg/Angata Bolongoja v Tingitana Nrth Serengeti
  22. 22 Uganda or Rwanda?
  23. 23 Driving from Casablanca to Marrakesh?
  24. 24 Soweto guide and pricing to expect?
  25. 25 8 nights in Dubai...need advice regarding Dubai/Petra combo.
View next 25 » Back to the top